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Eulogy to a Pioneering Businessman who Drove Kenya’s Mobile Money Revolution

Aug 2, 2019 |

Bob Collymore, the head of east Africa’s biggest telecoms company, Safaricom, and a pioneer of mobile money, who passed away this month, said the ultimate purpose of his business was…

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Customized Products – Ecommerce Market to Grow by 30% in 2019

Aug 2, 2019 |

According to the survey conducted by Tribunebyte.com, it has been found that customized products sold online are expected to grow this year. The report says that ecommerce companies are investing…

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Rattling Blockchains – More News on 4IR

Aug 2, 2019 |

All computer systems are vulnerable to errors by their programmers. This truism is becoming more evident as we rely increasingly on AI and other 4IR systems to work for us.…

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Ouch – Data Privacy Fines in the USA

Aug 2, 2019 |

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) imposed a record-setting US$5 billion fine on Facebook for mishandling user data — and also has set out a series of restrictions on what FB…

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Taxing the Digital Economy – France leads the charge

Aug 2, 2019 |

This Newsletter has reported on the plans of European countries to apply taxes to the social media giants’ ad revenues. Last year Spain, Germany and the European Commission withdrew their…

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