China’s payments heavyweights have been following tourists abroad as their home market gets crowded. Ant Financial, Alibaba’s financial affiliate with a said valuation of $100 billion, now sees its virtual wallet Alipay handling transactions at 3,000 Walgreens stores in the U.S. and is eyeing to reach a roster of 7,000 locations by April. The alliance will […]
The funding is led by Sequoia India and will be focussed toward product development Thailand and Singapore-based startup Band Protocol announced today that it has raised US$3 million seed funding led by Sequoia India. Joining the round was Dunamu & Partners as well as SeaX. Band Protocol describes itself as a startup that “harnesses wisdom-of-crowd […]
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LEGO’s long been leader among traditional toy companies when it comes to embracing tech trends, from mobile apps to robotics. The toy maker’s been talking up its plans to embrace augmented reality since a couple of WWDCs ago, and now it’s finally ready to go all-in with the launch of eight AR-focused sets. All are […]