PH partners with Facebook to build high-speed internet infrastructure

The government has partnered with Facebook to put up a high-speed internet infrastructure in a few years time, promising a capacity that would be “almost equal” to that of the giants of the telecommunications industry. This was announced in a joint statement issued by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the state-owned […]

Shopify Partners with Export Development Canada to Insure Merchant Cash Advances

Shopify (NYSE:SHOP), a cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform, announced September 20 that it has partnered with trade finance and insurance solutions agency Export Development Canada (EDC) to insure the merchant cash advances offered by Shopify Capital. Shopify Capital is the new service the ecommerce platform launched in April this year to help small business owners and entrepreneurs […]

Amazon Partners VMware for Hybrid Cloud Services to Rival Microsoft

Amazon.com is teaming up with VMware to let customers combine VMware’s software for corporate networks with Amazon’s internet-based cloud-computing services, a bid by Amazon to better compete with rival Microsoft in hybrid cloud solutions. VMware will deliver, sell and support a product that lets customers use their existing VMware software with access to Amazon’s cloud-based […]

Indus OS Partners With Celkon, Swipe to Expand India Reach

The first “made in India” operating system Indus OS on Wednesday announced partnerships with two other home-grown Indian smartphone brands – Celkon and Swipe – to expand its market reach in the country. The tie-ups are in addition to the existing partnership with Micromax which will continue, the company said in a statement. (Also see:  […]

FreeCharge Partners CCAvenue; Expands Customer Access to Online Merchants

Snapdeal-owned digital payments platform FreeCharge has partnered with a payment gateway CCAvenue, giving its customers access to over 100,000 online merchants across sectors like hospitality, retail, and education. It will also help them access real-time, multi-currency online payment services, FreeCharge said in a statement on Monday. “We want to make FreeCharge wallet ubiquitous in both […]