Wednesday , March 29 2017

Lazada brings Alibaba’s biggest bazaar to Singapore

  Bloomberg Alibaba’s bringing its teeming Taobao internet marketplace to Singapore. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Lazada Group SA are teaming up to sell select Taobao products direct to shoppers in the affluent island-state, striking their first partnership since the Chinese company took control of Southeast Asia’s largest e-commerce operator ...

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UK tops Europe for venture investment despite ‘Brexit’

UK tops Europe for venture investment despite Brexit worry copy

  Bloomberg The UK drew more venture-capital investment last year than the next four European countries combined, mitigating concerns that Brexit is hurting British startups’ fundraising. Venture-capital firms plowed 6.8 billion pounds ($8.5 billion) into Britain last year, according to an annual study released on Wednesday from Tech City UK, ...

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Telecom policy tilts in favour of industry under Trump’s FCC

Net neutrality law and protection of data equality

  NEW YORK / AP Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as newly installed federal regulators begin chipping away at hard-fought protections on privacy and competition. These protections, put in place during the Obama administration, had upset the phone and cable industries. The new regime at ...

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