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Article: Ant Financial Rebrands Lazada"s Payments Service as Alipay

Ant Financial’s designs on expansion in Southeast Asia have been substantial and show no signs of abating in 2017. In its latest move, the company absorbed ecommerce platform Lazada’s payments operation with an eye to the future......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerApr 20th, 2017

All hail the Trump Twitter bump

Twitter is growing. Twitter. Is. Growing. The service has been mostly flat or shrinking for months, but not this past quarter. In the first quarter of 2017, Twitter’s Daily Active Users rocketed up 14 percent and the Monthly Active number is no.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News26 min. ago

Consumers and innovators will lose if we kill net neutrality

Today FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will unveil his plan to undo the 2015 network neutrality rules,  which prohibit Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like Comcast, AT&T and Charter from favoring or discriminating against any online applications, content.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Seagate sees component shortages in flash storage market

IT spending looks ok, but component shortages may ding server, cloud service provider and PC demand for solid state storage......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Startup Hippo Insurance launches in California with a tech-enabled home insurance

 Offering a more complete home insurance package for less money than traditional insurance sellers, startup insurance broker Hippo Insurance launched its first service this week in California. According to chief executive Assaf Wand, the company.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

How to save your parking spot in Google Maps

Update, 4/26/17: The article has been updated with additional information now that the parking feature is out of beta testing.Google Maps is finally starting to understand the headache that is parking. Earlier this year it added a parking availabi.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 45 min. ago

87 Percent of Companies Plan to Invest in Security-as-a-Service in the Next 12 Months

40 percent expect their network security spending to increase by 10 to 20 percent over the next year, a recent survey found......»»

Category: securitySource:  esecurityplanetRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Aspiration can now tell you the ‘social impact’ of your monthly spending

 Looking for some insight into the societal cost of buying a cup of coffee, a double cheeseburger, or a pack of cigarettes? Well, financial services startup Aspiration now has an app for that. The fascinating fintech company that was co-foun.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

UberEats food deliveries come to Edinburgh

After launching in London last summer, Uber's food delivery service UberEats has expanded to Manchester, Birmingham, and recently, it added the useful option of scheduling post-pub burger drop-offs ahead of time. Tomorrow, UberEats is h.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Quovo, an API manager for fintech applications, raises $10 million

 Quovo, which has developed an api management toolkit for individual financial managers and large financial services players, has raised $10 million in a new round of funding. Integrated tools are all the rage in the financial services industry.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 53 min. ago

GM investors will "vote with their wallets," says Greenlight Capital

Greenlight Capital, which has been pressuring General Motors to restructure its share class, said it believed the automaker's shareholders will vote in their best financial interests and support the hedge fund's two-class stock proposal and nominees......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News3 hr. 53 min. ago

Microfinance institutions network launches ‘MFIN Connect’, India’s first financial literacy app

Micro Finance Institutions Network has launched a mobile app that will help microfinance clients in educating them about microfinance. The post Microfinance institutions network launches ‘MFIN Connect’, India’s first financial literacy app appe.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News4 hr. 33 min. ago

Dropbox is shuttering Hackpad, the collaborative document service it bought in 2014

 Cloud sharing giant Dropbox announced this week it will shutter document collaboration service Hackpad, which it acquired way back in 2014, next month. Unlike the usual (and inevitable) demise of a promising software startup following a corpora.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 45 min. ago

Netflix takes its first steps into China, the world"s hungriest streaming market

After being locked out of the massive Chinese market by regulators, Netflix looks set to be able to enter the country after all.  The company has signed a licensing deal with local streaming service iQiyi, which claims over 500 million monthly u.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

YouTube Kids app coming to LG, Samsung and Sony smart TVs

Google's adult content-free video service is making its way to the big screen. Google's YouTube Kids service, which acts as a safe space for children to watch YouTube videos without the risk of stumbling upon more adult content, will shor.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

Taiwan market: Perobot adds 2 Pepper sales agents

Perobot, Foxconn Electronics' subsidiary for marketing its Pepper service-providing humanoid robot in the Taiwan market, has added two sales agents, Systex and High Performance Information, in addition to the original agent Asia Pacific Telecom, acco.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

Netflix is entering China through a local licensing deal

After being locked out of the massive Chinese market by regulators, Netflix looks set to be able to enter the country after all.  The company has signed a licensing deal with local streaming service iQiyi, which claims over 500 million monthly u.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 45 min. ago

Voot Rolls Out VOD Progressive Web App

Viacom18’s Foot has recently announced that it has turned its mobile website into a Progressive Web App (PWA) using features such as Add to Home-screen and a service worker. According to a recent press release, PWA allows reliable, fast, and engagi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News8 hr. 1 min. ago

Taiwan market: Bank launches AI financial advisory services

E.Sun Bank has launched AI (artificial intelligence) ChatBot financial advisory services in the Taiwan market through cooperation with IBM Taiwan and LINE......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 hr. 1 min. ago

Uber plans to launch flying taxis by 2020

Taxi-hailing app Uber has announced plans to introduce a flying taxi service in just three year's time......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

Verizon Makes Aggressive Gigabit Moves with Fios Gigabit Service

Verizon Makes Aggressive Gigabit Moves with Fios Gigabit Service Verizon has joined the gigabit trend today, with the launch Fios Gigabit Connection. The service will offer up to 940 Mbps downstream and 880 Mbps upstream to select Fios markets for $.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago