No, Seriously Folks, Data Is Not The New Oil

A commonplace of our times is that data is the new oil. An unfortunate thing for people to think for it's entirely bass ackwards...

MPs More Than A Day Late, Pound Short, On 4G Spectrum...

Well done to MPs here, well done indeed, for they're more than a day late. Which might actually be early for some significant portion...

The First Shoe Drops – Autonomy’s CFO Convicted On Fraud Charges

There was always something remarkably odd about the company Autonomy. I had some very light indeed dealings with them at one point and I...

Facebook Should Pay You 2.52 Cents A Day – The Value...

We've all seen the fools shouting that data is the new oil. That Facebook makes a mint out of the data we give it...

Vince Cable’s Confused About His Tech Titan Break Up Plans

But then, of course, Vince Cable's rather confused about a number of things, isn't he? What makes it worse here is that Vince was...

D’Oh! Facebook Moves 1.5 Billion Out Of Europe’s Data Protection

Just think a little, ponder for a moment, why Facebook might have done this. Is it because Zuckerberg is an evil genius? They wish...

WhatsApp Is In GDP As A Reduction In Productivity

AEI is asking where's the next productivity revolution going to come from? The answer being that it's already here. So when will the next productivity...

The Correct Facebook Question – How Much Would You Pay For...

There's much screaming, as we know, about how Facebook takes our oh so valuable information - that we just give it for free! -...

A Nicely Planted Google Antitrust Story At Reuters

This is an interesting little example for aficionados of press manipulation. A story about the European Commission's antitrust efforts against Google. Now, I have...

Racism’s Just Fine On Reddit Says Site’s CEO

There will be two reactions to this statement from the CEO of Reddit that open racism and slurs are just fine on the site....