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A legal vulnerability at the heart of China’s big internet firms
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COMPANIES’ legal structures are usually mind-numbing fare. But occasionally it is worth pinching yourself and paying attention. Take “variable interest entities” (VIEs), a kind of corporate architecture used mainly by China’s tech firms, including two superstars, Alibaba and Tencent. They go largely unremarked, but VIEs have become incredibly important. Investors outside China have about $1trn […]

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20 Influential Leaders in the Internet of Things
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20 Influential Leaders in the Internet of Things

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Naspers comes under fire for free-riding on Tencent
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SOUTH AFRICA’S stockmarket has Naspers largely to thank for its recent record highs. Shares in the media and internet group have soared by 45% this year; even before then it was Africa’s most valuable firm. So recent unrest among shareholders in Naspers might seem unwarranted. But in the days before its annual general meeting in […]

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Not Even Amazon & Alibaba Can Stop The Fakes. If You're Not Worried…You Should Be
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Affiliate reviews are a hot topic these days, some would argue that affiliate reviews are actually ruining the internet, no one seems to have any answer for how to control the problem.

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China’s digital-payments giant keeps bank chiefs up at night
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IN WESTERN countries it is common to talk about American technology being dominant. From an Asian perspective that seems off. Fresh from visiting the region, where buskers and kerbside fishmongers can be paid by presenting a phone, Schumpeter has found it a shock being back in New York. There, buying most things involves signing bits […]

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The Internet Is Using 'The Handmaid's Tale' Memes to Voice Political Opinions (Here's What Brands Can Learn From It)
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The memes flooding the Internet this week do more than send a political message.

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Why The Internet Is Changing How Startup Funding Works
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A number of famous startups are going to struggle to survive over the next two years, a correction would be a welcomed thing.

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Another debate about net neutrality in America
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THE details around network neutrality, the principle that internet-service providers (ISPs) must treat all sorts of web traffic equally, can be mind-numbingly abstruse. But they fuel passion, nonetheless. After Tom Wheeler, a former chairman of America’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC), proposed unpopular net-neutrality rules in late 2014, for instance, protesters blocked his driveway, forcing him […]

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Here's How The Internet of Things Is Transforming Industries You Would Never Think Of
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There’s potential to unleash a new revolution in productivity

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Why This Founder Threatened to Expose the Browsing History of Congress Members
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Max Temkin tweeted that he’d release the data if Congress eliminated internet privacy protections, and many took his words a little too seriously.

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