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Mcredit and JCB jointly roll out Mcredit JCB Credit Card in Vietnam

Mcredit and JCB jointly roll out Mcredit JCB Credit Card in Vietnam

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MB Shinsei (Mcredit) and JCB International have jointly announced the launch of their Mcredit JCB Credit Card in Vietnam. As reported, the Mcredit JCB Credit Card is the first JCB card in the country introduced in association with a finance company. The card is available in gold and standard variants, according to sources.

For the uninitiated, MB Shinsei Finance is a joint venture with majority stake held by Shinsei Bank and Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank. As a member of the Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, the Vietnam-based Mcredit has obtained the support of a network of collaborations, customer relations systems, and service points. The company has also received advanced service model for consumers via its associati

Ctrl2GO signs a strategic partnership agreement with Saudi Arabia

Ctrl2GO signs a strategic partnership agreement with Saudi Arabia

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Global predictive analytics and maintenance services provider, Ctrl2GO, has reportedly announced that it has recently signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Middle East kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The collaboration foresees the application of Ctrl2GO’s extensive statistical databases and decade-long expertise to ensure the maintenance of Saudi’s strategic assets.

According to Elina Idrisova, the Head of International Expansion Group at Ctrl2GO, the company’s entry into the kingdom of Saudi Arabia denotes the climax of a long-term product planning and development initiative. She has further stated that Ctrl2GO is set with products suited to the needs of the Saudi market, which is reportedly the largest an

ByteDance in negotiations with RIL for investment in TikTok’s business

ByteDance in negotiations with RIL for investment in TikTok’s business

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Chinese tech major, ByteDance, has reportedly announced that it is in negotiations with India’s Reliance Industries Ltd., for an investment in the company’s video-based app TikTok. The two companies are reported to have opened talks towards the end of July and have not reached a deal yet, state sources.

For the uninitiated, ByteDance is a Chinese multinational internet technology major, founded by Zhang Yiming in 2012. The company has its headquarters in Beijing and its core product, Toutiao, is a major content platform in China and across the globe.

As per sources, the Indian government had reportedly imposed a ban over 59 Chinese apps, including WeChat and TikTok, for threatening the country’s “s

Twitter approaches ByteDance to take over TikTok’s U.S. operations

Twitter approaches ByteDance to take over TikTok’s U.S. operations

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American social networking service, Twitter Inc., has reportedly approached ByteDance for the acquisition of TikTok’s U.S. operations amidst doubts over Twitter’s capability to put together financing for a potential deal. As per sources, it is less likely that Twitter would be able to outbid Microsoft Corporation and close such a transformative deal within the 45 days deadline that U.S. President Donald Trump has given to ByteDance for agreeing to a sale.

According to Erik Gordon, a Professor at the University of Michigan, Twitter will face a hard time putting together adequate financing for the acquisition of even the U.S. operations of TikTok as it doesn’t possess enough

Syntiant exceeds 1M units in shipment, raises $35M in Series-C funding

Syntiant exceeds 1M units in shipment, raises $35M in Series-C funding

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  • Deep learning technology major, Syntiant, has reportedly announced that it has reached the milestone of shipping more than 1 million units of its microwatt-power Neural Decision Processors, Syntiant NDP100 and Syntiant NDP101, to clients at the global level.

    The company has also disclosed that it has raised a sum of $35 million in a Series-C funding round led by Applied Ventures LLC, Applied Materials Inc’s venture capital arm, and M12, a venture fund owned by Microsoft. Sources state that Miramar Digital Ventures, Atlantic Bridge Capital, and Alpha Edison also participated in the funding initiative as new investors.

    Samir Kumar, the Managing Director of M12, has state

Mass chip production for Beidou navigation system devices in process

Mass chip production for Beidou navigation system devices in process

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  • Since the last ten years, the overall output of the Chinese satellite navigation and location services sector has been depicting an average annual growth rate of over 20%.
  • Many of the countries deploying Beidou services have been involved in the Belt and Road initiative that is spearheaded by China, in order to bring about a modern-day Silk Road of trade and investment.

The production of the 28-nanometre chips which are designed to help mobile devices duly receive signals from the Beidou navigation system seemingly is being undertaken on a massive scale, claims China. To that end, even the mass manufacturing of the high-precision, 22-nanometre positioning chips are expe

ADT ties up with Google for developing smart home security offerings

ADT ties up with Google for developing smart home security offerings

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Leading smart home security solutions provider, ADT, has reportedly announced that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Google, intending to work on the next generation of smart home security offerings.

According to Jim DeVries, the CEO of ADT, the company is excited to tie up with Google for the development of smart home market with a robust and differentiated service offering that combines the best hardware, technology, and smart home security expertise from both the companies. He has also stated that Google’s financial investment in ADT signifies the depth of their shared commitment towards the development of smart home and security markets. The company’s entire leadership team lo

Glances and DreamFactory tie up to create secure APIs sans code

Glances and DreamFactory tie up to create secure APIs sans code

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DreamFactory has joined hands with the developers of the no-code solution, Glances. Together, both these companies aim to seamlessly help business connect more of their applications – perhaps even outdated, hard-to-access internal systems, in a bid to accomplish the time-saving benefits of a single, real-time view of customer data.

Reportedly, the more software businesses and systems are able to connect using DreamFactory REST APIs, the more powerful Glances will be in providing help to professionals working across support systems, marketing platforms, CRMs, and other necessary apps to stay in their program of choice, and yet manage to gain access to a holistic customer view.

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