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Shopify Evolving Into World’s First Retail Operating System

Harley Finkelstein, COO of Shopify, discusses how COVID has dramatically sped up the timeline for commerce moving online and has also moved Shopify closer to its goal of becoming the world’s first retail operating system.

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Customers Will Be Able to Use Venmo for Amazon Purchases

Amazon is prepping support for Venmo as a payment option, with plans to make it available in time for the holiday season.

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Stripe Lets 14% of Its Staff Go

Stripe is the latest company to conduct mass layoffs, letting 14%, or more than 1,000 employees go.

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Challenges PayPal Will Be Facing in the Future

Learn more about what’s in store for PayPal changes and what you can expect of the payments giant in the article below.

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How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

If you find yourself in a position of credit card debt, don’t give up hope. Read on for some helpful tips to improve your standing below.

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The Need For Buy Now Pay Later

Buy now pay later has become an important financial for many in their unplanned expenses. Learn more in the article below.

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GSMA: Mobile Money Transactions Top $1 Trillion in 2021

The GSM Association (GSMA) has released its 10th annual ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money,’ showing the industry processed $1 trillion in 2021.

PayPal, Venmo, Cash App Will Start Reporting $600 Transactions to the IRS

Popular payment apps will start reporting payments of $600 or more to the IRS to comply with a new tax law.

Sezzle Is the Creditization Of a Debit Card, Says CEO

“Consumers love our product because it represents purchasing power but also budgeting for them,” says…

Fiserve CEO Frank Bisignano: From Large To Small There's a Comeback In Payments
Fiserve CEO: From Large To Small There’s a Comeback In Payments

It’s a great space a great and a great opportunity says Fiserv CEO Frank Bisignano. The opportunity to build things and grow is always a lot of fun. From large to small there’s a comeback in payments and we see growth going forward.

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South Korea Poised to Ban App Store Payment Monopolies

South Korea is poised to become the first country to ban Apple and Google from locking developers into the use of their payment systems.

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Venmo Redesigns App to Remove Global Payments Feed

Venmo has redesigned its app to remove the global payments feed, after a high-profile incident in which President Biden’s account was discovered.

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Verizon and Mastercard Team Up to Apply 5G to the Payments Industry

Verizon and Mastercard are partnering to bring the benefits of 5G to the payments industry.

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PayPal and Fiserv Bringing Direct Deposit to PayPal and Venmo Accounts

Gig workers, and others who rely on PayPal, will be able to have payments direct deposited thanks to a partnership between PayPal and Fiserv.

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The Divorce is Final: eBay Sellers Can No Longer Use PayPal

The end of an era has arrived as eBay is ending its support for PayPal for sellers.

Shopify: We Are Arming The Rebels
Shopify: We Are Arming The Rebels

Shopify President Harley Finkelstein says the rebels―the entrepreneurs and the small business owners―are the heroes of the Shopify story… and the rebels are winning.

Blockchain App Factory Develops Futuristic DeFi Exchange Platform
Blockchain App Factory Develops Futuristic DeFi Exchange Platform

Blockchain App Factory announced that it developed a deFi exchange platform that offers security, speed, and transparency for every exchange with the power of distributed ledger technology.

Required WhatsApp Change Shares Significant User Data With Facebook

WhatsApp is making major changes to its privacy policy, including sharing significant user data with Facebook.

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.

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DOJ Suing to Block Visa’s Plaid Acquisition

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is suing to block Visa’s acquisition of Plaid, citing concerns over Visa’s monopoly in the online payments market.