Google Pay expands its integration with PayPal to online merchants

Google Pay expands its integration with PayPal to online merchants

Google  and PayPal have been strategic partners for some time. The companies in 2017 announced that PayPal  would become a payment method in Android Pay, the service that later rebranded as Google Pay. Last year, users who added PayPal as a...

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BoE looks to throw open doors to tech companies ahead of Brexit

BoE looks to throw open doors to tech companies ahead of Brexit

The Bank of England (BoE) opening up its balance sheet to payment companies and tech firms such as Facebook would bolster Britain’s 7 billion pound ($9 billion) fintech sector just as it faces tougher competition from Europe after Brexit...

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Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service

Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The delivery drones can be used...

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Carrefour to Open JD.Com International Store

Carrefour to Open JD.Com International Store

The Chinese unit of French retailer Carrefour will open an online store on e-commerce platform JD.Com’s international marketplace after striking a logistics deal with the e-tail giant. The store will sell products from Taiwan, France and...

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Foxconn’s New Chairman Says No Plan to Increase Production Capacity Outside China

Foxconn’s New Chairman Says No Plan to Increase Production Capacity Outside China

THE new chairman of Foxconn said on Friday the Apple Inc supplier had no plan to increase production capacity outside China at the moment. Liu Young-Way, who was elected chairman after company founder Terry Gou stood aside to run for president of...

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Xiaomi’s latest products for Russia include its smart TVs and flagship Mi 9T

Xiaomi’s latest products for Russia include its smart TVs and flagship Mi 9T

Xiaomi, best known for its smartphones, is making serious inroads into Russia as it launched a collection of products in the country where some 145 million people live. That includes its smart TVs featuring 700,000 hours of content, smart...

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California Hands Two Chinese Self-Driving Firms Pony.AI Technologies and AutoX Technologies Passenger Permits

California Hands Two Chinese Self-Driving Firms Pony.AI Technologies and AutoX Technologies Passenger Permits

Two Chinese autonomous driving companies, Pony.AI Technologies and AutoX Technologies, have obtained driverless vehicle passenger service permits from California’s Public Utilities Commission. The commission publicized these permits are...

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Harley-Davidson Finds Local Partner to Make Motorbikes in China

Harley-Davidson Finds Local Partner to Make Motorbikes in China

American motorbike maker Harley-Davidson Motor is joining hands with Chinese counterpart Qianjiang Motorcycle to start selling small-engine motorbikes in China before the end of next year. The firms will develop two Harleys for the Asian markets...

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Oracle up as it beats expectations

Oracle up as it beats expectations

Oracle beat on top and bottom lines. The company saw growth in cloud application revenue. Oracle stock went up as much as 7% on Wednesday after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year...

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China News Weekly 115 – China’s Desai to Build USD375.4 Million IoT Battery Plant in Guangdong

China News Weekly 115 – China’s Desai to Build USD375.4 Million IoT Battery Plant in Guangdong

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Facebook created a ‘gateway drug’ to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say

Facebook created a ‘gateway drug’ to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say

Longtime blockchain technologists say Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency will introduce billions to the payments technology. But Facebook’s problems with trust and privacy will be large obstacles for Libra to overcome. Blockchain experts on Tuesday...

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