Tax Policy Partner and Africa Tax Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Taiwo Oyedele, has criticized plans to impose a new corporate tax to raise funds for the National Youth Service Corps program. He said it was counterproductive to continue imposing taxes on businesses struggling to stay afloat. The House of RepresentativesRead More →

A dramatic struggle is being played out over the future taxation of – and on – the Internet. Few topics are more complex than tax rules, but Internet tax policy multiplies the complexity as it largely involves activities taking place in cyberspace regardless of borders. Since ancient times, basic internationalRead More →

The Christian Institute is warning MPs that the Government’s Online Safety Bill needs sweeping amendments to stop it tramples on free speech. The bill will require social media companies and search engines to restrict “legal but harmful” adult content. It will empower government ministers to decide what it covers. AheadRead More →

Final offers were due for Chelsea on Thursday in one of the most public sports franchise sales in history. Here, the PA news agency takes a look at the suitors. Sir Martin Broughton Sir Martin Broughton is among the bidders (Steve Parsons/PA) The former Liverpool and British Airways chairman hasRead More →

In episode 137 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast, I speak with Chaitanya “Chet” Kanojiaco-founder and CEO of Starry Incon providing affordable, high-quality internet that helps communities move forward. Listen to more Causeartist podcasts. Chaitanya “Chet” Kanojia is co-founder and CEO of Starry Inc., a hybrid fiber broadband wireless technologyRead More →

Duluth City Green Where is it? 25 miles northeast of downtown in Gwinnett County. It’s about a 40 minute drive to I-85. What’s the story? Like many small towns in Georgia, Duluth owes its existence to the railroad. Originally known as Howell Crossing after an early settler, it was renamedRead More →

Katerina Tikhonova and Mariya Vorontsova The United Kingdom (UK) has announced sanctions against the two well-known daughters of Russian President Vladimir Putin in a bid to undermine their “lavish lifestyle”. Putin’s daughters are Katerina Tikhonova and Mariya Vorontsova. Sanctions will include severe restrictions. The UK coordinated these sanctions with theRead More →

Researching local history just got easier in Arlington. Thanks to a $28,000 donation from local historian Richard A. Duffy to the Arlington Libraries Foundation, The Arlington Lawyer and other Arlington newspapers dating from 1871 to 2005 have been digitized. The Historical Arlington Newspapers online resource is available at andRead More →

The Internet Association of Australia, which operates IX Australia, will consolidate all of its state-based Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) into a single platform to operate the Spanning Tree Protocol. Internet Association of Australia (IAA) claims that this enlightened future-proof model will be significantly streamlined to reduceRead More →

from utility-essential department Let’s stop ignoring the obvious: high-speed Internet access service is a public service and must be regulated as such. American consumers agree. A Consumer Reports survey earlier this year found that four in five consumers (80%) think broadband service is as important as water and electricity. Indeed,Read More →

The Los Angeles Business Journal and its sister publication, the San Fernando Valley Business Journal, are making changes aimed at bringing together the region’s major business news outlets to better serve the greater Los Angeles area. Josh Schimmels, publisher and general manager of the Los Angeles Business Journal, will addRead More →

DGAP-News: Comcast Houston23.03.2022 / 13:02 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. HOUSTON, TX – A Houston mother is one of millions of low-income Americans who will now be able to get free, fast and reliable Comcast broadband service, through the new Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)Read More →

By Nneka Nnamdi and Sean Yoes The tragic deaths of three Baltimore city firefighters: firefighter/paramedic Kelsey Sadler, EMT/Firefighter Kenny Lacayo and Lt. Paul Butrim (Firefighter John McMaster was also seriously injured, but survived), on the morning of January 25, while battling a fire in a vacant house in the 200Read More →

Roskomnadzor, the Russian internet regulator, on Friday required that Google immediately stop posting threats against Russian citizens on YouTube. In a press release, the regulator alleged that YouTube was running ads calling for the deactivation of rail communication lines between Russia and Belarus. He alleged that YouTube’s actions are “terroristRead More →

Dominique Williams. Source: a video screenshot, DFINITY / YouTube Dominic Williams, founder of the Internet Computer (ICP) and the non-profit organization dedicated to building and promoting it, DEFINITYhas a plan to help end the war in Ukraine. Stressing that Russia has complete control over all media operating within its jurisdiction,Read More →

Moscow: Russian scientists are excluded from international collaborations.Credit: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg/Getty Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, many research organizations quickly cut funding and collaboration ties with Russia. But the moves have sparked a debate over whether Russian scientists should be able to publish in international journals. Some argue that a boycottRead More →

