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....In fact, they are destined to be much more slithery. "We try to get people to move away from the word snake because it's seen as kind of scary but even I find myself all the time calling it a snake," says Richard Mills from marine tech firm Kongsberg. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....03bn and a pre-tax profit of £149m in the UK for the 12 months to the end of June 2016. Like other major tech firms, Google has come under pressure over its tax arrangements. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....In some ways advances in technology have made this easier, enabling firms to be present around the world, even in places where they don't have a physical presence. The latest annual ranking of the world's most valuable brands by consultancy Interbrand is dominated by tech firms. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The move is a major blow to the British company, which designs the graphics processors used in smartphones and other electronic devices and relies on Apple for half its revenues. The firm warned that the US tech firm risked infringing its intellectual property rights. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:12:51 PM
....In fact, they are destined to be much more slithery. "We try to get people to move away from the word snake because it's seen as kind of scary but even I find myself all the time calling it a snake," says Richard Mills from marine tech firm Kongsberg. ...
Bed and breakfast? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:20:27 PM
....In some ways advances in technology have made this easier, enabling firms to be present around the world, even in places where they don't have a physical presence. The latest annual ranking of the world's most valuable brands by consultancy Interbrand is dominated by tech firms. ...
Apple exit sends UK chip firm's shares into freefall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 08:10:18 AM
....The move is a major blow to the British company, which designs the graphics processors used in smartphones and other electronic devices and relies on Apple for half its revenues. The firm warned that the US tech firm risked infringing its intellectual property rights. ...
Google reveals latest UK tax bill image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 02:19:00 PM
....03bn and a pre-tax profit of £149m in the UK for the 12 months to the end of June 2016. Like other major tech firms, Google has come under pressure over its tax arrangements. ...
French advertising giant pulls out of Google and YouTube image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 03:08:24 PM
....David Pemsel, the Guardian’s chief executive, wrote to Google to say it was unacceptable for its advertising to be misused in this way and the media group would be withdrawing its advertising until Google could “provide guarantees that this ad misplacement via Google and YouTube will not happen in the future”. In a week which saw increasing political pressure on tech firms, representatives from Google, Twitter and Facebook were hauled in front of department of Culture, Media and Sport on Tuesday morning. ...
After Brexit, Israel senses a chance to boost trade with UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 04:00:38 PM
....Ron Atzmon, managing director of the ID authentication tech company Au10tix, wants the UK–Israel relationship to replicate aspects of the EU, with harmonisation of VAT rates and intellectual property regulations. Coupled with more relaxed immigration rules, Atzmon says this would ensure Israeli tech firms will come to a UK where tech “knowledge is not overflowing outside of London”. ...
Has TalkTalk’s security been breached yet again? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 06:59:27 AM
.... The fraudsters went on to clean out their bank account. TalkTalk denies responsibility and has refused to refund victims, saying it was just one of a number of tech firms targeted. ...
Work zombies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 12:28:39 AM
....Of course there are certain behaviours, such as swearing, or nudity, for example, that aren't acceptable in any workplace, but having a toned down version of yourself could be no good for you or your company. "Zombies", is how Elisa Steele, chief executive of tech firm Jive Software refers to such people. ...
Apple, Samsung and Microsoft react to Wikileaks' CIA dump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 09:32:08 AM
. Several of the tech firms whose products have been allegedly compromised by the CIA have given their first reactions to the claims. ...
Brexit budget: what leave and remain voters in Hull and London want image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 08:23:59 AM
.... Moss says firms are worried about future trading relationships, how any uncertainty might hit investment and how easily they can access skilled workers after Brexit. The seat is home to hotels that employ large numbers of EU workers and tech firms such as Google, which recently confirmed plans to build a new headquarters in nearby King’s Cross and create 3,000 jobs. ...
Every time we take an Uber we’re spreading its social poison | Laurie Penny image
....Uber clearly has as little regard for the consent and dignity of its customers, its low-earning “partners” and the communities in which they live as it does for the consent and dignity of womankind in general. This matters because Uber is more than just a tech firm. ...
Snapchat firm share price soars on debut image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 04:33:26 PM
....It left Snap valued at almost $30bn, although it has never made a profit. The firm's initial public offering is the biggest for a US tech firm since Facebook in 2012 and will turn the company's founders, Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy, into multi-billionaires. ...
