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The UN E-Government Survey report 2018

Countries in all regions of the world are continuing to make strides in their efforts to improve e-­government and to provide public services online according to the report launched by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. In a 2018 ranking of countries on e-­government development, Denmark, Australia, and Republic of Korea came …
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Move fast and break things: how Facebook, Google, and Amazon cornered culture and undermined democracy by Jonathan Taplin

Overview: A stinging polemic that traces the destructive monopolization of the Internet by Google, Facebook and Amazon, and that proposes a new future for musicians, journalists, authors and filmmakers in the digital age. Move Fast and Break Things is the riveting account of a small group of libertarian entrepreneurs who in the 1990s began to …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Online Retail

MarketLine has just published the report “Global Online Retail”, which provides data on the global market’s size, value and volume between 2011 and 2015, as well as forecasts to 2020. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also contains descriptions …
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Digital Economy & Society Index 2015

The EC has just published “The Digital Economy & Society Index 2015” (DESI). DESI is a composite index that summarizes relevant indicators on Europe’s digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU member states in digital competitiveness. It includes five main dimensions: Connectivity, Human Capital, Use of Internet, Integration of Digital Technology and Digital Public …
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TMT Predictions 2015

This report by Deloitte reveals which Technology, Media and Telecommunications trends will be making an impact within the next 12 months. From how mobile payments and “click-and-collect” services will change the retail landscape to some surprising habits of millennials when it comes to print books and purchasing content, TMT Predictions covers a wide range of …
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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015

From January 21-24 more than 2,500 representatives of business, government, academia and civil society participated in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015. Inequality, climate change and the future of the internet were among the most discussed long-term challenges. Monetary policies and the fight against terrorism dominated the current affairs agenda. Initiatives such as Shaping …
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Juniper Networks Global Bandwidth Index

Juniper Networks commissioned Wakefield Research to survey 5,500 adults in nine countries. The study surveyed consumers in Australia, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. It also sampled consumers in Brazil, China, India and South Africa. Key finding of the studies include: Personal Advancement vs. Personal Convenience: For people in developing countries, connected …
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The Global Web Index

The Republic of Korea has topped the E–Government Development Index in the UN’s eGovernment Survey 2014. Australia and Singapore follow up in second and third place, rescpectively, while Spain places 12th. The survey evaluates the e-Government readiness 193 of United Nations member states. For more information about the ranking and related stories, go to the official website for …
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Imagining the Web in 2025

The Pew Research Center has just published the report “Digital Life in 2025”. The report explores what life on the internet could be like in the US in 2025. Based on predictions from over 2,500 experts, the report’s findings include the following forecasts: -The “Internet of Things”, a global and automated network computer environment employing …
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Internet Monitor 2013. Reflections on the Digital World

Internet Monitor 2013: Reflections on the Digital World, the Internet Monitor project’s first-ever annual report, is a collection of essays from roughly two dozen experts around the world, including Ron Deibert, Malavika Jayaram, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Molly Sauter, Bruce Schneier, Ashkan Soltani, and Zeynep Tufekci, among others. The report highlights key events and recent trends in …
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