By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Russia’s Data Law Will Hurt Its Economy — Think Tank

      The Kremlin’s increasingly tight grip on the Internet in Russia will come with a hefty price tag. A law that goes into effect on 1 September requiring foreign Internet companies to store More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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How The DEA Seized A College Student’s Entire Life Savings, Without Charging Him With A Drug Crime

      Carrying cash is not a crime. But that didn’t stop the federal government from seizing $11,000 from Charles Clarke. Charles, a 24-year-old college student, was flying home after visiting More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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The Secret To Big Data Analytics Success Comes Down To One Word

      Those of you who follow me know I am always evangelizing on the “Sentient Enterprise” capability maturity model for analytics that I co-developed with the Kellogg School of Management’s More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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CA Uber Ruling Is A Worrying Sign For Sharing Economy Fans

      Earlier this month the California Labor Commissioner’s Office ruled that a former Uber driver is owed around $4,000 in expenses because she was, contrary to what Uber claimed, an employee More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Brazil Economy Still Faltering, With GDP Contraction On Par With Russia’s

      Brazil’s economy is grinding to the bottom. But the bottom doesn’t appear to have been hit just yet. The monthly GDP proxy at the Central Bank of Brazil, known as the IBC-Br index, surprised More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Asking tough questions about the gig economy

      Whenever you’re introduced to someone, one of the first questions typically asked is “Where do you work?” Today, “What are you working on?” might be more appropriate. That’s because More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Strong growth projected for Lincoln’s economy

    Lincoln’s metropolitan area economy is predicted to grow at a strong clip for the rest of the decade. A report released Friday by the U.S. Conference of Mayors says the economy of the Lincoln More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Bank of Japan keeps policy steady, maintains upbeat view of economy

The Bank of Japan maintained its massive stimulus program and its upbeat assessment of the economy on Friday, signalling its conviction that growth will strengthen enough to accelerate inflation to its 2 per More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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End of Australia’s ‘hollow’ boom won’t destroy economy: investor

    But a top private equity boss believes the boom was a “hollow” event that instead has been disruptive for the country especially now that the boom days are over. Tim Sims, managing director More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Analysts: Health law repeal would up deficit, boost economy

    Repealing PresidentBarack Obama’s signature health care law would modestly increase the budget deficit even as it boosts the economy, while the number of uninsured Americans would rise by more More...