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Google Preparing Debit Card to Compete With the Apple Card

Following the success of the Apple Card, Google is preparing its own debit card.

Luxury Online Retailer Farfetch Focusing on Technology to Improve the Consumer Experience

Luxury online retailer Farfetch, where prices start at around a thousand dollars, had a breakout IPO on Thursday raising $885 million while setting a valuation of $6.2 billion on the company.

Salt Lake City
Google Cloud Opens Salt Lake City Cloud Region, Nets PayPal Contract

Google Cloud scored a major victory, signing a multi-year contract with PayPal, while also opening a new cloud region in Salt Lake City.

Credit Karma
Intuit Close to Buying Credit Karma

Credit Karma, the popular credit and finance service, is on the verge of being bought…

Fuel Pump
Buying Fuel May Result In Stolen Credit Cards, Warns Visa

High fuel prices aren’t the only thing travelers need to worry about at the pump.…

Truecaller
Truecaller Flaw Puts 150 Million Users at Risk

Zak Doffman at Forbes is reporting on a newly discovered vulnerability in the Truecaller app…

Honey
PayPal Acquires Price Comparison Tool Honey For $4 Billion

PayPal has announced its acquisition of Honey Science Corporation, a price comparison platform that helps…

Bitcoin is Bad, Blockchain Is Revolutionizing, Says VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger
Bitcoin is Bad, Blockchain Is Revolutionizing, Says VMware CEO

Bitcoin as its implemented and implementation of blockchain and distributed ledger I assert is bad, says VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. Its purpose is almost all illicit and it’s an environmental crisis. This is a terrible implementation of blockchain. I’m not saying that blockchain is bad. I think it is revolutionizing.

Glint Democratizing Gold With New Gold-Backed Debit Card, says Glint CEO Jason Cozens
Glint Democratizing Gold With New Gold-Backed Debit Card

What we believe is gold is the ultimate form of money. Central banks hold it. It has been being used as money for thousands of years. It just couldn’t be used in electronic payment until now. We’ve just solved the biggest problem with gold. You can now use gold as money.

Facebook’s Libra Is a Force For Good, Says PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin
Facebook’s Libra Is a Force For Good, Says PayPal Co-Founder

“In general, Libra is a force for good,” says PayPal Co-Founder and Affirm CEO Max Levchin. “It’s a really interesting experiment. I’m glad they’re doing it in a way that isn’t just Facebook because of all the headwind that Facebook has experienced with the regulators.”