From August 16 this year, Turkish debit/credit card holders will have to instruct their banks to process transactions every time they use their cards - also online, also on classified sites, and also for international transactions, reported Webrazzi.com.
Zameen.com, leading online property site in Pakistan, recently added a 3-D walkthrough feature to its mobile app to give the home seeker a better feel for the home, before he spends time and effort to visit it. The virtual reality (VR) technology used by Zameen, is unique in the country’s vertical and horizontal classifieds industry.
Times Network, a subsidiary of The Times Group, which is India's largest media conglomerate, rebranded its 24-hour, dedicated realty news channel Magicbricks Now to Mirror Now.
After negotiating for nine months (with an interruption of a few weeks earlier this year), Amazon has agreed in principle to buy Souq.com, the Dubai-based online shopping market, reported Reuters.
Dealroom.co, the information site for technology and venture capital in Europe, released an interesting report on the use of media-for-equity in Europe by start-ups to build awareness and get traction.
RealEstate.co.jp, the real estate site in Japan owned and operated by GPlus Media, walked an indirect path to get virtual reality (VR) capability for its for-rent listings.
In the Czech Republic, LMC launched the app-only job service Profinaut to facilitate part-time projects for professionals.
The FY2016 annual report released yesterday by Xing AG for shareholders to consider at its annual general meeting on May 16, lifted the lid over a few plans for the current financial year.
Jobindex has done it again - it declared another huge dividend to its shareholders. And, since Kaare Danielsen, CEO and founder of Jobindex, owns 93 percent of the company, he will walk away with the bulk of the dividend payout (again).
In Turkey, real estate verticals are giving Sahibinden a run for its money when it comes to the fairly new, and developing source of income, namely new building projects. At present, real estate vertical Zingat.com commands the lion's share of the new-projects income stream.