Netflix rival iFlix reveals its first original content series for emerging markets

 Fresh from raising $ 90 million from investors in March, iFlix, a Netflix-like service for emerging markets, has announced its first slate of original content. The Malaysia-headquartered business claims five million registered users across 10 countries — it recently branched out into Africa and the Middle East — for its service which costs around $ 3 per month…

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Virtual currencies create pathways for people in emerging economies

 Immense hype surrounds virtual currencies and distributed ledgers these days. Maybe this is inevitable if you combine an inscrutable, cutting-edge technology, its enigmatic origins, and a flow of $ 1 billion in venture funding thus far. But will these technologies create pathways for people in emerging economies to access and use financial services that meet…

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College Campuses Are The New Test Facilities For Emerging Technology

 College campuses have long been sites of innovation and technology. Housing superior research and development facilities, a plethora of advisory resources and brilliant thinkers, higher-ed institutions are natural hubs for creating next-gen systems. But while universities are traditionally credited with tech invention, they are less celebrated for tech adoption — which is arguably just… Read…

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