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Consumer Goods and Services

HMRC error hits early-filing taxpayers

2019-01-21 17:48:21| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

The tax authorities have been forced to apologise for two mistakes - wrongly charging penalties and for denying it had made the mistake.

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Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Google hit with 44m GDPR fine over ads

2019-01-21 17:13:44| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Google has been fined 50 million euros (44m) by the French data regulator CNIL.

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Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Amazon, Apple and Google face data complaints

2019-01-21 16:08:42| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

The entertainment streaming giants are accused of breaking the EU's data protection rules.

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Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Information Technology

Jaguar I-Pace vs. Tesla Model 3: Which Is the Better Electric Car?

2019-01-21 20:06:02| TechNewsWorld

To suggest that electric cars are having a painful birth would be a colossal understatement. Tesla clearly plowed this field and quickly recognized that the lack of a charging infrastructure was going to be a problem and, with reasonable effectiveness, dealt with it tactically. However, those "tactical" chickens are about to come home to roost and it probably won't be pretty.

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Category: Information Technology

How Can B2B Marketers Grow with Content in 2019? Learn From Lee Odden at 2 Free Online Events

2019-01-21 15:30:21| Marketing and Public Relations - M&O

How does a “Best Answer” content strategy drive B2B marketing results, and how can it help grow your B2B content and demand initiatives? Find out by joining TopRank Marketing chief executive Lee Odden for two free upcoming live webinar events, and get his latest B2B marketing insight for 2019. Live Webinar: Best Answer Content for… The post How Can B2B Marketers Grow with Content in 2019? Learn From Lee Odden at 2 Free Online Events appeared first on Newsroom.

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Category: Information Technology

The Evolution of Software Security Best Practices

2019-01-18 17:34:45| TechNewsWorld

Independent software vendors, along with Internet of Things and cloud vendors, are involved in a market transformation that is making them look more alike. The similarities are evident in the way they approach software security initiatives, according to a report from Synopsys. Synopsys has released its ninth annual Building Security in Maturity Model, or BSIMM9.

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Category: Information Technology

Real Estate

The Government Shutdown Is Casting a Spring Chill on D.C. Hotels

2019-01-18 19:32:05| National Real Estate Investor

The shutdown likely to have a negative impact on Washington hotels, as consumers and businesses cancel reservations.

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Category: Real Estate

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 18, 2019)

2019-01-18 19:32:05| National Real Estate Investor

Forbes offers predictions for family office real estate investment trends in 2019. A large data center project is being planned in Fort Worth, reports Dallas Morning News. These are among todays must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Category: Real Estate

Can HNW Investors Still Profit by Investing in Retail Real Estate?

2019-01-18 19:32:05| National Real Estate Investor

The retail sector can still offer attractive returns, as long as investors focus on well-performing market segments.

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Category: Real Estate


Huawei CEO warns staff of hard times ahead - report

2019-01-21 13:37:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Huawei's founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei has warned staff of possible job losses and cost-cutting, following the pressure put on the Chinese company by the US and security concerns in other markets. In an email sent to employees seen by the Financial Times, Ren said "the overall situation will probably not be as bright as imagined" in the coming year, and the company will have to "prepare for times of hardship". Unrealistic goals will need to be revised, and the company will need to "give up some mediocre employees and lower labor expenses", he said. 

Category: Telecommunications

Italy's Agcom opposed to TIM network spin-off plan, launches new consultation

2019-01-21 10:00:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Italian communications regulator Agcom has announced that it's essentially opposed to the initial plan submitted by Telecom Italia (TIM) to spin off its fixed access network into a fully controlled separate company. In a lengthy document published on its website, Agcom stopped short of rejecting TIM's proposal to legally separate its network into a new entity (Netco) but said the separation would allow it to retain significant market power in that it could continue favouring its own companies to the detriment of competitors. 

Category: Telecommunications

Iliad acquires majority stake in Jaguar Network for nearly EUR 100 million

2019-01-21 09:45:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Iliad announced that it has acquired a 75 percent stake in French data centre and cloud services operator Jaguar Network. Private equity firm Naxicap sold its interest to Iliad as part of a deal facilitated by Jaguar Network's founder, Kevin Polizzi, who retains the remaining 25 percent stake and will stay at the company as CEO. Iliad said that it purchased the majority stake based on a multiple of 10.6x EBITDA, representing an investment of just under EUR 100 million.

Category: Telecommunications