Mobile Commerce and Payments

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Enlisted Late, Online Lenders Still Must Wait to Help Speed Up Stimulus

WASHINGTON — When the federal government opened its $349 billion small-business lending program last Friday, start-ups that specialize in giving such loans

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FOMO Has Survived the Coronavirus

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. There is no more scrolling enviously through people’s vacation pictures on Instagram. Instead I ogle snapshots of amazing shelter-in-place baking projects. I

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Square, Jack Dorsey’s Pay Service, Is Withholding Money Merchants Say They Need

OAKLAND, Calif. — Jack Dorsey has won plaudits for his corporate activism during the coronavirus crisis, taking on President Trump in his role as Twitter’s chief executive and donating nearly a third

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Wirecard, a Payments Firm, Is Rocked by a Report of a Missing $2 Billion

Wirecard, a Germany company that soared in value in recent years as it provided a widening array of payment services around the world, was suddenly collapsing on Friday amid questions surrounding missing

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Facebook-Backed Libra Cryptocurrency Project Is Scaled Back

OAKLAND, Calif. — When Facebook unveiled its Libra cryptocurrency project last June, the social networking company described it as a futuristic global money that could serve as the foundation for a new

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Enlisted Late, Online Lenders Still Must Wait to Help Speed Up Stimulus

WASHINGTON — When the federal government opened its $349 billion small-business lending program last Friday, start-ups that specialize in giving such loans were eager to accept applications and send money to the

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