Ulf Högberg

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Should internet firms pay for the data users currently give away?

YOU have multiple jobs, whether you know it or not. Most begin first thing in the morning, when you pick up your phone and begin generating the data …

Economists grapple with the future of the labour market

WHY is productivity growth low if information technology is advancing rapidly? Prominent in the 1980s and early 1990s, this question has in recent …

If hell is other people, Bulgaria is paradise

IF HELL is other people, then Ekaterina Svetulkova must be in paradise. She sits alone eating sunflower seeds on a stone bench in Banitsa, the …

Using thought to control machines

TECHNOLOGIES are often billed as transformative. For William Kochevar, the term is justified. Mr Kochevar is paralysed below the shoulders after a …

Blockchain could solve the next global humanitarian crisis

When one talks about blockchain, the focus is usually on the technological side or on how to apply it to business. Less common, however, is to hear about it in the context of, for example, delivering aid, assisting refugees or helping to achieve one of the Sustainable Development Goals.<p>While …

The Catalan crisis adds to Gibraltar’s Brexit concerns

THE big drama in Spain today is over Catalonia’s bid for independence (see article). But the Catalan affair could also have an impact some 530 miles …

Why hasn’t Bosnia and Herzegovina collapsed?

FROM Spain to Ukraine, and from Scotland to northern Italy, regional issues threaten the make-up of European states. Similar expectations persist …

Why France is facing a butter squeeze

BARE shelves in food shops have been a sadly common sight in Zimbabwe or Venezuela, but are surely unimaginable in wealthy, well-run France? Yet in …

How wireless charging could change the car industry

MORE than half a dozen large carmakers, including Audi, Ford and Volvo, are soon expected to begin selling electric vehicles (EVs) that can be …

The Macron plan for Europe

YOU might think Emmanuel Macron deserves a moment to catch his breath. Just half a year ago he pulled off one of the most audacious political coups …

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Publishers are wary of Facebook and Google but must work with them

IN RECENT months Google and Facebook have made changes that may escape the notice of most of their billions of users, but not of news organisations. …

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