9 January 2020


The new superpowers: Apple

The big technology corporations are more than companies, they’re global powers. It’s time we treated them that way

The new superpowers: Apple 25'30

For several months, Tortoise has been investigating big tech companies as if they were countries: holding them to the same standards that we apply to nation states; caring about what they think; understanding what they’re planning to do; figuring out who’s in charge now, and who might be next.

It’s been a huge reporting project. In this week’s podcast, Basia Cummings talks to two of the Tortoise editors behind it, Alexi Mostrous and James Harding.


Join us in our newsroom for a ThinkIn on Thursday 20 February at 6.30pm when we’ll be asking: Is Tim Cook living up to Steve Jobs’ vision for Apple? Click here to book a ticket.

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