Big Tech is now worth so much we’ve forgotten to be surprised by the numbers

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We care about start-ups. And, in a series of results that could suggest a hot market for startup growth, they had a smashingly great first quarter of 2021. The result of the huge share-price appreciation is that Apple is now worth $2.21 trillion, Microsoft $1.88 trillion, Amazon $1.76 trillion, Alphabet $1.60 trillion and Facebook $0.93 trillion.

Technologists: Think About Canada

Technologists: Think About Canada

If you wish to build innovation to be harnessed for equity, variety and social advancement of the lots of– instead of liberty and inclusion for the few– we think
Canada is a great place to do it. We could have pursued our tech careers there, but we’ve declined duplicated invites and selected to remain at house here in Canada. U.S. huge tech is properly seen as having too much money, too much power and too little accountability. Big tech’s issue is that it enhances the problems Americans are having a hard time with more broadly. (one of us is a co-founder)and e-commerce giant Shopify. Our federal and provincial governments have primarily been applauded for their gusher of stimulative wage aids and grants meant to sustain small companies and tech skill throughout the pandemic, whereas Washington’s action now appears to have actually been developed in part to funnel public cash to elites….