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Ripple Aims to Fund XRP Ledger Projects in Japan and Korea
Ripple Aims to Fund XRP Ledger Projects in Japan and Korea
June 11, 2024  |  Blockchain

Ripple wants to support innovation of the XRP Ledger in Japan and South Korea. The enterprise blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions company announced in a Tuesday...

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China to Help Its eCommerce Firms Go Global
China to Help Its eCommerce Firms Go Global
June 11, 2024  |  eCommerce

China unveiled rules designed to fuel international warehouse construction and expand cross-border eCommerce. The draft rules from China’s commerce ministry cover both incoming and outgoing...

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Paytm Continues to Lose Digital Payments Ground to Google and Walmart
Paytm Continues to Lose Digital Payments Ground to Google and Walmart
June 06, 2024  |  Digital Payments

India-based Paytm’s share of the country’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) continues to slip. The FinTech made up 8.1% of total UPI transactions last month, down...

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Revolut to Expand in Asia-Pacific, Build on Success in Australia
Revolut to Expand in Asia-Pacific, Build on Success in Australia
May 31, 2024  |  Digital Banking

London-based FinTech company Revolut has reportedly set its sights on the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region for its global expansion strategy. Charlie Short, head of growth at...

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Grab Teams With OpenAI to Integrate AI in Ride-Hailing, Delivery Business
Grab Teams With OpenAI to Integrate AI in Ride-Hailing, Delivery Business
May 30, 2024  |  Artificial Intelligence

Ride-hailing and delivery company Grab partnered with artificial intelligence firm OpenAI to upgrade its app and integrate AI across its business Grab, which operates in...

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Sunrate and Voxel Partner on Travel Industry B2B Payment Solutions
Sunrate and Voxel Partner on Travel Industry B2B Payment Solutions
May 28, 2024  |  Partnerships

Sunrate and Voxel partnered to make it easier for Voxel and its clients to scale and expand in the Asia-Pacific region. With this collaboration, Sunrate’s...

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AI Regulations Take Shape Worldwide
AI Regulations Take Shape Worldwide
May 22, 2024  |  artificial intelligence

New artificial intelligence (AI) regulations are rolling out around the world. Colorado has become the first U.S. state to regulate AI, aiming to prevent consumer...

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Pressure From Rivals Causes Apple to up Discounts on iPhones in China
Pressure From Rivals Causes Apple to up Discounts on iPhones in China
May 20, 2024  |  Apple

Apple has reportedly begun a campaign of heavy discounting on its iPhone in China. The markdowns — up to 2,300 yuan (about $320) on select iPhone models on...

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This Week in B2B Innovation: Globalization, Digitization and Better Payments 
This Week in B2B Innovation: Globalization, Digitization and Better Payments 
May 16, 2024  |  B2B Payments

The B2B landscape is built atop a foundation of innovation designed to meet business needs. And with the news that U.S. corporate bankruptcies have reached...

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