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Thailand’s online retail market stalls at 1 percent

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Online retail accounts for just 1 percent of the total market and is expected to remain through to 2018 amid tough competition from physical stores and delays in infrastructure rollout to boost broadband connectivity.

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Microsoft and Yahoo spar with U.S. government [Government IT News]

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The big online and tech companies suffer from an interesting conflict: the government is both customer and the one carrying the biggest stick in the privacy battle. Unless there’s a major policy change, you’re going to see more stories like these.

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Microsoft and Yahoo spar with U.S. government [Government IT News]

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The big online and tech companies suffer from an interesting conflict: the government is both customer and the one carrying the biggest stick in the privacy battle. Unless there’s a major policy change, you’re going to see more stories like these.

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Chinese regulator challenges Qualcomm: ‘We should make money together’

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Amidst an investigation into the US firm’s business practices, the top Chinese regulator says that the best way to move forward would be for the company and local firms to “make money together.”

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