payments

When Spies Come Home

PayPal Processes Payments for ‘Stalkerware’ Software Sold to Abusive Partners

The booming industry of spyware to spy on romantic partners doesn’t exist in a vacuum: Companies need financial and tech giants to process their payments and advertise their wares.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.20.19
Bitcoin

KFC Accepts Bitcoin In Canada Now

The “Bitcoin Bucket” costs .0011204 BTC and comes with two dips.
Jordan Pearson
1.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Pentagon Is the Latest Agency to Investigate Michael Flynn

The Department of Defense is looking into the payments Flynn received from Russia prior to becoming Trump's national security adviser.
Lauren Messman
4.27.17
Meducation

Your Doctor is Probably Being Paid Off

A full 2/3 of people have a doctor who has accepted payments or gifts from pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
Jesse Hicks
3.7.17
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Chip Credit Card Adoption Reaches 88% for MasterCard in US

It's been almost a year since chip credit cards started to become commonplace in the US.
David Bixenspan
9.12.16
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A Startup Can Now Fill Out Your Paperwork to Become a Startup

Because you have better things to do than fill out mounds of paperwork.
Nicholas Deleon
2.24.16
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Square Says Jack Dorsey Running Twitter Is a 'Risk Factor'

The mobile payments company will soon go public.
Nicholas Deleon
10.14.15
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Buying Stuff on Your Smartphone May Not Suck for Much Longer

The race to turn your phone into a portable cash machine is well underway.
Nicholas Deleon
9.14.15
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Google Tries Again to Get You to Pay for Stuff With Your Phone

Android Pay looks to avoid Google Wallet’s earlier fatal flaws.
Nicholas Deleon
9.10.15