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Facebook, Amazon, Google — why did they get so big, so fast? Economists say winner-takes-all "network effects" make such firms natural monopolies — and that we can expect network effects to become ever more important.
In the home of Goethe and the printing press, the digitalization and commercialization of the book market is seen as a threat. Paper books are celebrated - not least with a well-endowed prize for small bookstores.
Despite self-described shyness, the German schoolgirl once teased for her long legs rose to become a top supermodel. A new book gathers Schiffer's best photos together and celebrates her iconic career.
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