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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

Article: As Ad Blocker Use Grows, Publishers Face New Challenges

Advertisers and publishers are under constant pressure to better target, deliver and track their messages to consumers. But many consumers feel bombarded by the ad experience. Here are some strategies that publishers are using to get around the probl.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 25 min. ago

Article: Recommended Reading: June 26, 2017

eMarketer’s scan of the key developments of the day, plus data to make sense of it all. Today’s topics: YouTube TV expands to more markets; Facebook brings anti-terror effort to UK; and more......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 25 min. ago

Article: Social Media Ads Are Doing Their Job in India

Social media seems to be a useful marketing channel for advertisers in India. Recent data shows that more than 85% of smartphone users in the country click on social media ads......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 25 min. ago

Tumblr says it fixed the "Safe Mode" glitch that hid innocent posts, including LGBTQ+ content (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Tumblr says it fixed the ‘Safe Mode’ glitch that hid innocent posts, including LGBTQ+ content  —  Tumblr this week introduced a “safe mode” for its service, which combines the compan.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News20 hr. 33 min. ago

What Happens When Geoengineers "Hack The Planet"?

Dan Drollette shares an article by an Oxford physics professor who's concerned about the popularity of radical new proposals to fight global warming. The Christian Science Monitor wonders if it's time to re-engineer our climate. MIT's Technology Rev.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 33 min. ago

Germany Cracks Down On Illegal Speech On Social Media.

ArmoredDragon writes: German police have raided 36 homes of people accused of using illegal speech on Facebook and Twitter. Much of it was aimed at political speech. According to the article, "Most of the raids concerned politically motivated right-w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Should Your Company Switch To Microservices?

Walmart Canada claims that it was microservices that allowed them to replace hardware with virtual servers, reducing costs by somewhere between 20 and 50 percent. Now Slashdot reader snydeq shares an article by a senior systems automation engineer ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Tumblr says it fixed the ‘Safe Mode’ glitch that hid innocent posts, including LGBTQ+ content

 Tumblr this week introduced a “safe mode” for its service, which combines the company’s previously available “safe search” functionality with a new filter that would hide “sensitive” content from the si.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Western Europe Top 10 IT Service Vendors 2016: Change Toward the Digital Economy Accelerates

This IDC study analyzes the 2016 revenues of the 10 largest IT services vendors and compares them with market trends. Furthermore, this study looks at the top 10 vendors' market shares in the total IT services market as well as in project-oriented se.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Airbnb is trialling split payments so you don’t lose friends over your booking

Airbnb is testing a new feature allowing payments to be split multiple ways, meaning no more chasing you friends Airbnb has started introducing a new feature that allows payment for a property to be split between as many as 16 different account.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Omni-Experience Digital Transformation in Retail Banking in Asia/Pacific, 2017

This study presents the results of IDC Financial Insights' 2017 Omni-Experience Digital Transformation in Retail Banking in the Asia/Pacific MaturityScape Benchmark Survey. This study should be viewed as a supplement to IDC MaturityScape: Omni-Experi.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

YouTube has 1.5 billion logged-in monthly users watching a ton of mobile video

 This year at VidCon, YouTube shared some new metrics that really drive home how much it’s dominating mobile video usage and how quickly its service is gaining viewers on TVs. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  mobilecrunchRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Five building blocks of a data-driven culture

 To be data-driven requires an overarching data culture that couples a number of elements, including high-quality data, broad access and data literacy and appropriate data-driven decision-making processes. In this article, we discuss some of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Google Will No Longer Scan Gmail for Ad Targeting

After years of complaints by privacy advocates, the company said it will stop the practice on its free email service to eliminate confusion around its advertising policies......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

"Chiropractors Are Bullshit"

From an article on The Outline, submitted by two readers: If you're one of the approximately 80 percent of Americans who have suffered from back pain, you may have been referred to a chiropractor for medical help. In the modern-day internet landscape.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Battle of the Streaming Giants: Which streaming service is best for you?

Trying to figure out which subscription service to use while sticking to a frugal entertainment budget? Check out our updated 2015 breakdown of the three most popular streaming video services. The post Battle of the Streaming Giants: Which streaming.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Google is going to stop reading Gmail users’ emails so it can personalize our ads

The Gmail in Google's G Suite solution that's aimed at business customers doesn't scan emails to personalize ads -- and the company has announced that its free consumer Gmail service won't do so either starting later this year. The post Google is goi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Airbnb is reportedly getting ready to launch a premium version of its service

Airbnb has always been known as the hotel alternative, but now, it seems as though the short-term rental service wants to get into direct competition with the giants of the hospitality industry. The post Airbnb is reportedly getting ready to launch a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Got VR? No? Google’s new ‘VR180’ format likely to be smartphone photog friendly

Plus: A streaming music service just for owners of a select brand of car? And road rage leads to a video game-like freeway crash sequence. The post Got VR? No? Google’s new ‘VR180’ format likely to be smartphone photog friendly appe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Weekly rewind: Graphene headphones, $1 cell service, baking bread like a pro

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017