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Archive for March, 2016

First Data CEO’s Pay Is Almost Double That of Former Boss Dimon

Thursday, 31 March, 2016

First Data Corp. paid Chief Executive Officer Frank Bisignano $51.6 million in 2015, almost twice what his former boss, JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon, received last year. …read more

Source:: Payments Source – Processing

Why Square Is Overhauling Its Popular Financing Product

Thursday, 31 March, 2016

The payments pioneer is transforming its merchant cash advance into a business loan, a move that has significant legal and regulatory implications. …read more

Source:: Payments Source – Credit

Ledge’s Lending Platform Leans Equally on Old and New Payments Tech

Thursday, 31 March, 2016

Peer-to-peer lending startup Ledge incorporates on millennial staples like social networking and open development to get on its feet while relying on a road paved by the financial services ‘establishment’ to go mainstream. …read more

Source:: Payments Source – Credit

Will Streaming Services Start Limiting Your Listening?

Wednesday, 30 March, 2016

Streaming music may be flashy, new and exciting, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t without its problems, and they’re pretty serious ones. Low payout rates, a lack of mass adoption, and issues becoming profitable have all plagued the young industry, and none of the obvious solutions seem very appealing. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Apple’s iPhone SE Orders Off To A Good Start

Wednesday, 30 March, 2016

Initial iPhone SE pre-orders out of China look strong. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

7 Budget Tips Sure To Save You Costs When You Travel

Wednesday, 30 March, 2016

Forbesfone – Your ideal mobile roaming partner. No contracts, no nonsense and maximum bill transparency. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Sky Is No Limit For GoGo In-Flight Wi-Fi Speeds

Tuesday, 29 March, 2016

This year’s SXSW festival in Austin, Texas was the 30th anniversary of its inception and as every attendee knows, it takes almost three decades to understand how it works. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Meet The Woman Investor Pushing Amazon, Google, And More To Close Gender Pay Gap

Tuesday, 29 March, 2016

Amazon has so far been the only tech firm to push back, seeking permission from the Securities and Exchange Commission to leave Arjuna’s proposal off is annual ballot, citing “inherently vague or indefinite” language. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Why Dreaming Of Space Is Not At All Childish, According To An Astronaut

Tuesday, 29 March, 2016

Is it childish to want to be an astronaut? This question was originally answered on Quora by Clayton C. Anderson. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Robot Cars Are Coming, But Don’t Hold Your Breath Because Big Hurdles Remain

Tuesday, 29 March, 2016

Reliable artificial intelligence (AI) is a crucial ingredient for the future of robot cars. Experts reckon AI problems will be solved but are less confident about legal problems.

It was onward and upwards after Google’s AlphaGo won the contest with a human in the ancient Chinese board game, Go. But thumbs …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology