Digital wallet means buying a car is only a few taps away
(June 18): Cash has become an endangered species in China, where everything from a luxury purchase to a kindly donation may be transacted via mobile payment.
But in Hong Kong, where consumers have enjoyed cashless payment since the early 1990s – courtesy of the Octopus card – the take-up of e-wallets is significantly lower.
Based on its consumer insights, global measurement and data analytics company Nielsen believes there are three key reasons why.
Google’s AI appears to be using its Translate platform to spread some good old-fashioned doomsday prophecy. We have no way of confirming that the world isn’t coming to an end, but we’re going to go ahead and say it’s a glitch. If you type “dog” into the Google Translate service a bunch of times and then chose to translate from Maori to English, you’ll receive the following response: Doomsday Clock is three minutes at twelve We are experiencing characters and a dramatic developments in the world, which indicate that we are increasingly approaching the end times and Jesus’ return. The glitch,… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google Translate,Google
OPINION: Let's be honest: the smartphone notch is clearly a temporary hack -- a hard choice awaiting a better long-term solution. As consumers, though we might tolerate it for now, we shouldn't (and already don't) view it as a desirable element of a phone.