Taming technology

Flexibility ignites clashes when big tech, small tech and disrupters force change in work, regulation, tax and markets — as Uber’s problems show. What business models will fit the digital economy? Here’s the best of this week’s comment and analysis

Examining the macroeconomic impact of the world’s most valuable companies

Traditional employers can learn from the new platforms

Facebook founder is a digital superstar, but he has poor human skills

An adverse court ruling has wider implications for the gig economy

The internet’s early ideal of serving the interests of people rather than big companies

America’s taxation system is fundamentally unsuited to the digital economy

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Companies need to collaborate with governments and win the trust of voters

No one should shed a tear for Uber and Airbnb but smaller companies will suffer

If the cryptocurrency ceases to be a ringfenced product, the normal rules of investing will apply

The benefits of technologies such as self-driving cars will reveal themselves in time

The two industrial titans are struggling to cope with the disruption to their business models from wind and solar

A longstanding Silicon Valley thinker suggests ways to keep humans and tech aligned