Tencent Buys Sogou. Plus More Digital and Information Economics (Jeff’s Asia Tech Class – Podcast 42)

In this class, I talk Tencent’s recent purchase of Sogou. And go through more digital and information economics.

You can listen here or at iTunes, Google Podcasts and Himalaya.

This is part of Learning Goals: Level 7, with a focus on:

Concepts for this class:

  • Digital and Information Economics
  • Non-Rivalry and Zero Marginal Production Costs
  • Versioning and Pricing
  • Willingness to Pay and Consumer Surplus
  • Bundling and Cross-Selling
  • Complements

Companies for this class:

  • Sogou
  • Tencent


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