Germany’s Fintech Star Falls After Missing Billions at Wirecard

(Bloomberg) — Just a month ago, the chief executive officer of Wirecard AG boasted on Twitter that the future would still be bright for the digital payments company when “all…

Germany’s Fintech Star Falls on Failure to Clean Up Wirecard

(Bloomberg) — Wirecard AG Chief Executive Officer Markus Braun resigned on Friday in a bid to save the digital payments company he shaped into a rare German technology success. Braun’s…

3 Stocks in Focus on Attention From New Analysts

Analysts don’t add a stock to their coverage randomly. New coverage on a stock is usually the result of huge investor focus on it or its promising prospects. Interestingly, stocks…

Apple App Store supported $519B in online commerce in 2019, study finds

Apple’s digital “App Store” supported a $519 billion in online commerce in 2019, according to the findings of a study released Monday and conducted with the U.S. tech giant’s participation.…

Discount grocers look to jump on home delivery bandwagon

By Emma Thomasson and James Davey BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) – Discount supermarket chains Aldi and Lidl look poised to accelerate their push into home delivery to satisfy burgeoning demand for online…

7 Ways the Pandemic Will Change College Forever

Getty Images The pandemic will force major changes in higher education — not just in the fall but for years to come, as colleges and universities face steep budget cuts,…

Developers are divided on the EU’s App Store investigation

On Tuesday, the European Commission announced that it was opening dual investigations into the App Store and Apple Pay. The former was triggered by two complaints filed by Spotify and…

What to expect from Apple’s online-only WWDC 2020

There’s at least one other sign that Apple is rethinking its old conventions. Mark Gurman at Bloomberg reported earlier this year that the company is considering letting people set third-party…