Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB With Help From Contactless, E-Payments Globally Could Be Taking...Show More Summary
Stripe, San Francisco's $9 billion payments startup, has hired Sarah Heck, Director of Global Engagement at the White House, currently serving as President Obama’s lead advisor on global entrepreneurship. In her new role, beginning in...Show More Summary
The Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music and IBM Corp. today announced a 10-year alliance to develop a platform on the IBM Cloud to manage payments of residual fees to musicians and other artists and their publishers in the digital age. Show More Summary
Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that in connection with the previously announced cancellation of a shipbuilding contract for a Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier, Hull No.
Global payments company Paypal has filed a copyright infringement notice against Indian mobile wallet provider Paytm citing similarities between the logos of both brands. Paytm, backed by Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba, is India’sShow More Summary
YouTube announced this week that that it paid $1 billion in royalties to the music industry in the last year. Global music industry trade group, IFPI, countered that was not nearly enough, compared to Spotify payouts which were said to be 18X greater. But, as we did, Hypebot readers, are...
The onset of the digital revolution has facilitated diversification, fragmentation and personalisation of spaces as diverse as media, travel and communications. Through the emergence and popularization of fintech platforms, this process is reshaping the payments space. Show More Summary
RedGirraffe.com, a fintech and real estate technology company, has announced the launch of an innovative FinTech product RentPay (patent pending), which enables
Yet another key Twitter executive has left as the company struggles to make money and innovate its core product. Twitter's vice president of global sales, Richard Alfonsi, announced on Friday that he is joining payments startup Stripe. Show More Summary
The Bookseller is hosting the FutureBook conference in London today. I’m not speaking there, but here I am speaking in October 2016 at Digital Commerce Summit on some of my thoughts on the future of book sales and publishing in the next 5 – 10 years. I love all this futurist stuff ???? The short […]
London (AFP) – Over 40 percent of the world’s professional footballers have experienced delayed payment of wages, according to a wide-ranging survey published by global players’ union FIFPro on Tuesday. In the survey, carried out byShow More Summary
[UPDATED] When Irving Azoff launched Global Music Rights, he promised to battle what many see as too low payments from Pandora, YouTube and other free music streamers, and an impressive group of songwriter's signed on. But a group representing 10,000 U.S. radio stations, say Azoff's tactics are “anti-competitive." _____________________ By...
Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB PayPal Cross-Border Consumer Research 2016 - PayPal GlobalShow More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. American Express and Global Payments Inc., the US-based payment processor, announced an agreement that willShow More Summary
What happens when you pair a global payment company like MasterCard with a rising online money transfer service like WorldRemit? Conventional wisdom has it that fintech startups are going to eat financial company’s lunch in no time. And yet, existing financial companies have been surprisingly resilient. That’s why I’m excited to announce that MasterCard President of… Read More
Every year, an estimated US$7.7 trillion worth of payments flow from people to governments worldwide. Not surprisingly, taxes make up a significant portion of these payments. In 2015, a global agreement for financing the Sustainable Development Goals recognized domestic resource mobilization as essential to inclusive growth. Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The amount of debit cards is growing at a faster rate than that of credit cards, according to RBR’s Global Payment...Show More Summary
Canada's about to make it a lot easier for low-earning graduates to repay their college debt, Global News reports. A new plan allows those earning less than CAD $25,000 (USD $18,650) per year to defer payment on government loans until they secure a higher-paying job. Almost 750,000...
The payments industry has been evolving rapidly, especially in the last few years with the growing shift to digital. The global payments ecosystem is constantly changing as new startups try to change the way we move money around the world. Show More Summary
E-commerce has become increasingly mobile. Euromonitor estimates that mobile commerce will amount to $972 billion by the end of this year. By 2021, it is expected to reach $3 trillion.