I’ve written before about policy makers and their growing obsession with reigning in the big tech companies. I understand where this impulse comes from. The tech sector is too important to ignore, but it is also too valuable to break.
When, two years ago, the European Commission announced its investigation on the Google practices in the mobile ecosystem, the authority prophesied that the Android’s owner was stifling innovation.
Since 2015, the reality is different. Innovation in the mobile sector is thriving, as proven by various studies: the Ericsson Mobility Report, from November 2016, recorded...
Thanks to its culture and creativity - and to numerous talents living there, a new wave of innovation generates growth and success stories. In the gaming industry, Gameloft created more than 6,000 jobs, most of them working on apps for smartphones. Spotify, Rovio, King are amongst other golden nuggets. The openness of the mobile ecosystem permits to companies to enter quickly on the market and to compete, sometimes with established ones.