For now, no company in the U.commands the kind of clout that Alipay and WeChat wield back home. Instead, everyone is trying to replicate their success. “This is going to be the battle of all time—like who dominates all those services—and it’s still not known,” Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., told his company’s investors in February.
Link: Why China’s Payment Apps Give U.S. Bankers Nightmares
Finding a great app or tool sometimes can feel like winning the lottery – maybe not the Mega Millions, but at least a $20 scratch-off ticket. Here are some winning picks from some of our favorite sources.
MotoRead – when you can’t or don’t want to read with your eyes
I’m always scouring…
Link: 6 Time-Saving Apps and Tools Marketers Obsess Over
You know that how you spend your time is important. You try to put as much effort into a task as possible during an allotted amount of time. That’s a good thing. You can only do so for so long however before reaching a plateau or experiencing burnout.
We usually forget something in this…
Link: The Best Invoicing & Time Management Apps to Use in 2018
Electronic Arts Inc. has acquired the cloud gaming technology and associated personnel of an Israeli GameFly Inc. subsidiary earlier this month, the company announced Tuesday. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. For daily updates, subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here. Los Angeles-headquarters GameFly, a video game rental company, acquired Israel-based cloud gaming company Playcast Media Systems in 2015.
Link: EA Acquires Israeli Cloud Gaming Assets, Personnel of GameFly
ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PARTICIPATION LINUX SECURITY SUMMIT EUROPE 2018 25-26 October EDINBURGH, UK ============================================================================== DESCRIPTION The Linux Security Summit (LSS) is a technical forum for collaboration between Linux developers, researchers, and end users.
Link: [ANNOUNCE] Linux Security Summit Europe 2018
The proof is vividly on display in nearly every Starbucks outlet, where drink orders from mobile users often seem to rival the orders of in-store customers. Starbucks’ app has resonated with its loyal customers, who can monitor and manage their card balance and star rewards. The app’s popularity exemplifies yet another successful technological initiative at the Seattle-based company, which has out-siliconed Silicon Valley itself, as Barron’s explained in a cover story last year.
Link: Starbucks Wins the Cup for In-Store Mobile Payments, Apple in Second
Fun fact: Twitter had apps for Roku, Android TV and Xbox.
Another fun fact: Those apps will no longer work come May 24. While Twitter didn’t explicitly say why, TechCrunch says it had to do with the new European General Data Protection Regulation, which goes into effect May 25 and is the reason…
Link: Twitter is killing its apps for Roku, Android TV and Xbox