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Today In Payments: Web Inventor Will Auction Source Code As NFT; Shop Pay Available To Facebook, Google Merchants

In today’s top news, the inventor of the World Wide Web is auctioning off its source code through an NFT, and Shop Pay will be made available to merchants on Facebook and Google. Plus, Uber Eats users can now order Walgreens products for delivery. Web Inventor Berners-Lee Will Auction Original Source Code as NFT Sotheby’s and Tim Berners-Lee are auctioning off the source code of the World Wide Web via an NFT. Might the bidding,...

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The Crypto Economy Prepares For Its Broadband Moment

There has been no shortage of economies in the payments and commerce business to discuss over the past decade. We’ve had the internet economy which morphed into the digital economy that results from the billions of online interactions that happen every day between devices, consumers and businesses. We have the connected economy, coined by PYMNTS, in which the innovations in technology, connected devices, software, payments and...

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Hippo CFO: Finance Leaders Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of Overhaul

Financial transparency is a necessity in any corporate back office, but for an organization that takes the leap onto the public stage, that transparency becomes a matter of compliance, investor satisfaction and overall success. When home insurance technology firm Hippo went public via special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in March, Chief Financial Officer Stewart Ellis began to elevate his prioritization on transparency — and...