Germany's Bild Daily Bars Ad-blocker Users From Website

German biggest newspaper Bild shuttered its online service Tuesday to users who have installed so-called ad-blocker software. Readers of the website of Europe’s top-selling newspaper will be asked to switch off the function or purchase a monthly subscription to Bild.de that is nearly free of advertising, its owners media giant Axel Springer said. “Due to […]

Delhi Records Surge in Festive Online Shopping

With e-commerce companies launching their big sale to woo shoppers, Delhi has recorded an 88.5 per cent rise in online shopping during this festive season against regular online shopping that rose 56 per cent, as per a report. Industry lobby Assocham, which conducted a survey in key cities like Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Chennai, Bangaluru, Hyderabad […]

Alibaba Lobbies to Stay Off US Blacklist List for Fakes

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is lobbying hard to stay off the US Trade Representative’s blacklist after coming under renewed pressure this year over suspected counterfeits sold on its shopping platforms. Re-inclusion on the USTR’s annual list of the world’s most “notorious markets” for sales of pirated and counterfeit goods, while not carrying […]

Cyber-Security Bill Advances in US Senate

A long-delayed bill that would make it easier for corporations to share information about cyber-attacks with each other or the government without fear of lawsuits advanced in the US Senate on Thursday with support from members of both parties and the White House. Dozens of industry and business groups, including the US Chamber of Commerce, […]