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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

Xfinity Mobile arrives to all of Comcast"s markets

If you're using Comcast's Xfinity internet service anywhere in the US, you can now get on the company's Xfinity Mobile service, too. Just over four months after it was first revealed, Comcast has completed the rollout of the s.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

Sprout Social Launches Bot Builder for Facebook Messenger

Sprout Social has introduced a new capability into its social media management platform that allows brands to build a customized chatbot for Facebook Messenger. That bot's duty? Serve as a front-line assistant to marketers and customer service.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

A Silicon Valley CIO’s conundrum: With mobile apps, do you build or buy?

Ann Dunkin took over as the CIO of Santa Clara County's municipal government five months ago, and ever since she has been absorbed by reorganizing and restructuring  the county's IT functions.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, pleas.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Unfair share: Only one company’s environmental record gets examined

The flowchart for writing an article complaining about e-waste is pretty simple. “Do you want to write an article about e-waste?” has two destinations: “No” leads to “END”, “Yes” leads to “Make it all about Apple.”Writing for M.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News2 hr. 15 min. ago

Racist Daily Stormer moves to Russian domain after losing .com address [Updated]

The site was barely offline for 24 hours. Enlarge (credit: Susan Melkisethian) Update (8/16): By around 4pm Eastern time, the site had gone down again after CloudFlare dropped support. Our original article follows. Earlier this week, the inf.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

Daily Stormer: Cloudflare drops neo-Nazi site

Cloudflare no longer protects the Daily Stormer from distributed denial of service attacks......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News2 hr. 59 min. ago

EE TV gets voice controls thanks to Amazon’s Alexa

While Vodafone has long abandoned its dreams of a TV service, rival network EE is pressing on with its strange Freeview-bundled-with-some-on-demand-apps box. The hardware now supports Alexa, Amazon's voice-enabled assistant, through an.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 7 min. ago

Startup initiatives from Down Under may offer inspiration to the failing US Postal Service

 Earlier this week, the US Postal Service reported another dismal quarter of financial results. It’s the latest in a string of bad news for a national service that has been in slow decline since private carriers began emerging to challenge.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 23 min. ago

Article: Apple Sets Sights on Original Content

Apple is opening its wallet for original video content for the first time, putting it into direct competition with players like Netflix, HBO and Hulu......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News9 hr. 16 min. ago

Article: Data Feed for August 17, 2017

A scan of new data from around the world.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News9 hr. 16 min. ago

Article: Cuba Is on a Slow Crawl Toward Increased Internet Access

Cuba has taken some baby steps toward wider internet access, but the country’s telecom infrastructure lags, and the government closely monitors online content and behavior......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News9 hr. 16 min. ago

Article: Businesses Giving Tablets a New Lease on Life

Tablet shipments continued to rebound in Western Europe in Q2 2017, with Apple’s new iPad models and business interest in detachable models driving growth......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News9 hr. 16 min. ago

Startup initiatives from down under may offer inspiration to the failing US Postal Service

 Earlier this week, the US Postal Service reported another dismal quarter of financial results. It’s the latest in a string of bad news for a national service that has been in slow decline since private carriers began emerging to challenge.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 39 min. ago

Squarespace pulls hate sites from its web hosting service

The post-Charlottesville crackdown on internet hate speech is expanding at a very rapid pace. Squarespace, the web design and hosting service, has revealed to The Verge that it's removing a "group of sites" for violating its policy bann.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 39 min. ago

MoviePass Price Change Angers AMC Theatres

MoviePass's new low price point makes seeing movies in theaters absurdly cheap — which is drawing some criticism. You can now see a movie a day in theaters for under $10 a month, but the new subscription price point from the MoviePass service.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News11 hr. 15 min. ago

Apple could be gearing up for a big push into original programming

The iPhone maker is reportedly investing $1 billion to give 'Apple TV' a whole new meaning. Hot off of the news that Disney plans to enter the streaming service game, it appears Apple wants to get a piece of that online entertainment pie for it.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News11 hr. 15 min. ago

How to experience VR on your iPhone with Google Cardboard

Editor's note: This article was updated on August 16, 2017 with up-to-date pricing information and app details. Despite rumors across the years, Apple still hasn’t made a virtual reality move of its own. And while Samsung’s top phones have th.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News13 hr. 51 min. ago

The 2008 Financial Crisis: Explaining the Start

The 2008 Financial Crisis: Explaining the Start.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News15 hr. 15 min. ago

Spotify is now pulling white supremacy music off its service

Charlottesville has inspired domain servers and social platforms to act and take more action against white supremacy. Now, music-streaming services are stepping up. Spotify has pulled several white-supremacist bands from its service, Billboard report.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

Email Provider ProtonMail Says It Hacked Back, Then Walks Claim Back

An anonymous reader shares a report: On Wednesday, encrypted email provider ProtonMail claimed it had hacked someone who was impersonating its service in phishing emails, and the company then swiftly deleted the tweet. Early Wednesday morning, the se.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago