Financial Times – Russia clampdown stokes fears of Balkanisation of the web

Bengt Nordstrom, chief executive of analyst Northstream, said the Russian plan would accelerate the fragmentation of the internet. He questioned whether it would even be possible for internet companies such as Google and Facebook to comply with the storage rule.

Read full article

Next read

Fierce Wireless - Amazon fails to set world on Fire with first smartphone

While the feature list looks impressive, Bengt Nordström, CEO of consultancy Northstream, said leading smartphone vendors “are simply more technologically advanced and have much greater scale.” Apple and Samsung “have an enormous war chest for R&D, supporting device launches and bringing in experience.” Nordström was also sceptical about Amazon’s 3D display, noting that if the [...]
Read more