October 26, 2021

The most recent Facebook hack is way worse than you probably realize

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By Andy Meek From BGR Carolyn Everson, Facebook’s vice president of global marketing solutions, was as ominous as she could be during an Advertising Week panel today in describing whoever recently hacked Facebook to potentially gain control of tens of millions of user accounts. First, she said, it was an attack that required the hacker […]

Wal-Mart Woes are ‘Terrifying new reality’ for US retail

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By Business Insider From Newsmax Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s lackluster sales outlook and dismal earnings reflect a “terrifying new reality” for American retailers, Business Insider warns. “For retail rivals, Walmart’s struggles are not cause for celebration. Instead, they reveal a swiftly changing retail landscape where few can keep up,” BI’s Kate Taylor explains. And there’s a […]

It’s clear that the future of Bitcoin is not in the US

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By Rob Wile From Business Insider If you’re reading this story in the U.S., you’re probably someone who’s heard a lot about Bitcoin, but doesn’t know anyone who actually owns any. If you’re a European reading this story outside the Eurozone, or perhaps a resident of Hong Kong or Russia, the reverse may be true: […]

Payments companies team up to strengthen carrier billing as a credit card alternative

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By John Heggestuen   From Business Insider Welcome to the new Payments Insights newsletter, a morning email with the top news and analysis on the digital payments industry, produced by BI Intelligence. FORTUMO PARTNERS WITH PAYELP. Today, U.S.-based carrier billing company Fortumo announced a partnership with global merchant services provider, Payelp. Fortumo offers carrier billing in […]