Snapchat goes public at $29bn and makes co-founders tech billionaires image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 04:27:48 PM
....1bn. The move gave a measure of comfort to investors who are expecting Snapchat’s sale to push a new generation of successful tech firms, including Uber and Airbnb, to list publicly. ...
UK robotics research gets £17.3m pledge image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 07:42:08 AM
.... . The event drew thousands of exhibitors from around the world seeking investment, distribution deals and publicity, but France sent almost five times more tech firms than Britain. ...
Will Pirc squeeze Apple until the pips squeak? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
....There are also product launches on the horizon, with new iPad models due, and the iPhone 8 supposedly planned for September. Meanwhile Pirc is not confining its critiques to US tech firms. ...
Don’t be a dinosaur image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 12:37:05 AM
....Six years on, the company now has four million students around the world, learning tech skills such as data science, machine learning and android. One of its main offerings is a so called "Nanodegree", an online qualification with a monthly fee that takes six months to a year, which teaches basic programming skills for entry level positions at tech firms. ...
Financial firms in talks with Amsterdam over relocation from London image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 05:34:01 PM
....Amsterdam is in talks with major financial institutions based in the city of London about their imminent relocation to the Dutch capital, but its deputy mayor has warned the national government that the country’s strict cap on bankers’ bonuses could put it at a disadvantage in the Europe-wide scramble to capture Britain’s financial sector. The Amsterdam mayor’s office has been in negotiations with American and Japanese banks, along with fintech firms and other specialist finance firms, about moving staff and operations from London as a consequence of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, the city’s deputy mayor told the Guardian. ...
World's eight richest people have same wealth as poorest 50% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 12:01:08 AM
....Oxfam said the world’s poorest 50% owned the same in assets as the $426bn owned by a group headed by Gates, Amancio Ortega, the founder of the Spanish fashion chain Zara, and Warren Buffett, the renowned investor and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway. The others are Carlos Slim Helú: the Mexican telecoms tycoon and owner of conglomerate Grupo Carso; Jeff Bezos: the founder of Amazon; Mark Zuckerberg: the founder of Facebook; Larry Ellison, chief executive of US tech firm Oracle; and Michael Bloomberg; a former mayor of New York and founder and owner of the Bloomberg news and financial information service. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 12:09:54 AM
....Prof Lane believes that we're also going to start seeing biometric devices integrated not just into clothes and wearable devices, but directly on to our bodies as well. For example, US tech firm Chaotic Moon Studios - now called Fjord - has created a prototype tech tattoo - a skin-mounted monitor that connects to your smartphone to monitor heart rate, blood pressure and even track movement via GPS. ...
Snapchat sets up international office in London image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 10:14:48 AM
....At the moment, the firm's UK workforce is just 75 strong, and although that will expand, it's hardly the equivalent of a car plant in Sunderland - though baristas in Soho will be grateful for the opportunity to sell a lot more decaf skinny lattes. But this does signal that post Brexit London, with its skilled workforce, its strength in advertising and its relatively low tax rates will remain a very attractive location for tech firms, especially those that aren't moving physical goods across borders. ...
Tech's bad bromance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:18:10 AM
. Silicon Valley is so male-dominated that there's a name for the young, brash men who populate the region's many start-ups and high-tech firms: "brogrammers". ...
Battling the 'brogrammers' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:17:54 AM
. Silicon Valley is so male-dominated that there's a name for the young, brash men who populate the region's many start-ups and high-tech firms: "brogrammers". ...
Fewer car owners and more driverless vehicles in future, survey reveals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:01:02 AM
....As fewer people see the need to buy a car, a majority of automotive executives believe the industry will increasingly focus on making money from peripheral digital services to be used with their vehicles. The results suggest that producing driverless, electric vehicles to sell to tech firms, such as Google or Apple, that consumers would then pay to use could be a growth area in the industry in the coming years, according to an analyst. ...
Global car industry worries about the new warning signs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 10:32:43 AM
....” So BMW has teamed its electric i3 models with the DriveNow car-sharing business and General Motors is partnering with taxi-hailing app Lyft in a driverless trial. Tech giants Manufacturers are spending billions on cleaner engines and electric or digitally connected vehicles, offsetting that cost by working more with tech firms. ...
