Deutsche Bank launches fintech startup lab in New York

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It will work with fintech startups that can help it improve its technology.

The headquarters of Germany's Deutsche Bank is photographed early evening in Frankfurt, Germany, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

FibreLink Myanmar in talks to raise $25m equity for mega telecom infra project

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It is in talks with financial and strategic investors.


IBM launches enterprise-ready blockchain service

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International Business Machines Corp has launched a service that will allow businesses to build applications on its cloud using blockchain code from the Hyperledger Project, the cross-industry group led by the Linux Foundation. The U.S. technology company said on Monday its new product called IBMBlockchain was the first service for… Read more »


Philippines: I-Pay, MyEG form e-government services joint venture

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It was a 60/40 joint venture between I-Pay and MyEG, respectively, meant to focus on enabling government and large enterprises in the Philippines to offer services online, supported by a payment gateway, and other value-added services.


China’s Midea’s targets China’s booming robot market through Kuka

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Kuka AG, the German robot maker acquired last year by Midea Group Co. of China, needs to lower costs and win government recognition as a local brand to achieve its goal of becoming the No. 1 supplier in the Chinese market, according to an executive. “Kuka has a reputation for… Read more »


IBM, Maersk in blockchain tie-up for shipping industry

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IBM and Danish transport company Maersk said they were working together to digitize, manage, and track shipping transactions using blockchain technology. The technology, which powers the digital currency bitcoin, enables data sharing across a network of individual computers. It has gained worldwide popularity due to its usefulness in recording and… Read more »


Bitcoin’s top rival is up 90% and ready to ditch mining

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Without mining, Ethereum ‘will be more usable, secure and scalable too.’


After Google grounds drone project, Facebook ramps up flights

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Facebook to ramp up test flights for its experimental solar-powered glider.


JPMorgan, Microsoft, Intel and others form new blockchain alliance

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JPMorgan Chase & Co, Microsoft Corp, Intel Corp, and more than two dozen other companies have teamed up to develop standards and technology to make it easier for enterprises to use blockchain code Ethereum in the latest push by large firms to move toward distributed ledger systems. The Enterprise Ethereum… Read more »


India: Bajaj Electricals is now using blockchain to pay suppliers

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In January, the company announced going live on a blockchain based vendor-financing.