The consumer VR headset market is poised to enter a renewed stage of competitiveness focused on creating digital ecosystems—Apple’s forte.
Social media platforms in Australia could soon be on the hook for defamation or abuse posted by users: The country continues its year-long crackdown on Big Tech by proposing a measure which would force platforms to adopt new moderation policies, fast.
Now that nine in 10 US consumers use fintech tools, heightened competition will push fintechs to offer tailored products to specific segments to stand out.
On today's episode, we discuss all of the latest Facebook revelations that have come from former employee turned whistleblower Frances Haugen: Is Facebook really having its "Big Tobacco" moment, why it's unlikely we will be talking about this in a month, and how might Facebook be forced to change how it does business. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Audrey Schomer.
Twitter attempts to catch up to competitors’ advertising lead: The platform announced a few incremental improvements to its ad products—but will they be enough to compete with Facebook’s dominance?
Agencies try to win Facebook’s media business while weighing the consequences: Publicis, Havas, and Dentsu vie for the $1 billion account while considering whether taking on the beleaguered social media giant could cost them other clients or staff.
The issuer introduced the Altitude Go Visa and Cash+ Visa secured cards to tap customers with limited or subprime credit histories.
N26 nears $800M in funding—right behind peers hitting their own milestones: The German neobank’s planned funding includes an $8B valuation—another sign of the mounting 2021 trend of big challengers landing big rounds.
TD Bank, Lance add to US SMBs’ collections options: New features from a big incumbent and a niche neobank are meant to make it easier to get paid—pointing to a more dynamic SMB-banking landscape, more like the UK’s.
Green Dot’s Temenos cloud deal could enhance consumer ties: Features the partnership enables in Green Dot’s direct bank and its banking as a service (BaaS) business could strengthen its bonds with low- to-moderate-income consumers.
Kroger takes aim at the Northeast with automation: The grocery giant will launch automated customer fulfillment centers (CFCs) powered by Ocado, rather than building brick-and-mortar stores to take and fulfill digital orders.