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Providing card services to fintech companies around the world gives Marqeta a $4.3 billion valuation

Providing card services to fintech companies around the world gives Marqeta a $4.3 billion valuation

13 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch

This could have been Marqeta's year to list as a public company on a major American stock exchange. The company, while still unprofitable, is a darling of the financial...
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Five retail experts-from Nike, Athleta, and more-on how stores and brands can survive the COVID-19 era

37 minutes ago   |   Fast Company

The retail Armageddon may have finally arrived. Here's what top executives think it'll take for stores and brands to make it through. For Fast Company' s Shape of Tomorrow...
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This filter for the front of an N95 mask could make it reusable

37 minutes ago   |   Fast Company

Scientists came up with an experimental virus-blocking membrane that can be discarded so doctors can use the mask again. As governments around the world struggle to build up a...
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Hong Kong's business hub status imperiled by security law

2 hours ago   |   Chron   |   6 articles

HONG KONG - A national security law proposed by China could imperil Hong Kong's status as one of the world's best places to do business. The law, approved Thursday in Beijing...
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A Soccer Player's Lessons From The ‘World's Most Competitive Industry'

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Keynote speaker and former Premier League player Paul McVeigh wants other athletes to know there is a path after playing.
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These are 6 TV shows and movies Bill Gates is watching for pandemic escapism

These are 6 TV shows and movies Bill Gates is watching for pandemic escapism

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tech billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates wrote a blog post of recommendations for what to read and watch during summer 2020. Gates said he is often asked what to read and...
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These are 10 European startups born out of the COVID-19 pandemic

These are 10 European startups born out of the COVID-19 pandemic

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, online small businesses are booming in the UK. Everything from food delivery services to entrepreneurship lessons for kids is launching...
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Meniga, the digital banking tech provider, raises €8.5M led by French bank Groupe BPCE

4 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Meniga , the London-headquartered fintech that provides digital banking technology to some of the world's largest banks, has closed a €8.5 million in additional...
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DHL acquires stake in Link Commerce developed by MallforAfrica.com

DHL acquires stake in Link Commerce developed by MallforAfrica.com

5 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

DHL has acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce , a turn-key e-commerce company that grew out of MallforAfrica.com - a Nigerian digital-retail startup. Link Commerce offers...
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How to Optimize Your Online Business Meetings

6 hours ago   |   Business

Remote work was long projected to become the next big thing in the business world. Today, the current pandemic has resulted in its early and widespread adoption everywhere...
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Nissan workers in Barcelona stage massive protest over factory closure plans

Nissan workers in Barcelona stage massive protest over factory closure plans

Thousands of people have marched in Barcelona to protest Japanese auto giant Nissan's decision to close its factory in the region which will result in the loss of up to 3,000... Read more ...

Venezuela hopes to have gold frozen by Britain returned in order to buy food...

Venezuela hopes to have gold frozen by Britain returned in order to buy food and medical supplies amid Covid-19 pandemic

Venezuela has reached a deal with the United Nations to use its gold - frozen by the Bank of England - to fund necessary food and medical purchases during the Covid-19... Read more ...

China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong...

China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong Kong, effectively crushing the city's autonomy

China passed new national security legislation for Hong Kong on Thursday in a major blow to the city's autonomy. The proposal was voted on by the annual and largely... Read more ...

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo acquires remaining stake in widely successful...

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo acquires remaining stake in widely successful PrettyLittleThing brand for $331 million

British fast-fashion giant Boohoo announced Thursday that it had acquired the remaining 34% stake in PrettyLittleThing for an initial consideration of £269.8 million . Boohoo... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused... Read more ...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as companies race to create one

A new AP-NORC poll published Wednesday revealed about one in five people would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and only about half of Americans would get the vaccination, as... Read more ...

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering... Read more ...

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is...

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is comparable to the number of residents in a city like Edison, New Jersey

The US surpassed 100,000 deaths due to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. That's the equivalent of the entire population of Edison, New Jersey dying. More than 4,000 US cities... Read more ...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and it could trigger a legal fight they desperately want to avoid

Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday. The US President has been railing against tech companies after Twitter fact-checked... Read more ...

Protesters marching over George Floyd's death overtake major Los Angeles...

Protesters marching over George Floyd's death overtake major Los Angeles freeway and clash with California Highway Patrol

Protesters in Los Angeles briefly overtook the 101 Freeway and shattered the windows of at least two law enforcement vehicles. Video from the incident shows protesters swarming... Read more ...