For Chinese Millennials, Tech Trumps Heritage: Agility Research

Newly minted millionaires often purchase storied luxury brands as a way of expressing their arrival among a wealthy global establishment. This is especially true in China, where all money is, to some extent, new money. However, a recent report by Agility Research & Strategy suggests the best way to capture the attention of luxury millennial … More For Chinese Millennials, Tech Trumps Heritage: Agility Research

“The Most Advanced Wearable in the World”

ŌURA has done it again by introducing probably one of the coolest physical products to ever come out from the Nordics! Finnish startup Oura took the Founder Stage on Thursday by revealing their latest product. Their new wearable tech is a ring, which monitors its wearer’s sleep cycle. Further, this ring is a comprehensive body … More “The Most Advanced Wearable in the World”

Al Gore to the tech world: Help me fix the climate crisis

“Everything is at stake,” says the former US vice president, but the right technology can help turn the fate of the planet around. Tech is already making the world a better place. It is helping refugees integrate into society, it is empowering people with disabilities, and connecting communities.  Al Gore believes it can been instrumental … More Al Gore to the tech world: Help me fix the climate crisis

Tencent Spreads Money Around the Tech World

More corporations, ranging from General Motors Co. to Sesame Street, are investing in technology companies. Asia’s tech titans are taking this investment splurge to a different level. Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. disclosed Wednesday that China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd. bought roughly $2 billion in Snap stock recently. Tencent put money into Snapchat years before its … More Tencent Spreads Money Around the Tech World

Facebook readies tests of P2P payments, breaking news tag

It’s too early to tell whether Facebook’s breaking news tag and red envelope features will become part of its social networking functionality. The company already offers free P2P payments in its Messenger chat app, but not on its main website or mobile app. Allowing users to make payments in the main app would give them … More Facebook readies tests of P2P payments, breaking news tag

Cash is back in India with the interoperability of mobile wallets

Mobile wallets have made life more comfortable. But what could make them better would be the ability to transfer money from one mobile wallet to another (i.e. interoperability). Mobile wallets are just one of the several prepaid payment instruments (PPIs) available in India. PPIs enable the purchase of products, facilities, financial services, payment facilities, Read … More Cash is back in India with the interoperability of mobile wallets

Hafslund Nett reinvents smart metering with a Wide Area Mesh network

Had a really interesting chat with Wirepas CEO Teppo Hemiä in Telia Digitalist IoT Forum regarding their Wide Area Mesh technology – Wirepas Connectivity. In this case it is used by Hafslund Nett, which currently deploys a smart metering system which will cover 700.000 electricity con-nections in Oslo area by the end of 2018. The core … More Hafslund Nett reinvents smart metering with a Wide Area Mesh network