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Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh

Endowed with a post graduate degree in management and finance, Pankaj Singh has been a part of the online content domain for quite a while. Having worked previously as a U.K. insurance underwriter for two years, he now writes articles for fractovia.org and other online portals. He can be contacted at- [email protected] | https://twitter.com/PankajSingh2605

Contribution by Pankaj Singh

NTUC FairPrice unveils new green initiative to curb plastic bag use

Published Date: 2018-07-25         Author: Pankaj Singh

NTUC FairPrice, a supermarket chain based in Singapore has reportedly declared the launch of a new initiative called ‘FairPrice Plastic Bag Management Programme’, that will drastically reduce the use of plastic bags. The programme was developed after a review conducted this year and appa... Read More

PayU acquires Zooz to explore international payment services

Published Date: 2018-07-25         Author: Pankaj Singh

Leading financial services provider PayU has acquired the Israel based ZOOZ in an effort to expand its global reach across the rapidly developing geographical areas. Reportedly, PayUA, a fintech and electronic-payment arm of one of the largest technology investors in the world – Naspers, has c... Read More

Tesco’s new discount fascia may pose a threat to Aldi & Lidl

Published Date: 2018-07-24         Author: Pankaj Singh

The British multinational grocer, Tesco reportedly aims to launch a new retail format to challenge German counterparts Aldi and Lidl. If sources are to be believed, the retail giant is planning to set up 60 stores named Jack’s, after founder Jack Cohen. As suggested by the reports, Tesco is... Read More

CityJet gives the nod of approval to merge with Spain’s Air Nostrum

Published Date: 2018-07-23         Author: Pankaj Singh

Dublin based CityJet has agreed to merged with Spain’s Air Nostrum to form what will supposedly be Europe’s biggest regional carrier. The two companies have just struck a deal to operate as a new holding company, though they would continue working as separate units. According to sources,... Read More

Alibaba gears up for expansion into the advertising & media industry

Published Date: 2018-07-23         Author: Pankaj Singh

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant will apparently pay around USD 2.23 billion for a 10% stake in the digital advertising company Focus Media. Incidentally, Focus media runs screens in elevators & subways across China, claim authentic sources. As per reports, Alibaba is considering investi... Read More

Trump's tariffs put Volvo Cars’ production in imminent jeopardy

Published Date: 2018-07-21         Author: Pankaj Singh

Swedish carmaker Volvo has reportedly made it to the headlines for its investment plan worth $1.1 billion in the U.S. that could fall in potential danger in the midst of the tensions in global trade. According to reports, Håkan Samuelsson, the CEO of Volvo cars has immediate ordered for a &lsq... Read More

UOB inks deal with Razor, aims to provide e-wallet in Singapore

Published Date: 2018-07-19         Author: Pankaj Singh

The United Overseas Bank (UOB) has reportedly signed an agreement with a gaming company, with the intention of introducing a digital wallet in Singapore. As per sources, the deal comes merely within a few weeks post Razor’s launch of an e-wallet in Malaysia. UBO and Razer said in the m... Read More

parkCognition-Boeing deal to provide UAS traffic management solutions

Published Date: 2018-07-19         Author: Pankaj Singh

Airplane manufacturer Boeing has apparently teamed up with SparkCognition, an artificial intelligence technology company to develop UAS (unmanned aircraft system) traffic management (UTM) solutions. Using AI and blockchain technologies, Boeing and SparkCognition will track autonomous air vehicles in... Read More

IBM joins Stronghold in launching an FDIC-backed stable digital token

Published Date: 2018-07-18         Author: Pankaj Singh

Stronghold, a cryptocurrency startup, made an announcement on Tuesday introducing USD Anchor, a stablecoin which will run on Stellar’s blockchain platform and apply its consensus mechanism to validate transactions. USD Anchor will be backed one-for-one with U.S. dollars and held by Nevada-base... Read More

Booking Holdings pours in $500 million in China’s Didi Chuxing

Published Date: 2018-07-18         Author: Pankaj Singh

China’s largest ride-hailing company, Didi Chuxing has added some strategic capital to its business after Booking Holdings, a travel industry magnate, made a $500 million investment in the company. According to the deal, Booking Holdings which was previously known as Priceline will work closel... Read More

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