Thursday, 21 October 2021

Tag Archives: tech giants

Macron says tech giants enjoy ‘permanent tax haven status’

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron, who will defend a global tax on tech giants at this weekend’s G7 meeting, on Wednesday criticised a “crazy” system that gives firms a “permanent tax haven status”. “The global tech players do not contribute financially to the funding of the common good, it is ...

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ECB launches real-time payments in challenge to tech giants

FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank will on Friday unveil the first pan-eurozone instant payment service, hoping to become a dominant player in a field crowded by US and Asian tech giants. The so-called TIPS system will allow consumers and businesses across the 19-nation euro area to send and receive money ...

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Sajid Javid demands action from tech giants over child abuse

LONDON: Britain warned that internet giants could face new laws if they fail to tackle online child abuse content, revealing that up to 80,000 people in the country were deemed to pose a threat. “The threat has evolved quicker than industry’s response and industry has not kept up. I am ...

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