PayPal Plans to Support Android Pay

Android Pay users will soon be able to make purchases with PayPal through the app. That means PayPal will appear as a payment option in Android Pay, The Verge reported.

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The Strange Relationship between Apple Pay and Western Union

The growth is driven by millennials who are more likely to use digital payment solutions such as Venmo and less likely to have traditional bank accounts or credit cards. These people can get through their days with electronic solutions and cash but still need to receive funds from home and send the occasional money order.

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Comcast Proves Cable is Far from Dead

The huge amount of float that Comcast is generating indicates that a lot of Americans are still paying their cable bills every month. There’s also some statistical evidence out there that indicates the level of cord cutting has been greatly exaggerated.

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The Future of Banking at Goldman Sachs

Strangely enough the future of banking and finance is on display at Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS). The 147 year-old investment bank is quietly transforming itself into an information technology company, a paradigm shift that will be felt far beyond Wall Street.

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The Unbelievable Number of Scandals at Uber

Uber Technologies Inc. may have become the most scandal plagued company in history. There are so many scandals at Uber that a checklist is needed to keep score.

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Netflix vs. Disney vs. Google what is the Future of Entertainment?

Both entertainment models work but they each have serious drawbacks. Netflix has not figured out how to make its model pay; while Disney is unable to protect its market share. The data suggests that a combination of new and old models would work best.

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WWE shows why Old Media is dying

Investors need to pay attention to Matt Hardy, because his success might be repeated by any performer using open sourced media to totally disrupt the business. This professional wrestler from North Carolina might be showing us the future of entertainment.

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Arrow Electronics the Value Continues

Arrow’s revenues increased by $230 million during the third quarter of 2016; rising from $23.9 billion in June to $24.13 billion in September, the highest figure ever. Over the year that ended on September 30, Arrow added $1.2 billion in revenues. It reported $22.93 billion in revenues in September 2015 and $24.13 billion in September 2016.

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Is eBay Relevant Anymore?

Naturally this piques the interest of value investors, if eBay is an unfashionable company that makes money; it meets some classic Ben Graham criteria for a value bargain. That means we will need to ask the all-important question here: is eBay making money?

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Will Minivans Save Fiat-Chrysler?

Minivans are more of a contrarian investment than you might think because they are the perfect vehicle for use in the ride-sharing business. A Chrysler Pacifica or Dodge City Master Pro; particularly one equipped with a diesel, electric or hybrid engine, would be the perfect Uber car. It can seat several passengers, it is stylish and there is plenty of room for luggage for the airport run.

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