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Digital domination: Tech firms drive revenue by solving new challenges

More than 20 companies in this year’s Fast 50 list are technology companies, ranging from digital marketing to online proctoring to mobile games to video advertising......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2019

U.K. Plans to Introduce Digital Tax on Tech Firms

The U.K. said it will move ahead with plans to introduce a first-of-its-kind tax on locally generated revenue by large technology firms—the most concrete attempt yet by an industrialized nation to rewrite the world’s tax code for the digital era......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 31st, 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

U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform

Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France's new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 19th, 2019

Huawei warns on U.S. ban after China smartphone sales drive first-half revenue

Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies warned on Tuesday a U.S. trade blacklisting will impact short-term revenue growth, even as its half-year revenue surged 23% thanks to soaring smartphone sales at home......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 30th, 2019

Everybody hates the key card. Will your phone replace it?

Hotels are accelerating the installation of door-lock systems that can accept cellphone-generated digital keys. Why? A combined desire to increase revenue, drive customers to their loyalty sites and offer a better guest experience......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2019

Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe

The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big Tech......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 23rd, 2019

Digital Health Companies Hit a New VC Funding Record in 2018

Health care is headed for the cloud. Digital health tech investment is nearing the moon. The digital health funding fever is far from breaking. Venture funding for digital health firms around the world hit an all-time high of $14.6 billion.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 23rd, 2019

Raytheon to merge with United Tech, becoming among the largest firms in Mass.

Raytheon Co., the 98-year-old defense contractor headquartered in Waltham, will merge with Connecticut-based United Technologies in an all-stock deal that will create one of the largest public companies in the state by headcount, revenue and marke.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 9th, 2019

Bengaluru, Gurugram top five tech cities in Asia Pacific region: Report

In 2018, Asia Pacific companies accounted for 43 per cent of the revenue generated by the world’s top 100 technology firms.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMay 28th, 2019

Daimler CEO Zetsche hands over to successor amid tech change

Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche is handing off to his successor after 13 years at the helm as the company faces challenges from the transition to electric cars and digital transportation technologies......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 22nd, 2019

Take this app: Tech firms tackle opioid crisis with software

Technology firms are taking aim at the opioid crisis and related health problems with a new class of treatments -- digital therapeutics -- delivered by smartphone. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 19th, 2019

EU unfair practices digital rules put spotlight on Google, Amazon, Facebook

Google and Amazon will have to tell companies how they rank products on their platforms while Facebook and other tech firms will have to be more transparent about their terms and conditions under new EU rules approved on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 2019

Tech Accelerators, NGOs Join To Fast-Track Environmental Innovations

Tech accelerators help nonprofits fast-track technology aimed at solving environmental challenges When Hawaii’s last sugar mil.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 15th, 2019

Tech, health firms race to help consumers manage personal data

Recent moves by the Trump administration are spurring competition among technology and health-care companies to help consumers corral their digital health data, prompting questions about privacy and control......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 2nd, 2019

McDonald"s makes acquisition to personalize the drive thru

McDonald's announced plans Monday to acquire a tech company — its largest deal in 20 years — as it continues to push its U.S. locations into the digital age......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2019

"Europe will become a digital backwater": there"s a new war over online privacy and metadata in Europe right now (FB, GOOG)

Clemens Bilan/Getty Tech firms have begun seriously lobbying against another set of proposed European privacy laws, called "ePrivacy." ePrivacy would give consumers control over their communications metadata, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 29th, 2018

Chobani"s incubator focuses on food tech disruptors

Chobani is looking for technology startups passionate about solving challenges in the food and agriculture arena to participate in its latest incubator program, a food tech residency.  The residency will be held concurrently with Chobani’s fourth.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 15th, 2018

Digital Realty (DLR) Expands in Toronto With New Facility

Digital Realty Trust's (DLR) expansion in Toronto is a strategic fit since a number of financial and technology firms, as well as tech start-u.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 15th, 2018

In battle for tech workers, downtown office spaces are suburban firms" secret weapon

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

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 21st, 2018

Mercedes awards tech startups $100,000 to boost efficiency

In its push for digital transformation, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International is awarding two tech startups for their innovative solutions to challenges faced by the plant. Automap LLP and doks Innovation GMBH LLC are receiving $50,000 each at the Mercedes-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2018