The Tao of Alibaba: Inside the Chinese Digital Giant That Is Changing the World

Brian A. Wong is a Chinese American entrepreneur and investor. He was the first American and only the fifty-second employee to join Alibaba Group, where he contributed to the company’s early globalization efforts and served as Jack Ma’s special assistant for international affairs. During his sixteen-year tenure, Wong led theContinue Reading

Banks Want to Innovate Digital Walltes — Can They?

One of the worst-kept secrets in payments was finally confirmed last week. That’s when Early Warning Services (EWS) announced its plans to launch a digital bank wallet in the second half of 2023 to challenge PayPal and named a former Mastercard exec as the CEO to lead the initiative. EWSContinue Reading

Tatsuya Kohrogi, CSO of Digital Entertainment Asset, on Web3 in Japan & Decentralizing Game Development

In an exclusive interview with, Tatsuya (Tats) Kohrogi, CSO of Digital Entertainment Asset, talks about fundraising challenges during the crypto winter, P2E/P&E regulatory insights in Japan, and wow the growing Web3 gaming industry will help bring Web3 into the mainstream. About Tatsuya “Tats” Kohrogi Tatsuya (Tats) Kohrogi is theContinue Reading

Stop failed digital transformations before they happen: Here's how to succeed

More than 60% of global GDP last year was projected to have been dependent on digital technologies. So it’s no surprise that companies have increasingly transformed their digital offerings by capitalizing on new developments in cloud computing, artificial intelligence and emerging data technologies. Digital transformations, however, have historically posed someContinue Reading

How digital disrupters can scale in any economic environment

Presented by Cognizant Operational bottlenecks and inefficiencies bog down expansion plans, and negatively impact product success, customer experience and sales growth. In this VB Spotlight, learn how digitally native businesses can identify opportunities to scale operations efficiently and accelerate growth. Watch free on-demand here! Digital disruptors are the businesses thatContinue Reading

Introduction We define metaverse as the long-term vision for the next phase of the internet, which will feature a single, shared, immersive and persistent 3D virtual space where humans interact with one another, and with data, enhancing the physical world as much as replacing it. In this report, we thumbnailContinue Reading

Antimicrobial Plastic Market to be Worth $73.7 Billion by 2030: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Fintech companies, banks and non-banking financial players have exhibited traction for digital lending to streamline seamless loan disbursement, approval, recovery, credit assessment and other credit services through remote and automated lending processes. On the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, banks are scampering to playContinue Reading

Digital twins are set for rapid adoption in 2023

A kid creates his Avatar at FITUR. HELIXA Experience Center is the technological and artistic installation in the heart of the FITUR fair. It will be the first to offer visitors the chance to create their own avatar in real time. This avatar is a personalised, hyper-realistic, 3D, #seriezero digitalContinue Reading