Telefónica, Vodafone, and Deutsche Telekom (DT) are leading a group of telecommunications companies advocating for the progress of Open RAN (ORAN). Open RAN (ORAN) is a new technology that allows mobile network operators to deploy equipment from different vendors in their networks. This technology can potentially increase competition in the network equipment market and reduce… Continue reading Why Telefónica, Vodafone, and DT are backing Open RAN
What is the Ad tech joint venture?
Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica, and Vodafone are forming an Ad tech joint venture. This venture will unite Europe’s four largest telecom operators and create the continent’s largest digital marketing platform. The platform will provide companies with online advertising access across Europe, allowing them to deliver targeted campaigns with scale. Let’s examine this newly formed joint… Continue reading What is the Ad tech joint venture?
The benefits of Open RAN
As the world continues to rapidly transition to 5G networks, major European Operators have been accelerating the progress of Open RAN deployments to benefit from their increased flexibility, scalability and cost-effectiveness for deploying 5G networks. Open RAN is a network architecture that separates the hardware from the software, allowing multiple vendors to supply components, which… Continue reading The benefits of Open RAN
How holographic presence could change the way we communicate
With new technologies, communication methods have been transforming more than ever. For example, Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica and Vodafone have recently announced that they are teaming up with MATSUKO to create a proof of concept of holographic presence, that could potentially redefine the way we communicate. In this article, we will explore the concept of… Continue reading How holographic presence could change the way we communicate
The new privacy restrictions the FTC is imposing on Facebook.
On July 24th, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission announced it is imposing a record-breaking $5 billion penalty and sweeping new privacy restrictions on Facebook. This is the largest fine ever imposed on a technology company and it marks the first time the FTC has used its powers under the law to penalize a company for… Continue reading The new privacy restrictions the FTC is imposing on Facebook.
The billions of dollars Facebook paid to the FTC
Facebook has recently been in the news due to its payment of billions of dollars to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to resolve a long-standing data privacy suit. Shareholders have since alleged that Facebook’s payment was an extra amount intended to shield its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, from personal accountability. In this article, we will look… Continue reading The billions of dollars Facebook paid to the FTC
How does Xendit work?
Founded in 2015, Indonesian-payment infrastructure startup Xendit has raised $64.6 million in a Series B round, led by Accel. Xendit is the first Indonesian company to go through Y Combinator’s accelerator program and they have made waves in the industry ever since. In this article, we will explore how Xendit works and how they revolutionize… Continue reading How does Xendit work?
Xendit is one of the fastest growing FinTech firms in Southeast Asia
Xendit is an Indonesian FinTech firm recently raising $300 million in Series D funding, co-led by Coatue and Insight Partners. This marks a significant milestone for Xendit, which has seen explosive growth over the past few years. The firm is well-positioned to exploit Southeast Asia’s increasing demand for digital payment solutions. First, look closer at… Continue reading Xendit is one of the fastest growing FinTech firms in Southeast Asia
Why Tiger Global invested in Xendit
Indonesian fintech startup Xendit has achieved unicorn status, with a recent $150 million funding round led by Tiger Global. The funding round was backed by participation from existing investors Sequoia India, Stripe, and others. This marks Tiger Global’s first major investment in an Indonesian fintech company and speaks to the country’s potential for fintech growth.… Continue reading Why Tiger Global invested in Xendit
What does the future hold for Hesai and its lidar products?
Chinese lidar maker Hesai recently raised $300 million in a Series E round led by Hillhouse, Xiaomi, and Meituan. This new round of funding is a clear indicator of investors’ confidence in the company’s lidar technology. In the coming years, the lidar products from Hesai are likely to dominate the market. In this article, we’ll… Continue reading What does the future hold for Hesai and its lidar products?