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Hey Purposeful Entrepreneurs! Start with Why and Just Open the Box

One vertical we consistantly work on BN is entrepreneural side of the upcoming paradigm shift. As we believe, all academicians, regulation makers, decision makers of private and public organisations should think & act like an entrepreneur in a lean start up fashion in order to achieve the necessary flexibility level and understand the convergence concept. I strongly suggest that you read my…
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What Do We Do with Big Tech Companies?

Not a day goes by without someone propounding another genius theory to finally bring an end to the pain point of what we are going to do with these platform businesses, large digital companies. They even take it to the extreme by suggesting that we do not even need social…
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An Antitrust Dilemma: Should We Break Them Up / Open

We all heard of Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposal as to how we should be dealing with the large digital companies: “Break up or break open!”  Running for president of the United States, Warren proposed using the antitrust laws to do just that. Her proposal must have…
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UBER vs TESLA, Does Tech Industry Favor Vertically Integrated Companies or Blitz-Scaling Model?

In the recent episode of Big Tech Big Talk, Berk & Ussal deep dived into the disruptive innovation comes with ride-sharing business. They examined how blitz-scale method gives advantege to Uber over its rivals, and how will Uber utilize the data collected from the cars and its users for the future self-driving car services. As well as this core ride-hailing business, Uber has moved into new…
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Freedom of Speech vs. the Fate of Liberal Democracy

Discussions regarding the need to regulate social media platforms and their contents escalated with the horrific shooting in the city of Christchurch. It is not that many countries, spearheaded by the European Union have not already covered a great distance on the matter…
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Privacy Challenges of Disruptive Technologies

“In October (2018), Ann Cavoukian, the Director of Privacy for Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs smart neighborhood project in Toronto (an advanced smart city project) resigned after learning that not all data collected from residents would be de-identified at the source. In…
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Trust Square Restores Faith in Democracy

Trust Square has an address that everyone in Europe recognizes. It is located in the most high-end street in Zurich, Bahnhofstrasse. Central Bank is just across the street, the next door neighbor is a stylish Opera Gallery, and the gorgeous Alps views from the Zurich lake is only in two minutes walking distance. However, what’s inside of the building is even more thrilling. Only a year after…
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How to Regulate Disruptive Innovation

The digital economy requires a legal environment fit for the future. As emerging technologies create new business models, there grows a pressing need for creating, modifying and enforcing regulations. Yet, the challenge is finding a delicate balance between protecting public…
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Confronting the Surveillance Capitalism

Isn’t it great that we now have more options with Amazon instead of being stuck with brick-and-mortar stores? March 11, 2019 by Berk Kocaman On this past 8th of March, a brave woman has stepped forward and openly declared that it is time to break up the platform giants…