China has been known for its vigorous censorship of the Internet, but of late it has tightened the screw. This has seriously affected major companies such as Google, Microsoft and Qualcomm. China uses Internet censorship to control dissident activity. Google has been the most severely affected. It is not surprising as Google is the world’s largest search engine and China is one of the leading econ
By Preetam Kaushik on Sep 23, 2014
“You gotta stop 'em at the beginning. Like they shoulda stopped Hitler at Munich, they shoulda never let him get away with that, they were just asking for big trouble ...” That quote by the character Peter Clemenza in The Godfather is probably the single biggest lesson from World War II. Actions taken in the years before WWII, or delayed for lack of will, are a relevant model for today’s world. In
By James Stotter on Sep 21, 2014
Amazon may be trying hard to build up its own search and display ad business a la Google, but that hasn’t stopped the online retailer from spending big on Google search ads all the same—in fact, Amazon was Google’s biggest American search ad buyer in 2013. According to an AdAge report, Amazon spent $157.7 million on Google U.S. search ads in 2013, which made it top the list of Google’s biggest sea
By Aby Sam Thomas on Sep 19, 2014
It’s time to place your bets—the finalists for this year’s ad:tech New York Startup Spotlight Series have been announced, which means the stage is now set for not one but four exciting competitions to play out on the ad:tech NEXT stage in November. In anticipation of the event, we at AllVoices are taking a closer look at all of the companies that made it to the final round of this series. To start
By Aby Sam Thomas on Sep 19, 2014
The first financial shoe just dropped in the NFL's autumn of violent off-field scandals. The Radisson hotel chain has suspended their sponsorship of the NFL's Minnesota Vikings over two ongoing child abuse scandals involving star running back Adrian Peterson. This is a local, team-specific sponsorship of the Vikings, not a national deal. But it is the first sponsorship deal the NFL has lost. This
By Joe Kukura on Sep 16, 2014
The banking and global financial crisis seems to be winding down and markets are optimistic. This optimism is evident from the first recorded increase since 2011 in banks’ cross-border lending. Cross-border lending rose to $580 billion in the current year’s first quarter and has been spread across developed economies and emerging markets. The monitoring Bank for International Settlements in Basel,
By Preetam Kaushik on Sep 16, 2014
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Herb is a retired paralegal, and a writer based in Chicago. Herb also works part-time for National Able Network (a national nonprofit) assigned at the moment to Roosevelt University as a tutor to seniors and ex-offenders in computer skills, literacy skills, job-readiness skills, social skills (how to beat the "New Jim Crow.") He's been a freelancer for many years, appearing in such rags as the Chicago Defender Newspaper, Ebony Magazine, Essence Magazine, Emerge Magazine, the Washington, D.C. Afro-American Newspaper, the Pittsburgh Courier Newspaper, C.L.A.S.S. Magazine, the Chicago Reader Newspaper, Indiana State University Black Literature Forum, BlackTalkRadioNetwork.com, WVON-Talk Radio, Chicago, Voxunion.com, DissidentVoice.org. Of course, he's been working on the Great American Novel since birth. He's never appeared in any so-called mainstream outlet (and hasn't really tried) because....well, just read him and you will get the message. Herb is a Vietnam War veteran (U.S. Navy...He'd been drafted into the army, but quickly enlisted in the Navy hoping to avoid Vietnam. His ship's very first port of call after boot camp in San Diego -- DaNang Harbor, South Vietnam). Herb has a masters degree in Political & Justice Studies. He relishes any and all comments, criticisms, critiques.
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