Japanese company replaces office workers with artificial intelligence image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 09:57:31 AM
....The move is unlikely to be welcomed, however, by 34 employees who will be made redundant by the end of March. The system is based on IBM’s Watson Explorer, which, according to the tech firm, possesses “cognitive technology that can think like a human”, enabling it to “analyse and interpret all of your data, including unstructured text, images, audio and video”. ...
Changing direction image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 11:32:46 PM
....The millennial generation no longer regards car ownership as a necessity, while the ageing generation sees taxi-hailing and driverless technology as the way to keep them mobile, Briggs says. For years, carmakers and tech firms, with their different cultures and pace of development, eyed each other with mutual suspicion. ...
Ireland may not get Apple's €13bn back taxes in full, EU says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 11:56:26 AM
....Margrethe Vestager, the EU competition commissioner, suggested Ireland may not see the full €13bn in back taxes if Apple chose to pay larger amounts to its US headquarters to fund research and development. Speaking to the Irish Independent, she said the total paid to Ireland could be reduced because other EU member states may demand more tax from Apple if they concluded that the US tech firm had underpaid them, because it had been routing profits to Apple’s Irish headquarters in Cork. ...
Labour calls for closer scrutiny of tech firms and their algorithms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 06:12:07 PM
.... The question is, how do we make that regulation effective when we can’t see the algorithm?”. Labour’s industrial paper, due to be published after the Christmas break, will call for suggestions on how tech firms could be more closely supervised by government. ...
Southern rail dispute reflects workers’ growing fears about rise of automation image
....Amazon, Google and Facebook, which have seen their incomes and profits grow immeasurably in recent years, are not among the postwar generation of firms desperately automating their processes to stay in business – they automate from the very outset. Twenty years ago, a company with a similar stock market value and number of customers as Facebook would have employed hundreds of thousands more staff than the tech firm does today. ...
Who is Peter Thiel and why is he advising Donald Trump? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 03:57:24 PM
.... Instead, he wrote, only technology can make a difference in the world. He has backed up these words through the Thiel Foundation, which has given cash to tech firms working on breakthroughs such as extending life, living on the sea and making machines truly intelligent. ...
The future of shopping: drones, digital mannequins and leaving without paying image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of December 2016 03:59:02 PM
....Doing the shopping may soon require nothing other than a shiny little box. Nearly all the major tech firms, including Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook, are developing digital home assistants that respond to voice commands. ...
Spot the difference image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 12:04:21 AM
....So how can ad firms differentiate between seemingly similar people and fire more relevant ads at them?. "The best way we have found to do that is through the picture gallery," says Ofri Ben-Porat, founder and chief executive of Pixoneye, an Israeli ad tech firm. ...
Extremist images 'fingerprinted' by tech firms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of December 2016 11:08:09 PM
....Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are collaborating to stop violent, extremist images and video being spread via their sites. The four tech firms plan to create a database that contains "digital fingerprints" of the content. ...
Apple reveals self-driving car plans image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 4th of December 2016 09:53:08 AM
....However, Ford, which itself plans to have self-driving cars on the road by 2021, has said it was working on the basis that Apple was building one. The tech firm has already registered several car-related internet domains, including apple. ...
Fake Apple chargers fail safety tests image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of December 2016 12:18:50 AM
....It comes as Apple has complained of a "flood" of fakes being sold on Amazon. Apple revealed in October that it was suing a third-party vendor, which it said was putting customers "at risk" by selling power adapters masquerading as those sold by the Californian tech firm. ...
How we're shopping image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 12:04:24 AM
....But how does the discount day compare with other retail bonanzas?. "In just three short years, Black Friday has radically reshaped consumer spending over the Christmas period in the UK," says John Watton, of tech firm Adobe. ...
Ex-Autonomy director accused by US prosecutors of elaborate financial fraud image
....Hogenson sent an email to the FSA on 26 July 2010, allegedly raising a red flag over Autonomy’s dealings with resellers of its software. Autonomy was once a leading light in “Silicon Fen”, the cluster of tech firms around Cambridge university. ...
Google hits back at EU claim over Android abuses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 02:37:50 PM
...."Android hasn't hurt competition, it's expanded it," said Kent Walker, general counsel of Google. The US tech firm sent its reply on Thursday to anti-trust charges issued by the EU earlier this year over the smartphone platform. ...
