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Decline and Fall of the Google Empire

BIIA’s Chairman David Worlock has discovered a whole band of bloggers through December and January who were arguing that the Web of spam and misleading search of a decade ago, which Google had cleaned up effectively in its early days, had now returned to haunt us – on Google.  We leave it to our readers to link to David Worlock’s ... Read More »

Global Risk: Trends to Keep on Eye On

To read the full story click on the link:   Weekly Focus 1-13-11 Algeria – official efforts to calm public unrest triggered by rising food prices; China – a green light for Yuan trading in the US; Germany – record growth with downside risks; Ireland – a leadership challenge for Prime Minister Cowen?  Jordan – measures to help the poor; Singapore ... Read More »

International Data Corporation (IDC) Launches Worldwide Business Intelligence Tools Tracker

International Data Corporation (IDC) announced the launch of the industry’s first global tracker covering the Business Intelligence tools market on a semiannual basis. The Worldwide Semiannual Business Intelligence Tools Tracker covers five regions and 13 of the largest country markets, providing biannual market size, vendor share, and forecast data for the end-user query, reporting, analysis, and advanced analytics software market ... Read More »

TransUnion Announces Expansion of Its Asian Footprint by Entering Vietnam

TransUnion, the global leader in credit and information management, announced in December 2010 the issuance of its business license for the establishment of TransUnion Vietnam. The new entity will work closely with its local business partner, Mozaik Corporation, and seeks to bring its range of credit reporting and risk management solutions to the fast growing South East Asian nation. Source: ... Read More »

TransUnion: Credit Card Delinquencies Continue to Fall to 1999 Levels

CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwire – November 29, 2010) – TransUnion’s quarterly analysis of trends in the credit card industry revealed that the national credit card delinquency rate (the ratio of bankcard borrowers 90 days or more delinquent on one or more of their credit cards) decreased to 0.83 percent in the third quarter of 2010, down almost 9.8 percent over the previous ... Read More »