Baidu Secures Permit to Become First Fully Driverless Taxi Service Provider in Beijing 

With the Beijing development, Baidu can now operate a driverless taxi service in three Chinese cities, including Wuhan and Chongqing. Chinese tech giant Baidu has secured the right to offer the first fully driverless taxi service in China’s capital, Beijing. On Friday, the Beijing-based company made the announcement, which also included part of its logistical … Read more

ETP Provider 21Shares to Shut Down 6 Products Due to Low Demand

The six closures have combined assets under management (AUM) of less than $700,000. 21Shares has announced that it will immediately cease offering six of its crypto exchange-traded products.  According to a company spokesperson, the decision follows after the firm’s realization that these particular products are in low demand. Of the six products to be axed, … Read more

Payments Provider Strike Launches New API for Businesses

Businesses and developers can now send US Dollars over the Lightning Network. Strike, one of the world’s leading digital payment provider built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, today announced that US-based businesses can now start using its Application Programming Interface (API) technology. This follows after the company CEO Jack Mallers recently took to his Twitter page … Read more