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EU celebrates a year since its Regulation on Cross-border Portability of Online Content Services was Implemented

Apr 28, 2019 | Comments Off on EU celebrates a year since its Regulation on Cross-border Portability of Online Content Services was Implemented

This regulation aimed to improve the way Europeans access and use their online subscriptions to content when travelling or staying temporarily in another European country. Portability, together with mobile roaming…

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Why the recent criticism of VW’s financing agreements is important for ecommerce

Apr 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Why the recent criticism of VW’s financing agreements is important for ecommerce

On 11 April the National Consumer Tribunal ruled that Volkswagen Financial Services must refund, with interest, customers it charged for on-the-road, administration and handling service fees since 2007. This ruling…

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The SA Competition Commission Demands Lower Data Costs

Apr 28, 2019 | Comments Off on The SA Competition Commission Demands Lower Data Costs

Competition commissioner Tembinkosi Bonakele unveiled his provisional report on data costs on 25 April. The report is part of the Competition Commission’s market enquiry into the telecoms industry which dates…

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UNCTAD Estimates that Developing Nations will Suffer from the UK’s Exit from the EU (Brexit)

Apr 28, 2019 | Comments Off on UNCTAD Estimates that Developing Nations will Suffer from the UK’s Exit from the EU (Brexit)

A no-deal Brexit could damage smaller economies trading with the UK, hit EU exports hard, but bring substantial gains for China according to new research from UNCTAD. The research concludes…

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Funding African Start-ups and African Innovation

Apr 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Funding African Start-ups and African Innovation

Talking of raising funds, look at Pitch Live at Africa Tech Summit London on 11 June. Pitch Live (https://www.africatechsummit.com/london/pitch-live-at-africa-tech-summit-london/) helps find funding, or the right partner. The organisors promise to deliver top…

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