Visa, Mastercard Suspend Payment For Ad Purchases On PornHub and MindGeek

Visa and Mastercard said Thursday card payments for advertising on Pornhub and its parent company MindGeek would be suspended after a lawsuit stoked controversy over whether the payments giants could be facilitating child pornography. CNBC reports: A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotAug 5th, 2022

Three ways cryptocurrency is changing the way colleges do business with students and donors

Until about 2020, universities used cryptocurrencies only to pay ransoms to criminals attacking their networks. A fast payment to criminals helped victim universities restore their networks quickly......»»

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Chinese smartphone brands see shipments decline in 3Q22, says DIGITIMES Research

As a result of the feeble smartphone sales in their home market China and inflation-induced smartphone purchases reduction by overseas consumers, Chinese smartphone brands, to lower channel inventory levels, stayed conservative with their global ship.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Meta, Amazon, Twitter layoffs: "Tech layoffs won"t destroy American dreams of Indians’

Surbhi Gupta, who was laid off in the US, on the uncertainties she and other visa holders are dealing with......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Meta, Amazon, Twitter layoffs: "Tech layoffs will not destroy our American dreams"

Surbhi Gupta, who was laid off in the US, on the uncertainties she and other visa holders are dealing with......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

China smartphone industry - 3Q 2022

Seeing the feeble smartphone sales in their home market China and reduced smartphone purchases by consumers in overseas markets because of inflation, Chinese smartphone brands, to lower channel inventory levels, stayed conservative with their global.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2022

New Apple Card applicants get 5% cashback on iPhone, Mac, more

From now until Christmas Day, users who open up a new Apple Card account will get a 5% Daily Cash payment on purchases from Apple, instead of the normal 3%.Apple has launched a holiday Apple Card incentive, offering an increased return on Daily Cash,.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsDec 1st, 2022

Apple Pay could launch in South Korea tomorrow

Apple Pay could likely launch in one of Asia’s key markets as advertisements of the Hyundai Card shows that the Apple payment service could be available in the country starting this Wednesday. The information was shared by Tommy Boi on Twitter.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Crypto firm BlockFi files for bankruptcy after FTX collapse

The collapse of FTX had already forced BlockFi to suspend most activity on its platform......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Don’t wait. How to conquer analysis paralysis on tech purchases

Don’t let fear of the next big thing keep you from enjoying everything technology has to offer today. It’s all about perspective!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 25th, 2022

China buys fewer chip-making machines as US restrictions start

China's purchases of machines to make computer chips fell 27% last month from a year earlier as the US imposed new, sweeping sanctions to try and derail the country's chip ambitions......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 25th, 2022

Venmo update helps you spread the holiday cheer via new charity section

Coming to both iOS and Android, Venmo is also redesigning payment screens for easier transactions......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 24th, 2022

TrueCar pilots online credit app in Southern California

New TrueCar program means customers don't have to go to the dealership to complete F&I paperwork and wait for final payment information......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2022

Apple"s Black Friday promo is here, but there are far better deals

Apple has unveiled its 2022 Black Friday deals, and as always they are paltry gift cards that only apply to subsequent purchases. Here's what's on offer, and where you can get actual and better discounts instead.Apple's new Black Friday promotion off.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 17th, 2022

Apple says it"s too late to get iPhone 14 Pro online before Christmas

Apple has shared "Order By" dates for online purchases to ensure arrival before Christmas for many of its products — and some key deadlines have already passed.iPhone 14 holiday starThese are the latest dates to order holiday gifts with free shippi.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 17th, 2022

How "buy now, pay later" impacts financial health

"Buy now, pay later" platforms, such as Afterpay and Affirm, offer consumers almost instant access to credit for retail purchases without a hard credit check. While BNPL spending is projected to reach $1 trillion globally by 2025, little is known abo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 17th, 2022

Panel makers suspend equipment purchases

Display panel makers, with demand and product prices dropping, have temporarily stopped placing manufacturing equipment since mid-2022, according to panel inspection equipment maker Favite......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 15th, 2022

Types of Bitcoin Investors

Bitcoin is now a buzzword. In reality, millions of people are using Bitcoin today. While most people use Bitcoin simply as a means of payment, considering that Bitcoin was originally to replace the fiat currency, many people are investing in Bitcoin......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsNov 13th, 2022

iCloud class action settlement payout won"t even buy a cup of coffee

Users of Apple's iCloud in the U.S. are starting to receive notifications they are getting paid from Apple's $14.8 million class-action lawsuit settlement, but that payment will be less than a dollar for most users.Inside an Apple data center. In Mar.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsNov 12th, 2022

Online payment fraud is evolving

E-commerce fraud is expected to cost merchants in excess of US$48 billion globally in 2023, up from over $41 billion in 2022 according to Juniper Research. It predicted that this growth will be accelerated by increasing use of alternative payment met.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsNov 11th, 2022

Google refunding three years of Stadia purchases starting this week

Refunding years of purchases will be a logistics nightmare. Enlarge / Stadia is circling the drain. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Google Stadia has been marked for death, and as part of the four-month shutdown process, Googl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 10th, 2022