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Tech Companies: winners and losers of the lockdown

Posted by Abzetdin Adamov on April 12, 2020

Airbnb and Netflix – opposite business model in context of current lockdown and call “Stay at Home”

The Internet is the most open and powerful platform that brings together those who want to buy something and sell something… The most successful Internet giants mostly do not produce any product or offer sophisticated services. They just provide user-friendly interface designed to collect Data in expense of providing narrow and simple, however largely demanded service. The main idea of the platform is to Analyze in-depth the voluntarily provided massive Data, learn more trying to see end-to-end picture of the client, catch his behavior and try to predict his next action (or even to manage his actions…). And at this point Deep Science (Big Data, Data Science and Analytics, Machine Learning, etc.) can help fine-tune the service to make it much better and appealing for wider audience.

  • Airbnb – the world’s largest accommodation provider owns no single room;
  • Netflix – the world’s largest movie house owns no cinemas;

Business Model is really important in tech industry. But, you never predict the market demand and how exceptional circumstances can affect this demand…
Two Internet giant companies with opposite concept in terms of “Stay at Home”: One of the most successful unicorn company AirBnb plunges down, while another one Netflix experience unseeing demand (badly affecting the speed of connectivity Worldwide)…

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