How big tech is dragging us towards the next financial crash

Like the big banks, big tech uses its lobbying muscle to avoid regulation, and thinks it should play by different rules. And like the banks, it could be about to wreak financial havoc on us all. By Rana Foroohar‘In every major economic downturn in US h…

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How successful was Britain’s plan for its own Silicon Valley? | Torsten Bell

Policymakers might learn from London’s Silicon Roundabout experienceEvery city wants a cluster, a concentration of high-productivity firms and workers beavering away in a particular industry in a particular place. Proximity means ideas and productivity…

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CBI is wrong to see cost as big issue in Labour’s nationalisation plans | Nils Pratley

Details such as fair purchase prices and effect on foreign investment are what really need explainingThe Confederation of British Industry is barking up the wrong tree when it howls about the “eye-watering” cost of Labour’s nationalisation plans, which…

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CBI is wrong to see cost as big issue in Labour’s nationalisation plans | Nils Pratley

Details such as fair purchase prices and effect on foreign investment are what really need explainingThe Confederation of British Industry is barking up the wrong tree when it howls about the “eye-watering” cost of Labour’s nationalisation plans, which…

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Margrethe Vestager gets second term in EU competition job

Dane has won renown for taking on tech firms, upsetting Donald Trump in the processMargrethe Vestager, the high-flying Danish politician who has taken on Apple, Amazon and Google, will stay in charge of Europe’s competition rules and take charge of EU …

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