Mobile Minutes: Facebook at Work; Citigroup vs. Venmo; Spotify in Japan; AI ethics group
Facebook at Work to start doing the business next month
Facebook for Work is a version of the popular social network aimed at business users. First unveiled in 2014 and currently being tested by a number of companies, it’s now reported to be officially launching in October.
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Citigroup teams up with rival banks to fight Venmo
Citigroup became the last of the big U.S. banks to agree to allow customers to send instant payments by mobile phone over an industry network that is competing with upstart Venmo.
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Spotify debuts in Japan, complete with karaoke lyrics
Spotify Ltd. is bringing its popular online music service to Japan, a large and lucrative market where fans have demonstrated a continuing fondness for CDs and even vinyl records.
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Facebook, Google, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft join forces on AI ethics
Facebook and Google joined Amazon, IBM and Microsoft on Wednesday to launch the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society, which will create a standard of ethics surrounding artificial intelligence (AI).
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