The report is a holistic view of the world situation Internet entertainment platform market, available long-term investment opportunities and growth areas. In this regard, the report has conducted primary and secondary research methods as well as recorded individual experiences of industry leaders. Information on the Global Internet Entertainment Platform MarketRead More →

OCould you consider a donation to support Weekend Reads and our daily work? Thanks in advance. The Week at Retraction Watch featured: Our list of removed or removed COVID-19 items stands at 214. There are now over 32,000 withdrawals in our database – which now feeds withdrawal alerts in Endnote,Read More →

A non-governmental organization, the Khalil Suleiman Halilu Foundation (KSH), has unveiled its first program titled EveryGirl, a project focused on increasing women’s participation in entrepreneurship and technology-related fields. Its founder, Khalil Halilu, in a Friday statement in Abuja, said the program was designed specifically for young female entrepreneurs between theRead More →

The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria advises that the submission of the report on the Nigerian Corporate Governance Code 2018 is to be done virtually by organizations through the council’s online web portal. A council statement said the affected organizations included all state-owned enterprises and their holding companies, concession/privatized enterprises,Read More →

The Nigerian Communications Commission said the fifth generation network will fill the country’s fiber optic connectivity gap and improve internet penetration through its wireless broadband connectivity across the country. According to the World Bank, Nigeria needs three times more fiber infrastructure than it currently has to achieve around 90% broadbandRead More →

Tollywood diva Samantha Ruth Prabhu has penned a heartfelt birthday message to director Nandini Reddy who is now rapidly winning hearts across the internet. Taking to Instagram, actress Samantha wished her friend director Nandini Reddy a very happy birthday, saying, “Happy birthday my dearest friend, Nandu Reddy! Your innate goodnessRead More →

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Friday it may suspend the nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in July. The INEC Chairman’s Chief Press Officer, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, revealed this during an interview with journalists on the sidelines of the ongoing two-day editorial capacity building workshop for officials.Read More →

HUAWEI Technologies, a Chinese multinational tech company, said it has developed a technology called the Intelligent Pipeline Monitoring System to help tackle crude oil theft in Nigeria. A statement quotes Huawei Nigeria Enterprise Business Director Mr Li Wei as saying this while speaking on the sidelines of the Nigerian InternationalRead More →

Residents of Driftless are quick to brag about being “local”. Buy from family businesses, wear clothes that promote their piece of paradise, tell tourists about all the myriad places they need to see, even read their local news fervently. It all adds up to a sense of pride unmatched byRead More →

On Monday, February 21, Turkish media regulator RTUK issued an official notice that VOA’s Turkish language website would be blocked within 72 hours if VOA did not begin the process of applying for an “Internet broadcast license”. Many media organizations inside and outside Turkey have expressed serious concern that thisRead More →

If there’s one thing I noticed in Amman, it’s that Jordanians love American culture, but hate American politics. In Amman, McDonald’s is considered a fine dining restaurant and everyone wants to own a brand new pair of Nikes. The theaters are filled with American films and the children prefer ArianaRead More →

Published February 21, 2022 Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, reaffirmed the commission’s commitment to addressing identified gaps and shortages in the country’s critical telecommunications infrastructure. To achieve this, Danbatta said, the NCC would ensure the implementation of various regulatory initiatives and programs, working withRead More →

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has issued a notice ordering its officers/officials not to share secret documents on the internet. The notice was issued in order to limit the leakage of classified information and the misuse of these platforms. The ministry observed that many government officials use privateRead More →

What constitutes online harassment? — Spreading rumors about a person. Publish personal information, such as a person’s address, phone number, etc. What constitutes online harassment? — Spreading rumors about a person. Posting personal information, such as a person’s address, phone number, or the names of loved ones. — Threats ofRead More →

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InfluxData, creator of leading time-series platform InfluxDB, today announced accelerating momentum in industrial data and the Internet of Things (IoT) through new customers, product enhancements and industry partnerships expanded powered by the growth of time series data. Customers such as Tesla, Rolls Royce, Airbus, Teck, Graco and GraphiteRead More →

Posted February 14, 2022 The European Union has announced an EU-Nigeria digital economy package worth €820 million until 2024. European Commission Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager announced the package on Sunday evening at the presidential villa during a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. This was in a statement signedRead More →

The comprehensive collection is designed for teaching and researching the history and life of black history and culture in the United States. LONDON, February 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — EdTech leader ProQuest, part of Clarivate, today announced the launch of ProQuest Black Studies, a searchable collection of curated sources on BlackRead More →

It’s a widespread lament that many traditional newspapers, especially smaller local newspapers, and other outlets have seen their subscriptions dry up as international internet giants rush into their traditional advertising markets. Through Associated Press JAMEY KEATEN February 13, 2022, 08:16 • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail thisRead More →