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Feb 13, 2018

Blockchain vs. "the big four" - GAFA

I don't agree with 100% of the observations here, but most I share and I also find it a bit baffling how little and defensive Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon deal with crypto and blockchain. Very few public statements, very few showcases, demos, visions - it my very well be that these companies see crypto as a major threat, the way an offline retailer or publisher must have seen the internet as a threat: there surely are opportunities, but they are at a point where they have more to lose than to gain.

https://hackernoon.com/blockchain-vs-the-big-four-92829cb42bb1