Tech

Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook sounds a lot like China, where I couldn’t buy a cup of coffee without the app that dominates people’s lives there

Mark Zuckerberg has laid out a vision of how Facebook services will become the backbone for the way people live online, Business Insider’s Shona Ghosh writes. Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook is uncannily similar to how the WeChat app dominates modern life in China, serving a variety of functions from messaging, […]
Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook sounds a lot like China, where I couldn’t buy a cup of coffee without the app that dominates people’s lives there
Lifestyle

One photo shows that China is already in a cashless future

Mobile payments have become so common in China that paying with cash is practically unheard-of, even with street performers and taxi drivers. The mobile payment market is dominated by two apps, WeChat Pay and AliPay, which have hundreds of millions of active monthly users and make Apple Pay’s 127 million […]
One photo shows that China is already in a cashless future
Tech

Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook sounds a lot like China, where I couldn’t buy a cup of coffee without the app that dominates people’s lives there

Mark Zuckerberg has laid out a vision of how Facebook services will become the backbone for the way people live online, Business Insider’s Shona Ghosh writes. Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook is uncannily similar to how the WeChat app dominates modern life in China, serving a variety of functions from messaging, […]
Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook sounds a lot like China, where I couldn’t buy a cup of coffee without the app that dominates people’s lives there
Lifestyle

One photo shows that China is already in a cashless future

Mobile payments have become so common in China that paying with cash is practically unheard-of, even with street performers and taxi drivers. The mobile payment market is dominated by two apps, WeChat Pay and AliPay, which have hundreds of millions of active monthly users and make Apple Pay’s 127 million […]
One photo shows that China is already in a cashless future