payments

Why Big Company Fintech Innovation Is So Hard

Google and Santander both pulled back on major fintech plans this week. The short lives of these megaprojects provide a lesson in why it is so hard for big multinational institutions to truly innovate. Plus,...

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.

Fintech Is Winning With Black Americans. Why Isn’t That a Media Story?

Black consumers and Black-owned businesses use fintech companies disproportionately higher than their overall population numbers would predict. Plus, the pay-me-now revolution is here.

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.

Awaiting Stripe’s Massive IPO

Five years ago, when the founders appeared on the cover of Inc. magazine, Stripe was estimated to process $20 billion in annual payments. Last year that figure was estimated at $350 billion.

The Payment Revolution Continues to Roar

PayPal and Square go up and up and up.

New Ratings Bring Accountability to P2P Payment Services

Consumer Reports is introducing a new type of rating of P2P payment services that allows consumers to compare them based on how responsibly they handle user data.

China is No Longer a Technology Copycat or Underdog

Kevin Zhou grew up in China and came to the US in 2009 to study. He's now a seasoned tech journalist who travels between the US and China and works to explain the different tech...

Could Automated Legal Services Replace Lawyers?

Joshua Browder discusses DoNotPay at Techonomy 2016.

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