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SourceCast: Episode 85: Is Google Evil?

While Google has been defending itself against the EU on monopoly claims, a think tank funded by Eric Schmidt and Google published an article supporting the EU decision.  The author of that post was terminated from the think tank organization.

Is that the action of an organization that supports free thought?  Or is Google just protecting their assets?

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SourceCast: Episode 84: Google’s Garbage

Last week SourceCast Episode 83 covered the Trump administration’s issues with Amazon, Google, and Facebook.  This week I go deeper into Google’s monopoly issues in Europe as well as their recent diversity PR problem.

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Here is a link to the Planet Money podcast I referenced: Planet Money Episode 787

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SourceCast: Episode 83: Trump vs. Amazon

President Trump mentioned several times that he believes Amazon is getting too big and is demonstrating a monopoly posture.  Are Amazon, Google, and Facebook getting too big and destroying competitive environments?  I try to answer that exact question this week.

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SourceCast: Episode 82: Trump vs. Apple

Last Tuesday, President Trump announced that Apple would be opening three manufacturing plants within the United States. The news left many technology journalists scratching their heads since Apple doesn’t build manufacturing plants. This week we dive into Trump’s announcement to determine fact from potential fiction.

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SourceCast: Episode 81: Understanding Microsoft’s cloud success

Microsoft released amazing quarterly results last week and I decided to dig deeper to better understand those good results and what that means for Microsoft long term.

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