Stripe’s announcement of Treasury — banking-as-a-service — manifests the breadth of the company’s ambition.
The Justice Department gets it right again with another lawsuit, this time against Visa’s acquisition of Plaid.
Amazon announces Amazon One: how does it work, and is the underlying technology a good idea?
Apple and Facebook seem like they are in conflict, but have often been each other’s best partners.
Apple’s likely next steps, encouraging moves from Shopify, and quick thoughts on the EU versus Apple, Section 230, and Zoom and encryption
Jio showed how the best way to serve the poor is to create a market for them, not simply give them charity like Facebook tried to do with Free Basics. That is why it makes sense for them to work together.
More on Visa/Plaid, including why payments in the U.S. and China are so different. Then, Apple is facing off against the FBI again, but its position is both stronger technologically and weaker politically.
The history of credit cards helps explain why Plaid is valuable to Visa, and how Visa can make it significantly better.
PayPal bought Honey, which is best known as a browser extension. What does this mean for both end users and merchants, and which is more important?
More on Apple and restrictions on competition, and why it is different than Google. Then, Apple’s actions around vaping cross the line, plus why TikTok does not deserve the benefit of the doubt.