Tag : monopoly

Technology

Via browser engine monopoly and handicapping web tech like WebRTC, PWA, and Electron, Apple ensures cross-platform apps remain second class citizens on iOS (Owen Williams/OneZero)

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Owen Williams / OneZero: Via browser engine monopoly and handicapping web tech like WebRTC, PWA, and Electron, Apple ensures cross-platform apps remain second class citizens...
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China supplies around 80% of world's rare earths, crucial elements for electronics, but this monopoly is not an effective tool to retaliate over the Huawei ban (James Vincent/The Verge)

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James Vincent / The Verge: China supplies around 80% of world’s rare earths, crucial elements for electronics, but this monopoly is not an effective tool...
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UK will outsource porn site age verification to private industry, potentially handing porn streaming giant MindGeek a monopoly on the system and private data (John Herrman/New York Times)

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John Herrman / New York Times: UK will outsource porn site age verification to private industry, potentially handing porn streaming giant MindGeek a monopoly on...