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Retail
Move Over, Midas — Brands Seek the Taylor-and-Travis Touch

America’s new “it couple” seems to be single-handedly creating an economic...

1 day ago
Artificial Intelligence
Mistral AI Models to Be Available on Amazon Bedrock

Amazon Bedrock has announced that it will add Mistral AI models to its...

2 days ago
Investments
Report: SumUp Aims to Raise $1.1 Billion to Refinance Debt

SumUp is reportedly looking to raise 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) from...

2 days ago
Investments
Report: Figure AI to Raise $675 Million for Human-Like Robots

Figure AI, a startup developing human-like robots, is reportedly in the...

2 days ago
Buy Now Pay Later
1 in 3 BNPL Shoppers Use the Payment Method for...

As consumers look to installment plans to help them afford the...

2 days ago
Retail
LVMH Takes on Hollywood as Luxury Brands Step up Media...

LVMH is making its way to Tinseltown, establishing a foothold in...

2 days ago
Investments
Investors Chase Visible Impact With AI and Web3 Infrastructure Investments

When it comes to the venture capital landscape, every year —...

2 days ago
Acquisitions
Xalts Acquires Contour to Accelerate Digitization in Supply Chain Finance

FinTech platform Xalts has acquired Contour Network from a consortium of...

2 days ago
artificial intelligence
AI’s Role in Reshaping the Fashion Landscape

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the fashion industry, injecting creativity and...

2 days ago
Partnerships
Coinsilium to Advise LC Lite on Launch of Token

Web3 advisor, venture builder and investor Coinsilium Group teamed up with...

2 days ago
Investments
Report: Uber Considers Investment in African Vehicle Financing Startup Moove

Uber is reportedly considering joining other investors in a funding round...

2 days ago
Partnerships
Ondo and Aptos Partner to Integrate Real-World Assets, Blockchain Technology

Ondo Finance and Aptos Foundation partnered on the integration of real-world...

2 days ago
eCommerce
Pinterest Launches Shoppable Streaming Series as Social Apps Monetize Content

As social media companies look for new ways to leverage contextual...

2 days ago
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence Set to Take Center Stage at Mobile World...

The world’s largest mobile phone fair will kick off on Monday...

2 days ago
artificial intelligence
Grab Holdings Leverages AI in Drive Toward Full-Year Profitability

Grab Holdings, the Southeast Asian ride-hailing and delivery specialist, reportedly aims...

2 days ago
Personnel
CAB Payments Appoints Vanquis Banking Veteran Neeraj Kapur as CEO

CAB Payments announced a CEO transition, with Neeraj Kapur set to...

2 days ago
Artificial Intelligence
This Week in AI: Nvidia, Nvidia, Nvidia

Any innovation worth its salt will bring with it a fair...

2 days ago
International
RBI Aims to Help Establish New Banking Relationships for Paytm

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) asked the National Payments Corporation...

2 days ago
Security & Fraud
Change Healthcare Expects Cyberattack Disruption to Last Through Friday

UnitedHealth Group’s Change Healthcare continues to work to restore systems and...

2 days ago
Consumer Finance
Paycheck-to-Paycheck Consumers Could Benefit From Capital One/Discover Deal

In what could be one of the largest acquisitions of the...

2 days ago
Cash
Swiss National Bank Says Merchant Cash Acceptance Unchanged Since 2021

Swiss National Bank (SNB) Vice Chairman Martin Schlegel said Friday (Feb....

2 days ago
Healthcare
Healthcare Procurement Seen as Obstacle to Creating More Affordable Patient...

If there is one similarity shared by healthcare and payments, it’s...

2 days ago
SMBs
Sixty Percent of Startups Using Cards Credit Them With Business...

In contrast to typical business loans or personal sources of financing,...

2 days ago
Retail
Walmart’s Health Sales Rise, but Amazon Closes In

As Walmart and Amazon compete for consumers’ health and personal care...

2 days ago
Digital Payments
Nearly 60% of Firms Say Failed Payments Are Expensive to...

False declines, which cause friction in the payment process, have a...

2 days ago
IPO
FinTech IPO Index Loses 3.3% as Upstart Plunges on Earnings

Earnings season moves on, and in some cases, results underwhelmed investors...

2 days ago
Retail
Carvana Lowers Costs, Boosts Customer Satisfaction With Technology

Technological solutions are driving cost reductions and higher customer satisfaction at Carvana....

3 days ago
artificial intelligence
Intuit Says GenAI-Powered Assistant Delivers Better Customer Reviews

During the first tax season in which they’re being helped by...

3 days ago
Acquisitions
Capital One-Discover Merger Agreement Includes $1.38 Billion Termination Fee

If Capital One’s planned acquisition of Discover Financial falls through, one...

3 days ago
artificial intelligence
Judge Approves FTX Proposal to Sell Stake in Anthropic

A U.S. judge has approved bankrupt crypto exchange FTX’s proposal to...

3 days ago
Mobile
DHS, FBI Investigating Service Outage on AT&T Mobile Network

Several federal agencies are working with AT&T to identify the cause...

3 days ago
artificial intelligence
Bain Capital Tech Opportunities Fund Says AI Investments Too 'Speculative'

Bain Capital’s tech fund for growth companies reportedly stands out from...

3 days ago
Earnings
Block Sees 20% Jump in Cash App Card Monthly Active...

Block’s latest earnings show more users opting to use Cash App...

3 days ago
Earnings
Booking Holdings Sounds Optimistic Tone on Connected Travel For 2024

The leisure travel industry is alive and well at Booking Holdings. The...

3 days ago
artificial intelligence
OpenAI vs Nvidia Shapes Up as Battle of the AI...

Every commercial landscape is defined — and advanced — by the...

3 days ago
Mobile Payments
TD Bank Adds Mobile-Based Payment Acceptance Option for Small Businesses

TD Bank has launched “Tap to Pay on iPhone,” a new mobile-based...

3 days ago
Supply Chain
JB Hunt and Walmart Sign Long-Term Intermodal Agreement

J.B. Hunt Transport Services has signed a long-term intermodal agreement with Walmart. This...

3 days ago
IPO
Reddit May Go Public in March Following IPO Filing

Social media platform Reddit has reportedly publicly filed for an initial public...

3 days ago