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The wars between tech firms and governments are beginning

First there was Apple vs. the FBI about decrypting iPhone data. As Snowden put it: The @FBI is creating a world where citizens rely on #Apple to defend their rights, rather than the other way around. https://t.co/vdjB6CuB7k— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) February 17, 2016 Now Microsoft is suing the US Justice department over secrecy orders that…

The Fundamental Remaking of Several Industries

@parislemon neatly summarized today's news about H-P getting out of the PC business: HP To Apple: You Win. I hope he meant more than tablets, because the victory of the Apple model is much broader. Just a few days ago, Google caused a major earthquake with the announcement that it would acquire Motorola, one of…