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Online services: Are subscriptions slowly making you poor?

Are you shelling out more than you realize? Take a.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 12th, 2018

Are subscriptions slowly making you poor?

Many services are a great value. But any subscription can be a money suck if it isn’t regularly used......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 7th, 2018

Govt engages ICICI Bank to enable online payment at 470 e-Nam mandis

The effort is to provide seamless experience for making online payment of trade and services.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 7th, 2017

No assembly required? Ikea to buy services site TaskRabbit

Ikea is making moves so you don't have to assemble a sofa or bookcase yourself.The furniture seller said Thursday that it is buying online on-demand........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 28th, 2017

Disney is accelerating the shift to streaming TV, and Wells Fargo says investors’ fears are overblown

Walt Disney Co.’s plans to create two direct-to-consumer streaming platforms puts the TV landscape on an accelerated path toward more over-the-top services where content is distributed online without cable subscriptions.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2017

Disney upgraded at Wells Fargo as TV landscape transitions to direct-to-consumer streaming

Walt Disney Co.'s plans to create two direct-to-consumer platforms puts the TV landscape on an accelerated path toward more over-the-top services where content is distributed online devoid of cable subscriptions, according to Wells Fargo Analyst Ma.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2017

Apple removes VPN services from App Store in China, making it harder to circumvent online censors

Apple Inc. has removed dozens of virtual p.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 31st, 2017

Nintendo"s new console just got an online service

Nintendo's history with online services on its game consoles is, to put it nicely, quite poor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 19th, 2017

Zuora angles to fill "vacuum" around the growing subscription economy with new platform

As more companies are built around a subscription model, Zuora is making moves to fill what its CEO sees as a major void in the software world. Companies built around selling subscriptions for their services and products are “finding it harder” to p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2017

After Winning Cloud, Amazon Web Services CEO Takes Aim At The Rest of Tech

A decade ago, Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos looked like he was making yet another risky bet, this time something that looked to nearly everyone as a distraction from its core online retailing business. He would provide storage and computing s.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 28th, 2016

Online lending is making fraud easier

BIIThis story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The speeds at which online lenders offer loans and access to funds, as well as poor ID checking practices, are likely contributi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 31st, 2016

China’s Loosely Regulated Online Lending Has Inspired an Army of Freelance Debt Collectors

One online platform is making borrowers' personal data public. As peer-to-peer (P2P) online credit services grow in China, lax regulations and a tendency of late repayment could potentially give rise to a whole derivative industry of what some are des.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 31st, 2016

Amazon Prime now includes a "Family Vault" for sharing photos

Slowly but surely, Amazon has built out its Prime subscription to offer access to more online services......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 18th, 2016

Why China"s Cities Want Stricter Rules For Its $73B Ride-Hailing Market

China might have officially legalized online ride-hailing services just a few months ago, but now it’s making a U-turn......»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesOct 12th, 2016

Why China Is Proposing Strict Rules On The Ride-Hailing Market

China might have officially legalized online ride-hailing services just a few months ago, but now it’s making a U-turn......»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesOct 12th, 2016

HomeAdvisor strickes deal to grow in Europe

HomeAdvisor is making a move to buy its German counterpart and expand in Europe similar to how it’s growing in the United States. Lakewood-based HomeAdvisor Inc. is buying a controlling interest in Germany's largest online home services market, called .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2016

"Safety net" hospitals face federal budget cuts

A double whammy of federal budget cuts might force many hospitals, particularly those that serve poor or rural communities, to scale back services or even shut their doors......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJan 17th, 2018

Here"s Why Amazon Stock Gained 56% in 2017

The online leader showed continued dominance while also making a big purchase......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 14th, 2018

Mandatory Aadhaar threatens right to privacy: Amnesty and HRW report

Making an Aadhaar a prerequisite to access essential services and benefits can obstruct access to several constitutional rights.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018

SC situation "not in order": Access to justice in India remains poor

So far, 18 resolutions of the system have been uploaded online by the SC. The one taken on January 10 is the latest.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 12th, 2018

After saving $832K in first year, clerk of courts looks to boost services

Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Aftab Pureval returned $831,597 to the county’s general fund in 2017, about 6.5 percent of his office’s $12.7 million budget, and Pureval now is turning his attention to making court records more accessible to the p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2018