Global shortage of semiconductors predicted to last until 2023

It is not just those who work in the tech industry, but equally unhappy customers who are suffering with this latest shortage of semiconductor computer chips. Unfortunately for those who have had to wait longer or pay more as a result, this world wide shortage looks unlikely to end soon. Experts have now predicted the… Continue reading Global shortage of semiconductors predicted to last until 2023

China fines tech giant Alibaba for monopolising

In a monumental case this month, the Chinese multinational tech giant Alibaba has been fined a historic $2.8 million United States Dollars (roughly 18.2 billion Chinese Yuan) by the Chinese government. The tech giant has been penalized by the Chinese government for monopolizing and abusing its market dominance. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is part of… Continue reading China fines tech giant Alibaba for monopolising

ByteDance New York Stock Exchange listing revealed as false

News that the Chinese multinational internet technology company ByteDance was to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) caused a media frenzy last week. These claims have now however been debunked by a reputable source who told Reuters media company after a request for comment. As a result ByteDance is making global news… Continue reading ByteDance New York Stock Exchange listing revealed as false

China advocates for worldwide QR code use to curb COVID

Known for its authoritarian regime, it’s no surprise Chinese President Xi Jinping is advocating a worldwide track and trace system for COVID-19. The global pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption around the world this year since the start of its international spread back in early 2020. Since then, millions have been affected as cases and subsequent… Continue reading China advocates for worldwide QR code use to curb COVID

Instagram trends to watch in 2021

As Instagram’s popularity continues to grow we take a look at the growing trends of the platform and what is set to be 2021’s predominant user features. Instagram first launched in October 2010. Back then, the simple photo sharing website was run by a small team of software engineers experimenting with code in San Francisco,… Continue reading Instagram trends to watch in 2021

You are no longer allowed to ‘deny or distort’ the Holocaust on Facebook

Facebook announced today that it will ban content that “denies or distorts the Holocaust.” In a blog post titled “Removing Holocaust Denial,” VP of Content Policy Monika Bickert explains the company’s decision to bar such content, though she does not say what constitutes a “distortion” of the Holocaust. After reminding us that Facebook has recently banned… Continue reading You are no longer allowed to ‘deny or distort’ the Holocaust on Facebook

QAnon banned from Facebook across all its platforms

In a bold move, the online tech giant Facebook has banned the controversial conspiracy theorist group QAnon. The ruling comes in one of Facebook’s broadest rules to be put in place yet, and a dramatic escalation in the scale of controls previously in place. The announcement came on August 19th, 2020 via a post on… Continue reading QAnon banned from Facebook across all its platforms

Fintech Start Ups That Made The Cut

7 Fintech Startups That Are Worth Mentioning in 2020  Fintech startups can be considered trendy these days. In 2018 alone, capital funding for such startups in the US reached $13 billion. The following year, this amount increased to $18 billion. Globally, fintech startups were able to generate $34.5 billion in funding. However, before you even start… Continue reading Fintech Start Ups That Made The Cut

Embracing The Digital Way

Digital Payment Strategies To Make it Easy for Customers  Businesses have no other choice but to embrace changes and go digital. It is something that small business owners shouldn’t be afraid of. Since the pandemic happened, 76% of small businesses have relied on digital technologies more than ever. In another survey, one-third of businesses believed that they… Continue reading Embracing The Digital Way

Paypal Case Study : How to Grow well During a Pandemic

Pic Credits: Business Insider PayPal’s Growth During the Pandemic A lot has changed over the past six months. Now that people are staying at home, more people are relying on digital transactions. Could it be that the future is now? Now that we are highly encouraged by health agencies to stay at home to prevent… Continue reading Paypal Case Study : How to Grow well During a Pandemic