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Gen Z, Millennials Make Up 75 Percent of Buy Now, Pay Later Users

New data from eMarketer reveals that nearly 75 percent of buy now, pay later, or BNPL, users in the U.S. are Generation Z or Millennials. Researchers at the firm also charted the user penetration of BNPL from 2018 to now while projecting the payments solution’s growth to 2025. Authors of the eMarketer report said over […]

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CommerceHub Names Former AWS, Microsoft Executive as CEO

E-commerce platform provider CommerceHub has named Bryan Dove as chief executive officer, succeeding company founder Frank Poore. The naming is part of a planned succession for the company. Dove is a former Amazon Web Services and Microsoft executive who most recently served as the CEO of Skyscanner. CommerceHub described Skyscanner in a statement as “a […]

World News

Ask Amy: Partner’s online gaming leads to more – The Denver Post

Dear Amy: My significant other (of 20 years) has had what I consider an emotional affair with a girl he met online a couple months ago, playing an online spaceship game. He swears that it is nothing, and I’m blowing things out of proportion, and she’s “just a friend.” I happened to use his phone […]

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Juha Saarinen: How to online during lockdown

OPINION: The latest Auckland lockdown really made it sink in that working from home actually means living at work. And, if you have kids, they’re going to school where you work and live. Sure, there are people who will take it in their stride. But for most of us, lockdowns make for some heavy lifting […]

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COVID-19: Online bargain-hunters set for £2.7bn spending spree as stores count coronavirus cost

Doors will stay shut on many stores for the traditional Boxing Day sales due to the coronavirus crisis, but shoppers are poised to splurge £2.7bn online, research indicates. While retail experts expect footfall in the high street to plummet by more than 50% from 26 December last year, cyber bargain hunters plan to spend an […]

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Forter, FreedomPay Team on Fraud-Proof Checkout Solution

As online sales continue to soar, so has online fraud. But a new solution by Forter and e-commerce platform FreedomPay can mitigate the risk with a “fraud-proof” checkout. In most e-commerce interactions, the transaction often involves multiple players. There’s the online merchant, and the credit card issuer and the bank. All of these companies are […]

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Santander online banking hit ahead of Bank Holiday

Santander UK customers were unable to access their online accounts for several hours from Friday morning until mid-afternoon. “We are currently experiencing issues with customers logging in to Online Banking,” the lender told customers via Twitter. It comes ahead of a bank holiday weekend and monthly salary payments for millions of Britons. The bank said […]

World News

Online exchange students must leave or 'face consequences': ICE

ICE issued new rules for online courses and student visas as Trump demanded that ‘SCHOOLS MUST OPEN IN THE FALL!’ The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) branch of the Department of Homeland Security issued new rules for exchange students Monday that could present challenges for universities and schools amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic. The “Department […]