In today’s top news, the DOJ’s antitrust case against Google will focus on its power over internet searches, and GoodRx priced its stock at $33 a share, above its target. Plus, Walmart and Goldman Sachs are partnering to offer Walmart’s Marketplace sellers lines of credit.
When the government’s case against Google reaches a courtroom, prosecutors will focus on the multinational technology conglomerate’s power over internet searches. But that decision could spur dozens of separate lawsuits from attorneys general nationwide that will target the tech giant’s mastery in other business sectors.
One week after GoodRx Holdings Inc. filed its initial public offering (IPO), the discount prescription marketplace priced its stock at $33 per share, above its target to sell $1.1 billion in stock, giving it an initial market cap of around $12.7 billion, Axios reported.
Walmart and Goldman Sachs are teaming up to help the retailer’s Marketplace sellers gain access to lines of credit. The funds can help businesses meet surging customer demand and spur innovation.
The long-postponed Prime Day will reportedly now be held Oct. 13-14. Walmart countered with an announcement that it will focus on toys and other gift categories as the retail industry prepares for an early start to the holiday season.
Many banks are turning to video-based onboarding procedures and artificial intelligence (AI) to counter the threat of identity fraud, but those technologies have their own blind spots when deployed alone, says Sameer Shetty, head of digital banking at Axis Bank. In this month’s Preventing Financial Crimes Playbook, Shetty discusses how developing a multilayered defense system can render identity fraud nearly nonexistent.
COVID-19 changed a lot of things, but consumers' enthusiasm for online gambling isn’t among them, George Connors, Fiserv’s senior vice president of gaming and sports solutions, tells PYMNTS. But consumer expectations for online gaming experiences have also risen, and Connors says that starts with multiple options for how players are paid their winnings.
A new proposal by the U.S. Department of Labor would offer guidelines and "tests" to help define whether workers are independent contractors or employees.