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Does the Buy Now, Pay Later Wildfire Make Sense?

Like a barely contained wildfire, the Buy Now, Pay Later sector has been blazing across acres, bringing white-hot valuations and eye-watering acquisitions—and it’s happening worldwide.

Zoom Wants to Be the Center of Your Universe. What Could Go Wrong?

Apps are likely to end up a great way to take rigidity and sameness out of Zoom meetings.  But for the moment, to have better meetings you need fewer tools, not more.

Revolut Shows Why Building a Superapp Is So Hard

Six-year-old Revolut boasts 16 million customers worldwide, 150 million transactions a month, and just announced a new travel booking feature. But will it become the superapp of its dreams? Plus, Part II of why stablecoin...

Women’s Problems: Can FemTech Offer Relief?

The health care industry has left a gaping hole in serving its largest segment. These products might democratize access to health care for women.

Now that we can measure everything, do you feel you’re not measuring up?

First it was steps, then sleep, but now tech is measuring what you say, how you say it, and whether or not people like it. It all has dystopian impact.

Beauty Goes Digital–Offline and On

Despite face masks, beauty products sold beautifully during the pandemic. And the industry furthered its pivot to digital, not only online but in stores. Virtual lipstick try-on, anyone?

Can Technology Stoke the Flame of COVID Vaccine Desire?

In an age of great technological leaps, sometimes technology as old as asking the right questions and thoughtful nudges can drive the best outcomes.

One Fintech Superapp to Rule Them All

Fintech companies are not the only players here: Facebook and Google are also attempting to expand their role in payments/currency. And keep an eye on Amazon, Uber and Walmart, too.

Audio: 2021’s Comeback Kid

We’ve had a lot of time to listen this past year, and a lot of incentive to move away from our screens. The year 2021 will be good on the ears.

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