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GSMA: Free Flow of Data across Borders Essential for Asia’s Digital Economies

Governments in Asia can expand the region’s digital economy and unlock further socio-economic benefits for their citizens by removing unnecessary restrictions on the movement of data internationally, according to a new report released by the GSMA today at the Mobile…

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Unlocking the value of data key to UK economic growth

The Scottish government has identified data-driven innovation as a key area for potential economic growth, and they plan to invest accordingly. Rachel Aldighieri, MD of the DMA, highlights the need for cross-sector collaboration to discover the true worth of data.…

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How cybersecurity and data storage laws could pull the plug on Southeast Asia’s digital economy

Jeff Paine says governments in Southeast Asia are keen to capitalise on the opportunity presented by the digital economy, but their rush to regulate data flows and storage will hit start-ups and small local firms hard. Southeast Asia is one…

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Australian Digital Inclusion Index (ADII) 2018

The Australian Digital Inclusion Index, powered by Roy Morgan Research, measures the extent of digital inclusion in Australia. Access and affordability can present barriers to digital inclusion, however an individual’s digital engagement is also largely affected by Digital Ability (attitudes,…

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Benin is the latest African nation taxing the internet

Benin has joined a growing list of African states imposing levies for using the internet. The government passed a decree in late August taxing its citizens for accessing the internet and social-media apps. The directive, first proposed in July, institutes a fee (link in…

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Telkom SA calls for digital economy summit (South Africa)

Telkom South Africa has called for a multi-sectoral digital economy summit to be convened and attended by operators, the industry regulator, vertical market representatives, tertiary education institutions and other telecommunications industry stakeholders. In his keynote address to delegates at the…

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New Vision for A Global Digital Economy Emerges At Smart China Expo (event)

Industry leaders attending the first Smart China Expo (SCE 2018) in China’s western city of Chongqing have articulated a new vision for how the world’s digital economy will evolve at the event’s Global Digital Economy Summit, a forum that brought…

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Surviving in a digital economy: A study of the consultant brokerage industry

The master thesis is written by Andreas Pettersson and concludes the author's studies in Industrial and Management Engineering with a focus on innovation and strategic business development, Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Business Administration…

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Irish education system needs ‘profound changes’ to secure digital future

The managing director of Accenture Ireland has warned that Ireland needs to make "profound" changes to its education system to ensure the country is equipped to secure the next wave of jobs in the digital economy. Alastair Blair, who is…