When IT Meets Politics:

Recession


July 26, 2013  11:33 AM

What is Amazon’s objective? It does not appear to profit from wiping out offline traders?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Amazon, Amazon.com, anti-trust, cartel, growth, Morgan, Recession, VAT

The article today in the Register on Amazon's "profit eating" strategy  raises interesting questions, Why should government's or shareholders, around the world, tolerate a business that wipes out those paying local sales...

November 22, 2008  7:30 AM

Bringing forward the recovery: 2) Tax Free Training.

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Recession

Recession is a time to catch up on maintenance and training. Slump is a time for radical change in order to survive. That means you will need a very different skills mix when recovery comes. But so will everyone else. You will go down in the competition for the new skills. The same is true for...


July 19, 2008  8:45 AM

Reality hits the on-line world: or is it just maturity?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
arson, Fraud, Google, Pay-per.click, Phorm, profitability, Recession

Despite the "Walmart effect" of consumers going on-line for bargains as the recession deepens, Google saw a fall in the number of US users "clicking through" to advertisments in Quarter 2, compared to Quarter 1. This was said to be an effect of economic gloom but I suspect it...


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