In the NY Times today, Tom Friedman talks about disruptive technologies and mentions the following fascinating quote below from Tom Goodwin, an executive at Havas Media, whose wrote an essay on March 3 on Techcrunch.comSource:The Battle Is For The Customer InterfaceDescription:
"Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening."