Apply Pay Is Ready To Conquer The Fashion World

Apple Pay may become a major player in the fashion industry, because mobile payment apps are redefining the ways people go shopping. According to a 2016 survey by the Pew Research Center, 15 percent of Americans buy something online every week. As retailers look to personalize in-person shopping experiences through high-tech interaction, payment apps gain even… Read more

3 Key Facts About ‘Generation Price Shop’

Although the Millennium Bug (Y2K for the conspiracy fans) never amounted to much when it came to destroying financial systems, the same cannot be said for millennials. Ok, “destroying” is perhaps a bit strong, but “shaking to their very core” is probably accurate. Young Americans have really done a number on the finance industry. Not because… Read more

Use of mobile apps increases worldwide in past 2 years

As mobile apps have become part of the daily life for tens of millions of users globally, people are spending much more time on apps, a new study from US-based app tracker App Annie found. The report compared data from the first quarter in 2015 and 2017, showing that the time per user increased over the… Read more

WeChat becomes business tool as it tops rival Facebook’s daily usage

WeChat, the ubiquitous messaging app, is being used for an ever longer period of time and is growing into a lifestyle choice embedded into daily activities and interactions, a new survey has found. In 2016, one-third of WeChat’s 889 million monthly active users spent a solid four hours or more per day on the mobile chatting… Read more

Top 10 world’s most valuable technology brands

Two Chinese companies, Alibaba and Huawei, have been ranked in the world’s top 10 most valuable technology brands, according to the latest data from a British consulting firm, Brand Finance. According to the firm, Alibaba nearly doubled in value and is now worth $34.8 billion. Listed below are the world’s top 10 technology brands. No 10… Read more

China’s spending on robotics to hit $59.4b in 2020: IDC

Robot Jia Jia displays at the 2016 World Robot Exhibition in Beijing, Oct 21, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua] SHANGHAI – International Data Corp (IDC) reports that China will be spending $59.4 billion on robotics and related services by 2020. As the largest and the fastest growing robotics market in the world, China will account for over 30 percent… Read more

Apple to set up two more research centers in China

Apple CEO Tim Cook (right) speaks at the 18th China Development Forum (CDF) in Beijing on March 18, 2017. [Photo/VCG] Apple Inc is to set up two more research and development (R&D) centers in Shanghai and Suzhou, following Beijing and Shenzhen, said the head of the US tech giant. “Talents are China’s greatest treasures. Workers in… Read more

How a 94-Year-Old Genius May Save the Planet

A man old enough to be Mark Zuckerberg’s great-grandfather just unveiled energy storage technology that might save the planet. John Goodenough is 94, and his current work could be the key to Tesla’s future—much as, decades ago, his efforts were an important part of Sony’s era of dominance in portable gadgets. Over the years, Goodenough has… Read more