el producto #172

🎰 The week in figures

$28B: Alibaba says it will invest ~$28B in its cloud division over the next three years; the investment will be focused on Alibaba Cloud’s operating system, chips, and servers; the firm currently operates 63 zones across Asia, Australia, the Middle East, the US, and Europe.

🤑 Q1 Results

Netflix ($190.4B market cap) Q1 beats: $5.8B revenue, up 27.6% YoY ($5.8B expected); $1.57 EPS; the company added 15.8M subscribers globally (8.5M expected); Netflix expects 7.5M new subscribers in Q2, but flags a likely drop for Q3 as economies are expected to reopen following the coronavirus pandemic.

📰 What’s going on

WhatsApp is updating its group calling feature from a maximum of four participants to eight; it’s being rolled out to the app’s betas for iOS and Android; it’s unclear when it will be available via the regular apps.

👩🏾‍💻 Good reads

UX Research & Design Meta Repo (aka the repository of UX repositories), the ultimate UX and Design toolkit by Matěj Káninský.

💻 Upcoming online events

Strengthen Your Team with ProductOps by ProdPad, Thursday, Apr 30, 3PM GMT, Free

🙂 #alwaysbekind

During the upcoming weeks (for as long as the Covid-19 crisis goes on) I will keep dedicating my evenings to offer free consultation / advice / coaching / casual chats to any impacted professionals that would like to reach out. Don’t be a stranger, reach out by DM if you are interested, and let’s help each other. We are all humans after all, and we are all on the same boat.

🚀 Like el producto? Forward it to a friend.

el producto is a curated selection of Tech&Product happenings within the last few days from a curious and frequently skeptical Product leader perspective. Free forever. Sign-up here.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Angel Jaime

Angel Jaime


Full-time learner, product stuff, “triathlete” & global traveller. CPO @ Yayzy, frmr Product Leader @ Revolut, @ Booking.com and @ Just Eat.