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#VATMESS Is About To Get Much Messier

vattax Indie developers were rightly up in arms at the recent changes to the place of supply rules for B2C sales — deftly coined #VATMESS by Twitter wags. The rules were well-intentioned — it was not right that Apple, Google and Amazon could set up shop in Luxembourg, thus gaming the tax system and disadvantaging EU competitors. However, the implementation was cack-handed Read More

Tech

The White House Backs Down On Phone Encryption

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA In a victory for tech firms, the Obama administration will not force firms to breach the security of their products in order to provide information to law enforcement. The decision comes after a year after encryption introduced on iPhones and some Android phones sparked a debate between law enforcement and tech companies over access to phone data. With iOS 8, most data stored on the phone… Read More

Fashion

T-Shirts And Tech: Solving The Sartorial Equation

Mark Zuckerberg Disrupt I don’t normally pay much attention to fashion. I’m not a fashion blogger. I don’t read fashion articles. If I think something looks good, I wear it. That being said, there’s a really interesting trend in tech whereby dressing down is dressing up. If you show up to a VC pitch on Sand Hill Road wearing a suit, you’d look out of place. I’ve seen the same… Read More