Dollars in the detail: banks pan for gold in ‘data lakes’

LONDON (Reuters) - From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymized credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they...

Data ‘R’ Us: Alibaba, JD.com seek to lock in merchant loyalty with new services

BEIJING/HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - In China, the sales maxim of ‘know your customer’ is being taken to new lengths. A woman enters a JD.com's unmanned store with facial recognition technology, by...

Hungary has no evidence of Huawei threat, plans rapid 5G rollout: minister

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary has no evidence that equipment from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei poses a security threat, a government minister said on Thursday, adding that Budapest was mulling incentives to...

Bank investments in technology not yet driving significant revenue growth: Accenture

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The $1 trillion invested by traditional banks globally over the past three years to improve their technology has not yet delivered the revenue growth that had been...

Apple says iPhones can now be fixed at all U.S. Best Buy stores

(Reuters) - Apple Inc and Best Buy Co Inc said on Wednesday that they have extended a partnership that will allow the Minneapolis-based retailer’s technicians fix iPhones at any Best Buy...

French photo startup Meero joins unicorn club after $230 million fundraising

PARIS (Reuters) - French startup Meero, which offers online editing and production tools for photographers, has raised $230 million in a boost for the country’s technology and start-up scene that President...

Factbox: Facebook’s new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit...

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an issue that has upset firms...

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat

FILE PHOTO: An usher holds a baton to guide attendees towards the AGM of advertising agency WPP in London, Britain, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) - Sixteen of the world’s...

Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups

Intel CEO Robert Swan speaks during a roundtable event with members of the media in Tel Aviv, Israel June 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amir CohenTEL AVIV (Reuters) - Intel Corp launched a project...

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Oil declines as inventory data counters hopes for trade deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices declined on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a...