By Esha Vaish
Volvo is one of a growing list of auto manufacturers tying up with technology companies or rivals to split the huge cost of developing functional and safe self-drive systems.
The new blockchain-based trade finance platform is developed by HSBC, Standard Chartered and 10 other banks.
Huawei and US consumer product firm P&G have announced plans of stepping up investments in their innovation centres in Asian cities.
NXMH is the European subsidiary of South Korea-based NXC, which invests in digital technologies. NXC also owns South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Korbit.
Dyson had said the vehicle would be made close to suppliers and its potential biggest markets, namely in Asia.
Competition in digital payments in Hong Kong, Singapore and across Asia is becoming increasingly fierce, as traditional financial institutions and new technology firms from around the world vie for dominance both within markets and in cross border payments.
Tata Motors is the first auto maker in India to create a separate division exclusively for shared mobility.
The project is part of a broader “Smart Nation” plan developed by the Singapore government to use cutting-edge technology, designed to improve people’s lives.
Google has come under criticism after reports it was considering re-entering China’s search engine market and would comply with its internet censorship and surveillance policies.
WhatsApp rolled out a test of its payment system in India, its biggest market by users, earlier this year.