The rise of Chinese high-tech companies has produced the specter of Chinese domination of the industries of the future. While it is true that many high-tech Chinese companies have caught up with their US counterparts, any domination is far from a given. And there is actually much less to fear. While companies compete with one […]
April 22nd, 2018 · Comments Off on Chinese Tech Increasingly A Match For U.S. Big Tech. Should We Worry?
November 1st, 2017 · Comments Off on Twitter’s Brilliant Solution
Social media companies have come under increasing criticism for some of the problems that their platforms enable. After denying the problems existed for quite some time, the prospect of potentially costly regulation has spurred companies into action. We think the solution embarked upon by Twitter is likely to go a long way to defuse much […]
June 4th, 2017 · Comments Off on Shareholders Rejoice In Booming Big Tech, But There Are Downsides As Well
Stock valuations are very high, especially in the technology sector. However, these are in part driven by powerful platform economics. These forces confer companies with enormous economic clout and positions that are difficult to assail. This is visible in the big market leaders like Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Amazon. As beneficial as such concentration of […]