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Vietnam tech companies pay double to compete for talent

In 2020, the overall tech industry in Vietnam generated over US$ 120 billion in total sales revenues. As the tech industry grows, the job openings soared to a record one million, mainly from 58,000 companies, including the big corporations, such as S.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJul 22nd, 2021

Square To Buy "Buy Now, Pay Later" Giant Afterpay in $29 Billion Deal

In a blockbuster deal that rocks the fintech world, Square announced today that it is acquiring Australian buy now, pay later giant Afterpay in a $29 billion all-stock deal. From a report: The purchase price is based on the closing price of Square co.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

BoxGroup closes on $255M across two funds to back startups at their earliest stages

BoxGroup has quietly, yet diligently, been funding companies at the early stage for over a decade. The 11-year-old firm in fact was the first investor in Plaid, a fintech company that nearly got sold to Visa last year for billions of dollars. It has.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Element Ventures pulls in $130M to double-down on the FinTech enterprise trend

With the rise of Open Banking, Psd2 Regulation, InsurTech, and the whole, general Fintech boom, tech investors have realized that there is an increasing place for dedicated funds which double down on this ongoing movement. When you look at the rise o.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Newtopia closes first fund of $50M to invest in LatAm startups

Early-stage venture capital fund Newtopia VC launched Monday with $50 million to invest in tech startups based in Latin America. Early-stage venture capital fund Newtopia VC launched Monday with $50 million to invest in tech startups based.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Zoom reaches $85M settlement in ‘Zoombombing’ lawsuit

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the video conferencing giant of violating users’ privacy by sharing their data with third parties without permission and enabling “Zoombombing” incidents. Zoombombi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Don"t be fooled by signs of recovery: Pandemics weaken the flow of business ideas for seven years

The UK continues on its path to economic recovery from COVID. According to the latest survey data from the Office for National Statistics, the proportion of companies seeing their turnover reduced by COVID in July 2021 was just 29%, compared to 65% i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

ESA gets ready for double Venus flyby

Solar Orbiter and BepiColombo are set to make space history with two Venus flybys just 33 hours apart on 9 and 10 August......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Zoom agrees to pay whopping settlement fee over ‘zoombombing’ and privacy

Videoconferencing company Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its privacy and security practices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

Southeast Asia roundup: COVID surge disrupts car production, prompts new rail route for cargo

A surge in COVID infections in Southeast Asia is hitting Japanese carmakers' production in the region. And COVID-inflicted disruptions to logistics services have prompted Vietnam to introduce a new rail transport route to Europe......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

Zoom Agrees to $85M Settlement in Possible Class Action Over Data-Sharing, Zoombombing

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million — and to bolster its security practices — to settle a lawsuit that had claimed Zoom violated users' privacy rights by sharing their personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and by failing to sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 11 min. ago

Zoom settles "zoombombing" and data privacy lawsuit for $85 million

Zoom Video Communications agreed to pay $85 million in a preliminary lawsuit settlement filed Saturday afternoon. The deal is in response to a class action lawsuit over users' concerns over the company allegedly having shared personal data with Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Square to acquire Afterpay, Australian buy now, pay later platform for $29 billion

Jack Dorsey's Square is spending $29 billion on an Australian buy now, pay later firm — a massive purchase that will help his company build out its global payments empire......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Square to buy ‘buy now, pay later’ giant Afterpay in $29B deal

In a blockbuster deal that rocks the fintech world, Square announced today that it is acquiring Australian buy now, pay later giant Afterpay in a $29 billion all-stock deal. The purchase price is based on the closing price of Square common stock on J.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 11 min. ago

Unicorns are ready for a haircut

The digitization of your haircut may not have been on your 2020 bucket list, but 2021 has an even more surprising line item: Tech-powered barbershops are now a business proposition valued at nearly a billion dollars. Squire is a back-end barbershop m.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 11 min. ago

Big tech companies are at war with employees over remote work

CEOs want workers back at their desks. Employees and the virus have other plans. Enlarge / Apple offices in northern California. (credit: Apple) All across the United States, the leaders at large tech companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap video doorbell deals for August 2021

As smart home tech has taken hold in the U.S., video doorbells are one of the most popular devices for homes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap pressure washer deals for August 2021

We've rounded up all the best pressure washer deals so you never have to pay full price again......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap Samsung deals for August 2021

Samsung has been a leader in high-quality tech for decades. Check out all of the Samsung deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

It"s the Hottest Job Market in 20 Years for Tech Workers

Tribune News Services says we're now experiencing the "hottest job market for tech workers since dot-com era" There's an air of desperation among tech employers this summer. Software talent, it seems, is in such high demand that companies are morphin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Is Remote Work Forcing Smaller Cities to Compete With Big Tech Salaries?

Remote working seems like a boon to smaller cities, Reuters reports: About 30 per cent of remote workers plan on moving, according to two recent surveys: an April poll of 1,000 tech workers by nonprofit One America Works and a June survey of 1,006 na.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021