Today in the payments news roundup, Stripe announced the creation of a corporate card. Also, some users of WePay can now get faster deposits to their JPMorgan Chase bank accounts. And Domino’s has invested in voice-based solutions to connect with diners.
Some major restaurant chains such as pizza giant Domino’s have invested in voice-based solutions to connect with diners. Beyond technology based on voice, the company has also invested in a broad range of solutions that encompass a new loyalty program, mobile apps, and even self-driving delivery vehicles.
While rumors of the death of the password are not all that greatly exaggerated, the authentication method is hanging on. In a PYMNTS interview, Philipp Pointner, chief product officer of Jumio, explains what has to occur before the password finally gives up its last gasp — and perhaps sooner rather as opposed to later.
Legislators in California have passed a controversial labor bill on Tuesday (Sept. 10) that could make on-demand contract workers into full-fledged employees. Companies that are based on apps attempted to work out immunity to no avail, and the bill passed the California State Senate in a vote of 29 to 11.
The Libra Association is petitioning the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) for a Swiss payment system license for its planned digital currency. The Libra Association said in a statement to CoinTelegraph, “We are engaging in constructive dialogue with FINMA and are encouraged to see a feasible pathway for an open-source blockchain network to become a regulated, low-friction, high-security payment system.”
Stripe now has the capability to pay out to 45 countries. The firm also announced the Stripe Corporate Card’s creation to help companies make it easier “to run an internet business, boost revenue, and expand internationally.”