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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Beijing unlikely to approve ByteDance's TikTok deal with Oracle: Report

Beijing is unlikely to approve an "unfair" deal Oracle Corp and Walmart Inc said they have struck with ByteDance over the future of video-streaming app TikTok, Global Times said in an editorial. ByteDance, earlier has said it will create a U.S. subsidiary partly owned by U.S. majors Oracle and Walmart.

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Google Pay, Visa partner for card-based payments with tokenisation

Google Pay announced the rollout of tokenisation across its platform. Through tokenisation, Google Pay Android users can use their debit or credit card to make payments through a secure digital token attached to their phone without having to physically share their credit or debit card details.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

China's Tencent rebrands WeChat work app ahead of Trump ban

Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings has changed the name of its WeChat Work office collaboration app to WeCom, setting it up as a potential alternative to its messaging app WeChat ahead of a US ban. After downloading WeCom, users can now link their WeChat account to it and add their WeChat contacts, a Reuters test showed. WeCom users can then message, create chat groups, and even receive virtual money from WeChat friends without their WeChat contacts having to download WeCom.

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EU looks to fast 5G, supercomputers to boost virus-hit economy

The European Commission has urged the 27-country bloc to work together to speed up the rollout of fibre and 5G networks to boost the region's virus-hit economy and secure its technology autonomy. The Commission also proposed a recommendation to boost research and activities to develop new supercomputing technologies.

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