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PayPal To Launch Local Wallet in China Focused on Cross-Border Payments

PayPal plans to set up a local wallet in China focused on cross-border payments. From a report: In January, the U.S. fintech company became the first foreign firm with 100% ownership of a payments platform in China. But until now, PayPal's been quiet.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 20th, 2021

CytRx Notes Topline Data From Trial of Arimoclomol in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CytRx Corporation (OTCQB: CYTR) (“CytRx”), a specialized biopharmaceutical company focused on research and development for the oncology and neurodegenerative disease categories, today noted that Orp.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

China"s rocket out of control but risk of damage low, say experts

China's rogue rocket is in an uncontrolled free-fall towards Earth and no one knows where or exactly when it will burn through Earth's atmosphere, but the risk of debris hitting an inhabited area remains very small, experts told AFP Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

Twitter makes it easier to send money to users with Tip Jar

At launch, Tip Jar supports Patreon, PayPal, Bandcamp, Cash App and Venmo. Notably, Twitter doesn’t take a cut of the proceeds, but the payment processor might, so keep an eye out for any applicable fees on that front......»»

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

China"s emissions now exceed all the developed world"s combined

China now accounts for more greenhouse gas emissions than all of the world's developed nations combined, according to new research from Rhodium Group......»»

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

Why imported veg is still more sustainable than local meat

A former colleague who was a researcher and promoter of local food systems once argued that local meat markets connect children with reality. "If young people do not have a direct experience with food," he told me, "they might think it originates on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 16 min. ago

Sou Fujimoto designs Shenzhen exhibition complex with transparent facade

A transparent facade will offer glimpses inside the Shenzhen Reform and Opening-up Exhibition Hall in China, which is being designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects and Donghua Chen Studio. Read more A transparent facade will offer glimpses ins.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

Google search rankings algorithm check-in; Friday’s daily brief

Local Service Ads Google bug, speeding up images and the value of our old internet companies. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

If 12% is the new 30%, 4% is the new 12%

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. The whole team was aboard for this recording, with Grace and Chris behind the scenes, and Danny, Alex, and Natasha on.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 44 min. ago

GajiGesa, a fintech focused on Indonesian workers, adds strategic investors and launches new app for micro-SMEs

GajiGesa, a fintech startup that provides earned wage access (EWA) and other services for workers in Indonesia, has added strategic investors to help it launch new services and expand its user base. Its new backers include OCBC NISP Ventura, the vent.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 16 min. ago

Image: First Ariane 6 fairing at Europe"s Spaceport in French Guiana

Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana is carrying out combined tests to prepare for the arrival of Ariane 6, Europe's next generation heavy-lift launch vehicle......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 16 min. ago

NASA Wallops May 8 rocket launch may be visible in eastern United States

A mission to explore energy transport in space using a NASA suborbital sounding rocket launching May 8, 2021, from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia may provide a brief light show for residents of the eastern United States and Bermuda......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 16 min. ago

Fighting poverty with cash: Testing universal basic income in the real world

School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2)assistant professor Amy Castro Baker set out to answer this question: What would happen to a person in or near poverty who received no-strings-attached guaranteed payments every month? And the answer, at least.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 16 min. ago

China says "extremely low" risk of damage from rocket debris

China said Friday the risk of damage from a rocket falling back to Earth was "extremely low", after the United States warned it could crash down on to an inhabited area......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 16 min. ago

China says "extremely low" risk of damage on Earth from rocket re-entry

China said Friday the risk of damage on Earth from a rocket which fell out of orbit after separating from Beijing's space station was "extremely low", after the United States warned it could crash down onto an inhabited area......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 16 min. ago

Coldplay beam new song into space in chat with French astronaut

Coldplay gave new meaning to the idea of a single launch, playing new song "Higher Power" for the first time during a video link-up with French astronaut Thomas Pesquet......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 16 min. ago

Tripod Tech expects new capacity to come online in 2H21

Tripod Technology will have new production lines at its manufacturing site in Xiantao, China's Hubei province get ready for production in June, according to the Taiwan-based PCB manufacturer. Output at the site will be ramping up starting the second.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 16 min. ago

Chips shortages to slow down specs upgrades for new offerings in 2H21

As shortages of ICs and other components are expected to worsen further in the peak season, downstream system makers are expected to slow down specs upgrades for their new offerings set for launch in the second half of the year, according to industry.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 16 min. ago

Juul inventor’s Myst lands funding as institutional investors turn to China’s e-cigs

Over the past several years, institutional investors had largely shied away from China’s e-cigarette makers, an industry that was teeming with shoddy workshops and lacked regulatory oversight. But investors’ attitude is changing as China.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 16 min. ago

Soulwax"s monochrome recording studio nods to 1960s Italian architecture

A chequered granite facade envelopes this monolithic recording studio in Ghent, Belgium, which local architect Glenn Sestig has created for electronic music duo Soulwax. Read more A chequered granite facade envelopes this monolithic recordin.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

China"s Emissions Now Exceed All the Developed World"s Combined

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: China's emissions of six heat-trapping gases, including carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, rose to 14.09 billion tons of CO2 equivalent in 2019, edging out the total of Organization for Econ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021