News tagged with alliances

Bringing the law to the factory

The recent factory collapse in Bangladesh has renewed attention to the global issue of workplace standards. In many countries, similar problems have arisen from a lack of enforcement for existing laws pertaining ...

Aug 26, 2013
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Alliance Data helps retailers guide you to the 'buy' button

Chances are you've never heard of Alliance Data Systems Corp. But it's probably heard about you. Every time you swipe a credit card, your purchase is captured by a database somewhere. The question is: Who's holding that information ...

Aug 07, 2013
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Physicists decipher social cohesion issues

Migrations happen for a reason, not randomly. A new study, based on computer simulation, attempts to explain the effect of so-called directional migration – migration for a reason – on cooperative behaviours ...

Apr 03, 2013
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Trade protectionism stifling IT sector: study

Big emerging markets led by China are increasing protectionist measures in the tech sector, hurting one of the most dynamic parts of the global economy, a US industry study said Wednesday.

Jun 20, 2012
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Wikipedia, Google to protest Internet bills

Wikipedia went dark, Google blotted out its logo and other popular websites planned protests on Wednesday to voice concern over legislation in the US Congress intended to crack down on online piracy.

Jan 17, 2012
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Internet pioneers oppose US online piracy bills

The founders of Craigslist, eBay, Google, Twitter, Yahoo! and other Internet giants expressed concern to the US Congress on Wednesday over legislation intended to crack down on online piracy.

Dec 14, 2011
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