195: Google I/O and its impact to Asia with Ben Bajarin - Analyse Asia with Bernard Leong
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Ben Bajarin from Creative Strategies & Techpinions joined us in a two part conversation on post Google I/O & Apple WWDC 2017 and its impact to Asia. In the first part, we discussed the major announcements arising from Google I/O 2017 with the focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented / virtual reality (AR/VR), the tension rising between the Asian OEMs with Google on the Android fragmentation and developer engagement & whether Andy Rudin’s new gig with the Essential phone be acquired by one of the major Asian OEMs. Here are the interesting show notes and links to the discussion (with time-stamps included): Ben Bajarin (@benbajarin, LinkedIn, Techpinions profile) from Creative Strategies and Techpinions. [0:44] What have you been up to since we last spoke? [1:04] Google I/O 2017 [2:03] What are the key announcements from Google I/O this year? [2:25] Android has reached 2B monthly active devices this year, and where is the growth opportunity for Android and given their fragmentation, how are they…