Episode 125. Tech giants respond to the Ukraine invasion, Amazon reshuffles retail and launches Luna, and Disney+ adds ads

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has set off reactions from tech companies that range from misinformation blocking campaigns to pulling out as suppliers. We look at the impact of the response in terms of its impact both on the industry and their target. Plus, Amazon shutters some of its first retail stores as it pushes deeper into groceries with the first Whole Foods stores featuring its cashierless tech. We look at what it means for Amazon Go as well as look at how its Luna gaming service fits into its online subscription efforts. Finally, as Netflix acquires a strategically important game developer, Disney gets more aggressive with plans for an ad-supported Disney+ tier. We look at what could be next for its content bundles.