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eBay, Visa and Mastercard pull out of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Stripe and eBay have followed PayPal in backing out of Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra. They confirmed to the Financial Times that they would pull their support, while Mastercard and Visa have also dropped out. “We highly respect the vision of the Libra Association; however, eBay has made the decision […]

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Amazon may may offer cashierless Go tech to movie theaters and stadiums

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Even if it doesn’t open the stores itself, you could see Amazon-style cashierless stores proliferate across the US. According to CNBC, Amazon is in talks with a variety of merchants, including movie theatres, airport stores and sports stadiums to license its Go technology to those companies. Specifically, CNBC […]

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Amazon rolls out a cash payment option for online orders in the US

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links JHVEPhoto via Getty Images Amazon is bringing its cash payment option for Amazon.com orders to the US. If you’d like to pay with physical money, you can select the PayCode option at checkout. You’ll receive a QR code and will have 24 hours to pay for the goods at a […]

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Deezer’s new royalty system could be a big deal for smaller artists

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Deezer wants to launch a payment structure that more fairly rewards creators for their music. If the company can get the necessary rights holders on board, it intends to launch a user-centric payment system (UCPS) as a pilot in France early next year, with a global rollout to […]

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Venmo can instantly transfer money to your bank account

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Venmo Venmo’s instant transfers are no longer limited to sending money to debit cards. The PayPal-owned service now permits transferring money immediately to linked bank accounts. It still incurs the same 1 percent fee with a minimum 25-cent transfer cost and a maximum $10 outlay. If you can tolerate that, […]

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Apple Card customer agreement: use two-factor, no jailbreaking

Engadget RSS Feed As the debut of Apple’s “new kind of credit card” draws closer, partner Goldman Sachs has published the official customer agreement (PDF) on its website. The Apple Card terms are pretty standard — similar to some other cards, purchasing any kind of “cash equivalent” like cryptocurrency is prohibited — but there are […]

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Apple Card rolls out in the US this August

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Apple The rumors of an imminent Apple Card launch were on the mark. As part of Apple’s latest earnings call, CEO Tim Cook confirmed that the iPhone-centric credit card will be available in the US sometime in August. He didn’t provide a specific date or other launch details, although Apple […]

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BMW adds a $80 yearly subscription for Apple’s CarPlay

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Bence Bezeredy via Getty Images BMW has confirmed it will charge a subscription fee for Apple CarPlay. Drivers of 2019 models and onward will get a year’s access for free, and then have to pay to continue to use the service, which allows owners to sync their iPhone with the […]

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Uber and Lyft allegedly paid drivers to rally against employee status

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS There is seemingly no end in sight for Uber and Lyft’s ongoing worker status dispute. The raging debate has seen battles in the UK Supreme Court, multimillion-dollar lawsuits, driver strikes and only a few small victories for labor groups. Now, the waters have been muddied even further following […]

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China’s Alipay will add beauty filters when you pay with your face

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links VCG via Getty Images We all know how startling it can be to accidentally open a front-facing camera and find your own unassuming face looking back at you. Now, imagine if you saw that image every time you made a purchase. In China, Alibaba’s e-wallet affiliate Alipay will soon add […]

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