a16z Podcast

The a16z Podcast discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future – especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This podcast is produced by Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Multiple episodes are released every week; visit a16z.com for more details and to sign up for our newsletters and other content as well!

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a16z Podcast: Apple and the Fate of Tablets


Apple’s recent earnings sent the stock soaring. What drove that investor exuberance had everything to do with iPhone sales (and the China market), and very little to do with the iPad – the sales of which were essentially flat over the past year. Chris Dixon and Benedict Evans look at the fortunes of the world’s best-selling tablet, and what that means for the balance of power in the computing world. Are smartphones supplanting tablets for most uses? Are developers so focused on creating apps for the latest handsets the tablet is becoming an afterthought?


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 2014-04-25  21m