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Stripe has stopped processing Trump campaign donations after the riots in the Capitol, arguing that the campaign encourages violence

Stripe has stopped processing donations for President Donald Trump’s campaign website, sources told the Wall Street Journal. The campaign violated Stripe’s policies against encouraging violence, the sources said. Just hours before Trump supporters stormed the Capitol Wednesday, the president urged people to object to the election results and “fight” for […]
Stripe has stopped processing Trump campaign donations after the riots in the Capitol, arguing that the campaign encourages violence
Tech

The DC to Silicon Valley pipeline: Meet the former Washington power-players who joined the ranks at tech companies like Amazon and Airbnb

In recent years, there’s been a talent pipeline from Washington, DC, to Silicon Valley. Several for Obama administration officials now work at tech companies like Airbnb and Amazon. Jay Carney, President Barack Obama’s former press secretary, is now a high-ranking Amazon employee. Tony West, a former Justice Department official, is […]
The DC to Silicon Valley pipeline: Meet the former Washington power-players who joined the ranks at tech companies like Amazon and Airbnb
Tech

14 incredible tech products that didn’t exist 10 years ago

The tech world has changed significantly in the last decade. Back in 2009, the iPad hadn’t come out yet, Lyft didn’t exist, and the Amazon Echo hadn’t been unveiled. Here are 14 major innovations that didn’t exist 10 years ago. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The world was […]
14 incredible tech products that didn’t exist 10 years ago
Tech

Facebook’s cryptocurrency project suffers massive blow as MasterCard, Visa, eBay, and others withdraw from Libra

MasterCard,Visa,eBay,Mercado Pago, Booking Holdings, and Stripe are exiting Facebook‘s planned cryptocurrency project, Libra. PayPal also dropped out of talks to work with Facebook on Libra in recent weeks. Facebook’s deteriorating relationships with Libra partners, combined with intense scrutiny from lawmakers, leaves the future of the initiative uncertain. Facebook’s exec leading […]
Facebook’s cryptocurrency project suffers massive blow as MasterCard, Visa, eBay, and others withdraw from Libra
Tech

$20 billion Stripe is making a new global push with the product that’s helping open source developers on GitHub get paid for the code they write

On Tuesday, $US20 billion Stripe announced that it’s expanding Connect Express, its product for quickly bringing customers onto its payments platform, to 28 more countries. Connect Express helps sellers easily onboard onto sites like Medium, Anchor FM, and more. Stripe also partnered with GitHub, which used Connect Express for its […]
$20 billion Stripe is making a new global push with the product that’s helping open source developers on GitHub get paid for the code they write
Markets

Meet the billionaires under 30

There are eight under-30s on Forbes’ list of billionaires. Five of the billionaires inherited most of their wealth, while three are self-made. They work in a range of industries including finance, tech, food and beverage and consumer goods. It’s pretty rare to amass a billion dollars before the age of […]
Meet the billionaires under 30