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Digital Platforms Inquiry(report) – ACCC (Australia)

"Digital platforms offer innovative and popular services to consumers that have, in many cases, revolutionised the way consumers communicate with each other, access news and information and interact with business. Many of the services offered by digital platforms provide significant…

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Regulators and legislators need to wake up and start governing the digital economy

Australia is the latest country to cast an eye towards Silicon Valley, revamping rules to create a regulatory framework with greater oversight and authority over the booming digital ecosystem. While the digital economy has operated in a relatively tether-free fashion…

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The social safety net in Sharing Economy

The "sharing economy" is becoming mainstream with the anticipated stock listings from services such as Uber, Lyft and Airbnb, signs that the trend is gaining momentum and impacting multiple sectors. These multibillion-dollar online platforms have already been a disruptive force…

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The Digital Economy Can Deliver Massive Gains – If We Get Policies Right (APEC)

The potential for the digital economy to drive inclusive and sustainable growth is substantial, but will only be delivered with effective and imaginative polices that properly engage the private sector, said a group of senior Asia-Pacific business leaders, meeting in…

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Hangzhou rolls out measures to advance digital economy

Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, is taking major steps to seal its status as a leading city for the digital economy, with local government laying out a specific action plan towards that goal on March 1. The plan,…

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Singapore’s vision for the Digital Economy

Singapore’s vision of its digital future is one where technology has enriched the lives of every citizen, helped every worker to become more productive, and enabled every enterprise to innovate and grow, explained Minister of Communications and Information S Iswaran.…