A Single Customer Was Responsible for Fastly’s Outage

Fastly has said a single customer caused yesterday’s outage, an outage that had widespread repercussions.

CDN Glitch Leads to Massive Internet Outages

A glitch at Fastly, a popular CDN, led to outages for some of the internet’s biggest sites Tuesday morning.

Stripe Will Pay Employees $20,000 to Relocate

As companies look to save money, thanks to remote workers, Stripe is offering to pay employees $20,000 to relocate.

WordPress Introduces a New Way to Earn Money: Subscriptions

WordPress is one of the most popular website platforms, powering some 19,500,000 websites around the world and 297,629 of the top one million websites. WordPress’ latest move will no doubt increase its popularity, with the announcement it is introducing Recurring…

Facebook Libra Backers Back Out

A week ago we covered a Wall Street Journal article highlighting potential trouble for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency, as multiple backers were reconsidering their commitment to the project. Fast-forward a week and things have only gone from bad to worse. As…

Stripe is Now Allowing Businesses to Issue Their Own Credit Cards

Stripe has just revealed that it will be offering businesses the capacity to make their own credit cards. The online payments company also announced that they will be using Mastercard and Visa as the operating networks for their new service,…

Stripe’s New Subscription-Billing Service is Making it Even Easier for Online Businesses to Get Paid

A lot of transactions and payment services are now being done online—from subscribing to streaming services like Netflix, to ordering food or buying clothes. This has led to a need for tools that will let companies, particularly small businesses, get…

Stripe Announces That it Will Stop Accepting Bitcoin in April

Stripe, the Ireland-based payment platform, seems to be backtracking on its previously enthusiastic stance on cryptocurrencies as a mode of payment. In a statement issued January 23, the company announced that it is winding down support for Bitcoin and plans…

Stripe Facilitates A New Path To Twitter E-Commerce

Another move has been made to make it easier for Twitter users to buy things directly from tweets. We’ve seen various announcements related to this topic over the past year or so, and the latest one comes from Stripe, which…

Facebook Adds Stripe Benefits To FbStart

Facebook announced that it’s adding benefits provided by Stripe to FbStart, as well as launching a new site where members can manage their benefits and learn more about the program. Faceobook first announced FbStart at its f8 developer conference back…