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Three Group selects MATRIXX for digital transformation across Europe

Three Group selects MATRIXX for digital transformation across Europe

Written by on February 21, 2017 in Billing & Payments, News with 0 Comments

MATRIXX Software today announced that Three Group, the telecommunications arm of CK Hutchison Holdings, a multinational conglomerate, has selected its real-time Digital Commerce platform to support Three’s mobile service providers in the UK, Denmark and Sweden. The Three Group companies will deploy MATRIXX Digital Commerce as part of their digital business transformation from providing voice and data […]

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News highlights – 20 February

News highlights – 20 February

Written by on February 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 20 February Telefonica sells masts to KKR, cuts debt pile MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Telefonica said on Tuesday it had agreed to sell up to a 40 percent stake in its telecom masts subsidiary Telxius to private equity firm KKR for 1.275 billion euros ($1.35 billion). Read more… Reliance Jio and Uber […]

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TransferWise launches money transfer service via Facebook chat

TransferWise launches money transfer service via Facebook chat

Written by on February 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Money transfer company TransferWise has launched a new service that allows users to send money internationally through Facebook Inc’s chat application, as competition in the digital payments landscape intensifies. The London-based startup said on Tuesday that it had developed a Facebook Messenger “chatbot”, or an automated program that can help users […]

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Will Jio top 100 million customers?

Will Jio top 100 million customers?

Written by on February 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani is likely to announce on Tuesday that Reliance Industries’ has reached its targeted 100 million subscribers on its Jio telecom unit, a source familiar with the matter said. Ambani could also make additional announcements, the source added without giving details, when he starts speaking at 1330 India […]

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News highlights – 19 February

News highlights – 19 February

Written by on February 20, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 19 February Alibaba forms strategic partnership with bricks and mortar chain BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it formed a strategic partnership with Bailian Group, the largest retailer by store numbers to join the e-commerce giant’s drive to use big data to improve and profit from brick-and-mortar sales. Read […]

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FBI pursuing three separate probes in election hacking scandal

FBI pursuing three separate probes in election hacking scandal

Written by on February 20, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is pursuing at least three separate probes relating to alleged Russian hacking of the U.S. presidential elections, according to five current and former government officials with direct knowledge of the situation. While the fact that the FBI is investigating had been reported previously by the […]

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Softbank might give up control of Sprint to allow US wireless merger

Softbank might give up control of Sprint to allow US wireless merger

Written by on February 20, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is prepared to give up control of Sprint Corp to Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile US Inc to clinch a merger of the two U.S. wireless carriers, according to people familiar with the matter. SoftBank has not yet approached Deutsche Telekom to discuss any deal because the U.S. […]

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Europe’s data privacy watchdogs seek assurances from US

Europe’s data privacy watchdogs seek assurances from US

Written by on February 17, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union data privacy watchdogs will seek assurances from U.S. authorities that a move by U.S. President Donald Trump to crack down on illegal immigration will not undermine a transatlantic pact protecting the privacy of Europeans’ data. European concerns have been raised by an executive order signed by Trump on Jan. 25 […]

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News highlights – 16 February

News highlights – 16 February

Written by on February 17, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 16 February How much will S&P cut Toshiba’s value? TOKYO (Reuters) – S&P Global Inc said in a report on Friday it could cut its rating of Toshiba Corp credit by several notches should the Japanese firm receive financial support that includes debt restructuring, sending Toshiba stock down 9 percent. Read more… […]

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Zuckerberg wants Facebook to be global social infrastructure

Zuckerberg wants Facebook to be global social infrastructure

Written by on February 17, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Thursday of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the company’s platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the globe. In a 5,700-word manifesto, Zuckerberg, founder of the world’s largest social […]

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