kpmg News of 08/26/19
Why This Nigerian Fintech Startup Is Volunteering Audited Financials
Nigerian fintech firm Carbon — an early stage financial services startup based in Lagos — has posted financials audited by KPMG on its website. This comes four months after the company obtained a credit rating as a pre-IPO venture. Carbon ...
IBM, KPMG, Merck, Walmart Team Up For Drug Supply Chain Blockchain Pilot
IBM announced its latest blockchain initiative today. This one is in partnership with KPMG, Merk and Walmart to build a drug supply chain blockchain pilot. These four companies are coming to together to help come up with a solution to track ...
Have I Been Pwned Is Looking For A New Owner
Troy Hunt has revealed he’s looking for an acquirer for the breach notification service he set up more than five years ago — aka: Have I Been Pwned . In a blog post discussing the future of the service, Hunt details how traffic to ...
Huawei Says It Shipped 59m Smartphones In q1 As Revenue Jumped 39% To $27b
Fresh from an $8.8 billion profit last year , much-maligned Chinese tech giant Huawei is touting yet more growth. The firm said today that revenue in the first quarter of 2019 grew 39 percent year-on-year to reach $26.78 billion, or 179.7 billion ...
Huawei Books $8.8b Profit For 2018 As Consumer Devices Become Top Moneymaker
Despite an ongoing tussle with the U.S. government, signs look positive for Huawei. The Chinese firm just released its end of year report for 2018 and profit is up 25 percent to 59.3 billion CNY, or $8.84 billion, thanks to its fast-growing ...
Transportation Weekly: Uber’S Spending Habits, Tesla Model Y, Scooters And AVs In Austin
Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up by reading ...
New E-Commerce Restrictions In India Just Ruined Christmas For Amazon And Walmart
The Indian government is playing the role of festive party pooper for Walmart and Amazon after it announced new regulations that look set to impede the U.S. duo’s efforts to grow their businesses in India. Online commerce in the country is ...