2016 Brings Flat Smartphone Market, Research Says

Across the globe, smartphone shipments are anticipated to hover below 1.5 billion units with an almost flat annual growth rate. According to International Data Corporation’s WorldWide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the...

Ireland to Appeal European Commission’s Apple Tax Decision

Ireland’s cabinet says it will move forward with its appeal of the European Commission’s ruling to recoup $14.5 billion in unpaid taxes that Apple allegedly owes. As PYMNTS has reported, the Commission...

PYMNTS Daily Data Dive: Verifone Sees Ripple Effect

A ripple effect has hit the payments technology firm Verifone. POS hardware adoption, particularly among smaller merchants, has been slower than expected affecting EMV adoption on an international scale. Verifone has...

Peapod’s Ill-Timed Digital Hiccup

Grocery used to be the definition of ho-hum routine business in retail. They are one of the few goods that everyone pretty much has to buy — on the logic that...

Verifone Tumbles On Soft EMV

For Verifone, EMV has proven to be the payments equivalent of an earnings albatross — at least, for the near term. The payments tech firm said on Thursday (Sept. 1) that its projections for...

New Firm Takes Fleet Fueling To The Cloud

A new team with a background in the oil industry has formed to help commercial fleets embrace the cloud. Reports by Fuel Marketer News on Thursday (Sept. 1) highlighted FuelCloud, the result of...

The Fight For Financial Fiefdom

The FinTech sector is in the midst of a maelstrom that’s bringing sea changes in the way that people manage their finances and investments. Traditional banks are shutting down brick-and-mortar branches...

StoreHippo Readies For India Mobile Commerce Boom

The eCommerce-as-a-Service boom has enabled retailers to more easily launch online stores and sell their goods, but one startup has taken that solution to the next level. StoreHippo offers retailers a mobile-first eCommerce-as-a-Service...

Is Sales Tax An Anchor On Amazon?

One of the more long-grumbled complaints in retail is that Amazon and other eCommerce players are able to exploit a loophole that allowed them to mostly avoid charging sales tax. The effect...

PYMNTS Daily Data Dive: SMEs Hesitating To Hire

The latest employment news among small businesses is a mixed bag of good and bad indicators. Payroll firm ADP and SME lender Biz2Credit find that hiring in August is up from July,...

Social Network

101FansLike
806FollowersFollow

News

Ant Swallows MoneyGram In US Push

One of the first major FinTech deals of the year lands with a bang — and a cross-border one at that. Ant Financial Services Group...