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The Dominance of Big Tech No End in Sight Uwe Lohmann

When Google’s parent company, Alphabet, said recently that revenues at the company had soared past 161 billion US-Dollar last year, it was a stark reminder of the widening gap between…

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How Big Tech like Amazon determine their power – start-ups are helpless by Uwe Lohmann

Elastic, a software start-up in Amsterdam, was rapidly building its business and had grown to 100 employees. Then Amazon came along. In 2015, Amazon’s cloud computing arm announced it was…

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Demand for flexible office space in the Middle East is picking up | Uwe Lohmann

The past five years have seen a fundamental shift in which worldwide office space is used by occupiers, which has changed the way that office space is being delivered by…

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Private Equity in the Gulf comes back on track Uwe Lohmann

Since 2014, the Gulf’s private equity (PE) industry has been facing challenges in the wake of macroeconomic slowdown combined with oil price volatility and rising geopolitical risk. To top it…

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Most people have never heard of the World Trade Organization’s moratorium on customs duties on electronic transmissions. And yet it may be in our opinion one of the most important…

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Silicon Valley’s success formula will change by Hanns-Uwe Lohmann

The story of WeWork, Uber, and similar pieces larded with schadenfreude about a raft of companies backed by a mixture of venture, growth, Petro, hedge and mutual fund dollars, suggests…

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Global Economies edge into downturn by Hanns-Uwe Lohmann

As President Donald Trump intensifies his trade war with China, and as factories slow in major industrial nations, world commerce is deteriorating rapidly, a perilous development that threatens the health…

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Weltwirtschaftswachstum - Verabschieden wir uns von ihm Uwe Lohmann

Global markets were seized by fear last month that trade wars were slowing growth in Germany, China and the United States. But the story here in our opinion is far…

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President Donald Trump’s tweeted demands for a weaker dollar, and his subsequent designation of China as a “currency manipulator”, have sparked fears that his trade battles are morphing into a…

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In 1946, diplomat and historian George F. Kennan writing as Mr. X, sent an 8000 – word telegram to the State Department about Joseph Stalin’s aggressive foreign policy. He warned…

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