Margrethe Vestager, the European commissioner for competition, says the government has to move fast to ensure that tech does not subvert society. Presumably, she means the European government. "...as it becomes clearer how those companies were used to manipulate the 2016 U.S. elections, Vestager feels validated in her distrust of Silicon Valley’s power..." The quotes come…

New Zealand has a vibrant and flourishing technology sector. Nobody would use those words to describe New Zealand technology journalism. Like a retirement village, there are still pockets of life, but things are winding down. You can count the number of full-time technology journalists writing for New Zealand audiences on your fingers. Experienced local journalists…