Tim Culpan, Bloomberg

Tim Culpan

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  • BQ Prime
  • Globe Gazette

Recent articles by Tim:

China Protests Give Musk a True Taste of Running Twitter

Fake accounts designed to shout down protesters show what it’s like managing a global social media company. → Read More

Apple’s China Strife Is a Problem of Its Own Design

The company’s unhealthy reliance on China is unsustainable and needs to be tackled head on. → Read More

Brazil Misses Out on World-Cup Betting. What’s India’s Wager?

The outsourcing hub is attracting both makers and testers of games even though the local gambling market remains largely untapped. → Read More

Airliners Need More Than One Pilot and a Digital Dog

The benefits of automation are diminishing, making the plan to remove more humans from the controls increasingly dangerous. → Read More

Chips Are Back. But Not Equally or For Everyone

Cooling of tensions and greater economic clarity are boosting a sector which lost $2 trillion in market value. → Read More

Apple’s US Chip Move Is as Much About Marketing as Technology

The iPhone maker is eager to crow about US-manufactured chips. But it’s more for show than a real move back to America. → Read More

Why Everyone’s Tweeting About the Mastodon in the Room

This federation of social media servers offers a great alternative, but it can’t replace Twitter’s blue bird. → Read More

Kids Love TikTok for the Reason Others Fear It

A magical stream of delightful content hides a vast trove of data and an obscure recipe. → Read More

Elon Musk’s Pay-to-Play Strategy Will Make Twitter Too Clubby

The plan to distinguish users along financial lines will weaken Twitter and increase the divide between between the haves and the have nots. → Read More

Tech’s Terrible Week, in 10 Charts

From semiconductors to social media to the cloud, the industry delivered a torrent of bad news. → Read More

Tech Investors Overreact Like They’re Yelling at a Cloud

Disappointment abounds that cloud service revenue is not doing enough to offset weakness in consumer-facing divisions. → Read More

Tech Investors Overreact Like They’re Yelling at a Cloud

Disappointment abounds that cloud service revenue is not doing enough to offset weakness in consumer-facing divisions. → Read More

Xi's Third Term Leaves the Tech Industry Cold

Clarity would have been nice. A lineup of leaders attuned to the sector would have been better. Companies got neither. → Read More

Musk Gutting Twitter Would Be a Threat to Us All

Slashing staff at the public town square belies the notion that its prospective new owner wants to make it better and healthier. → Read More

TSMC to the World: We Have No Good News for You

The most important chipmaker isn’t immune to the sector’s downdrafts, even if its leaders are projecting calm. → Read More

This LinkedIn Job Posting Does Not Exist

The social network for professionals is starting to attract sophisticated scammers who threaten its credibility. → Read More

Moore’s Law Keeps Chip Leaders Ahead of the Pack

China is trying to catch up, but the blistering pace of development makes it a near-impossible task. → Read More

The Bezos Rule on Making Beer Applies to Carmakers

Having a better chip inside is great, but the difference probably won’t be worth the high cost. → Read More

Crypto Bros Need to Stop Proving Jamie Dimon Right

There’s plenty of naysayers ready to pounce on failures. Industry leaders needn’t make it so easy for the critics. → Read More

The Detroit of Asia Now Wants a Shot at EVs

Auto manufacturing accounts for over 10% of Thailand’s economy, which means the country has little choice but to pivot for the future. → Read More