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Facebook abandons plans to integrate ads into Whatsapp - 01/20/2020

WhatsApp is unlikely to introduce ads in the near future. According to US media, Facebook abandoned plans to integrate advertising into this messenger. Instead, the social network will focus on paid features for entrepreneurs who communicate with customers on WhatsApp. Facebook abandoned previously discussed plans to integrate advertising into the WhatsApp messenger, writes The Wall Street...

Liquid crypto exchange will return money to buyers of Gram tokens - 01/16/2020

Liquid cryptocurrency exchange announced that it has canceled sale of Gram tokens. Those users who participated in the purchase of tokens will be able to return their funds. The exchange stated that it is obliged to return all the money, since TON Mainnet was not launched by November 30, 2019. Earlier, the court ordered Telegram to share data on banking operations during the ICO. “Each Liquid...

WEF: Profit from data exchange in industry may reach $ 100B - 01/14/2020

Although new technologies, such as artificial intelligence and in-depth analytics, are transforming the global industry and creating new opportunities, companies alone are unable to take advantage of these advantages due to a lack of relevant data, according to an analytical report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). At the same time, according to their...

South Korean companies boost R&D spending in 2019 - 12/25/2019

The largest South Korean players increased funding for R&D, despite a decrease in revenue. The total research and development expenses of the 500 largest South Korean companies in terms of sales in the first three quarters of the year amounted to 39.3 trillion won ($ 33.8 billion). This is 11.3% more than a year earlier, according to Yonhap, citing a study by CEO Score. The study suggests that...

2020 tech trends: Electric bicycles and 5G networks - 12/12/2019

Consulting and auditing company Deloitte presented a report by TMT Predictions 2020, dedicated to the main tech and media trends for 2020. The company’s analysts believe that in 2020, we will see the rapid development of satellite Internet, the massive introduction of AI chips into gadgets and the introduction of private 5G networks. Speaking about the development of AI, the company believes that...

World's largest palladium producer to launch platform for digital metal tokens exchange - 12/10/2019

Russian Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) is testing a platform for trading digital metal tokens. According to co-owner of the company Vladimir Potanin, the official launch of the project can take place in the Western countries or in the Middle East, because the law on digital financial assets has not yet been adopted in Russia, the company’s homeland. Norilsk Nickel, the world's largest producer of...

US Cargo Dragon successfully docked with the ISS - 12/09/2019

Cargo Dragon by SpaceX, the U.S., launched into orbit on Sunday, successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said. Cargo Dragon docked to the American segment of the station, the Harmony module. Before that, a ship approaching the ISS was captured with the help of the 17-meter Canadarm-2 manipulator arm,...

China will help create international face recognition rules - 12/06/2019

Face recognition technology has been used for years by airports, police and intelligence agencies in dozens of countries. However, this area remains unregulated in any way in many of them. The need to create universally accepted international rules in this area is obvious. China, the EU and the USA are making efforts in this direction, and so far the PRC is confidently leading the race. Last...

Bloomberg switches from Whatsapp to Telegram - 12/05/2019

Bloomberg will close its WhatsApp news channel on December 7th. Instead, the agency’s publications will appear on Telegram. Bloomberg explained the decision by saying that Facebook, owner of WhatsApp, has changed the messaging order. On December 7, Bloomberg will close the news channel in the WhatsApp messenger and start publishing its texts on Telegram instead. The agency wrote about this on...

Bitcoin goes shopping: Crypto ATMs appear in US shopping malls - 11/28/2019

Bitstop company, one of the crypto ATMs of which can be found at the Miami airport, has partnered with US Simon Malls. Bitcoin terminals have appeared at five Simon Malls malls in California, Georgia, and Florida. According to Andrew Barnard, Head of Bitstop crypto-manufacturing company, such devices can introduce a new audience to the field of digital money. “We will allow customers to...
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