Favorable US tax ruling gives limited boost to big-box retailers
Complying with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Thursday that forces online retailers to collect sales tax just like their brick-and-mortar counterparts will be a heavy burden for smaller e-commerce businesses.
Cuba has finally begun making mobile internet available to its citizens today, reports Reuters. That’s huge for the Communist Caribbean island nation, which is home to some 11.5 million people. The plan is for the national telecom firm, ETECSA, to roll out access to its service nationwide by the end of 2018. That’ll see 5 million people – close to half the country’s population – gain access to mobile data before the year is out. Cuba has historically restricted access to internet services across the country. As Reuters notes, until 2013, you could only get online by visiting certain hotels… This story continues at The Next Web
Also, Singapore lands another fund and the Hong Kong Central Bank is experimenting with blockchain Hong Kong spaces-sharing startup raises US$18 million — [Jumpstart] Campfire, a Hong Kong-based company that offers co-working spaces designed for specific industries, has raised US$18 million led by Kwai Hung Group, Sa Sa Int’l Holdings and Fast Global Holdings, according to […]
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Pablo Malaysia has shut down both the outlets in One Utama and their Putrajaya permanently, So far there has been no news from their side.
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