And this is in financial services — not “tech.” And now Ant Financial (the parent company of Alipay) is the 10th most valuable financial services company in the world.
Yes, things happen quickly.
We’ll be discussing how organizations make the build/buy/partner decision at TRANSFORM with leaders from Fidelity, ADP, and Bose, among others.
Scram, middle man
Yesterday, the merger between Cigna and Express Scripts was approved — an example of big companies taking on more roles in the pharma supply chain and trying to fend off threats from startups working to revamp how drugs are bought and sold.
We take a look at how the pharmaceutical supply chain works, the key stakeholders involved, and the startups and technology working to streamline the process. Check it out here.
What is real?
Augmented reality “darling” Magic Leap finally released its first product last month and the reviews were mixed. News coverage about AR has fallen since its 2017 peak.
At the same time, Amazon and Apple patents highlight steady interest in AR from some of tech’s biggest players.