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In the USA Today article titled “‘First Mover Advantage’ No Longer an Advantage,” Cyberspeak columnist Kevin Maney discusses the implications of being a first mover company in e-commerce. The article can be found by following the link below: to an external site.)Discussion questions:1) What are some other examples of industries where externalities have a significant presence?2) Although standardization is necessary in order to fully reap the benefits a winner-take-all industry often give rise to monopolistic tendencies, such as the case of Microsoft. Are there some cases where it is more beneficial to consumers to have standardized products than a competitive market structure? What would be the costs and benefits of a lack of competition in such industries? Explain.Please have a minimum of 500 words.13/05/202010businessfinance