“The monopoly of Google, Amazon and Facebook is a threat to democracy”

MAINTENANCE – In The New Western, Olivier Bomsel and Rémi Devaux show how the giants of the web have become overpowered by foreclosing the market, like Rockefeller in the 19th century. Even if it means endangering the social order? Olivier Bomsel is Professor of Economics and Director of the Media and Brand Economics Chair at … Read more

Netflix, Meta, Amazon, Google… Alert for tech stars on Wall Street

DECRYPTION – A stock market crash put an end to the irresistible growth of the digital giants. For the first time sowing doubt among investors. Friday, April 29, a wind of panic seized the Nasdaq index which brings together the cream of American technology stocks. In a single session, it fell by 4.17%, the worst … Read more

Google disappoints and Microsoft reassures

Differing performances. While Microsoft’s quarterly results beat analysts’ expectations, those of Alphabet (Google) disappointed. The Redmond firm saw its net profit climb 8.2% in the third quarter of its staggered fiscal year, to $16.73 billion. Earnings per share came in at $2.22, versus $2.19 expected by analyst consensus by FactSet. The group’s turnover for its … Read more