Alipay, the e-payment arm of Chinese technology giant Alibaba Group, announced on Tuesday that more than 100 million people participated in sending lucky money, or Hongbao in Chinese, via mobile apps during the past Chinese New Year holiday.
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The traditional search engine will evolve into a digital personal assistant that tracks your activities and automatically delivers helpful information, according to Microsoft's Stefan Weitz, whose excellent book takes an optimistic view of this future while acknowledging the potential pitfalls.
The success of every department depends on the CxO's fluency of the apps and underlying cloud technology that power -- and are produced by -- organizations in the digital age.
Scott has more than three decades of experience in the technology industry -- not to mention the role of CIO pops up several times on his resumé.
Under Armour, thanks to its acquisitions of three fitness app firms -- including MyFitnessPal, has amassed a lot of athlete data. But will that data help its core business?
Technology should make our lives easier. But having a dozen of more apps competing for our attention does the reverse. Integration is key, and that is the big problem in the CES home automation sector.
Google has added Word Lens, a technology acquired last year, to its Google Translate app. The addition brings Google closer to its universal translator ambitions.
What's old is new again as IT departments try to accelerate the transition to next-gen digital in a historic tide of technology innovation in 2015. Bi-modal IT and other models seem to offer a way forward, but pitfalls abound.
Hitachi Data Systems' Andrew McGee may only be halfway through his first year as chief technology officer, but he has brought a wealth of experience with him to the role.
As part of its 2015 tech market outlook, Forrester says most of what CIOs spend on technology will go toward enterprise process apps such as ERP and CRM.
Schneider Electric: Digital transformation, internet of things, sustainability, and operational technology
Learn key lessons from Chris Hummel, CMO of a global technology organization undertaking important business transformations.
A recent ITG research report indicates that people are adopting Apple Pay. Google Wallet is also doing better than expected and Apple's awareness of mobile payments may be helping.
Ahead of the Christmas break, Google has rolled out a slew of Drive updates that improve file format support, file sharing and document search.
Vinyl storage - in the form of LP records - is staging a comeback. Over 8 million LPs - more than 5 petabytes in digital capacity - were produced last year, up 49 percent. But the old technology has problems.
Websites and apps should load faster from Google search for users of Chrome for Android following moves to prioritise slow-loading resources.
Is a lack of non-executive directors with digital experience holding back businesses?
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Human behavior is changing. Technology is on track to dominate our lives, and we are becoming digital-first. There is no doubt that a digital transformation is already ongoing and omnipresent.
Under the auspices of a 'more personal' experience, Twitter has announced that it will collect information on other apps installed on smartphones, unless users opt out.
If you're worried you're getting a little too attached to your smartphone, one telco is offering its customers an app for switching off.
Mobile will power customer experiences and drive digital transformation across Asia-Pacific in 2015, predicts Forrester, but most businesses won't be able to provide the necessary services to service mobile consumers.
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