Marketplaces

Why smoking and depression apps are selling your data? High professional & personal risks!

April 23, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT Smoking and depression apps are selling your data to third parties according to The Washington Post and a study published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open “The pitch: Health apps for users who are battling depression or want to quit smoking. The problem: Many of the apps designed to track a user’s […]

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Amazon exiting Chinese marketplace sales: Reuters. Is it another chapter in the USA v China trade war?

April 18, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT Amazon exiting Chinese marketplace sales – Reuters … Amazon (AMZN +0.1%) will close its domestic marketplace business by mid-July, according to Reuters sources, which means Chinese shoppers will only be able to purchase from third-party merchants in other countries.   Apparently Amazon is hit hard by the Chinese giant competitor Alibaba but […]

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Top money transfer apps in CEE: Which are most popular?

April 8, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT Top money transfer apps in CEE: Which are most popular? As evidenced by the phenomenal growth of startups like Revolut, money transfer platforms are capturing more of the $160 billion of remittance flowing out of European countries each year. With dozens … “It turns out that PayPal, relative-newcomer Revolut and TransferWise are […]

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Hyundai Motor Launches CRADLE Berlin, A Start-up Accelerator looking into innovative ventures

April 5, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT Hyundai Motor Launches CRADLE Berlin Hyundai Motor Company has officially opened its Hyundai CRADLE Berlin office in Germany establishing its third CRADLE office worldwide, with additional bases in Silicon Valley (USA) and Tel Aviv (Israel). Hyundai CRADLE is Hyundai Motor’s corporate venturing and open innovation business, which partners and invests extensively in […]

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Becoming a IoT marketplace: Schneider Electric launches digital ecosystem offering IoT

April 4, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT Schneider Electric launches digital ecosystem offering IoT solutions. Schneider Electric Exchange will aim to bring together innovators from across industry, software and startups to find business solutions.   According to Schneider Electric the ecosystem will empower “a diverse community of solvers to create and scale business solutions and seize new market value”. […]

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Preparations for EU elections under way in UK. Meanwhile tech co. are packing

April 2, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT Preparations for European elections under way The UK government has approved preparations for European elections in May as a “contingency” measure. David Lidington, the cabinet office minister and de facto deputy prime minister, confirmed this in the news. If Brexit is delayed beyond next Friday the EU has said that the UK […]

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5 European companies that are leading the AI research & development

April 1, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT 5 European companies that are leading the AI research & development and that are (really) advancing AI There’s little arguing that artificial intelligence is one of the hottest sectors of the tech industry. The industry is projected to be worth more than $15 trillion by 2030, according to research firm Price Waterhouse Coopers. […]

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NVIDIA Is A Data Center Company Now in advent of evolution from chips to systems

March 30, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT NVIDIA Is A Data Center Company Now NVIDIA’s announcement that it would spend $6.9B to buy the data center networking company Mellanox surprised many people, including long-time NVIDIA watchers. This is the latest step in the evolution of NVIDIA and reveals a new direction for the company from GPU to a data […]

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Report: Some apps still send data to Facebook without your consent

March 29, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT Some Android apps still send data to Facebook without your consent A report in late December revealed that various apps were sending personal data to facebook before giving the consent. Among these apps are popular apps like apps like Spotify, Skyscanner, Yelp, Duolingo and Kayak. Privacy International says it has notified all […]

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Amazon will let companies personalise Alexa for their businesses

March 29, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT Amazon will let companies create Alexa apps for their employees Amazon is now letting companies create voice skills for use in the office with the launch of Alexa for Business. Members can use one of numerous templates available to create their own voice-activated commands on Alexa without having to write or know […]

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