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Plaid will pay  million to users of Venmo, Robinhood, and more.

Plaid will pay $58 million to users of Venmo, Robinhood, and more.

Photo: Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket (Getty Images) Earlier this month, users turned to google to find out if the emails informing them of a “Plaid settlement” were legitimate or spam. They’re real, and if you have one, there’s a chance you’ll receive money from the fintech company’s recent $58 million class action lawsuit settlement. Plaid’s technology …

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SoFi stock soars after company wins bank charter approval – ‘a big step forward’

SoFi stock soars after company wins bank charter approval – ‘a big step forward’

Shares of SoFi Technologies Inc. surged in after-hours trading on Tuesday after the fintech company said it had received regulatory approval to become a bank holding company. The company announced Tuesday evening that it had obtained approval from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve for its plan to become …

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China seeks to increase tech’s share of GDP by 2025 with 6G and big data

China seeks to increase tech’s share of GDP by 2025 with 6G and big data

Under its 14th five-year plan, China plans to increase its support for research and development of 6G or sixth-generation internet. 6G is said to come after the current 5G technology, although no global standard or definition has yet been agreed. Rafael Henrique | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images China aims to increase the …

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Ford signs five-year payments agreement with Stripe for e-commerce development

Ford signs five-year payments agreement with Stripe for e-commerce development

A Ford F-150 pickup truck goes on sale at a dealership September 6, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Online payment processor Stripe has signed up Ford Motor Company as a customer, part of a five-year deal to bolster the auto giant’s e-commerce strategy. Ford Motor Credit Company, the automaker’s financial services …

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