The bandwidth bottleneck that is throttling the Internet : Nature News – interesting article on the need for the last mile to be fibre rather than copper. It is interesting that buffer bloat isn’t mentioned once in this piece on bandwidth bottleneck
How the China Shock, Deep and Swift, Spurred the Rise of Trump – WSJ – globalisation gave rise to Trump and others
Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquires SGI for $275 million | VentureBeat – death of a legend
Chinese Tech Firms Forced to Choose Market: Home or Everywhere Else – The New York Times – “The barrier to entering the U.S. or China market is becoming higher and higher,” said Kai-fu Lee, a venture investor from Taiwan and former head of Google China.
Real Time Engagement Platform for Consumers, Fans & Audiences | Mobile Polling & Voting, Social API’s & Interactive TV Solutions at Telescope – useful for using Facebook Live – also has measurement / analytics apparently
Sony Acquires Ministry Of Sound, One Of World’s Largest Indie Labels – hypebot – getting in at the tail end of EDM. More media related content here.
Internet or Splinternet? by Joseph S. Nye – Project Syndicate – interesting that this focuses on cybercrime. I think a bigger issue is the walled garden businesses like Facebook