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Guess who may be testing new payment systems in India

Two months ago I signalled that little or no regulation may leave a powerful company free to not only lock up emerging markets in Asia, but also to control, in the same areas, new payment systems or distribution of information over mobile phones. That was two months ago.

Yes, you may soon download a house. And that would be terrible

Question: “What if you could download and print a house in 24 hours for half the cost?” My answer: it would probably be a terrible thing, something to avoid, for you and everybody around, sooner or later.

The bright, planetary next billion of Facebook users

Frederic Filloux argues that Facebook’ future is “bright and planetary” because: