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Square and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.

Jack Dorsey’s $35 billion fintech firm Square has stopped in-person job interviews as a coronavirus precaution

The mobile payments firm is also "strongly encouraging" staff to start working from home if they can.
A worker demonstrates Apple Pay inside a mobile kiosk sponsored by Visa and Wells Fargo to demonstrate the new Apple Pay mobile payment system on October 20, 2014 in San Francisco City.

1 in 10 card transactions could be done with Apple Pay by 2025, providing Apple a revenue boost amid iPhone sales slump

Researchers at Bernstein predict that Apple Pay could make up 10% of global card transactions by 2025, and already makes up 5% around the world.
7-Eleven Japan released a mobile payment app 7pay that had a security flaw for resetting passwords, and users lost a total of about $510,000.

7-Eleven Japan shut down a mobile payments app after only two days because hackers exploited a simple security flaw and customers lost over $500,000

The flaw, it seems, was that anybody could reset anybody else's password to 7pay, the 7-Eleven Japan mobile payments app.

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China’s central bank released a special edition banknote – but people have forgotten what cash looks like

It seems Chinese people have forgotten what money looks like.
Forget about tipping in guitar cases. Chinese people give money to street musicians and panhandlers with their phones.

One photo shows that China is already in a cashless future

Young Chinese people almost exclusively use mobile payment apps like AliPay and WeChat Pay to pay for everything from street food to clothes to tipping musicians on the street.

Here’s why you should stop using Venmo, and start using Facebook Messenger for paying back your friends

Venmo claims to be the "social media" of money transfer apps, but is it really that great?

Apple Pay adoption is ‘underwhelming to date by nearly every objective standard,’ says Goldman Sachs

"Despite much publicity upon launch, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Android Pay have struggled to gain traction"

PayPal’s CEO responds to Apple’s Venmo competitor: ‘Apple can never do that’

If Apple's feature takes off, some argue, it could bite into the amount of transactions Venmo handles.

The biggest US banks have backed a new service that lets you pay friends faster than Venmo

After six years, the big banks have finally debuted "Zelle," their competitor to Venmo that works inside the apps of participating banks.