Dow Jones closes at all-time high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 09:22:12 AM
Move over, Manchester – Midlands motor Birmingham is setting the pace image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 06:01:24 AM
....Birmingham’s renaissance has further to go, Knight Frank’s Hudson argues. He said the growing financial sector and Birmingham’s proximity to London give it the potential to become a technology centre as tech firms set up to serve banks and jobs in manufacturing are performed by robots. ...
Written off image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of November 2016 12:12:24 AM
....This enables business relationships to be "described, enforced and verified without the unnecessary involvement of superfluous middlemen, and with much greater levels of proof," he says. Ron Hirson, chief product officer at US-based tech firm DocuSign, agrees, saying: "The benefits of digital business are outweighing the nostalgia of the hand-written signature. ...
Media merger image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of October 2016 06:45:49 AM
....For any smaller media company without privileged access to a network like AT&T's, it will be increasingly hard to get noticed and push past the dominant market players. And with media analysts expecting this deal to kick off more consolidation in the industry (Disney buying Netflix to help its distribution is one rumour doing the rounds, while a big tech firm like Apple or Google buying Disney is also seen as a possibility by some) things are only likely to get harder for small players. ...
Uber drivers await tribunal verdict on employment status image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of October 2016 05:00:03 AM
....Uber has about 30,000 drivers in the capital and has expanded to several other UK cities. It says it is not a transport company but a tech firm that provides an app that links drivers to customers. ...
Yahoo 'secretly scanned emails for US authorities' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of October 2016 06:47:01 PM
....Reuters news agency says the firm built special software last year to comply with a classified request. "Yahoo is a law abiding company, and complies with the laws of the United States," the tech firm said in a statement provided to the BBC. ...
Brexit 'rollercoaster' warning as Hammond axes deficit target image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of October 2016 01:16:04 AM
.... . The economy is taking centre stage on Monday with Mr Hammond, who was appointed by Theresa May to replace Mr Osborne when she became prime minister, also promising £220m to help tech firms realise their ideas in the UK and guaranteeing firms which secure multi-year funding from the EU between now and the UK's exit that the UK will plug the gap after Brexit. ...
Thirsty business image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of September 2016 11:09:19 PM
....". Green data centres may sound like an anomaly by their very nature - but it is a commitment taken seriously by many of the world's leading tech firms. ...
Yahoo breach: Troy Hunt gives tips to protect yourself image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of September 2016 10:16:57 PM
....The Yahoo data breach is thought to be the biggest of its kind. The tech firm says it believes at least 500 million accounts may have been compromised. ...
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Investing in $1bn tech firms - US vs UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of September 2016 11:05:15 PM
The rise of Micro Focus image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of September 2016 11:04:45 AM
.... Since then Micro Focus's fortunes have changed dramatically. Last week it joined the FTSE 100 and on Thursday bought the software arm of Hewlett Packard Enterprise to become one of the UK's largest tech firms. ...
Apple's iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 06:31:47 PM
...."It seems people don't want all their smartphone features on a smartwatch - what they want is basic notifications and basic alerts, and that's why some other brands are now making traditional-looking watches with additional digital features instead," said Mr Jeronimo. "That's a challenge for Apple as well as for Samsung and other tech firms selling feature-rich smartwatches. ...
Divinely digital image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of September 2016 11:41:34 PM
.... . "All told, Bible apps communicate data to over 2,500 servers across forty-two countries," the tech firm said. ...
EU's net neutrality guidelines get published image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of August 2016 07:02:35 PM
.... . For smaller ISPs, which might have struggled to convince the tech firms to pay for faster access, it should ensure a more competitive market. ...
ARM deal is selling out our winners, says Lord Myners image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of August 2016 10:41:11 AM
....The £24. 3bn deal to sell UK tech firm ARM to Japan's Softbank is an example of the UK "selling out of our winners", former City minister Lord Myners has said. ...
Can't wait, won't wait! image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of August 2016 11:32:16 PM
....Why?. "It's mainly because of all the third-party connections to Google, Facebook and Twitter," says Dave Anderson, the tech firm's vice president of marketing. ...
Tencent overtakes Alibaba as China's biggest tech company image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of August 2016 09:56:44 AM
. Tencent has overtaken its rival Alibaba to become China's most valuable tech firm after strong results. ...
