Billion-dollar debts control the future of tech industry | Opinion | The Guardian


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Giant global funds, such as SoftBank in Japan, are borrowing huge amounts to swallow up Europe’s robotic and AI firms
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march 2018 by archangel
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march 2018 by Gleonhard
There’s no understanding the future of technology without understanding the future of its funders. And they have changed dramatically over the last three decades. First it was the military. Then the venture capitalists. Today, another chapter begins: massive funds, with billions to spend and often linked to governments, are technology’s new masters.
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march 2018 by kmt
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