Total 20 Posts

Regulating Big Tech is hard

Governments are attempting to regulate tech giants, but the digital disruption genie is already out of the bottle. Regulating Facebook, Google and Amazon is hard given their bewildering complexity.

Gaming is transforming entertainment

As Internet connectivity has improved and hardware becomes faster, the gaming industry has not only kept pace but truly transformed entertainment and commerce with immersive experiences that have millions around the world hooked and paying up.

The Internet's final frontier

Some commentators have cheekily labelled Big Tech’s policy and corporate affairs office dotted all over the world as the new embassies and diplomatic missions of the information age. This is the final frontier towards establishing a new vision of the Internet.

How much is your personal data worth?

Have you ever thought how much your data is worth to Big Tech companies like Facebook? One research study estimated that a user’s Facebook profile was worth about $100 on average.

Amazon at 25

On 5 July 2019, Amazon, the online shopping powerhouse turns 25 years old. A marketing professor looks back on how it redefined retail for the world.

Amazon stores Alexa transcripts indefinitely

Amazon has confirmed that it stores Alexa voice recordings and transcripts indefinitely. This is after some privacy concerns were raised about the company's smart speakers.

Russia to fine Internet companies

As part of a new law that is being drafted in Russia, Big Tech companies along with other online services from around the world will be fined for not complying with laws including one of hosting their servers and Russian users data, locally, in Russia.