Telstra is positioning itself to acquire a privatised NBN. That might be good for shareholders, but not for competition and consumers.
Just because a tech company has a big share of the market doesn't mean it has the power to keep it.
It's the biggest monopolisation case since a 1998 lawsuit against Microsoft. But it may be several years before a settlement of any kind is reached.
Having an end-to-end encrypted messaging 'ecosystem' is a great way for Facebook to evade the full wrath of the law. It has come at a convenient time, too.
Fortnite developer Epic Games deployed its own in-app payment system to circumvent a 30% transaction fee taken by Apple and Google. Fortnite got the boot, and multiple lawsuits ensued.
Far from fading away in the digital age, board games are enjoying a boom time because they are social, challenging and tangible. And designers are using technology to create new ways to play.
Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions.
US lawmakers and regulators are beginning to investigate big tech's growing power, but they need to look beyond size and into their very natures.
Many of the board games we play today were originally created in the last century and they impart many interesting lessons about life.
Monopolies are bad for innovation and dismantling them would help the US economy compete.
McDonald's Canada has brought back its popular Monopoly game. A statistician explains the odds of winning the top prizes and how that compares to the odds we confront in everyday life.
New research into the economics of attention online casts doubt on the net’s role in fostering public debate, and raises concerns about the future of democracy.
The US tech giants are increasingly in the EU's regulatory crosshairs.
We need to make monopoly tech firms more open like the internet itself.
Are Americans ready for a new media model? A new survey indicates that, surprisingly, those who are more willing to pay for news include women and the young.
Local news is in peril. Here's what can be done to save it.
A scholar of the media business tries to make sense of the flurry of merger news lately, and why the contested tie-up between AT&T and Time Warner will profoundly reshape the American media landscape.
A law suit against Apple on antitrust grounds could force the company to open up its App Store. That could mean more exciting apps for consumers, but it could also make the system less secure.
The proposed Sky takeover is just the latest chapter in the Murdoch family saga which will see power shifting at the top of the empire.
As Facebook grows and grows, it either drowns out or buys up the competition.