Fusion’s ICO raised $50M in under 24 hours to create a token ecosystem, a “side chain of all other chains”, amid a broad fall in cryptocurrencies (Stewart Rogers/VentureBeat)

Stewart Rogers / VentureBeat: Fusion’s ICO raised $ 50M in under 24 hours to create a token ecosystem, a “side chain of all other chains”,

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Smart home devices, speakers, and assistants are mostly accessories with few network effects, which means no real ecosystem lock-in and winner-take-all outcomes (Benedict Evans)

Benedict Evans: Smart home devices, speakers, and assistants are mostly accessories with few network effects, which means no real ecosystem lock-in and winner-take-all outcomes  — 

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How changing attitudes of younger generation, government policies and funding, local VCs and successful entrepreneurs are boosting French startup ecosystem (Steve Ranger/TechRepublic)

Steve Ranger / TechRepublic: How changing attitudes of younger generation, government policies and funding, local VCs and successful entrepreneurs are boosting French startup ecosystem  — 

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The stature of Apple’s ecosystem at CES fades as Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant emerge as platforms of choice for third-party hardware makers (Ben Bajarin/Tech.pinions)

Ben Bajarin / Tech.pinions: The stature of Apple’s ecosystem at CES fades as Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant emerge as platforms of choice for third-party

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