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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

IDG Contributor Network: The rules of engagement for customer-obsessed organizations

Customer engagement used to mean the heroic moment—the experience that became a legendary tale of customer service because it was uncommon and unexpected. Back then, customers often had little choice but to simply accept the service that they re.....»»

Category: developmentSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

Microsoft"s Beam becomes Mixer, adds four person split-screen streaming to battle Twitch

Maybe it’s time to start paying attention to Microsoft’s livestreaming play. After acquiring fledgling service Beam last August, then integrating Beam into Windows 10 and the Xbox One, today Microsoft announced a whole raft of changes to make.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

Ancestry.com denies exploiting users" DNA

The genealogy service says it is changing its terms and conditions after being criticised......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News5 hr. 8 min. ago

Russian postal service "hit by WannaCry"

Three employees claim service still suffering from the effects of the global ransomware attack......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News5 hr. 8 min. ago

Faraday Future aims to raise $1 billion in new funds as chief backer struggles

Faraday Future plans to raise $1 billion in new funding as it seeks to protect itself from the financial woes of its main backer, China's LeEco......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 8 min. ago

Microsoft Beam is now Mixer, a game-streaming service with support from Telltale

Microsoft has rebranded the streaming service Beam as Mixer, and the changes aren't just limited to its name. Low-latency streaming and interactivity will let viewers and players engage more easily. The post Microsoft Beam is now Mixer, a game-stream.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

US Intelligence Community Has Lost Credibility Due To Leaks

Two anonymous readers and Mi share an article: U.K. police investigating the Manchester terror attack say they have stopped sharing information with the U.S. after a series of leaks that have so angered the British government that Prime Minister Ther.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 24 min. ago

Verizon’s SmartHub packs 4G LTE and support for smart home devices

Need a hub to manage your automated devices and a 4G LTE router? Look no further than Verizon's new SmartHub, a $200 hotspot that combines the best of both worlds. It's available with Verizon Home, a subscription monitoring service. The post Verizon&.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago

One phone number for all your devices? T-Mobile brings Digits service to masses

T-Mobile is bringing its Digits program to all subscribers. Starting May 31, customers will be able to send and receive calls and messages from any smartphone, tablet, computer, or wearable. The post One phone number for all your devices? T-Mobile br.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

Everlight expanding LED packaging capacity

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics is expanding its packaging capacity from 4.5 billion LED chips to 5.5 billion units a month, with the additional capacity to be specifically for fine pixel pitch displays, automotive lighting and i.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 24 min. ago

How iCloud Photo Library matches up to Google Photos

Last week at the Google I/O developer conference, Google announced a raft of forthcoming additions to its Google Photos service. Since Google Photos runs on iOS and in any web browser, it’s a serious photo-storage option for Mac, iPhone, and iPa.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News11 hr. 40 min. ago

Article: In China, Smart Retailers Are Looking Beyond O2O

China's ecommerce sector is maturing, as smart retailers are looking at transforming their online-to-offline (O2O) strategies into omnichannel......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Article: Ad Fraud: As Tools Evolve, So Do the Schemes

It's difficult to know just how much money US advertisers and publishers lose to ad fraud annually, but estimates based on select samples of impressions suggest fraud is a multibillion-dollar problem worldwide......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Article: Study: Europe"s Digital Ad Spend Neared €42 Billion in 2016

Digital ad spending in Europe swelled by 12.2% in 2016 to nearly €41.8 billion, according to IAB Europe and IHS Markit, with spending gains seen in all 27 countries tracked......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Article: Recommended Reading: May 25, 2017

eMarketer’s scan of the key developments of the day, plus data to make sense of it all. Today’s topics: Google can track offline purchases; Amazon enhances app with shoppable stickers; and more......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Cox, Holman team up on subscription sales model

Cox Automotive and Holman Enterprises are teaming up to#8203; expand a retail vehicle-subscription service dubbed Flexdrive......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 16 min. ago

Xbox Game Pass officially opens its doors to Gold subscribers ahead of June 1

Subscribers to Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One now have access to the free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's new game "rental" service. The subscription includes 40 Xbox One games and 72 backward-compatible Xbox 360 titles. The post Xbox Game Pa.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 16 min. ago

Facebook Signs BuzzFeed, Vox, Others For Original Video Shows

Facebook has signed deals with Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form content with ad breaks. The social media company is reportedly set to pay up to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 40 min. ago

Consumers Trust Robots For Surgery Over Savings, Research Finds

An anonymous reader shares an article: Andy Maguire faces a challenge: tasked with upgrading HSBC's digital-banking systems, he has discovered that customers are twice as likely to trust a robot for heart surgery than for picking a savings account. ".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Xbox Live Gold members can now start their free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass

Subscribers to Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One now have access to the free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's new game "rental" service. The subscription includes 40 Xbox One games and 72 backward-compatible Xbox 360 titles. The post Xbox Live Go.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017