WSJ: Tech Giants Are Heading Towards Monopoly Status

A new column the Wall Street Journal argues that companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon are heading towards monopoly status in their respective industries. A Thursday column in the Wall Street Journal by Christopher Mims argues that several Silicon Valley giants are gaining monopoly-sized market shares in their respective industries. Mims explained that modern monopolies look much different than monopolies of the past. Mims cited the example of monopolist Andrew Carnegie using armed guards against his striking workers. One way todayÂ’s monopolists are different from the robber barons of old is that theyÂ’re not exactly ​behaving like, for example, Andrew…

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Digital Future Council seeks to unite creative, media, and tech industries

Founding members of the Digital Future Council include top media and creative industry executives such as Jason Jercinovic, global head of marketing innovation at Havas Media; Mark Adams, vice president of innovation at Vice Media; Cory Haik, publisher at …

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Shortage Fears for Doctors, Nurses, Health Aides

The United States faces a shortage of hundreds of thousands of positions in healthcare in the coming years, the global healthcare staffing consultancy Mercer says.”Few other industries are racing the clock to find a future-ready workforce like today’s health care…

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