Thank You For Your Servers

Episode 2 - China Mobile, the Future of Intel, and IPOs Galore

In this episode, Thaddeus discusses China Mobile's unsuccessful attempts at entering the US market, Sony's next gaming console, Intel's abandoning of 5G chips, and the latest tech IPOs. Show notes: https://thankyouforyourservers.com/2

Notes

Topic 1: FCC attempts to thwart China Mobile’s Entry into the US market

https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-chairman-opposes-china-mobiles-telecom-services-application

https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/17/fcc-looks-to-slap-down-china-mobiles-attempt-to-join-us-telecom-system/

Topic 2: Sony’s Next and Last Console?

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/04/sonys-ps4-successor-sports-3d-audio-tech-faster-ssd-storage/

https://www.wired.com/story/exclusive-sony-next-gen-console/

https://www.fool.com/investing/2019/04/17/sonys-playstation-5-sounds-like-a-big-bet-against.aspx

Topic 3: Intel Exits the 5G Modem Market

https://newsroom.intel.com/news-releases/intel-modem-statement/#gs.5spu4n

https://www.scmp.com/tech/enterprises/article/3004325/how-us-went-telecoms-leader-5g-also-ran-without-challenger-chinas

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/04/intel-quits-5g-modem-business-hours-after-apple-settles-with-qualcomm/

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/apple-intel-5g-modems,news-27559.html

Topic 4: Pinterest and Zoom IPO’s

https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/17/zoom-the-profitable-tech-unicorn-prices-ipo-above-range/

https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/18/zoom-pops-81-in-nasdaq-debut/

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/10/pinterest-overly-nice-culture-has-hurt-growth-ex-employees-say.html

https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/17/unpacking-pinterests-ipo-expectations/