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Google clamps down on apps dodging Play Store 30% cut

Google clamps down on apps dodging Play Store 30% cut

SAN FRANCISCO: Google said Monday it plans to start enforcing a rule requiring Android apps in its Play store to use its payment system, which takes a 30% cut of transactions.

29 Sep 2020
Facebook gets reprieve from Apple on live events cut

Facebook gets reprieve from Apple on live events cut

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said Friday it struck a deal in which Apple agreed to temporarily forgo its cut of revenue from paid events at the leading social network to help pandemic-hit performers earn money during the pandemic.

26 Sep 2020

Super app

AirAsia Group is building a super app off its existing mobile application and website to provide services such as e-commerce, delivery and payments.

25 Sep 2020
Super app

TOT server payload poised for launch into orbit

State telecom enterprise TOT, through collaboration with its strategic satellite business partner Mu Space and Advanced Technology, plans to send a server payload on the Blue Origin rocket, which is scheduled to launch to space from the US on Thursday.

24 Sep 2020 2
TOT server payload poised for launch into orbit
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IBM: Covid-19 pushes robots, contactless payment options

Delivery robots, contactless payment, remote work, advanced supply chain operations and telehealth are among the top technology trends to watch in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, says IBM Thailand.

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IBM: Covid-19 pushes robots, contactless payment options
30 Sep 2020

Twitter says monitoring service does not violate surveillance ban

SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter said Tuesday a service that monitors tweets for police, alerting them to brewing social justice protests and more, does not break the platform's ban on being used for surveillance.

30 Sep 2020 1
Twitter says monitoring service does not violate surveillance ban
30 Sep 2020

World wide the web isn't free

The dream of an open, transparent Internet that accepts all and their opinions is all but dead. The story starts on Jan 1, 1983, when the then ARPANET adopted the TCP/IP protocol and then really started to take off in 1990 after Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. It began like most things, simply, with topic driven bulletin boards and online forums, then it moved to personal websites and the first blogs. At the turn of the century this morphed into the Web 2.0 where social media platforms were developed and started to grow and opened up the world and different countries to each other at the personal level.

30 Sep 2020
World wide the web isn't free
29 Sep 2020

Google clamps down on apps dodging Play Store 30% cut

SAN FRANCISCO: Google said Monday it plans to start enforcing a rule requiring Android apps in its Play store to use its payment system, which takes a 30% cut of transactions.

29 Sep 2020
Google clamps down on apps dodging Play Store 30% cut
28 Sep 2020

US judge suspends Trump ban on TikTok downloads

WASHINGTON: A US federal judge late Sunday halted a politically charged ban ordered by the Trump administration on downloads of the popular video app TikTok, hours before it was to go into effect.

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US judge suspends Trump ban on TikTok downloads
27 Sep 2020

Judge set to rule on Trump TikTok download ban

WASHINGTON - A judge was set to rule Sunday on whether to allow a Trump administration ban on downloads of popular video-sharing app TikTok, which is seeking an injunction to prevent what it said could be a devastating blow.

27 Sep 2020 2
Judge set to rule on Trump TikTok download ban
27 Sep 2020

Epic Games battles to get Fortnite back in App Store

SAN FRANCISCO - Epic Games will strive anew Monday to convince a judge that its hit title Fortnite should be restored to Apple's App Store, despite sidestepping the tech titan's standard commission on transactions.

27 Sep 2020
Epic Games battles to get Fortnite back in App Store
26 Sep 2020

Facebook gets reprieve from Apple on live events cut

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said Friday it struck a deal in which Apple agreed to temporarily forgo its cut of revenue from paid events at the leading social network to help pandemic-hit performers earn money during the pandemic.

26 Sep 2020
Facebook gets reprieve from Apple on live events cut
25 Sep 2020

AirAsia adding services in super app

AirAsia Group is building a super app off its existing mobile application and website to provide services such as e-commerce, delivery and payments.

25 Sep 2020
Super app
25 Sep 2020

JD Central steps up game

JD Central, an e-commerce joint venture between Central Group and Chinese internet giant JD.com, is sharpening its focus to customer experience, new merchants, use of technology and marketing assistance for brands as part of its strategy in the highly competitive segment.

25 Sep 2020
JD Central steps up game