Earlier today, a very dull press release from Visa announced an actually important thing: the world’s largest payment processing network is opening up to developers. Yawn all you like, but this is big news.
Holy fucking shit. Apple made a fucking ton of money this quarter. Apple is reporting a record-setting quarterly revenue of $75.9 billion surpassing the the $74.6 billion it reported a year ago.
For anyone who needs money and also has access to a crane and can somehow finagle an entire ATM machine out of thin air, you now have your blueprint into breaking an ATM open. Those machines are tough! Breaking ATMs for cash is the stuff of movies and TV shows! But it doesn’t have to be hard. Just drop it from a 100…
Were you one of the many who bought a non-hovering hoverboard on Amazon this holiday season? If so, that was a silly thing to do. But don’t worry: You can get your money back and avoid becoming human tiki torch on two wheels.
Google Wallet in its newly revamped form is meant to be a way to send money to other people without difficulty or thought or regret. To make the process easier, you now just need someone’s phone number to get the cash flowing.
Elio Motors aims to be the first successfully crowdfunded vehicle manufacturer. Its social media pages solicit donations with big dreams and tales of even bigger successes yet to come. But now that Elio wants to sell shares in the company, its first financial filings with the government paint a much more somber and…
It’s not just paper. From the first notes issued by the Continental Congress to the latest star-spangled bills released by the Federal Reserve, the history of money in America is laced with rebellion, propaganda, and—of course—lots and lots of wealth. It’s awkwardly beautiful.
Despite some slightly questionable practices, PayPal continues to be the best (or only) way for millions of online businesses to take your money. So, an outage, even just a few hours long, can cost millions.
Samsung Pay will soon start working with bank cards from: Chase, PNC Bank, TD Bank, SunTrust, Fifth Third Bank, Key Bank, Silicon Valley Bank, Security Service Federal Credit Union, Navy Federal Credit Union, Virginia Credit Union, Associated Bank, Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union and People’s United Bank. Phew.
The British Royal Mint makes three types of commemorative coins: bullion, brilliant uncirculated and proof. Bullion is basically made to the same standard of regular coins in circulation, brilliant uncirculated coins (a real mouthful) are finished with more attention to detail than bullion coins and proof coins are of…
Today, more people than ever before are playing video games...but most people still don’t actually understand how games are made. Even for hardcore game aficionados, game development remains fairly shrouded in mystery.
Back in July GoPro announced a way for you to get paid for the videos you shoot via a licensing portal, but now it’s upping the ante. With GoPro Awards, an ongoing contest pays you for the photos and videos you shoot. $500 for a photo, $1,000 for a raw video clip, and $5,000 for a video edit. Not bad.
If you went to Hawaii during World War II, you probably noticed something a little funny about the money. Every greenback had a big bold “HAWAII” plastered across it. Why? In case of a Japanese invasion, of course.
Previously, Google Wallet was some kind of hybrid payment system that few people understood, and fewer used. The newly revamped Wallet — now available on iOS — is meant to do just one thing: send money to other people with minimal hassle.
If you need to send money to a friend, Venmo makes life incredibly easy. The peer-to-peer payment app is a great tool to make sure everyone gets you back for pizza and beer. Unfortunately, it also gives scammers a great opportunity, because it’s not set up to help people get their money back when fraud occurs.
I’m a gadget nerd. I love having the latest and greatest phone. But my wife is more frugal—she’d rather run her phone into the ground before upgrading. But is upgrading every three years really more cost effective than upgrading every year? I ran some numbers to find out.
Here, via veteran game designer Ron Gilbert, is a detailed look at the budget for the upcoming point-n-click adventure Thimbleweed Park.