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Issue 23

Warren the populist

Democratic Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren last week unveiled her plan to take on 'big tech', with the likes of Amazon, Google and Facebook firmly in the firing line. As Warren stated: "Today's big tech companies have too much power --… Read on →

Delivered on 11 March 2019. About a 6 min read.


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Issue 22

Australia: Just ban it

Last week I wrote about how a number of Western governments around the world feared the possibility of being compromised by the Chinese government. Namely, they worried that if they allowed China's Huawei to install components in their respective 5G… Read on →

Delivered on 05 March 2019. About a 6 min read.


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Issue 21

Huawei all the hate

There has been a lot of talk lately about 5G (5th generation mobile internet), both from positive (technological) and negative (political) points of view. On the tech side, Samsung last week unveiledits folding phone, equipped with a 5G modem, to… Read on →

Delivered on 25 February 2019. About a 6 min read.


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Issue 20

Thinking at the margin

Good morning and welcome to Issue 11/2019! It seems we can't go a week without another case of NIMBY-ism (Not In My BackYard) rearing its ugly head, this time in New York: "Amazon on Thursday canceled its plans to… Read on →

Delivered on 17 February 2019. About a 5 min read.


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Issue 19

Innovate don't regulate

Good morning and welcome to the first Issue of the all-new EconByte weekly newsletter! Well, kind of; it's actually Issue 10/2019. Let me explain: Rather than producing two different products twice a week - the Monday morning in-depth article… Read on →

Delivered on 11 February 2019. About a 3 min read.