electronic commerce

App-based rideshare and delivery work is exploding across southeast Asia and offers plenty of flexibility but has numerous downsides.

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On the ocean floor, robots will gather the rocks and suction pipes and hydraulic lifts will transport these to a surface vessel.

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Deep sea mining is about to get the green light and companies itching to exploit it have a head start on authorities.

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360info investigates how today’s platforms are driving inequality and how both regulation and new technologies might shape the future web, for better or worse.

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The European Union’s Digital Markets Act is a bold, innovative attempt to do what no power has successfully done: mitigate the power of tech giants.

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The gig economy offers workers flexibility – but inadequate labour protections. Blockchain may be the solution.

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Many people believe that technology is neutral or unbiased, but the reality is more complex, especially in an immersive environment.

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The power of platforms to suggest content we may like is a boon for convenience, but secrecy around data collection raises troubling questions.

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