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Exclusive: Tencent is launching UPI-powered payments app WeChat Pay in India by https://ift.tt/2WeMZUU

“Following the footprints of above four global behemoths, Tencent-owned WeChat is also launching a UPI-enabled separate app for payments.”

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‘Bitcoin Bank’ Silvergate Says Crypto Client Base Climbed 122% in 2018 by https://ift.tt/2Fss8Id

“Silvergate Bank, which bills itself as the “leading provider of innovative financial infrastructure solutions and services to participants in the digital currency industry,” has disclosed in a preliminary prospectus filed with the U.S.”

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Instagram moves into e-commerce with shopping button by https://ift.tt/2HtXbW9

“SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook-owned Instagram on Tuesday made a move into potentially lucrative e-commerce by adding an option to buy products shown off in posts by selected brands.”

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How to grow your business quickly but responsibly, according to Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh by https://ift.tt/2CrBH8l

“This is the full text of the “Responsible Blitzscaling” chapter from Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh’s book, Blitzscaling.”

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Are we ready for artificial intelligence? by https://ift.tt/2u5GszK

“A redeeming feature of the digital age is the shortening of time lags between when new technology first appears in developed countries and its adoption across the world.”

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Ford to expand autonomous-car research in race to launch robo-taxi service by https://ift.tt/2CiRupG

“Ford has already set out its ambitious plan to launch taxi and delivery services using autonomous vehicles by 2021, and is working steadily in a bid to achieve its goal. Already testing its autonomous technology in Detroit, Miami, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C.”

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Japan Abandons Tough Anti-Downloading Copyright Law by https://ift.tt/2ClEAY9

“Japan’s government has decided to not to proceed with its controversial anti-piracy law. The proposals would have rendered the downloading of all copyrighted content illegal while criminalizing offenders with jail sentences of up to two years. The reforms will now go back to the drawing board.”

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