Last year was interesting for e-commerce, with companies expanding services, global expansions becoming a reality, consolidation playing out, and players being funded to create deeper pockets.
Facebook told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months.
US-based communications systems major Avaya is completely focused on enabling its entire portfolio with smart technology. It is working extensively on technologies such as conversational AI, real-time sentiment analysis, blockchain and more.
India’s new foreign investment restrictions for its e-commerce sector, which includes giants such as Amazon.com Inc and Walmart-owned Flipkart, could reduce online sales by $46 billion by 2022, according to a draft analysis from global consultants PwC seen by Reuters.
With an aim to counter likely cyber threats and secure interests of stock brokers, BSE has signed an agreement with a cyber security services provider. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed with a company named Lucideus by the stock exchange, BSE said.
The organizers of last year’s Google walkout to protest sexual harassment aren’t satisfied with what tech companies are doing to change their policies — and they’re taking those concerns to social media.
Google has announced that its Chrome web browser will start blocking intrusive ads worldwide beginning July 2019. Ben Galbraith, Chrome Senior Director of Product, said in a blog post that Chrome will be expanding its user protection and will cease showing all the ‘intrusive’ advertisements on websites globally.
With a view to driving digital transactions, banks have suggested to the government that smaller vendors be on-boarded as peers, thereby sparing them the merchant discount rate (MDR).
With the influx of new technologies in the industry today, the creation of a functional network that allows for every device to be in constant contact with every other device is of utmost importance. IoT has been integral to the formation of this network.
Walmart Inc has opted to end its involvement in the network of commercial and Medicaid pharmacies run by CVS Health Corp after the two companies failed to agree on pricing, CVS said on Tuesday.