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Walmart acquired CareZone’s technology platform and IP on Monday. The app allows users to scan a list of their medications, and manage refill reminders and home delivery. Photo courtesy of Walmart. In its latest move to compete with pharmacy services, Walmart bought CareZone’s medication management software. Walmart will acquire CareZone’s technology platform and key intellectual …

As hotels, shopping malls, commercial complexes and corporate offices resume business in an ambience of ‘new normal’, some technology powered start-ups are offering out of the box solutions to help them combat the fear of coronavirus infections. With new technologies and a bouquet of customised solutions, the start-up companies are …

Telefonica offers start-ups its IoT, blockchain and artificial intelligence technology to help them boost their business . Telefonica Activation Programme is an initiative open to entrepreneurs in Spain, Germany and the UK The selected start-ups will have free access to these technologies for six months and will also be able to carry out a pilot …

Businesses need the services of other companies such as digital marketing agencies, web application developers, chartered accountants, HR firms and countless others. When a firm requires the services of another company, the first thing that comes to the mind of the former’s leadership is to search on the internet for potential business partners. Indeed, internet …

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Debt Ventures Bhd (MDV) has announced that the first round of applications for the RM100mil relief funding facility for technology start-ups will take place from May 18 to 31. Subsequent application windows will be opened until the entire fund is fully committed. The Technology Start-ups Funding Relief Facility (TSFRF) was announced last …

Last summer, the SoftBank Vision Fund and other venture-capital investors put $370 million into Compass, a real estate firm promising to shake up the residential brokerage industry. The deal valued Compass at $6.4 billion, which at the time made it 10 times more valuable than Realogy Holdings, the public company that owns Century 21, Coldwell …

Apr 4th 2020 SAN FRANCISCO Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For more coverage, see our coronavirus hub FOR A SENSE of how covid-19 is affecting the world’s technology …

Parisoma, a coworking space, is seen mostly empty in San Francisco, California on March 12, 2020. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images) Ctrl + N Tech start-ups struggling during the coronavirus pandemic say there’s broad confusion over whether they qualify for the small business loans made available in …

Keeping at-risk patient populations – such as the elderly and those with chronic conditions and clinical trial participants – healthy during an unprecedented health crisis is critically important. For quarantined and isolated individuals, maintaining close contact with care providers and adhering to medication therapies has never been more vital. Telemedicine has an essential role to …

Mar 14th 2020 AS A DERIVATIVES trader with Credit Suisse, Nikolay Storonsky was used to gambling, but his riskiest bet was to quit the markets in 2013 and set up Revolut, a fintech startup. It paid off. Last month Revolut raised $500m, becoming Europe’s most highly valued fintech company, with a valuation of $5.5bn. Revolut’s …