Five At Five: Facebook Makes Its Augmented Reality Move

Five at Five: Payments News

Welcome to Five at Five, your late look at the day’s payments and commerce news. Today’s coverage includes a big Facebook tech move, and a pending rules change for big banks in the U.S. Walmart and Amazon expand their retail and fulfillment options, and there is a new credit score feature for small businesses.

Facebook Developing AR Glasses

Releasing AR headsets would put the social media giant in direct competition with AR startups like Magic Leap and Thalmic Labs — to say nothing of Microsoft.

Fed Mulls Big Bank Rules Change on Oct. 31

The central bank’s board will meet on Oct. 31 to consider a proposal to implement several provisions of the rewrite of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.

Walmart Canada Launches Mobile Pickup in 22 More Stores

Through the service, shoppers place their online grocery orders via or the Walmart mobile app and pick them up on the same day at their selected store.

Amazon Grocery Delivery Now in More Than 60 Cities

In order to use the service, Prime members place their order via the Prime Now app and choose the pickup option at checkout.

Nav, Clover Pair to Bring Small Firms Their Credit Scores

Nav will link small businesses that use the Clover POS system to business credit score information, as well as access to business financing and credit card tools.



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