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Concardis to support Alipay in Austria and Switzerland

Concardis, a payment service provider, has announced that it will support Alipay payments in Austria and Switzerland.   In Austria, Gössl is the first merchant that allows Chinese consumers to pay using their smartphones with the Alipay app. The clothing brand will start by supporting the app in 20 stores…

Australia Post selects i2c’s payments processing platform

Australia Post has announced that it will update its financial services solutions through i2c’s payments platform. The platform is called Agile Processing and allows Australia Post to support advanced digital payments functionality and financial services for its Load&Go General Purpose Reloadable (GPR) Visa card, gift, multicurrency travel, China travel, and…

Western Union interested in digital currency

  Western Union has been trailing an integration with digital currency exchange Coinbase, in which the remittance company will appear within the web app of the exchange. Currently, the project is being piloted with Western Union employees and has entered into development in 2016, company representatives said for CoinDesk. No…

Cyberjaya launches 1Gbps broadband service for homes and businesses

Cyberjaya has just launched Malaysia’s first 1Gbps broadband for businesses and homes throughout the city. This allows Cyberjaya to host a high number of users accessing multiple devices simultaneously, helping Cyberjaya achieve its envisioned Smart City status. This high speed gigabit connection will not only encourage more creative content development,…

BMW and the future of autonomous driving

If you were to summarize the future of the automobile with just two words, they would probably be these: autonomous driving.   One of the many car manufacturers that are actively driving the autonomous revolution is BMW, who has been engaging in the complexities of autonomous driving as early as…

Google Chrome will come with an integrated ad-blocker in 2018

One of the first things you would do upon performing a clean install of Google Chrome on your PC is to download an ad-blocker extension of some sort, right? Well, you will no longer have to do so come 2018, as Google has confirmed that it will indeed be releasing…

China holds 40 percent of total global ecommerce transactions

China remains the largest global eCommerce market in terms of trading value, accounting for over 40% of the total transactions.   Transactions through eCommerce platforms have reached CNY 26.1 trillion (USD 3.8 trillion) in 2016, increasing by 19.8% from 2015, according to a Sina news report citing data from the…

Uber comes clean about underpaying its drivers in NYC since 2014

  Uber has just admitted that it has underpaid thousands of drivers in New York City for as long as two and a half years.   According to the company, the error was a result of an accounting error. Specifically, Uber miscalculated its own cut of the commission. Instead of…

1Password now has a Travel Mode

AgileBits has introduced Travel Mode for 1Password, a way to keep your passwords safe while traveling abroad.   1Password, a password manager app for Mac, Windows, iOS and Android, stores and organizes passwords in ‘vaults.’ When Travel Mode is activated, every vault is removed from your devices, except for the ones marked…

40+ Most Used Linux Terminal Commands

Two things are true of the Linux command line: one, there are thousands of possible commands you can use at any given time, and two, you’ll only end up using a fraction of them. Despite the power offered, most of us just repeat the same commands over and over again.…