Why We Need Acquisitions and Why Khan’s Concerns are Bad for Business

Namesakes of the 90s are seeing better days as Bed Bath & Beyond and David’s Bridal file for bankruptcy, joining the likes of Blockbuster and RadioShack. Each of these big box stores were big business in their heyday, and serve as a reminder that even the best can go bust in a dynamic marketplace. Incumbent […]

Carmakers raise concerns at Chinese dominance over connectivity patents

In the era of internet-connected vehicles, Europe’s carmakers are embroiled in intellectual property battles with some of the region’s biggest telecoms groups. Looming behind those conflicts is fear about the rising dominance of China. Companies from Asia’s biggest economy, led by Huawei, have filed a deluge of patents around the essential technology that allows products, […]

Online Security Concerns Shouldn’t Enable a Surveillance State

At the 2012 London Olympics, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, crafted the message “This Is For Everyone.” And at that time digitized opportunities felt limitless. Now, a little more than a decade later, that message might read “This is for Everyone – Pending Oversight and Approval.” Indeed, tech accountability proposals and […]