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World Economic Forum Says Tech Firms Must Do More to Tackle Extremism

If tech firms don’t act, governments may impose regulations limiting free speech. U.S. tech firms such as Facebook fb and Twitter twtr should be more aggressive in tackling extremism and political misinformation if they want to avoid government action, a … Continue reading

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Consumer goods firms harness online data to tap Southeast Asia e-commerce boom

SINGAPORE/BANGKOK (Reuters) – When diaper maker DSG International (Thailand) wants to know what its customers are thinking, it often turns to Lazada, an e-commerce firm majority-owned by Alibaba Group Holding (BABA.N). FILE PHOTO: The Singapore Lazada website is seen in … Continue reading

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Digital firms pay less than half tax of traditional rivals: EU Commission

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Digital companies in the European Union pay in tax less than half the amount paid by traditional firms, the European Commission said in a draft report which backs plans to increase the tax bill of firms like … Continue reading

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New York governor wants credit-reporting firms to follow cyber rules

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that he wants credit-reporting firms to comply with the state’s cyber-security regulations, the latest government official to crack down on the industry in the wake of the massive … Continue reading

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Acacia’s $125M IPO filing a rarity among networking firms in 2015

Acacia Communications, an optical networking company that boosts bandwidth for cloud and other service providers, Monday filed for an initial public offering — a rarity during a year in which the number of tech companies going public is at its … Continue reading

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IT firms’ cloud appetite strong as gear sales surge 25 percent

In another sign of the movement of more and more data into cloud services, global first-quarter sales of cloud-related hardware rose 25.1 percent year on year, to nearly US$ 6.3 billion, according to an IDC survey. The Worldwide Quarterly Cloud … Continue reading

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IT firms’ cloud appetite strong as gear sales surge 25 percent

In another sign of the movement of more and more data into cloud services, global first-quarter sales of cloud-related hardware rose 25.1 percent year on year, to nearly US$ 6.3 billion, according to an IDC survey. The Worldwide Quarterly Cloud … Continue reading

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