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Adyen Confirms an IPO in Amsterdam, Valuing the Payments Giant at $7B-$11B

Adyen Confirms an IPO in Amsterdam, Valuing the Payments Giant at $7B-$11B

The floodgates are definitely open for IPOs in the tech world right now, and the latest is coming out of Europe.

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Starbucks’s Mobile Payment Service Is Slightly Outpacing Apple’s

Starbucks’s Mobile Payment Service Is Slightly Outpacing Apple’s

People really love getting their coffee more quickly. Starbucks, which has operated its own mobile payments service since 2011, is the market leader in terms of mobile payments users, beating out Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay, according to a new reporter from eMarketer out this morning.

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Four of World’s Largest Auto Makers Want to Bring Blockchain to Your Car

Four of World’s Largest Auto Makers Want to Bring Blockchain to Your Car

BMW, GM, Ford and Renault launch blockchain research group for automotive industry Car makers BMW, General Motors, Ford and Renault are the big names behind a new group announced today to explore the potential of the blockchain in the automotive and mobility space.

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Microsoft Pay Comes to Outlook, Integrating Stripe, Braintree, Sage, Wave and More

Microsoft Pay Comes to Outlook, Integrating Stripe, Braintree, Sage, Wave and More

Microsoft Pay comes to Outlook, integrating Stripe, Braintree, Sage, Wave and more Microsoft Pay Microsofts answer to Android Pay and Apple Pay that was originally launched in 2016 as Microsoft Wallet is getting a little more useful today. At Build, Microsoft announced that it will be integrating its digital wallet service into Outlook.

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Instagram Quietly Launches Payments for Commerce

Instagram Quietly Launches Payments for Commerce

Instagram just stealthily added a native payments feature to its app for some users. It lets you register a debit or credit card as part of a profile, set up a security pin, then start buying things without ever leaving Instagram.

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