In 2006 Google’s acquired YouTube for $1.65 billion, and Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 billion in 2012. Many dismissed these purchases as indulgences of cash-rich tech behemoths, and federal regulators took no action. But, these acquisitions were far from frivolous. They shut out potential competitors, strengthening Google’s market dominance in search and Facebook’s in social media. And, now […]
To be honest, if the greek king Sisyphus would be a developer writing open source code in 2016, he would feel at home. Sisyphus’s famous punishment, handed down by the gods, was to be forced to roll an immense boulder up a hill – only to watch it roll back down after reaching the top, repeating […]
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