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Google Cloud enabled, AI enhanced Cantonese Chatbot to be Offered by Hong Kong Insurer YF Life

Hong Kong-based insurance firm YF Life has partnered with HKBN Enterprise Solutions (HKBNES) in order to offer a Google Cloud-enabled Cantonese voice chatbot. The chatbot will be supporting insurance services and is expected to be introduced in early 2022. The chatbot uses Google Cloud‘s AI… Read More

Square Announces New Integration With Google

    Payment company Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) announced on Thursday its new integration with Google Merchant Center. According to Square, the integration makes it easier for Square sellers to reach new customers through direct product listings on Google. “Square for Retail merchants can now have products… Read More

Google to Invest $7 Billion in Real Estate in 2021, Tech Giant has Big Plans for its Cloud Business

Google (Nasdaq:GOOGL) is reportedly planning to spend $7 billion on real estate this year, mainly in the form of office space and data centers. During 2020, the tech giant had put its real estate spending plans on hold as the COVID-19 pandemic weighed on the… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Divvy, a Payment and Expense Management Platform, Reveals that Virtual Cards are Becoming Widely-Adopted

Divvy, a modern payment and expense management platform for businesses, which notably secured $165 million through its Series D funding round, notes that as businesses have started moving away from legacy spending methods such as ACH or paper checks, the virtual credit card has become… Read More

Google Pay Users in India can Easily Review, Analyze All Transactions from 2020, Apple Pay Support Rolled out at NY Subway Stations

Google Pay for Android and iOS users now lets people see how much money they’ve spent during 2020. The expense tracking feature allows consumers to get a rough idea or estimate of their spending habits throughout the last year. Google Pay will also show users… Read More

Google India Exec Says AI Could Add $500 Billion to Economy, Google Pay Claims 43% Market Share

Artificial intelligence (AI) alone could potentially add $500 billion or half a trillion dollars to India’s economy, according to Google India Country Manager and VP, Sajay Gupta. Gupta, who has previously worked as MD of Star India and The Walt Disney Company India, noted (while… Read More

A Natural Next Step: Google Moves More Into Fintech with Redesigned Pay App & Digital Bank Plex

Google, part of Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) is pushing deeper into Fintech with a redesigned Google Pay App in a natural step for one of the largest tech firms in the world. Caesar Sengupta, General Manager & VP, Payments and Next Billion Users for Google, said in… Read More

India’s Antitrust Body to Investigate whether Google Is Abusing Market Position to Promote its Payments App

India’s antitrust body has reportedly ordered an investigation that will look into whether Alphabet Inc’s Google has been taking unfair advantage of its market position in the country to promote its digital payments app. The tech giant has also been accused of forcing application developers… Read More

Google Temporarily Removes Paytm Mobile App from Play Store Due to Supposedly Being in Violation For Gambling

Mobile wallet service provider Paytm announced on Friday its Android mobile app was temporarily removed from the Google Play Store. The company reassured its uses that their account balances are 100% safe and its services are fully functional. Paytm reported that it recently launched “Paytm… Read More

Quantum Computer Developed by Chinese Physicists May Achieve Quantum Supremacy One Million Times Greater than Sycamore from Google

The team at Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL), a post-Quantum value store and decentralized communication layer, notes that there’s recently been what appears to be “another quantum leap” in the field of quantum computing. The QRL team states: “The team at @ustc potentially achieved ‘quantum supremacy’… Read More

Apple Card Really Set the Standard for Other Payment Solutions from Tech Giants like Google, Samsung, Fintech Exec Says

Vaduvur Bharghavan, CEO and president of Fintech firm Ondot, a card app platform, has pointed out that the Apple Card was the first to set the expectation for what should be offered by an all-digital payment card. He added that the Apple Card really set… Read More

Bank Collaborations with Tech Giants like Google Represent “Future of Banking,” BBVA Exec Javier Rodriguez Soler Says

Javier Rodriguez Soler, the Country Manager / CEO at the BBVA USA (NYSE: BBVA), a Spanish multinational financial services company based in Madrid and Bilbao, Spain with nearly €700 billion in assets, confirms that In early August, BBVA USA revealed it would work with Google … Read More

Amazon Stock Outperformed Bitcoin (BTC) so far in 2020, but Ethereum (ETH) is the Biggest Gainer, Binance Reveals

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance reveals that if you had invested $1,000 on Jan 1,  2020, in both Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock and Bitcoin (BTC), you would have earned significantly more from your Amazon holdings, when compared to the price appreciation of the leading digital currency. However,… Read More

BankMobile Teams Up With Google to Offer Digital Bank Accounts

U.S. banking group BankMobile announced on Monday it has teamed up with Google to introduce digital bank accounts to its customers. According to BankMobile, the digital checking account will be built on top of BankMobile’s existing banking infrastructure and the accounts will be FDIC-insured, with… Read More

BBVA Works with Google to Offer Digital Bank Accounts, Now Eight in Total [u]

  BBVA USA (NYSE: BBVA) is working with Google (Alphabet) (NASDAQ:GOOG) to offer digital bank accounts according to a release distributed by the bank. Spain based BBVA has been in business since 1857 and boasts a strong presence in the US with 641 branches, mainly… Read More

64 Decentralized Applications Now Live on Blockchain Network Ontology, which Recently Became Google Cloud Partner

In June 2020, the Ontology (ONT) team celebrated two years since the launch of the Ontology mainnet, which aims to serve as a “high-performance” enterprise blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform. Last month, the blockchain developers also launched Ontology 2.0, which involved the integration… Read More

UK Fintech SumUp, a Digital Payments Service Provider, Partners Google to Make it Easier for Clients to Purchase Gift Cards

UK-based Fintech SumUp, a payments service provider, has teamed up with Google in order to enable merchants using Google My Business to add support links to gift cards to their business profile on Google. This latest move aims to support SMBs during COVID-19 and also… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Might Not have Quantum Resistance on its Roadmap, the QRL Team Reveals

The developers at Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL), an externally audited “enterprise-grade” blockchain platform that claims to be secure against a potential (future) attack from quantum computers, stated that Ethereum (ETH) could go quantum computer resistant through “a unique smart-contract.” The QRL team said that a… Read More

Google Removes 22 Malicious Chrome Browser Extensions Impersonating Widely-Used Cryptocurrency Wallet Providers like Trezor, Ledger, MetaMask

Search engine giant Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has reportedly removed several Chrome browser extensions that were impersonating widely-used cryptocurrency wallet service providers, including popular hardware wallet maker Ledger and MetaMask. This update has come about a month after Google removed around 50 similar extensions, according to a recent… Read More

COVID-19 Prevention: Baseline Protocol Developers Propose Blockchain-enabled Coronavirus Contact Tracing Solution

The developers of Baseline, an enterprise-grade smart contract and tokenization platform created by Microsoft, Ernst & Young (EY), and Ethereum development studio ConsenSys, aim to solve a number of flaws reportedly found in Apple and Google’s proposal for Coronavirus (COVID-19) tracking projects. Google and Apple… Read More

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