Secret Apple watch data Released & How Marketplaces pay their workers

Episode 53

This week Brian, with his inside connections at Apple, described what it was like to wear the Apple Watch for a full day and naturally we all made predictions about future impact of the watch and other wearables. We then touched on Google acquiring Softcard, and lastly we talked about how Marketplace companies (Uber, HomeHero, Instacart etc) handle payments to workers and some of the recent legal changes to 1099 workers that have had a huge effect.

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Did You Know: PayPal vs. AliPay

PayPal has 162 Million Users as of Jan. 2015. AliPay has 300+ Million Users.

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Periodic Table of Payments & Samsung’s Attack on Apple Pay

Episode 52

This week we covered a bunch of topics listed below:

  • Faisal’s periodic table study
 (money map)
  • Federal portal opens Dwolla
  • 
Samsung Acquires Loop to compete with Apple Pay
  • 1 year review: Facebook + Whatsapp
  • Stripe’s incorporation of Bitcoin

Our speakers in this week’s episode:

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