Digital Economy

Card Rewards | The Places You Can Go

Open/Close Menu<p>The Places You Can Go<p>The Cashless Revolution<p>New payment technology provides benefits that last well beyond the initial purchase<p>The boom in using cards to buy everyday items has reinvigorated the rewards systems offered by retailers, banks and airlines."<p>Sydney business owner Stuart …

Banking

Audit confirms UK digital economy is driven by southern England

A new government-sponsored Science and Innovation Audit (SIA) has revealed that the South of England – Innovation South, is the backbone of UK’s …

Electronics

Australia Cites Blockchain In 'Digital Economy' Strategy Launch

Australia's government is plotting an ambitious new "Digital Economy" initiative, citing the country's previous work with blockchain and its future …

Bitcoin

Hi Facebook, Google, we think we might tax your ads instead – lots of love, Europe x

More details have emerged on the various plans being considered by European governments to force internet giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon to …

Fraud

To Stay Successful, You Must Continuously Evolve Your Business

Learn how to reimagine your digital customer experience. Plus, receive practical financial planning advice, and discover the advantages of a higher education.<p>Want to be an industry leader in the internet age? Aaron Shapiro, founder and CEO of Huge, explains how its user-first philosophy and edgy …

The Blockchain Research Institute Manifesto

<i>The Blockchain Research Institute was founded by Don and Alex Tapscott in 2017. It is guided by ten core beliefs:</i><p>Blockchain (also known as …

Bitcoin

​Australia opens consultation to build 'forward-looking' digital economy | ZDNet

The federal government has released a consultation paper it hopes will shape the country's upcoming digital economy strategy.<p>The federal government …

Innovation

The 5 Skills Employers Seek in Today’s Digital Economy - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM HBX

Leading scholar Ernie Wilson on the surprising skills that employers look for when hiring and promoting employees.<p>The global economic landscape is perpetually evolving, and companies are adjusting their hiring practices to better fit their needs. Are they searching for more engineers, data …

Harvard Business Review

How To Build Your Digital Economy Dream Team

Technology is changing business. Do you have the team in place that can make your future days successful ones?<p>Where do you see yourself in five years? It's the cliche interview question to end all cliches, but in recent years it's actually become a real challenge to answer. The rapid innovations …

Leadership

Telkom subsidiary Openserve to offer township Wi-Fi

It will now add Wi-Fi to its wholesale open-access offerings to complement its fibre network.<p>"There is definitely an opportunity for Wi-Fi as an …

Wi-Fi

Now Apple needs to reinvent the digital economy

When Steve Jobs launched the iPhone in 2007 he claimed it was a revolutionary product that would change everything. Hyperbole was, of course, his …

Steve Jobs

UK woos foreign tech investors to boost post-Brexit digital economy

The government is ramping up its efforts to woo foreign tech investors and give the UK digital economy a fresh boost after Brexit.<p>The culture …

Brexit

US retaliation feared as Brussels prepares to close Google’s tax loopholes

Giant tech companies face being charged on turnover not profits<p>EU leaders have agreed to make “swift” progress on raising the tax bills for digital giants such as Google and Facebook, despite warnings from smaller states that unilateral action could drive business away from Europe.<p>France is pushing …

Bruno Le Maire

EU project claims Google and Facebook have too much power over our data

A new EU report calls for local governments to challenge the internet monopoly of technology firms<p>A report published today calls on governments to …

General Data Protection Regulation

EU efforts to impose heavier taxes on tech giants gather momentum

EU efforts to impose heavier taxes on Google, Amazon and other tech giants gathered momentum on Saturday, even as some countries expressed misgivings …

Bruno Le Maire

Silicon Valley’s quest for a basic income in the US just got a boost from a $1.4 trillion tax credit bill introduced in Congress

The White House is bracing for a tax reform fight, with Democrats already on guard for any plan rewarding the rich (US president Trump is denying this will happen: “The rich will not be gaining at all with this plan,” he said on Sept. 13). On the other end of the spectrum (and the country), Silicon …

Basic Income

Why the Digital Economy is Key to Formalizing Africa's Informal Sector

Etop Ikpe is CEO of Cars45.<p>At a recent conference, newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron proclaimed that he wanted France to be a "start-up …

Africa

Listing reforms may still achieve goal

To cement Hong Kong’s position as a financial hub, there is consensus that its stock market could do with reforms to its listing and fundraising …

Will Consumer Privacy Initiatives Slow the Internet Economy?

As the legislative session ends, California political junkies will soon turn their attention to the slate of initiatives making their way to the …

Privacy

Advice From Instagram: Startups Should Use More Than Photos To Succeed

Instagram seems to be a marketing prerequisite. The social network, which was acquired by Facebook in 2012, features heavily in branding strategies for startups because it facilities a connection with a specific audience. The platform has over 700 million registered users, 250 million daily users …

Marketing

New Economy Class Meals and More at Royal Jordanian

I have a bit of a soft spot for <b>one</b>world carrier Royal Jordanian. Several years ago I had the pleasure of taking several flights with them in business …

Airlines

Old School VET in a Digital Economy

Why “old school” vocational skills can't be forgotten in our race to be seen as digital leaders<p>The figures sound stark: as many as half of …

Australian News

CBU prof looks into new economy

Some people look at the ground water that remains after a mine closes and see potentially toxic waste. Cape Breton University chemistry professor …

Canadian News

Egypt’s digital economy to hit record $3.5 billion in 2017

Egypt’s digital industry is predicted to be worth $3.5 bllion in 2017<b>Egypt’s digital economy is set to reach a record-high of $3.5 billion,</b> …

Innovation

Most expensive Apple iPhone in history will hit Australian wallets hardest

The most expensive Apple iPhone in the tech giant’s history will cost Australians hundreds of dollars more than users in the United …

Australian National University

Businesses warn UK digital economy 'at risk' from Brexit

Under EU regulations, businesses are only allowed to move data from within the bloc to countries outside of it if those countries meet the EU …

Brexit

Singapore to focus on digital economy, trade facilitation as Asean chair in 2018

SINGAPORE will pursue a set of tangible deliverables that aim to deepen regional connectivity, and position Asean as a region for seamless economic …

Singapore

Govt to examine driverless car trials

The fear of having driverless cars roaming Australian roads could be allayed with government-backed trials to give the public a taste of the …

Driverless Cars

5 reasons why Amsterdam is the heart of Europe’s digital economy

The team at Interxion outline their reasons why the Netherlands’ capital is a hot spot for CTOs and IT experts in the know.<p>One of the oldest cities …

Europe

Ripple Expands Its Daily Operations in India

While the cryptocurrency market is recovering nicely amid the ICO ban in China, popular cryptocurrencies, such as Ripple, are still developing and …

Bitcoin