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    Why Ant Financial's $200M Investment In Kakao Could Disrupt South Korean Fintech

    Why Ant Financial's $200M Investment In Kakao Could Disrupt South Korean Fintech


    The investment joins the Chinese payments giant with one of South Korea’s most dynamic mobile IT companies to tackle a nascent fintech industry that is ripe for...

    The investment joins the Chinese payments giant with one of South Korea’s most dynamic mobile IT companies to tackle a nascent fintech industry that is ripe for disruption.
    Big Data Visionary Bates Sees 'Disruptive' Forces In Testing Arena, Made TestPlant CEO

    Big Data Visionary Bates Sees 'Disruptive' Forces In Testing Arena, Made TestPlant CEO


    As Dr John Bates is appointed the new CEO of TestPlant, a leader in software test automation, the Big Data and IoT space pioneer envisages disruptive forces at work in the testing environment across a range of industries. And, in this article he...

    As Dr John Bates is appointed the new CEO of TestPlant, a leader in software test automation, the Big Data and IoT space pioneer envisages disruptive forces at work in the testing environment across a range of industries. And, in this article he explains his thinking on these aspects.

    Paul Krugman's Three Card Monte Trick On Trump Admin Economic Growth Forecasts


    Which is why that little logical trick of Krugman's so annoys. Tax changes could help a little bit only, perhaps, but he's used that as disproof that deregulation won't, something he's not proved at...

    Which is why that little logical trick of Krugman's so annoys. Tax changes could help a little bit only, perhaps, but he's used that as disproof that deregulation won't, something he's not proved at all.

    Trump Admin's Amusing Trade Figures Fiddle - Won't Work But Amusing All The Same


    Which is where the amusement comes in of course. For those proposing this don't seem to understand the most basic point about trade. Which is that, by definition, the balance of payments...

    Which is where the amusement comes in of course. For those proposing this don't seem to understand the most basic point about trade. Which is that, by definition, the balance of payments balances.
    Amazon Drops Free Shipping Order Minimum From $49 To $35

    Amazon Drops Free Shipping Order Minimum From $49 To $35


    Amazon has dropped the free shipping order minimum from $49 to $35. This price change keeps Amazon competitive against Walmart’s recent price...

    Amazon has dropped the free shipping order minimum from $49 to $35. This price change keeps Amazon competitive against Walmart’s recent price changes.
    Where Did Our Privacy Go?

    Where Did Our Privacy Go?


    2017 is a gray period when it comes to privacy – no one is really sure about a lot of...

    2017 is a gray period when it comes to privacy – no one is really sure about a lot of it.
    How AI And Real-Time Machine Data Helps Kone Move Millions Of People A Day

    How AI And Real-Time Machine Data Helps Kone Move Millions Of People A Day


    Leading elevator and escalator engineering and maintenance company Kone is using machine learning algorithms on their Internet of Things (IoT) and machine data to perform real-time reporting and predictive maintenance. It even allows people to listen in...

    Leading elevator and escalator engineering and maintenance company Kone is using machine learning algorithms on their Internet of Things (IoT) and machine data to perform real-time reporting and predictive maintenance. It even allows people to listen in on machine-to-machine conversations.
    U.S. EV Firm Detroit Electric Signs Deal To Manufacture Electric SUVs In China

    U.S. EV Firm Detroit Electric Signs Deal To Manufacture Electric SUVs In China


    The U.S. based EV-maker Detroit Electric has signed a deal to manufacture electric SUVs in China. The agreement is a three-way joint venture with China Smarter Energy Group (CSE) and the China Yixing Environmental Technology Industrial Park Development...

    The U.S. based EV-maker Detroit Electric has signed a deal to manufacture electric SUVs in China. The agreement is a three-way joint venture with China Smarter Energy Group (CSE) and the China Yixing Environmental Technology Industrial Park Development Corporation (ES&TP).

    Trump's Politics: Are Brands Playing With Fire?


    There is no right or wrong answer as to whether your company should or shouldn’t have a voice in...

    There is no right or wrong answer as to whether your company should or shouldn’t have a voice in politics.
    The Benefits And Risks Of Border Adjusted Corporate Taxation In The U.S.

    The Benefits And Risks Of Border Adjusted Corporate Taxation In The U.S.


    Border adjusted taxation has several merits like leveling the playing field for exporters and importers in a developed world full of border-adjusted VAT taxes, but also suffers from several implementation risks from currency adjustments to WTO...

    Border adjusted taxation has several merits like leveling the playing field for exporters and importers in a developed world full of border-adjusted VAT taxes, but also suffers from several implementation risks from currency adjustments to WTO compliance.
    The Pro-Consumer Agenda at the FCC

    The Pro-Consumer Agenda at the FCC


    The American consumer wants a free and open Internet. That is precisely why Chairman Ajit Pai of the FCC is reviewing rules that put bureaucrats, not the American consumer, in charge of the Internet. Nothing could be more pro-consumer than Chairman Pai's...

    The American consumer wants a free and open Internet. That is precisely why Chairman Ajit Pai of the FCC is reviewing rules that put bureaucrats, not the American consumer, in charge of the Internet. Nothing could be more pro-consumer than Chairman Pai's initiative.