Digital Innovation Plus AI Tech Can Future-Proof the Enterprise
April 24, 2024

Long-term success frequently results from businesses being agile, and prepared, in the short-term. That’s why it is so heartening, Shaunt Sarkissian, founder and CEO of AI-ID, told PYMNTS for “What’s Next in Payments Series: Quarterly Scorecard,” that “the first quarter of 2024 is so far going according...

Operational Innovations Drive Software Publishing Marketplaces
March 13, 2024

The software publishing industry is in a state of flux right now as it embraces embedded finance to facilitate new growth — and many payment facilitators (PayFacs), independent software vendors (ISVs) and marketplaces are now working to support this push. Research confirms PayFacs, ISVs and...

Google Launches Competition to Find Quantum Computing’s Real-World Utility
March 05, 2024

A problem without a solution presents more opportunity than a solution without a problem.  That’s because it is easier, in many ways, to solve for a need than it is to try and sell the existence of one. And while both sides certainly have their...

5.5G Reasons Why Meta, LG Are Teaming Up On XR Devices 
February 28, 2024

Fundamental to the continued growth of the digital economy is the infrastructure to support it. Particularly as technologies like mixed reality (MR), virtual reality (VR), extended reality (XR) and artificial intelligence (AI) become a greater part of daily life, there will need to be equivalent...

Lawmakers Say FDIC Has ‘Moved Backwards on Innovation’
February 02, 2024

Three members of Congress have asked the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) for information about how it will provide regulatory guidance for FinTech firms and other financial innovators. This request was driven by the FDIC’s dismantling of the external facing portion of its FDITech Office, according to...

Half of Software Sector Marketplaces Cite Operational Upgrades as Top Innovation Priority
January 31, 2024

Payment facilitators (PayFacs), independent software vendors (ISVs) and marketplaces find themselves in an era where navigating a fiercely competitive eCommerce landscape, filled with interrelated opportunities and challenges, is imperative for success.  Thriving in their distinctive domains requires these providers to adopt different innovative solutions as...

On Capitol Hill, Regulators Say AI Illustrates Financial Innovation’s Rewards and Risks
December 05, 2023

A half dozen regulators convened on Capitol Hill Tuesday (Dec. 5), pointing to the benefits of collaboration between government, the private sector and the public to gauge and address the risks and rewards of financial innovation. And though the hearing before the Digital Assets, Financial...

Connectivity Defined the Past Decade — Interoperability Will Shape the Next
December 04, 2023

A decade ago, in 2013, Amazon counted around a thousand robots across its fulfilment warehouses. That same year, tech giant Google spent more on headcount and people costs than it did compute and data. Today, 10 years later, the fleet of robots powering Amazon’s warehouses...

Seizing Quantum Computing’s Opportunities Within Payments and Finance 
November 15, 2023

When OpenAI’s ChatGPT was released a year ago, it seemed to come from nowhere. But the emergence of generative artificial intelligence (AI) as a viable, usable commercial product was, in reality, the end result of countless decades of research and untold billions of dollars of...