Major US technology companies are trying to adapt to rapidly changing conditions. Amazon and Facebook posted stellar first-quarter earnings, while Twitter and Apple disappointed.
From radio to the internet, technological innovations have left their mark on democracy. At the Munich Security Conference, politicians and tech leaders warned of the latest threats — and those yet to come.
Silicon Valley titans such as Google and Facebook have recently come in for more criticism in Europe than ever before. They were the target of a strong warning from billionaire George Soros in Davos on Thursday night.
So far, all data on the internet has had to be transported on an equal footing, above all at the same speed. In the US, that will change. Jörg Brunsmann asks why politicians are making it so cheap for providers.
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