A call for greater transparency.
A lot of banks started experimenting with blockchain in 2015 but they’ve made little progress.
Centre stage: Google CEO Sundar Pichai.
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Tech companies use product launches to position themselves as the heroes of the digital revolution.
Flash in the pan?
WeWork’s uncertain future reflects how investors have wised up to the hype around Silicon Valley start ups.
Communications infrastructure and investing in skills will be vital to success in the 21st century.
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Australia is falling behind other countries in digital skills and infrastructure, but smarter planning and investment can turn things around.
Traditional banks don’t understand the challenge they face from fintech disruptors and their competitive advantage is on the wane.
Internet issues in Indonesia need to be tackled.
Indonesia needs a digital affairs ministry if it wants to tap growing potential and tackle mounting issues.
Huawei has revealed Harmony OS, its alternative to Android.
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The technology behind the new OS certainly looks promising. But it’s no magic solution to the US trade ban.
Connecting with the digital economy is a trickier prospect out here.
Remote Queensland farmers are among the least “digitally included” communities in Australia, according to a new report that documents the impacts of low access, affordability and digital ability for families and communites.
Ikea’s Hyderabad store has not been as busy as the Swedish giants had hoped.
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India’s furniture industry is worth US$32billion and is projected to double by 2023.
South Africans with jobs fear that automation could make them redundant.
The governments needs to adjust its agenda to take on board concerns voiced by citizens about the impact of technological changes.
New research reveals that many 19- to 24-year-olds are highly concerned about how organisations collect and use their data. This could be the beginning of a significant push back.
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Astronomic valuations for non-profitable companies are popular in Silicon Valley but how are they calculated and what do they reflect?
Cutting Huawei out of the picture would limit Western access to new, state-of-the art technology.
The digital economy will impact the ability of cities to generate revenue through traditional land-based taxes. A new solution is needed.
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As more Canadians flock to urban centres, those cities have fewer options to raise taxes New tax policies are needed that reflect the shift to a digital economy.
Oldham, Greater Manchester, is one of the UK’s most deprived places.
The foundational economy has largely been overlooked in public policy but it could provide shelter from the Brexit storm for the UK’s deprived regions.
Despite the growing role of data and technology in the world economy, there are very few rules to govern digital trade.
The end of the era of self-regulation for big tech companies is nigh.
Slack is especially popular in the tech world.
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Shareholder pressure and influence brings with it the quest for short-term returns at the expense of longer-term creativity and innovation.
There is a plethora of highly troubling issues facing the global economy that are caused, in part, by globalisation.