NCS and Microsoft Unveil Pioneering Collaboration for Accelerated AI and Cloud Solutions in Asia Pacific
Jan10

NCS and Microsoft Unveil Pioneering Collaboration for Accelerated AI and Cloud Solutions in Asia Pacific

NCS and Microsoft deepen their collaboration in the Asia Pacific, creating a dedicated growth engine to accelerate the delivery of AI and Cloud solutions. The partnership includes substantial investments in IP creation, Go-to-Market strategies, and the development of capabilities, positioning NCS as a key player in driving innovation and positive impact in the region. 10 January 2024 – Singapore-based NCS has announced an...

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Epson Leads Japanese Manufacturing with Global Shift to 100% Renewable Electricity, Paving the Way to Carbon Negativity by 2050
Jan10

Epson Leads Japanese Manufacturing with Global Shift to 100% Renewable Electricity, Paving the Way to Carbon Negativity by 2050

Seiko Epson Corporation achieves an industry milestone, completing the transition to 100% renewable electricity at all global sites, reducing annual carbon emissions by 400,000 tonnes, and advancing towards its goal of carbon negativity and resource-free operations by 2050. 10 January 2024 – Seiko Epson Corporation proudly announces a groundbreaking achievement as of December 2023, becoming the pioneer in the Japanese...

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Depa Launches Million-Baht Boost for Thai Digital Startups
Jan09

Depa Launches Million-Baht Boost for Thai Digital Startups

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) is offering financial support to Thai digital startups across key sectors, allocating up to 1 million baht per project. The “D-startup” initiative, functioning as an “angel fund,” targets early-stage startups, with an application window open until June 30, aiming to boost Thailand’s digital industry and enhance competitiveness. 9 January 2024 – In a...

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Boost and RHB’s Boost Bank Gains Regulatory Approval, Paving the Way for Malaysia’s First Homegrown Digital Bank
Jan08

Boost and RHB’s Boost Bank Gains Regulatory Approval, Paving the Way for Malaysia’s First Homegrown Digital Bank

Boost, the fintech arm of Axiata Group, in partnership with RHB Banking Group, has secured regulatory approval from Bank Negara and the Finance Ministry to commence operations as Boost Bank, a digital bank, starting January 15, 2024. The consortium, marking the first primarily Malaysian-owned digital bank, plans to address financial inclusion gaps and will undergo alpha testing before the public launch. 8 January 2024 – Boost,...

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Nvidia’s H20 AI Chip to Enter Mass Production in Q2 2024 for Compliance with U.S. Export Rules
Jan08

Nvidia’s H20 AI Chip to Enter Mass Production in Q2 2024 for Compliance with U.S. Export Rules

Nvidia plans to commence mass production of its H20 artificial intelligence (AI) chip in Q2 2024, tailored for China to comply with U.S. export rules. The H20, part of three chips developed by Nvidia for this purpose, faces initial reluctance from Chinese companies, who are exploring domestic alternatives amid concerns of potential tightening of U.S. restrictions. 8 January 2024 – U.S. semiconductor giant Nvidia (NVDA.O) is set...

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GHL Introduces Mastercard Click to Pay for Seamless and Secure Checkout Experiences
Jan08

GHL Introduces Mastercard Click to Pay for Seamless and Secure Checkout Experiences

GHL Systems Berhad introduces Mastercard Click to Pay for 2,000 e-commerce merchants, offering swift and secure checkout experiences. The innovative solution, aligning with modern consumer expectations, enhances conversion rates, and integrates seamlessly across card networks. 8 January 2024 – GHL Systems Berhad (GHL), a prominent player in payment solutions, has rolled out Mastercard Click to Pay to empower 2,000 e-commerce...

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TikTok Sets Sights on $17.5 Billion US E-commerce Surge in 2024, Posing a Formidable Challenge to Amazon
Jan06

TikTok Sets Sights on $17.5 Billion US E-commerce Surge in 2024, Posing a Formidable Challenge to Amazon

TikTok, owned by ByteDance, eyes a tenfold surge in its US e-commerce business, targeting $17.5 billion in 2024. This ambitious goal intensifies competition with Amazon, as TikTok leverages its unique blend of entertainment and e-commerce through TikTok Shop. The platform’s global expansion, increased merchant fees, and growing user base position TikTok as a formidable player in the evolving e-commerce landscape. 6 January 2024...

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ManagePay Systems Unveils Cross-Border White Label E-Wallet with Finnet Indonesia – Introducing Finpay Money Migrant
Jan06

ManagePay Systems Unveils Cross-Border White Label E-Wallet with Finnet Indonesia – Introducing Finpay Money Migrant

ManagePay Systems collaborates with Finnet Indonesia to introduce “Finpay Money Migrant,” a white-label e-wallet and mobile application, providing dual-currency functionality. The reciprocal partnership allows MPay to issue its white-label e-wallet in Indonesia. Finpay Money Migrant offers various features, including outbound remittances and social security contributions, targeting the Indonesian market. 6 January 2024...

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Frasers Hospitality Elevates Guest Experience with Adyen’s Cutting-Edge Fintech Across Global Properties
Jan06

Frasers Hospitality Elevates Guest Experience with Adyen’s Cutting-Edge Fintech Across Global Properties

Frasers Hospitality has strengthened its partnership with Adyen to implement the fintech platform’s single-platform solution across its global properties. The collaboration aims to enhance payment processes, providing guests with diverse payment options and streamlining operations for Frasers Hospitality. Adyen’s solution integrates with third-party providers, optimizing operations and reducing complexity for the global...

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Ant Group Advances Western Foothold with MultiSafepay Acquisition in $200 Million Deal
Jan06

Ant Group Advances Western Foothold with MultiSafepay Acquisition in $200 Million Deal

Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba, is on the verge of acquiring Dutch payments firm MultiSafepay for around $200 million, as part of its strategic expansion into Western payment markets. The deal, subject to regulatory approval, follows Ant Group’s previous acquisitions, signaling its commitment to strengthening its position in the global financial technology landscape. 6 January 2024 – Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba...

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