So, what is a barrel of bits trading for these days? Apparently, a lot more than a barrel of oil. The Economist brings up an interesting look at the big high tech industry and makes some startling revelations regarding the absolute, dominating wealth of some of the world’s most wealthiest technology companies; including Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft.
Is there a monopoly on data? Does the new data economy require a new approach to antitrust rules? The Economist‘s article is certainly worth a read.