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ecommerceScott Galloway and Maureen Mullen Predict Amazon Will Keep Winning in 2019

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Scott Galloway and Maureen Mullen had mostly successful predictions for digital technology in 2018. They predicted that Amazon would be the strongest of the big 4 (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google). For 2019, they are predicting that Amazon Media Group will …

artificial intellgenceTech Report Says to Get an Alibaba or EBay Business Before Your Old Jobs Are Destroyed

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An Alibaba backed open research think tank (the Luohan Academy) has published a 22-page report which says that AI, mobile internet, e-commerce are not destroying more jobs than they create. Nextbigfuture summarizes the report as there are lots of jobs …

big dataThe Next Big Data Debacle Could Involve Amazon and China

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Data is now essentially the lifeblood of today’s modern industries. Not only does it provide insights for effective decision-making but it can also be used to predict and influence consumer and user behavior. Companies like Amazon and Netflix, for instance, …

controverialGoogle is Negligent in Allowing Vandalization But Fixing It is Tricky and Dangerous

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Google is negligent by not having the software coded mechanisms to prevent or rapidly repair vandalization of search results. People can use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and other means to adjust search results. There are ways that people can manipulate …

ecommerceAmazon Alexa Enabled Talking Bass for $39.99

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You have owned or briefly thought the novelty talking bass was amusing. You may have interacted with the various versions of the old talking bass by pushing the activation buttons several times to hear what recordings were in that particular …

ecommerceA Collection of Problems at Facebook

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1. A 16-year-old South Sudanese girl was sold off for marriage to the highest bidder on Facebook in November. Facebook says it removed the post as soon as it became aware of it, but by then the girl had already …

appsGiving up privacy and friends for 90% discounts

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China, UK and other countries take away privacy with massive use of cameras, cellphone, internet browser and credit card monitoring. There are also cameras hidden in street lights and traffic barrels. Getting E-Commerce Deals With Your Friends China has its …

chinaChina dominating global luxury good and e-commerce sales

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In 2017, China’s purchase of luxury goods was equal to the USA and Japan combined. By 2024, China luxury goods purchases almost to the level of the USA, Europe and Japan combined. Consumers in China spent $118.39 billion on luxury …

chinaMobius says Yuan could freefall and China has to make trade deal

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Mark Mobius, partner and co-founder of Mobius Capital Partners, says China markets are very weak. The yuan weakness and tradewar are killing China shares. This can only be solved by China making big concessions to Trump on trade. If and …

appleApple CEO Tim Cook calls for strong privacy protection

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CEO Tim Cook blasted Silicon Valley technology companies and their abuse of user privacy. Tim gave the keynote address at a privacy conference in Brussels Wednesday. Facebook and Google make most of their money from advertising. Cook said * Personal …