Much of modern digital society now rests on advanced silicon chips made by just two manufacturers—and there is no road back.
With the pandemic accelerating internet wagering’s spread around the world, a handful of seasoned global players vie with new regulation and competition to take their game to the next level.
After decades of 70% growth spurts, vicious price wars, and a major price-fixing scandal, memory chips show signs of behaving, dare we say, almost like a stable business.
China was the first country to confront COVID-19 and appears to be the first to recover. The solidarity and tenacity of the Chinese people were key reasons for the success, writes Harding Loevner Analyst Jingyi Li.
Selling software as a service instead of a product has been a boon for enterprise software companies. But will their growth translate to high profits?
In-store apps and “digitized” brick-and-mortar stores point to a future where online and offline shopping is highly integrated.
Greater precision and speed, combined with lower energy requirements, give lasers a meaningful advantage over other manufacturing tools—and a long growth trajectory for laser equipment companies.
Peer-to-peer lending platforms have flourished in a period of steady economic growth, but their popularity with lenders may decline during the next downturn.
Uber, Airbnb, and other stars of the sharing economy have high valuations that seem to belie their profitability. Is the sharing economy all hype?
New tools like 3D knitting, body scanning, and augmented reality could make “custom” the new black.
The transition to fifth generation wireless technology will likely have deeper and broader economic implications than previous transitions.