Instagram is opening a whole new revenue stream. Now the 130 million people who tap Instagram’s product tags on shopping posts will be able to buy those items without leaving the app, thanks to stored payment info.
British bank NatWest is trialling the use of a new NFC payment card with a built-in fingerprint scanner. The trial will allow its participants to make NFC payments without needing to input a PIN or offer a signature.
A lot of companies want to cash in on the AI hype. A new study from London VC firm MMC claims that 40 percent of the European “AI startups” it surveyed don’t actually use artificial intelligence in a way that was material to their businesses.