Trust Payments, the global unified payments group for global pay-in, pay-out and customer journey technologies, has partnered with social network, messaging and e-commerce startup Wakanda Messenger to provide the payments element for their online marketplace and money remittance service. Wakanda Messenger, developed by Kemit Kingdom, will be widely available on iPhone and Android from 15 October 2020. It has already launched its Beta app in Africa and Europe to a selected audience of 20,000 trial users. Read more
Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced today that it was chosen to become TikTok’s secure cloud technology provider. This technical decision by TikTok was heavily influenced by Zoom’s recent success in moving a large portion of its video conferencing capacity to the Oracle Public Cloud. Read more
Elementor, the leading WordPress website building platform, announced today that with their new version 3.0 release, website designers can, for the first time, implement an advanced and comprehensive design system on WordPress sites.
Elementor’s new functionality gives web design professionals the ability to view and control any web element on their sites from a centralized hub, thus streamlining the implementation of a design system. With it, users can now apply sitewide changes to overall layout, typography, color, style, images, logos, favicons, buttons, and form fields. Read more
Flirtey, the pioneer of the commercial drone delivery industry, announced today it has been granted a critical patent for the safe and precise drone delivery of packages. This key patent describes a combination of hardware and software that enables the delivery of packages by a drone, potentially lifting the package to pick it up, holding it securely and lowering it once at the point of delivery. Read more
On May 18, Tencent’s WeChat, Tsinghua University’s Tsinghua China Data Center, and the Tencent Social Research Institute jointly released a report entitled “The 2020 Pandemic and the QR Code Economy Report”. The report points out that as an important part of the digital economy, the WeChat QR Code Economy has played an effective role in buffering the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
WooCommerce, the popular open-source eCommerce platform developed and supported by Automattic, is publicly offering CBD merchants the choice to connect their stores to services such as Jetpack, WooCommerce Shipping, and WooCommerce Tax.
WooCommerce has been powering CBD stores since the U.S. Federal Government passed the Farm Bill in December 2018.
“WooCommerce is proud to offer CBD merchants secure, efficient services that enable business owners to focus on improving consumers’ lives,” says Paul Maiorana, General Manager of WooCommerce.
By choosing Square as their payment solution, CBD merchants can now extend their WooCommerce store’s capabilities with services such as: Read More
Tencent Holdings has racked up some impressive gains this week – becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $500 billion and surpassing Facebook to be the world’s fifth-most valuable company. Grace Lee reports Continue reading
Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger suffered a temporary outage in India and many other countries, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter on Friday. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Netflix Inc’s groundbreaking political drama “House of Cards” will end after its upcoming sixth season, the company said on Monday (October 30), one day after a sexual misconduct allegation emerged against star Kevin Spacey. Continue reading
President Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg face off online as the social media giant prepares to hand congressional investigators 3,000 political ads that it says were likely purchased by Russian entities during and after last year’s presidential contest. Jane Lanhee Lee reports. Continue reading