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Apple is soon launching a credit card that will likely be a precursor to its foray into its own cryptocurrency. You could argue that Apple Pay is already a crypto when users load funds to use for payments and one that is already a stablecoin since its value is the currency used

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Attribution will continue to remain aspirational in 2019, according to Kieley Taylor, Managing Partner, Global Head of Social at GroupM. But brands may be able to learn from China’s largest social media network, WeChat. The Chinese app has evolved far beyond messaging and is used to facilitate banking and payments,

Delivering exceptional customer experiences has quickly become table stakes for marketers. Too often, though, these experiences are undermined by inconsistent messaging and opportunities go begging. Repeated or irrelevant messages breed consumer intolerance and annoyance, which is quickly vocalised and often amplified by social media. Inconsistent messaging can also be a

PayPal Headquarters San Jose

Nearly 2.1 billion consumers worldwide will use a mobile wallet to make a payment or send money in 2019, up by nearly 30 per cent on the 1.6 billion recorded at the end of 2017. That’s according to a new study from Juniper Research. The study claimed that while contactless

The Chinese technology giant Tencent recently overtook US rival Facebook to become the world’s most valuable social network company, with a market capitalisation of US$540 billion. Yet it is sitting on an advertising goldmine. Just 18% of its total revenue in the 2016 fiscal year came from online advertising. Compare

by Paul Shetler and Marcelo Silva Less well-known than their Silicon Valley counterparts, China’s digital disruptors are no less ambitious. To help businesses better understand the size of the opportunity, Which-50 is publishing the China Digital Playbook, an ongoing series authored by digital transformation experts Marcelo Silva and Paul Shetler.

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by Paul Shetler and Marcelo Silva Less well-known than their Silicon Valley counterparts, China’s digital disruptors are no less ambitious. To help businesses better understand the size of the opportunity, Which-50 is publishing the China Digital Playbook, an ongoing series authored by digital transformation experts Marcelo Silva and Paul Shetler.

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by Paul Shetler and Marcelo Silva Less well-known than their Silicon Valley counterparts, China’s digital disruptors are no less ambitious. To help businesses better understand the size of the opportunity, Which-50 is publishing the China Digital Playbook, an ongoing series authored by digital transformation experts Marcelo Silva and Paul Shetler.

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While the focus has been on its great rival Alibaba, there is growing evidence that Tencent is ramping up its Australian presence. Most recently, it hosted events to educate local businesses on the opportunity to connect with Chinese tourists and businesses via its WeChat platform — the first time it

Chinese internet giant Tencent is taking a “persistent but patient” approach to AI, adding it doesn’t expect AI to contribute to the company’s bottom line in the short term. Not that the company currently needs much help driving financial growth. Tencent enjoyed a 70 per cent surge in quarterly profit