Consumers Are Ready to Embrace 'Futuristic' Payment Tech


As many as 80 percent of U.S. residents support frictionless payment methods and technologies, suggests a survey of 1,000 consumers Viewpost published this week. Among its other findings:
Nearly 51 percent of survey participants were paid electronically through direct deposit;
Eighty-three percent of respondents believed paper checks would be eliminated completely within the next 20 years, and one-third expected their demise in just five years; and only 11 percent thought companies would continue to use paper-based billing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84672.html?rss=1

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Residents in Manchester offer those stranded #RoomforManchester

Residents in Manchester are using the hashtag #RoomforManchester to offer a place to stay for those displaced after the explosion at the Ariana Grande concert.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/23/residents-in-manchester-offer-those-stranded-roomformanchester.html

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Casinos and lottery could go online in Pennsylvania

Gambling and playing the lottery could be more accessible for Pennsylvania residents if the state passes proposals for an online expansion.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/24/casinos-and-lottery-could-go-online-in-pennsylvania.html

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San Francisco vote looms large over Airbnb's future

San Francisco residents are heading to the polls Tuesday to vote on a number of propositions, but the one getting the most attention is Proposition F—essentially a referendum on hometown tech company Airbnb.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/03/san-francisco-vote-looms-large-over-airbnb-future.html

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Galway residents raise noise, energy concerns about Apple's Irish datacenter

Some residents in the area of Apple’s planned Irish datacenter have filed objections with the Galway County Council, arguing that the company’s Environmental Impact Statement is “inadequate” and doesn’t address a range of concerns, a report said on Thursday.



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