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China Cracks Down On Illegal Online Gambling

China Cracks Down On Illegal Online Gambling

The unprecedented events of 2020 have brought about a number of consequences, some of which have been more predictable than others. One that few people would have thought of if asked to name their top five industry impacts of a global pandemic, has been the soaring popularity of gaming. With 20/20 hindsight, it makes perfect […]

November 25th, 2020 | Posted in Business, News | Read More »

WhatsApp Introduces ‘Disappearing Messages’ Feature

WhatsApp Introduces ‘Disappearing Messages’ Feature

The Facebook-owned company said the goal is “to make conversations on WhatsApp feel as close to in-person as possible, which means they shouldn’t have to stick around forever”. NEW DELHI – WhatsApp on Thursday said it is introducing ‘disappearing messages’ feature on its platform that will allow new messages sent to a chat to disappear […]

November 10th, 2020 | Posted in Business, Link News | Read More »

TikTok Parent ByteDance Seeks To Raise Cash At $180 Billion Valuation

TikTok Parent ByteDance Seeks To Raise Cash At $180 Billion Valuation

ByteDance, already the world’s most valuable startup, is in the throes of fighting a Trump administration ban on TikTok in the US after the video service was labelled a national security threat. NEW YORK – The terms of the funding round may still change as negotiations are ongoing, the people said. A representative for ByteDance […]

November 10th, 2020 | Posted in Business, Link News | Read More »

India Sees Record Smartphone Shipments In Q3

India Sees Record Smartphone Shipments In Q3

Chinese firms capture 76% share, says report. NEW DELHI – Smartphone segment in India rebounded after the lockdown to touch an all-time high of 50 million units in September quarter with Chinese companies collectively holding 76% market share, according to research firm Canalys. Xiaomi remained the market leader with 26.1% share, followed by Samsung (20.4%) […]

October 28th, 2020 | Posted in Business, Link News | Read More »

StatCan Says Annual Inflation Rate Rose 0.5% In September

StatCan Says Annual Inflation Rate Rose 0.5% In September

OTTAWA — Canada’s headline inflation measure went up in September by 0.5 per cent compared with a year ago, a better-than-expected increase, but one that experts say won’t sway the Bank of Canada’s stimulus measures. Economists had, on average, expected a year-over-year increase of 0.4 per cent, according to financial data firm Refinitiv, following readings […]

October 28th, 2020 | Posted in Business, Link News | Read More »

Adidas Prepares Sale Of The Reebok Brand: Report

Adidas Prepares Sale Of The Reebok Brand: Report

The German sports apparel company has an internal team focused on the deal and has signed confidentiality agreements on the matter, an article said. NEW YORK – Adidas AG is looking to sell its Reebok brand before March 2021, Manager Magazin reported, without saying where it got the information. The German sports apparel company has […]

October 28th, 2020 | Posted in Business, Link News | Read More »

Top World Bank Economist Predicts Major Financial Crisis Could Emerge From Coronavirus Pandemic

Top World Bank Economist Predicts Major Financial Crisis Could Emerge From Coronavirus Pandemic

Top World Bank Economist speaks out after the world’s richest nations agreed to renew a debt relief initiative for the poorest through at least the first half of 2021, falling short of the World Bank’s call for a full-year extension. LONDON – World Bank Chief Economist Carmen Reinhart said the coronavirus pandemic is turning into […]

October 21st, 2020 | Posted in Business, Link News | Read More »

Indian Consumers Consider Advertisements From Multiple Platforms Before Buying Products

Indian Consumers Consider Advertisements From Multiple Platforms Before Buying Products

When asked about purchasing decisions, 76% respondents disagreed with the assertion that their choices were solely informed by television commercials. NEW DELHI – According to the Cvoter Media Consumption Survey 2020, a majority of those surveyed identified themselves as key decision makers in consumption decisions. Specifically, 60% of those surveyed identified as key decision makers. […]

October 21st, 2020 | Posted in Business, Link News | Read More »

Canadian Manufacturing Sales Fall 2 Percent In August, StatsCan ays

Canadian Manufacturing Sales Fall 2 Percent In August, StatsCan ays

OTTAWA — Canadian manufacturing sales fell 2.0 per cent to $52.4 billion in August, weighed down by a drop in the transportation sector, Statistics Canada said Friday, reported Canadian Press. The decline followed three consecutive months of strong increases, the agency said. The decline was disappointing, but not surprising, said TD Bank economist Omar Abdelrahman […]

October 21st, 2020 | Posted in Business, Link News | Read More »

COVID-19 And Its Effect on The Gambling Industry

COVID-19 And Its Effect on The Gambling Industry

Virtually every industry felt the impact of COVID-19 (positive or negative). The gambling industry is one of the industries that benefited from the opportunity COVID-19 presented. While online casinos enjoyed a steady rise in users, sportsbooks struggled during the period. Click here to find the best online casinos offering top bonuses. The reason why Sportsbooks […]

October 15th, 2020 | Posted in Business, News | Read More »