Tencent exec says WeChat Pay could soon be available ‘in all places,’ as rivalry with Alibaba eases

Fierce rivalry between Chinese internet tech giants meant that for years, consumers buying products on Alibaba's Taobao e-commerce app could only pay with Alipay. Tencent's WeChat Pay vice-general manager, Lei Maofeng, said Wednesday he hoped consumers will soon be able to use the mobile payment app in all scenarios. He was speaking at CNBC's annual East Tech West conference in the Nansha […]

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Crown Resorts Seeks Revised Offer From Blackstone; Offers Access To Books

Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd. (CWN.AX) Monday said that the takeover proposal from Blackstone Inc. (BX) at a price of A$12.50 cash per share does not represent compelling value, and that it expects a revised proposal that adequately reflects the value of Crown. For this purpose, Crown has offered Blackstone the opportunity to access its non-public information to undertake […]

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upGrad files Rs 3 cr trademark infringement suit against edtech firm Scaler

Scaler accused of using its brand name ‘upGrad’ through Google Ads to appear on top of search results on Google Search Engine and in turn gaining illicit benefit. Ronnie Screwvala-led edtech unicorn upGrad, has filed a suit for trademark infringement against another EdTech company called Scaler. The suit has been filed in the Delhi high court for violation of intellectual […]

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Biden administration to extend transportation mask requirement through mid-March: report

Omicron hits US as Biden faces judicial resistance over pandemic policies Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy has the details on ‘Special Report.’ The Biden administration will announce an extension for mask requirements for passengers on public transportation systems through mid-March, according to a report. Federal officials are expected to make a formal announcement regarding an extension through March […]

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Joe Biden is lying to the American people: Jesse Watters

‘The Five’ react to Biden blaming Republicans on rising prices ‘The Five’ panel discuss President Joe Biden touting his Build Back Better agenda as the solution to some economic woes Americans are facing Jesse Watters slammed President Joe Biden for lying to the American people about the economic troubles in America, including gas prices and inflation, on Wednesday’s “The Five.” […]

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aricept australia

What we put on our skin may be as important as what we eat and a new study helps to explain why. For years, Professor Franca Ronchese, an immunologist working at New Zealand’s Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, has worked to understand how allergies start. What we feed our skin matters.Credit:iStock Allergies affect about one in five Australians and these […]

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Snowflake stock soars on strong revenue and Q4 guidance

Shares of Snowflake were up more than 13% after it surpassed analyst expectations for third-quarter revenue. The data-analytics software company also provided fourth quarter product revenue guidance between $345 million and $350 million, above the FactSet consensus estimate of $315.9 million. In this article SNOW Shares of the Snowflake data-analytics software company were up more than 13% on Wednesday after it […]

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Etsy in sweet spot despite supply chain chaos

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh visits the Port of Los Angeles amid nationwide supply chain crisis Labor Secretary Marty Walsh visits the Port of Los Angeles amid nationwide supply chain crisis. Etsy says its sellers have not been hit with the same degree of supply chain headaches other retailers and producers are experiencing during the holiday shopping season, largely due to […]

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