ICYMI | 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 4 minutes HSBC China and the UK test HSBC’s divided loyalties in Hong Kong — Quartz  – If HSBC were to spin off its China operations, it wouldn’t be the first bank to reconfigure its ties due to a changed political situation. In the 1980s, the British banks Barclays and Standard Chartered pulled out of direct operations… Continue reading ICYMI | 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

ICYMI | 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 5 minutes Klarna How Klarna’s pastel pink exterior began to crack | Dazed – Klarna isn’t new technology, its unsecured financing. Once you scratch beneath Klarna’s technology veneer you realise that Klarna is like pre-internet business like a shopkeepers lay away or the catalogue agents who used to work for Freemans and Littlewoods. Previously the catalogue companies… Continue reading ICYMI | 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

User domestication

Reading Time: 2 minutes User domestication was an interesting phrase that I noticed in an essay about the growth of WhatsApp. In the essay the author highlighted a number of factors in WhatsApp’s success: Having a proprietary messaging client that didn’t support industry standards for messaging such as the XMPP protocol supported by Google Talk. (Google later abandoned the… Continue reading User domestication