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A boutique firm with unparalleled expertise in business and technology. We have good command of industrial ecology and legal practice, and have undertaken highly regarded cases. Because the small business scope, we pay more emphasis on effectiveness and efficiency, and choose clients with deliberation. The managing partner not only has extensive experiences in various legal issues more over than 20 years, but invests and manages several technology companies. In addition, he always checks each case rigorously. Clients’ business objectives are our primary focus. To achieve the same in the most cost-effective fashion trumps all seemingly sophisticated legal discussions.

Tech Industry: Too Many People, Too Little Work

2016 - 10 - 13

Tech industry has changed, there are far less jobs for for more people in the technology sectors in U.S



The five largest U.S.-based technology companies by stock-market value—Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Facebook and Oracle Corp. —are worth a combined $1.8 trillion today. That is 80% more than the five largest tech companies in 2000.


現在,全美市值最高的五家科技公司 Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Facebook & Oracle(以下我就稱他們「新五大」好了) 加起來,總值是天文數字,1.8兆美元。

但他們總共僱用多少員工呢?434,505人(只比新北市中和區的人口多一點點)。(編按: Oracle市值並沒有Amazon高,若以市值來看,排名應該是Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Facebook & Amazon,此處應為華爾街日報筆誤)


而且更恐怖的不均衡走勢是,在2000年時,科技業市值最高的前五大分別是 Cisco, Intel, IBM, Oracle & Microsoft(「舊五大」);然而,新五大的市值雖比舊五大高出80%,但所僱員工數量卻少了22%,財富分配之極端化,夠慘吧。



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