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Big Revolution - The pains of going global [Members only]

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Welcome to Sunday's members-only edition of Big Revolution. Hopefully you're still enjoying a break a
 
December 30 · Issue #305 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Sunday’s members-only edition of Big Revolution. Hopefully you’re still enjoying a break and can sit back and relax with these reads…
Martin

Big things you need to know today
  • A virus has affected the printing of major US newspapers. The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Wall Street Journal and New York Times were among those affected by the malware which appeared to originate from outside the USA.
  • Oracle founder Larry Ellison has joined Tesla’s board. Walgreens Boots Alliance exec Kathleen Wilson-Thompson has also ben added, as Tesla looks to beef up oversight after a series of irresponsible actions by Elon Musk.
  • Some sightings of drones at Gatwick airport last week may have actually been police equipment, Sussex Police have said.
Big weekend reads
China’s tech giants want to go global. Just one thing might stand in their way. China’s tech giants want to go global. Just one thing might stand in their way.
Government support has helped Chinese tech firms grow to enormous scale. But as these companies plan to go global, having close ties to an authoritarian regime is suddenly a hinderance rather than a help.
How Mark Burnett Resurrected Donald Trump as an Icon of American Success
How the producer of The Apprentice reshaped Donald Trump’s image and set him up for the White House.
Beyond dimensions: The man who married a hologram
A man married a hologram. Because why not?
Folding screens and 5G: what's coming in smartphones in 2019?
Mobile trends to look out for in the coming year.
That’s all for today...
2019 has one more full-length, members-only edition of Big Revolution in it. See you in you inbox for that tomorrow.
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