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Denmark: everything but the cash

May 5, 2016 8:36 pm0 comments
Denmark: everything but the cash

Danish government officials have a goal ‘to completely do away with paper money’ by the year 2030. The country has supported ‘pro-anti-cash’ arguments when many other countries refuse to follow in their footsteps and deny their citizens the right to choose their means of payment. The question remains – is […]

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The Amazon

December 2, 2014 2:32 pm0 comments
The Amazon

The Amazon rainforest – also known in English as Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle – sprawls over a vast expanse of 5,500,000 square kilometers (2,100,000 square miles) and graces nine countries. These countries are Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. There are parts of the Amazon […]

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Under the Dome

September 4, 2014 8:15 pm0 comments
Under the Dome

Under the Dome is a TV Sci-Fi Drama, which can be watched on a Monday night at 10pm on Channel 5. Each episode brings new situations and challenges to be dealt with. Under the dome is based in a small town called Chester’s Mill. Its residents have suddenly become trapped […]

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Does The Kindle Spell The End For Books In Print?

June 15, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Does The Kindle Spell The End For Books In Print?

The ever-growing kindle popularity proves a threat to bookstores and libraries alike but will Amazon’s nifty little product fully eradicate the leather-bound books we have grown to know and love? While I was researching this impediment I discovered e-book revenue alone accounts for 17.5% of Penguin’s global revenue. I also […]

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Whose fault is Google’s tax bill?

May 21, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Whose fault is Google’s tax bill?

Google is the latest in a long line of companies that are being pariahed for their tax affairs. It’s not just big corporations that are being targeted either. Even the sometimes funny Jimmy Carr isn’t immune from this modern day witch hunt. Whilst most of the newspapers and many MPs […]

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Amazon and Publishing – It’s a Jungle Out There

January 5, 2013 4:58 pm0 comments
Amazon and Publishing – It’s a Jungle Out There

I read an interesting article about what Amazon are up to with their publishing program and the way the wider publishing industry views it (surprise, surprise – they don’t like it much). This article points out that in today’s climate the only irreplaceable elements in the publishing process are the writer […]

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