Antitrust measures for the 21st century

On Wednesday July 29, the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google were summoned to a hearing with the House antitrust committee. It turned out to be one of the most critical antitrust events since the 90s Microsoft case. One thing is clear—U.S. politics are finally waking up on the antitrust front after three decades…

# Black Lives Matter

The Coronavirus pandemic, as any other bigger crisis, has pointed to many broader socio-political challenges and problems. Specifically, impacts of the current pandemic brought to light substantial economic and racial inequalities, with the latter gaining yet more prominence after the killing of George Floyd. Two years ago, in the wake of vivid racial violence in…

Where did Quibi go wrong?

Three months ago, the streaming service Quibi was launched with some fanfare and we devoted one of our posts to it (read Quibi, the new streaming platform for mobile devices). Its success so far has been quite limited. Its founders have blamed the pandemic for the app’s flop, but its problems may not stop here.…
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