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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 Internship – Film Review

July 18, 2013 8:21 pm0 comments
The Internship – Film Review

Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson star in the latest comedy to hit the screens this summer. When salesmen Billy (Vaughn) and Nick (Wilson) are laid off, Billy tries to get the duo back on track and up to date with the modern world by applying for an internship meant for […]

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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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Why Crashing Weddings is Genius

May 6, 2013 4:44 pm1 comment
Why Crashing Weddings is Genius

“You shut your mouth when you’re talking to me!” is a line we hear minutes into the 2005 comedy great that is Wedding Crashers. The line comes from an angry lady who is trying to settle divorce papers with her husband who sits across the table. Also sitting at this […]

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Twitter, Twitterfied, Twitterific!

December 19, 2012 12:15 pm0 comments
Twitter, Twitterfied, Twitterific!

I was asked to bring forward my opinions and thoughts on Twitter, a social networking platform that has had birds tweeting since March 2006. Twitter is better known as a real-time social networking platform from where its little ‘birds’ open the world to celebrities, introduce newly launched companies and present old companies […]

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Editorial comment: A Google Gesture

July 24, 2012 9:30 am0 comments
Editorial comment: A Google Gesture

Search engine Google has offered to settle an ongoing antitrust investigation by the European Commission in an attempt to end possible proceedings against the web giant. Google’s chairman, Eric Schmidt, has sent a letter to European Commissioner Joaquin Almunia, expressing his hope that a deal could prevent a fully-fledged and […]

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If only privacy was not such an issue…

July 6, 2012 10:21 am0 comments
If only privacy was not such an issue…

The use of mobile applications has been on the rise ever since mobile apps became popular in 2008. The term ‘app’ was named ‘Word of the Year’ by the American Dialect Society in 2010 and at the end of 2011, more than half a million third-party apps were available globally. […]

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Predatory pricing

July 5, 2012 2:08 pm0 comments
Predatory pricing

The holiday review website Trip Advisor has joined a growing number of internet companies that are complaining to the European Commission about US web giant Google. Trip Advisor belongs now to a group of 12 companies – among them the popular travel firm Expedia – that accuse Google of abusing […]

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