By Norihiko Shirouzu
Didi says it wants to establish “open platforms” whereby it could share its customer and operational skills with automakers or parts suppliers.
Canva seeks to challenge PowerPoint’s traditional presentation software by letting meeting participants interact.
Chinese investors have been pouring billions of dollars in developing or acquiring overseas technologies as the electric, autonomous and shareable-vehicle concepts disrupt the industry.
The tremendous scope for growth in fintech and retail banking sector in Vietnam is primarily driven by the demographics.
The company has outlined plans for a trip to Mars in 2022, to be followed by a manned mission to the red planet by 2024.
In a directive, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told the State Bank of Vietnam, the Ministry of Public Securities and other bodies to tighten the “management of activities related to bitcoin and other cryptocurrency”.
The firm may also invest in companies started by former employees, it said in the statement.
Grab Philippines said the company will cooperate with the review conducted by the Competition Commission.
The device is designed to store and use digital currencies such as bitcoin in fee-less transactions.
Eleven percent of those surveyed at an industry conference said they plan to allocate to crypto funds this year. Seventy-one percent said they won’t, and 18 percent were undecided.