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Why Twitter Can’t Make Money Charging a Subscription Fee

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Twitter comes in a respectable second place amongst social media firms with a very respectable 336 million worldwide active users (67 million in the United States) falling behind only Facebook, which tops the charts at 2.27 billion (242...
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Can De-Identification Protect Your Online Privacy?

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Introduction In the last few years, the global population has an increase in privacy concerns. After the Facebook scandal in the 2016 U.S election, people start to realize how valuable their data is. But is...
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Why We Must Use Tech For Good, Now More Than Ever

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COVID-19 has materially changed the way the world works. For the time being at least. The impact of the virus has been felt across the world, with many countries enforcing stringent lockdowns to help ‘flatten...
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Genius entrepreneurs had their super-power sources of intelligence?

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It does seem so, so make these sources work for you … Are all successful entrepreneurs — think the Sergei Brins and the Jack Mas of this world, from the lost continent of Atlantis? Or...
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Microsoft Having An ‘Edge’ Over Chrome

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A comeback from the revered underdog A Brief History I was never a fan of browsers, well to be exact I was only a fan of one, Chrome. It has been my reliable go-to browser for the...
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Libra may be the end for Facebook – Part I

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In 2019, Facebook crossed a red line. The company announced the Libra project. Before digging into Libra, let’s get a very brief history lesson on Facebook. Back in the 2000’s, Mark Zuckerberg, a 23 year...
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The 12 key MWC sessions for emerging tech and transhumanism

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All the best sessions for AI, AR/VR, and Biohacking MWC, formerly known as Mobile World Congress, is the world’s biggest conference for mobile technology. It is held in Barcelona every year. This year it kicks...
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[Tech in Covid-19] Digital ID – 1 Week, from Dev to Deploy

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Compared to the SARS outbreak 17 years ago, the Covid-19 outbreak is more severe in multiple ways, such as longer incubation time with limited or no symptoms, more contagious, multiple ways of infection. As progress...
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Is Amazon Going to Fail?

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Amazon has changed the world for retail. But has it ever occurred to you that one day it might fail? In 1893, Richard Sears had the idea to create a brand new departmental store called...
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How Congress Blindly Sees the Future of Tech Companies

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Technology Disruption will decimate Congress piece by piece The Congress of the United States of America called 4 CEOs of big tech companies to perform a circus on national TV. Jeff Bezos from Amazon. Tim Cook from Apple....
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Libra may be the end for Facebook: Part 2

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Facebook’s choice to issue a centralized, semi-anonymous, permissioned token (Libra) is puzzling. First, Facebook’s understanding of the concept of modern money seems ambiguous at best, this is because Facebook indicated that Libra will be...
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Internet of Things in Healthcare Industry

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As the diffusion of connected devices proceeds, with the decentralization of the network, with the use of new predictive technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, the need and usefulness of using the...
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How do Amazon’s Premium Shipping Options Compare to Other eCommerce Platforms

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Online shopping continues to grow as a percentage of overall sales and each major retailer and platform is looking for ways to stand out. The main focus for differentiation right now appears to be...
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Latin American Cloud Battlefield: Tech Giants Fighting in Public and Private Clouds

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No doubt about that Cloud computing is leading in recent years the innovation in the tech industry. From the high-powered new infrastructure and more usage of the open-source options, companies are using these available...
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The whole is more of the sum of its parts. How to grow big...

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A circular data economy creates a corporate advantage for the entire ecosystem. What to consider when acquiring or divesting, no matter the asset (a company, a patent, or training for yourself)? As a result of...
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Facebook and Google Love Stock Buybacks

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They generate huge amounts of free cash flow and use the most of this to reduce their share counts — to great effect on their stock prices. Not too many people realize that both Google (GOOG, GOOGL) and Facebook (FB)...
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Google, Facebook and Twitter Are Collecting Your Data They Don’t Want You to Know...

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It’s a known fact that social media sites and search engines are collecting your information. However, there are many other places you may not be aware of that collect your information. “At every moment keep...