Technology

South Africa’s Naspers plots Euronext flotation of e-commerce ventures

South Africa’s Naspers plots Euronext flotation of e-commerce ventures

Published 25/03/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Naspers will float its e-commerce ventures on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam, it said on Monday, the latest move by South [more…]

Abu Dhabi aims to lure start-ups with investment in new technology hub

Abu Dhabi aims to lure start-ups with investment in new technology hub

Published 24/03/2019

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi will commit up to 1 billion dirhams ($272 million) to support technology start-ups, it said on Sunday, in a [more…]

Exclusive: Mexico central bank says Uber, other firms interested in…

Exclusive: Mexico central bank says Uber, other firms interested in…

Published 23/03/2019

ACAPULCO, Mexico (Reuters) - Various companies in Mexico, including Uber Technologies Inc., have shown interest in using a new mobile payments system developed by the [more…]

Singtel signs deal to expand mobile wallet alliance to Japan

Singtel signs deal to expand mobile wallet alliance to Japan

Published 18/03/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd said on Monday it has signed a partnership to enable the use of its cross-border mobile wallet platform in [more…]

NHL: Mobile games company Playtika becomes partner of Canadiens

NHL: Mobile games company Playtika becomes partner of Canadiens

Published 08/03/2019

(Reuters) - Leading mobile games company Playtika has become a partner of the National Hockey League’s Montreal Canadiens, the company announced. Playtika also is the [more…]

Citrix Systems says hackers gained access to its internal network

Citrix Systems says hackers gained access to its internal network

Published 08/03/2019

(Reuters) - Networking software company Citrix Systems Inc said on Friday it has taken action to fix incident involving unauthorized access, possibly by international cyber [more…]

NBA to offer content across all Alibaba platforms in expanded deal

NBA to offer content across all Alibaba platforms in expanded deal

Published 07/03/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Basketball Association will offer fans in China original programming and an easier way to buy league gear through e-commerce [more…]

Tencent, Kakao among shortlisted bidders for South Korean gaming…

Tencent, Kakao among shortlisted bidders for South Korean gaming…

Published 04/03/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese tech giant Tencent and South Korea’s biggest chat operator Kakao Corp are among five bidders shortlisted to buy South Korean gaming [more…]

Electric scooter sharing firm VOI raises $30 million for European…

Electric scooter sharing firm VOI raises $30 million for European…

Published 03/03/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Electric scooter sharing firm VOI Technology has raised $30 million in another fundraising round since being set up seven months ago for [more…]

China fund managers rush to capitalize on Shanghai’s new tech board

China fund managers rush to capitalize on Shanghai’s new tech board

Published 03/03/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese asset managers are rushing to set up funds targeting Shanghai’s upcoming Nasdaq-style technology board, in a race likely to fuel concern [more…]