Markets

After over 40 years, the way we use credit cards is about to fundamentally change — and they’re getting a new vertical phone-like look to match

Many banks are moving toward replacing horizontal credit cards with vertical ones. Tap-to-pay and chip readers have made a vertical orientation more convenient for users. PayPal’s VP of Design cited apps like TikTok as an inspiration for vertical card design. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Credit […]
After over 40 years, the way we use credit cards is about to fundamentally change — and they’re getting a new vertical phone-like look to match
Tech

Fintech startup Lanistar was rapped by the UK’s financial watchdog

The UK’s financial watchdog warned Wednesday fintech Lanistar wasn’t authorised to operate. Lanistar is gearing up to launch the “world’s most secure” bank card. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said Lanistar “is targeting people in the UK,” and advised consumers to “be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm.” […]
Fintech startup Lanistar was rapped by the UK’s financial watchdog
Lifestyle

The ultra-wealthy are dropping up to $50,000 on gold credit cards decked out with precious gems. Here’s a look at how they’re designed.

Rosan Diamond, a payment-card manufacturer, handcrafts credit cards made with gold, diamonds, and other precious gems. Designs range from pandas outlined in gold to reproductions of ancient frescoes bedazzled with hundreds of diamonds. The cards function on VISA Infinite and VISA Signature platforms, cost between $US18,000 and $US50,000, and never […]
The ultra-wealthy are dropping up to $50,000 on gold credit cards decked out with precious gems. Here’s a look at how they’re designed.
Tech

How to redeem an Uber gift card and use it to pay for your rides

You can use an Uber gift card as a form of payment on the ride-hailing app. To redeem an Uber gift card, add the card to your account with the “Add Payment Method” tab in the “Payment” menu. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Uber is one of the […]
How to redeem an Uber gift card and use it to pay for your rides
Tech

Apple has been accused of acting like a monopoly — and new investigation into its App Store only gives its critics more ammo to make their case

Apple apps ranked first in over 700 tracked searches for popular search terms like “books,” “music,” news,” “TV,” “sports,” and “people,” according to a new report from The New York Times. According to its analysis, some App Store searches “produced as many as 14 Apple apps before showing results from […]
Apple has been accused of acting like a monopoly — and new investigation into its App Store only gives its critics more ammo to make their case
Markets

What is a good interest rate on a credit card?

The interest rate on a credit card is expressed as an Annual Percentage Rate (APR). The APR you get approved for depends on your credit score. A good interest rate on a credit card is on the lower end of the APR range available for the credit card. Visit Business […]
What is a good interest rate on a credit card?