4 Infographics Outlining Hong Kong’s Fintech Industry Hong Kong, an international finance hub and technologically advanced center for logistics and communications, has been hard at work to develop a favorable environment for fintech innovation and startups. As a result, the ecosystem has grown significantly in the past years, and today, the...
Image: Screenshot from Twitter/@wongmjane Facebook has recently started gradually rolling out a new and improved Messenger app. Apparently, it was not the only surprise the tech company has for users, as Facebook has also started testing its dark mode option in select countries. Jane Manchun Wong, a tech blogger who became...
Depending on how paranoid you are, this research from Stanford and will be either terrifying or fascinating. A machine learning agent intended to transform aerial images into street maps and back was found to be cheating by hiding information it would need later in “a nearly imperceptible, high-frequency...
Jack Black is heading to YouTube, and wishes to be bigger than Ninja and PewDiePie. The comedian-turned-actor announced his arrival on the platform earlier thisweek. His channel, Jablinski Games, will "have games, food, and life," according to a description underneath the video. While Black is the focus of the...
The detention in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO and the daughter of its founder, is further inflaming tensions between the US and China. Her arrest is linked to a US extradition request on undisclosed charges, but China says it’s a human rights violation and is demanding her swift release. Recommended...
Samsung Electronics’ artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities are being recognized globally in a competitive field with top researchers all seeking to dominate. Samsung Research, the advanced R&D arm of Samsung Electronics’ device business, has won recent competitions, which will be vital in ultimately rolling out AI in more real-world situations...
The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) has announced an insurance coverage policy that ensures that assets listed on the GBX Digital Asset Exchange can be insured. The policy, in association with Gibraltar-based firm Callaghan Insurance, marks an important step for the company in attracting users who require strict assurances around the security of their...
A UK parliamentary committee has published 250 pages worth of Facebook documents, including emails sent between CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other senior executives. How did they get them? The files were seized by UK authorities just over a week ago when Ted Kramer, founder of US software firm Six4Three, was...
Do you take your online privacy seriously? Most people don't. They have an ideal scenario of just how private their online activities should be, but they rarely do anything to actually achieve it. The problem is that bad actors know and rely on this fact, and that's why there's been a...
Those not in the know often underestimate the number of hats that a startup founder has to wear when they embark on their journey. Not only will they have to be knowledgeable about the field they’ve ventured into, they also have to play the role of the accountant, marketing...