Tag Archives: Launches

Singapore Tourism Board launches technology road map to help hotels transform

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has announced a framework to help hotels adopt technology and transform their operations in a rapidly changing digital landscape. Called the Smart Hotel Technology Roadmap, it will identify next-generation system capabilities such as facial recognition at check-in and e-payment wallets to help hotels become “smarter”, the STB said in a news release on Thursday ... Read More »

Deliveroo launches new technology to make takeaways arrive faster

Deliveroo is launching new technology that it says will help bring takeaways to customers’ doors even more quickly and double the number of meals restaurants are able to produce. The new platform, developed by Manhattan-based food company Maple, provides chefs with item-level information to optimise food preparation time and helps to identify the kitchen bottlenecks that can keep people waiting ... Read More »

NTT Docomo Launches ‘Japan Welcome SIM’ Offering Free Data to Foreign Visitors

HIGHLIGHTS The Japan Welcome SIM is valid for 15 days It will be available form July 1 You can earn free data by watching video ads and filling surveys Japanese telecom operator NTT Docomo is launching a new prepaid SIM for foreign travellers, called ‘Japan Welcome SIM’, which will offer users free Internet service that is valid for 15 days ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Band Maker Huami Launches Amazfit Health Band With Built-in ECG Chip

HIGHLIGHTS The Amazfit fitness brand has been launched at CNY 699 The fitness tracker has been launched in China It comes with an inbuilt chip that tracks ECG data Huami, the company that makes the Mi Band in collaboration with Xiaomi, has unveiled a new fitness tracker under its Amazfit branding. The all-new Amazfit Health Band fitness tracker has been ... Read More »

U.S. Launches Missiles at Syrian Base After Chemical Weapons Attack

The United States launched dozens of cruise missiles Thursday night at a Syrian airfield in response to what it believes was Syria’s use of banned chemical weapons that killed at least 100 people, the U.S. military said. Two U.S. warships in the Mediterranean Sea, the USS Ross and the USS Porter, fired 59 Tomahawk missiles intended for a single target ... Read More »

Facebook Launches ‘Disputed’ Tag to Crack Down on Fake News

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook had launched tools to tackle fake news back in December It now features a ‘disputed’ tag next to the stories that are deemed fake It is unclear how many people currently have access to the “fake news” Social media giant Facebook has launched its much hyped “fake news” crackdown initiative in the US, tagging as “disputed” the stories ... Read More »

Dropbox Launches New Collaboration Tool, More News from Apple, Weebly

If you do a lot of collaboration in your small business, you just got a new option that could help make that work easier. Dropbox officially launched its Dropbox Paper software after more than a year of teasing the product. In addition, iPad sales seem to be slowing down amid a slump in the tablet sector. And your business might ... Read More »

GoDaddy Launches GoCentral for Web Design on Mobile

GoDaddy has launched GoCentral — a new service that combines a mobile friendlywebsite builder with what they are calling “an integrated set of marketing and ecommerce tools” that will ideally help you to create an audience for your business. Interestingly, the new service allows you to design a professional website in under an hour from a variety of devices including ... Read More »

Facebook Launches NFC-Based Two Factor Authentication Process for Added Security

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has introduced Security Key system in its 2FA process A physical security key can now be added to your account It has also introduced a workaround NFC-login method for its mobile site Facebook on Thursday announced the introduction of a Security Key system for its two-factor authentication method while logging in to the social media site. In this ... Read More »

Amazon Launches Marketplace, Dell Partners with Microsoft

Etsy has long been known as the biggest name in the market for handmade goods. But it’s now facing some huge competition thanks to a new handmade marketplace from eCommerce giant Amazon. And that’s not the only way that Amazon broke into the news this week. Read on for a full list of small business related headlines in this week’s ... Read More »