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Joaquin Salazar

Joaquin Salazar
Born in the Dominican Republic, but brought up overseas (mainly in U.S.A., and Europe). During last few years I have also been a college teacher in business administration and psychology. Journalist contact: joaquin-salazar@vianewsagency.com


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COVID-19 Stifles Supply of New Short-Term Rental Listings in Portugal

The number of new listings coming onto the short-term rental market in Portugal has plunged as lockdowns to curb the spread of...


Amir Bozorgzadeh, Virtuleap's co-founder and CEO (Photo source: Amir Bozorgzadeh's LinkedIn page)

Coronavirus Made Startups Get Real About Their Business Models: Virtuleap’s CEO

As the world is reeling from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, many startups are taking a not-so-pleasant or even painful walk down...

Future of Work


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9 New Automation Projects Focused on U.S. COVID-19 Recovery

Technology has played a critical role in helping us adapt to the maelstrom of disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the new realities of daily life. Amongst all...
The Heasy robot has been designed as a smart home terminal, able to educate customers and move alone in space. Photo by: LSA.

Artificial Intelligence Is Leading a Revolution in Robotics

Robotics, as a discipline has been around for a long time. The increasing demand for automation, however, has seen interest in robots grow exponentially. Statista estimates that the market for Robo-advisors will be worth...

Artificial Intelligence

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How to Keep an Edge in the Era of Pervasive AI?

AI adopters should be proactive in implementing certain measures if they want to gain or maintain an advantage over their industry peers as the disruptive technology becomes mainstream, according to global accounting...
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COVID-19: A Pivotal Moment for Future of AI

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the need for artificial intelligence solutions as the technology can help businesses run more nimbly and reliably, says a marketing manager at TAIGER, one of Asia's fastest-growing...
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AI Replacing Teachers Will Have Dire Consequences

As technology is taking giant leaps and bounds, artificial intelligence is sweeping aside old notions of education and human tutors are expected to be sidelined soon. There are many...



COVID-19 Is Accelerating Fintech Evolution

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The shock wave of the coronavirus is driving technological adoption in unanticipated ways around the globe, transforming societies and economies at a...

Is Facebook Stock Still a Buy After the Advertising Boycott?

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The advertising boycott on Facebook has resulted in a 12% dive in the stock price since Friday. A couple...

What’s Direction Of Global Mortgage Brokers Industry?

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Since the first quarter of 2015, the global House Price Index has been on the rise, according to figures by Deloitte. Particularly,...

Is Peer-To-Peer Lending Platforms Industry Ready to Disrupt Global Finance?

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Gone are the days when the word ‘loan’ existed only in the dictionary of banks and shylocks. Today, technology is revolutionizing global...

Take a Selfie and Open a Bank Account in El Salvador

Banco Agrícola, a leading bank in El Salvador, recently launched "Cuenta Fácil", the first 100% digital product that allows the complete opening...



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What’s Ahead for the Electric Vehicle Market?

The immediate effects of the coronavirus outbreak and the ensuing lockdowns exacted a heavy toll on the global economy and presented the greatest challenge in a decade for the auto sector.
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Shared Mobility Poised to Make a Comeback After COVID-19

The shared mobility industry has very quickly lost both passengers and profits as a result of the coronavirus outbreak but it can make a strong comeback with the right strategies, says McKinsey...
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Ending COVID-19 Lockdowns Not Enough for Economic Rebound: Report

Lifting coronavirus lockdown restrictions may not by itself be sufficient to restore confidence or growth and economic recovery will start only when the pandemic is under control, according to McKinsey & Company.
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Six Imperatives to Thrive in Asia-Pacific’s Retail Future

Asia-Pacific will remain the retail industry’s growth engine in the post-corona world. Retailers need to prioritize action in several key areas if they want to gain a sustainable edge over rivals, analysts...
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When Is Global Business Travel Expected to Rebound?

Aside from delaying personal trips and vacations, the sudden halt of global travel during the coronavirus pandemic has had a major impact on companies whose workforces used to travel frequently as well...