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Google platforms such as Search, YouTube, Android and Maps already have dominant market shares in India. The company undoubtedly wants to keep things that way.
Along with paid subscriber numbers, keep an eye on Netflix's second-half and regional commentary, as well as its free cash flow guidance.
Among the things to watch: How Q3 demand is trending for markets such as smartphones, online advertising, streaming and e-commerce.
While valuations still aren't as high as they got in 2000, a lot of recent investor behavior feels very familiar.
The upcoming Walmart+ service looks like an evolution of the existing Delivery Unlimited service, rather than a genuine Amazon Prime rival.
The deal should put Uber's U.S. food-delivery operations on better footing. But generating substantial profits from the business could still be easier said than done.
The pace of the economic recovery has cooled in recent weeks. And some businesses might start making larger spending cuts if they feel the economy will be under pressure for a while.
The size of Facebook's advertiser base, together with Facebook's strategic importance as an ad platform and its attempts to address recent concerns, should limit the long-term fallout.