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Banks need not fear startups

How data science can save traditional banking and insurance from GAFA Florian Douetteau December 12, 2016: In 2016, there are very few industries that big tech players (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon – or GAFA) don’t have their hands in. The finance industry is no exception; after having recovered from the global economic crisis of...
Fintech

Tech companies beat banks in political lobbying in the US

Silicon Valley spend is double that of banks IFM Correspondent October 27, 2016: That banks in the US cozy up to politicians is known to all. However, a study by Bloomberg shows that it is no longer just Wall Street, but also Silicon Valley which is getting into political lobbying. Bloomberg has stated that the...
Finance Wealth Management

Get your tax affairs in order

Raids on Google in Spain and France indicate just how much importance is being placed on tax evasion by authorities across the world Aziz Rahman August 10, 2016: In June, tax inspectors raided Google’s offices in Madrid, Spain. Just over a month earlier, dozens of investigators went into Google’s offices in Paris, France to examine...
Business Leaders

The best places to work in Asia

Most of the companies are located in Australia followed by India IFM Correspondent March 24, 2016: Freight company DHL beat Google and SAP to be the best company to work in Asia under the MNC category, according to a survey by Great Place to Work, which conducts research on the characteristics of great workplaces. Australia-based...
Business Leaders

Vonage announces new CEO

Alan Masarek is a former Google Inc executive IFM Correspondent October 8, 2014: Holmdel-based Vonage Holdings Corp. on October 7, 2014 announced the appointment of Alan Masarek, former Google Inc executive, as CEO of the company. The appointment will be effective November 6, 2014. Masarek succeeds Marc Lefar, who is retiring from the CEO post...
Economy

France Gets Tough on Corporates

Ms.Filippetti accused the online selling giant of having a “dumping strategy” and selling its books at a loss. 7th October 2013 France has approved a law that will prevent online book retailers, including Amazon, offering free deliveries of discounted books, in a bid to protect the country’s struggling traditional bookshops. Aurelie Filippetti, the cultural minister...