2019 will be another ‘Year of the Graph’: OpenCorporates is…

If you don’t know what OpenCorporates does, this is a good opportunity to learn. Whether directly or indirectly, chances are OpenCorporates has already been valuable to you in some way. OpenCorporates crawls the web and aggregates and structures information about corporate ownership and structure all over the world. Also: The web as a database: The biggest
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NEW DELHI — The Indian antitrust watchdog has launched an investigation into Google for allegedly putting competing developers at a disadvantage in accessing mobile phones that use its Android operating system. The Competition Commission of India has been reviewing the case for six months and met with executives of the Alphabet unit at least once, Reuters reported
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The Cairncross Review has published its much-anticipated report today, with a series of recommendations for safeguarding the future of UK journalism. The recommendations include a Competition & Markets Authority investigation into the online ad industry, new codes of conduct to ensure quality online journalism and zero VAT on online publications. Here is a round-up of
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“Considering the amount of personal medical and mental health information Facebook accumulates in determining whether a person is at risk for suicide, the public health system it actives through calling emergency services, and the need to ensure equal access and efficacy if the system does actually work as hoped, the scope seems more fitting for
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Consumers repudiate and recoil from a central organising principle of modern marketing: that brands can — and do — target advertising and other messages at them based on their web browsing behaviour and other personal data. Participants in the global digital marketing ecosystem have convinced themselves that consumers are thoroughly on board with the industry’s
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Pintec Technology (NASDAQ:PT) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) are both business services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and earnings. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Pintec Technology and Alphabet’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and
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The Year of the Pig is finally here. As we look back, it was evident that e-commerce has reached new heights in China. Today, more than 40 per cent of all e-commerce transactions take place in China alone. However, China’s contribution to the growth of e-commerce extends beyond its own borders. Among them who saw
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A highly targeted, malware-laced phishing campaign landed in the inboxes of multiple credit unions last week. The missives are raising eyebrows because they were sent only to specific anti-money laundering contacts at credit unions, and many credit union sources say they suspect the non-public data may have been somehow obtained from the National Credit Union
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This is second in a 10-part series on influential figures in the Heisei Era, which began in 1989 and will end when Emperor Akihito abdicates in April. In Heisei, Japan was roiled by economic excess and stagnation, as well as a struggle for political and social reform. This series explores those who left their imprint
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