By David Khalaf
on September 14, 2021
Payments volume grew 34 percent to $2.7 trillion (as measured in constant dollars). The company said that overall credit payments volume was $1.2 trillion, up 31 percent in constant dollar terms. Debit payments volume, at $1.4 trillion, was 37 percent higher than last year.
The swift reversal came after pushback from content creators on OnlyFans, some of whom lost work during the pandemic and now earn an income through the site.
The race to control the buy now, pay later (BNPL) race has taken its latest surprise turn as FinTech giant Square has announced plans to buy Australian BNPL firm Afterpay in an all-stock deal worth about $29 billion, according to a press release.
A new dark web service is marketing to cybercriminals who are curious to see how their various cryptocurrency holdings and transactions may be linked to known criminal activity.
The proliferation of delta-8 THC has ignited a debate over how the products should be regulated and whether they are “legal” under U.S. law. Many states have moved to ban the sale of products containing delta-8 THC or regulate them.