Trip.com Group, a leading global travel service provider, has released data showing strong demand for cross-border travel, and shared how it is cooperating with hotel partners to best enhance their presence throughout the travel recovery. Continue reading
Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI) (“ALYI”) has undertaken an initiative to transition the millions of motorcycles deployed as taxis (boda boda) in Africa from combustion engine vehicles to electric vehicles (EV). From Africa, ALYI plans to expand into the motorcycle taxi market globally. The global motorcycle taxi market was valued by Verified Market Research at $16 billion in 2018 and expected to grow to over $29 billion by 2026. Continue reading
Boubyan Bank Group today announces the launch of Nomo, a fully licensed and regulated UK Islamic digital bank catering for customers with a global financial outlook. Nomo has launched as a brand name of the UK-based Bank of London and The Middle East (BLME), in which Boubyan Bank is a majority shareholder. Continue reading
Wix (Nasdaq: WIX), a leading global SaaS platform to create, manage and grow an online presence, today announced the acquisition of Rise.ai, the gift card and customer re-engagement solution for online brands. The acquisition will extend the Wix eCommerce platform, providing a full solution for merchants to manage customer re-engagement activities aimed at increasing customer spending and repurchases, including gift cards, loyalty programs, rewards and referrals. Continue reading
Multi-asset investment platform eToro has today launched a new cloud computing portfolio to give retail investors access to some of the most exciting tech companies in the world.
Cloud computing underpins many of the technologies we use daily, including email, video streaming and social media. As the world retreated into lockdown this year, cloud services became increasingly important for companies big and small, and the sector is forecast to grow 17% worldwide in 2020 as a result. That growth is expected to continue, with analysts targeting a 14% compound annual growth rate for the sector globally over the next five years. Read more
Google apologises for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer and HSBC pull advertising for British markets from Google sites.