KPMG changes graduate interviews to suit millennials image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 31st of July 2016 11:09:12 PM
....But the biggest complaint, made by more than half of those surveyed, was about not receiving any feedback if they were unsuccessful. KPMG chairman Simon Collins said the company felt it had to make the changes to make sure it could compete with smaller start-up or tech firms, which often offer a faster recruitment process, to secure the best graduate employees. ...

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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of July 2016 02:40:01 PM
....The couple, from Yorkshire, were devastated when boxer Dylan died of a heart attack in June, aged eight, after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. But after learning that South Korean biotech firm Sooam had begun cloning dead dogs for £67,000 they decided to genetically engineer a copy. ...
Hunting ground image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 25th of July 2016 11:05:24 PM
.... . "Anybody is just two clicks away from finding compromised financial data in social media," says Gabriel Guzman, head of cyber intelligence at RSA, the security division of tech firm EMC. ...
Read this, not that! image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 21st of July 2016 11:09:36 PM
....New users specify what kind of topics they like, then a team of human editors, backed up by computer algorithms, curates content from 1,200 different sources, including Le Figaro, Der Spiegel and The Economist. And Japanese tech firm SmartNews aggregates stories from 1,500 publications, highlighting those that are being most widely read and shared by others - crowdsourced news as it were. ...
WhatsApp in Brazil temporarily suspended image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of July 2016 09:46:23 PM
....". Correspondents said it was the latest clash in a battle between tech firms and judicial systems over how to collaborate in criminal investigations without compromising individual freedoms - like in the dispute between Apple and the FBI over access to the phone of the San Bernardino gunman. ...
ARM founder says Softbank deal is 'sad day' for UK tech image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 18th of July 2016 02:55:52 PM
.... The $20bn deal was the biggest foreign acquisition by a Japanese firm at the time. Softbank intends to preserve the UK tech firm's organisation, including its existing senior management structure and partnership-based business model, ARM said. ...
ARM chip designer to be bought by Japan's Softbank image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 18th of July 2016 06:31:33 AM
....Softbank-ARM deal is a bet on the future. Softbank intends to preserve the UK tech firm's organisation, including its existing senior management structure and partnership-based business model, ARM said. ...
Medi Teddy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 7th of July 2016 11:07:32 PM
....". But securing regulatory and quality standards approval for the toys in different countries was a challenge, Ms Majic admits, but one which most meditech firms face. ...
Twitter live-streams Wimbledon matches image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of July 2016 05:18:16 PM
....Select tennis matches at Wimbledon are being live-streamed on Twitter. It marks the first time the tech firm has broadcast footage from a sports event in this way. ...
Handy bank? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 4th of July 2016 11:08:54 PM
....". As well as several mainstream banks, many other fintech firms have joined Bud, including global "send and spend" money app Revolut, peer-to-peer money transfer firm CurrencyFair, and crowd-investment platform Crowdcube. ...
Emergency service image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 1st of July 2016 12:06:24 AM
.... . But the widespread adoption of smartphones is allowing tech firms around the world to offer app-based emergency alert services. ...
Brits wanted image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of June 2016 04:05:37 AM
.... . He says talk of tech firms flocking to Berlin comes from those who "underestimate what makes London London". ...
Brexit: UK tech sector reacts to Leave vote image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of June 2016 03:48:49 PM
....Now the UK has decided to leave the European Union, technology firms have been left to wonder what the future holds. As news of Brexit broke, tech firms including BT, TalkTalk and software firm Sage reported share price falls. ...
EU backs sharing economy in boost for Uber and Airbnb image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of June 2016 06:02:36 PM
....Frances O’Grady, the general secretary of the UK’s TUC union, said: “The EU guidelines are a good starting point because they make clear that sharing economy companies can be recognised as employers by member states. The UK must build on this to ensure every worker in the sharing economy gets a fair deal, full employment rights, the opportunity to join a union, and is not exploited by a distant tax-dodging tech firm. ...
Turkey 'wins' 2016 house price Championship image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of June 2016 05:01:19 PM
....”. Ireland has become a hub for tech firms, and a business friendly environment has led to significant economic growth, he said, while in Iceland capital controls and currency devaluations have created a competitive export led economy. ...

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