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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

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

Top of the List: Biggest digital marketing firms in KC

This week, the Kansas City Business Journal ranks the area's digital marketing firms by revenue from digital marketing. The accompanying gallery shows the top five on The List. For the full List, subscribers can look at the weekly print edition. The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2018

US IC firms may see China revenue prospects dimmed by trade war

Semiconductor and some high-tech hardware are among the product list facing 25% import tariff announced by .....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 9th, 2018

Trying to reduce construction costs in SoMa? Look up to the ceiling

Digital tech firms, including Facebook, Salesforce and Prezi, are moving en masse into San Francisco, particularly the East Cut area of SoMa, and demanding a modern aesthetic. One universal feature they have in mind: open ceilings. But, replicat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 20th, 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

eMarketer: Amazon Just Became the Third-Largest U.S. Digital Ad Platform

The tech titan's ad revenue is forecast to grow at 50% per year for the next couple of years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 20th, 2018

IRS weighs easing tax-free spinoff rules in boon to tech, pharma

The Internal Revenue Service is considering relaxing the rules for companies to qualify for tax-free spinoffs -- a shift that could benefit drugmakers and tech firms with promising early-stage products......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 25th, 2018

Australian Government Agency Says Blockchain "Interesting" But Hyped

Australia's Digital Transformation Agency says blockchain is hyped by firms working with the tech and still has better alternatives......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 23rd, 2018