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Opinion: End of net neutrality — license to print money

So far, all data on the internet has had to be transported on an equal footing, above all at the same speed. In the US, that will change. Jörg Brunsmann asks why politicians are making...

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Google’s AI-driven smartphone will learn what you like

The tech giant believes its new Pixel phones, driven by artificial intelligence (AI), will give it the edge over Apple. Among the new features, the phone offers real time voice translation from 96 languages. As...

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Demystifying the google fine

Yes, a hefty fine has been meted out to Google by the European Commission (EC) and no, it is not being fined for showing the best results in response to a search! The much talked...

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“The Great Narrowing” of the S&P 500

Over the past 10 weeks – so since March 1, 2017 – five stocks in the S&P 500 index have gained a total of $260 billion in market value, the infamous FAANG stocks: Facebook, Apple,...

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Opinion: Snapchat and other social media should share the spoils of unpaid labor

There’s a problem with Snapchat’s valuation of $24 billion. The company doesn’t deserve the money. That goes for all social media that rely on user generated content. Pay the people, says DW’s Zulfikar Abbany.  ...

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There’s a Lot More at Stake in this IPO than Just Toxic Financials

Snap Inc., the parent company of SnapChat, filed for an IPO on Thursday. The filing revealed just how toxic this deal is going to be, not just from a financial point of view – a...

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How green is your internet?

The massive servers required to process your tweets and videos are set to cause more carbon emissions than aviation. This week, Google pledged to power all its servers from renewables. Believe it or not, when...

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Social Media Marketing and its Future: An Opinion

Very recently, Rajdeep Sardesai, one of India’s well-known television journalists, disabled his Twitter account. He cited “concerted campaign of lies and abuse on a daily basis” being the reason for his action. This raises the...

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World’s first self-driving cabs take to Singapore streets

The Asian city-state has taken the lead in becoming the location of the world’s first public experiment with self-driving taxis. The outcome of the trial is likely to revolutionize the global automotive industry. The world’s...

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Yahoo : Case of strategic failure

In 1998, yahoo had the chance to buy Google for $1-2 Mn in its nascent years. They said Google’s PageRank ain’t worth the pennies. In 2002, Yahoo had the might to buy Google for $5...

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What does the GSK-Google bioelectronic medicine deal mean?

Bioelectronic medicine is embryonic. But British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and US tech firm Alphabet see its potential. With one eye on research and another on your data, they will jointly invest millions. Look around the web...

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Facts at the speed of tweet are nice but ‘do not give us deeper meaning’

American philosopher Michael P. Lynch says the internet is high on fast facts but low on deeper knowledge and understanding. The age of big data – the “internet of us” – may fail us, if...