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Rakuten Group to Streamline Fintech Operations with Consolidation Move

The Rakuten Group intends to combine all of its fintech companies into one organisation to improve cooperation and client acquisition in several indus

The Rakuten Group intends to combine all of its fintech companies into one organisation to improve cooperation and client acquisition in several industries, such as online banking, credit cards, securities, and insurance. It is anticipated that Rakuten Group and Rakuten Banks agreement of understanding for reorganisation will take effect in October. Despite the merger, Rakuten Bank will continue to be listed in the Tokyo market. Rakuten Group is taking action to strengthen its financial performance, which has been problematic since the companys 2020 launch of its mobile carrier. Rakuten has explored partnerships, asset sales, stock and debt offerings, and the sale of a portion of its securities division to Mizuho Financial Group to generate income. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 1 months ago        

Bank Glitch Recovery Ethiopias Commercial Bank Recovers $14 Million

According to a report by Ethiopias Commercial Bank, it has recovered about 80% of the $14 million in lost cash due to a system malfunction. Customers

According to a report by Ethiopias Commercial Bank, it has recovered about 80% of the $14 million in lost cash due to a system malfunction. Customers could take out more money than they had in their accounts because of the problem the transactions ranged from 9 cents to $5,350. Of the people that have willingly returned the money, 567 have not. Approximately 15,000 have. The bank made the unprecedented move of making the names and account information of people who have yet to repay the money publicly available. Universities have urged students to refund the payments due to the incident during a standard system upgrade. Despite the event, the bank stressed the importance of getting all the money back to preserve confidence. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 1 months ago        

US and Mexico Forge Semiconductor Partnership Amid Global Supply Chain Shift

As part of the U.S. CHIPS Act, the United States and Mexico will work together to investigate potential within the semiconductor supply chain. The Bid

As part of the U.S. CHIPS Act, the United States and Mexico will work together to investigate potential within the semiconductor supply chain. The Biden administration is moving to diversify semiconductor production sources other than China and Taiwan. The agreement will entail evaluating Mexicos labour needs, regulatory environment, and semiconductor sector. The State Department emphasised semiconductors importance to several industries, including the automotive and healthcare sectors. The statement has yet to prompt comments from Mexicos Ministry of Economy. This endeavour is an example of how international collaboration is being used to strengthen the security and resilience of the semiconductor supply chain. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 1 months ago        

Empowering Rural Women PM Modi and Bill Gates Focus on Economic Development

During a recent discussion between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and tech billionaire Bill Gates, rural womens empowerment emerged as a critical factor

During a recent discussion between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and tech billionaire Bill Gates, rural womens empowerment emerged as a critical factor in Indias economic growth. PM Modi outlined his plan to use technology to empower women in rural areas to achieve financial independence for all villagers women. Similar to PM Modi, Bill Gates highlighted how technology has the power to significantly alter rural India, especially in fields where males predominate. The conversation centred on methods to improve the standard of living for women living in rural areas, such as projects related to business and agriculture. PM Modi emphasized the governments dedication to using technology to narrow the gender gap in opportunities and resource access. Gates highlighted cooperative strategies for equitable growth and applauded Indias efforts. The conversation emphasized holistic approaches to address rural womens challenges and the importance of targeted interventions to support entrepreneurship Read More..

B2B Tech News | 1 months ago        

Adobe and Microsoft Collaborate to Empower Marketers with AI Integration

Together, Adobe and Microsoft have developed new generative AI capabilities that will improve the productivity and creativity of marketers. Microsoft

Together, Adobe and Microsoft have developed new generative AI capabilities that will improve the productivity and creativity of marketers. Microsoft Copilot in Microsoft 365 apps and Adobe Experience Cloud processes and insights will be integrated by working together. The goal is to break down data and application silos to assist marketers in managing their workloads more effectively. Through these linked capabilities, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Experience Cloud apps will provide Microsoft Copilot with pertinent marketing analytics and processes. Marketers can use programmes like Outlook, Microsoft Teams, and Word to create creative briefs, oversee content approvals, and deliver experiences. Offering strategic insights, helping to draft campaign briefings, and guaranteeing project continuity through incontext alerts and summaries will be the primary focuses of the initial capabilities. The integration seeks to make the intricate marketing discipline, allowing marketers to work s Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago        

Amazon Makes Landmark $2.75 Billion Investment in AI Startup Anthropic

As part of a larger fundraising initiative, Amazon has made its most significant external investment $2.75 billion to AI company Anthropic. OpenAI and

As part of a larger fundraising initiative, Amazon has made its most significant external investment $2.75 billion to AI company Anthropic. OpenAI and ChatGPT are rivals of Anthropic, wellknown for its generative AI models and chatbot Claude. Through the agreement, Amazon will have a minority ownership but no board membership in Anthropic. The most recent AI model from Anthropic, Claude 3, performs better than rivals like Googles Gemini Ultra and OpenAIs GPT4. In 2023, investments in generative AI surged to $29.1 billion. Anthropic is required by the investment agreement to utilise Amazons chips and AWS for its models. Even though complicated AI models might pose hazards, Amazons investment shows it is committed to developing AI technology. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago        

Nigerias Central Bank Raises Monetary Policy Rate to 24.75% in Effort to Curb Inflation Surge

Nigerias central bank, led by Governor Olayemi Cardoso, announced a significant increase in its monetary policy rate, raising it by 200 basis points t

Nigerias central bank, led by Governor Olayemi Cardoso, announced a significant increase in its monetary policy rate, raising it by 200 basis points to 24.75% from the previous 22.75%. This move is part of ongoing efforts to combat surging inflation, which reached over 30% annually, the highest in nearly three decades. Last month, the bank implemented its largest rate hike in about 17 years, increasing the rate by 4 percentage points. Governor Cardoso emphasized the Monetary Policy Committees commitment to tightening measures to curb inflation, with a focus on stabilizing inflation expectations and ensuring exchange rate stability. This decision follows a series of reforms by President Bola Tinubu, including the cessation of fuel subsidies and the devaluation of the national currency, the naira. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago        

Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines Reach Timing Agreement with DOJ on Merger

A timeline for the planned merger of Hawaiian Airlines HA.O and Alaska Airlines ALK.N has been agreed upon with the Department of Justice DOJ. They ha

A timeline for the planned merger of Hawaiian Airlines HA.O and Alaska Airlines ALK.N has been agreed upon with the Department of Justice DOJ. They have committed to delaying the completion of their merger for at least ninety days following the certification of substantial compliance by both parties with a second request for information about antitrust. This agreement is a regulatory stage in the merger to guarantee that the DOJ has enough time to examine the proposed merger and determine any potential antitrust ramifications before it advances. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 2 months ago        



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