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A Malaysian e-wallet operator owned by CIMB Group and China's Ant Group is in advanced talks with investors to raise at least US$150mil (RM604.80mil) to fund expansion plans, four sources familiar with the matter said.
The future of China’s most popular app WeChat is short videos and livestreaming, says creator Allen Zhang
WeChat is a relatively late entrant in the short video and livestreaming market, which has seen a surge in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic. Over the past five years, the number of daily video messages posted on WeChat has increased 33 times while video content on WeChat Moments is up tenfold.
When Uganda ordered an Internet shutdown on the eve of the presidential election, groundnut seller Susan Tafumba’s trade collapsed.
World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee says Australia’s plan to force digital giants to pay media outlets for news content is “unworkable” and undermines a “fundamental principle” of the Internet.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma made his first public appearance since October on Wednesday when he spoke to a group of teachers by video, easing concern about his unusual absence from the limelight and sending shares in the e-commerce giant surging.
Automakers in Japan, where almost 30% of the population is 65 or older, are taking the lead on adapting cars so the nation’s legions of elderly drivers can feel more confident – and be safer – behind the wheel.
The United States has urged Australia to abandon its plan to force Google and Facebook to pay media outlets for their news content, saying there could be “long-lasting negative consequences” for consumers and companies.
When her suburban Dallas high school was forced to move online last spring because of the coronavirus pandemic, Charvi Goyal realised that the schoolmates she’d been informally tutoring between classes would still need extra help but wouldn’t necessarily be able to get it. So she took her tutoring online, as well.
E-commerce workers who kept China fed during the coronavirus pandemic, making their billionaire bosses even richer, are so unhappy with their pay and treatment that one just set himself on fire in protest.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Head of customer support Adaire Fox-Martin is leaving SAP, the latest high-level departure at the software group as it struggles to pull off a major business transformation amid a pandemic.