France to bring in digital tax for tech giants - FinMin

The Finance Minister has said France will tax digital giants at a national level from 2019 if .....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 6th, 2018

Four Agricultural Giants Eye Blockchain in Push to Digitize Global Trade

The four biggest agricultural corporations plan to utilize tech such as blockchain and AI to bring the global grain trade into the digital age......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 26th, 2018

EU To Review New Digital Tax Plan From France, Germany

Last month, the European Union announced the collapse of its plans to tax internet and tech giants like Alphabet Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google and Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB). read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 3rd, 2018

France will tax digital giants from 2019 even if no EU-wide agreement: FinMin

Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday said France will tax digital giants at a national level from 2019 if European Union states cannot reach an agreement on a tax on digital revenues for the bloc......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2018

New Zealand to target online giants with digital tax

New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, extending a global effort to bring global tech giants into the tax net......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 18th, 2019

Tech giants, world leaders — but not U.S. — pledge to curb internet hate speech

The leaders of France and New Zealand joined wi.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 15th, 2019

Tech giants, world leaders pledge to curb hate speech and violence promoted by internet

The leaders of France and New Zealand joined wi.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 15th, 2019

THE TECH COMPANIES IN PAYMENTS REPORT: How technology giants are using their reach and digital prowess to take on traditional banks (GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL, FB, MSFT, AMZN)

BII As .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 28th, 2018

Suburban companies battle tech giants for talent. Downtown office spaces are their secret weapon.

In the quest for digital talent, Chicago-a.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 21st, 2018

State of the Art: We Have Reached Peak Screen. Now Revolution Is in the Air.

With smartphones, everything digital has been managed through screens. Now that all of our visual capacity has been captured, the tech giants are starting to build a less eyes-only world......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJun 27th, 2018

High-Tech Homeless Wearing QR Codes For Cashless Panhandling

Homeless people in the UK are wearing QR codes around their necks as part of a new Oxford University-backed initiative to bring panhandling into the digital age, reports the BBC.  The "social innovation project," called .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 10th, 2018

When Digital Platforms Become Censors

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other tech giants say that they’re open forums. What happens when they start to shut down voices they consider beyond the pale?.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 18th, 2018

Europe"s new data law upends global online advertising

Europe's new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy and is strengthening the hand of giants such as Google and Facebook in the $200 billion global digital advertising industry......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 23rd, 2018

German finance ministry abandons digital tax plan for tech giants, Reuters says

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 5th, 2018

Gemalto Taps R3 Tech for Blockchain Identity Pilot

Digital security firm Gemalto is teaming up blockchain startup R3 to pilot a new platform aimed to bring digital identities closer to the mainstream......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 18th, 2018

Inside the private Justice Dept. meeting that could lead to new probes of tech giants

Attorney General Jeff Sessions opened the meeting by raising questions of possible ideological bias among the tech companies and sought to bring the conversation back to that topic at least twice more, according to the D.C. attorney general......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 25th, 2018

Technology’s Digital Deceit

Fascination discussion of how tech giants have been leveraging algorithms in a way that is inherently problematic by New America: “The central problem of disinformation corrupting American political culture is not Russ.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureSep 26th, 2018

Tech giants face global push for digital taxes

Dozens of countries are stepping up efforts to levy new taxes on technology giants such as Alphabet Inc. and Facebook Inc., hoping to capture revenue from digital services as economic activity increasingly shifts online......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 28th, 2018

UK treasury chief proposes ‘digital services tax’ on tech giants

The head of the United Kingdom’s treasury has proposed a new tax targeting tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 29th, 2018

U.K. targets tech giants with a digital services tax that would start in 2020

The U.K. is targeting the likes of Alphab.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 29th, 2018

British treasury chief proposes ‘digital services tax’ on tech giants

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer, Phillip Hammond, has proposed a new tax targeting technology companies such as Google, Facebook and Amazon. The tax would take effect starting in April 2020 and generate about $512 million per year......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 29th, 2018