Daily Archives: November 7, 2020

What I Have Been Reading – October 2020

Apples Search Engine Apple now receives an estimated $8 billion to $12 billion in annual payments — up from$1 billion a year in 2014 — in exchange for building Google’s search engine into its products. It is probably the single biggest payment that Google makes to anyone and accounts for 14 to 21 percent of Apple’s annual profits. NYTimes   Bureaucracy Of The Big Firm Sears’s widely trusted appliance brand, Kenmore, was divided between the appliance division and the branding division. The former had to pay fees to the latter for any transaction. But selling non-Sears-branded appliances was more profitable to the appliances division, so they began to offer more prominent […]