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Standard Chartered Next To Enable B2B Payments In Zoho

“U.K. bank Standard Chartered is the next financial institution (FI) to integrate payment capabilities into corporate software firm Zoho” reports pymnts.com. The integration enables companies using Zoho financial management tools to pay their suppliers from directly within the platform, facilitated by Standard Chartered services. The solution is offered via Zoho’s Finance Suite of services and can support one-time and recurring payment collections.In a statement, Zoho CEO Sridhar Vembu said he is “very excited” about the collaboration. “With this partnership, corporate banking solutions are directly baked into their accounting software, driving…

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Walmart Files two More Blockchain Patents

“With a blockchain, Walmart aims to keep private information completely private” writes Jp Buntinx for livebitcoinnews.com. With Walmart filing a patent for such a service, the future looks pretty bright for blockchain.Unlike what most people may expect, the company wants to use a distributed ledger to store payment data.Both of these filings revolve around using a blockchain-based infrastructure to secure payment data.It is not the first time Walmart shows an interest in blockchain. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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EBay shares jump after a ‘double upgrade’ from Morgan Stanley

“Shares of eBay jumped 2.4 percent Wednesday after analysts at Morgan Stanley “double upgraded” the stock on expectations that a transition away from PayPal will give the online seller a boost” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. “We could be early, as the market may not give EBAY credit for its 2021 payments business for some time,” Nowak said.EBAY acting as both marketplace and payment intermediator could simplify and reduce costs for merchants, who would pay a single fee to EBAY,” he said.”As a payment intermediator, EBAY will be responsible for…

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IRS Delays Tax Deadline by One Day Because of Online Filing System Failure

“Note that your tax payment is due although IRS Direct Pay may not be available” writes Justin Peters for slate.com. Update, April 17, 7:20 p.m.: The IRS has announced that it will extend the tax deadline by one day because of the system failure Tuesday.Taxpayers should continue filing their tax returns as they normally would.” A representative also said that the filing is still due by midnight for the time being. Source: slate.com Share This:

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TAX DAY HELL: IRS site crashes…

“Hours before the midnight Tax Day deadline, the IRS page for paying your tax bill using your bank account crashed” writes Darla Mercado for cnbc.com. A spokesperson at commercial tax preparer TurboTax said that the IRS’s technical difficulties affects all tax preparers and tax returns.”Currently, certain IRS systems are experiencing technical difficulties,” an IRS spokeswoman wrote in an e-mail to CNBC. “Taxpayers should continue filing their tax returns as they normally would.”. “Despite the IRS outage, H&R Block is open and continuing to process tax returns for our clients,” said…

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IRS payment site crashes hours before Tax Day filing deadline

“Hours before the midnight Tax Day deadline, the IRS page for paying your tax bill using your bank account crashed” writes Darla Mercado for cnbc.com. A spokesperson at commercial tax preparer TurboTax said that the IRS’s technical difficulties affects all tax preparers and tax returns.”Currently, certain IRS systems are experiencing technical difficulties,” an IRS spokeswoman wrote in an e-mail to CNBC. “Taxpayers should continue filing their tax returns as they normally would.”. “Despite the IRS outage, H&R Block is open and continuing to process tax returns for our clients,” said…

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Pornhub gets in bed with Verge cryptocurrency to offer anonymous payments

“The adult entertainment titan has announced it will now accept payments in anonymous cryptocurrency Verge (XVG)” reports thenextweb.com. Despite these delays and a healthy dose of skepticism from the larger cryptocurrency community, the partnership is finally official.Pornhub is not the only adult entertainment company to toy around with blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Source: thenextweb.com Share This:

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3 ways parents can help grown kids own a home

“Here are three ways parents can help make it more affordable for new homebuyers to purchase a home: A gift of money is often best, Heckman says” writes Marilyn Lewis for seattletimes.com. Parents can help make it more affordable for new homebuyers to purchase a home by giving money, financing the mortgage or co-borrowing.Providing down-payment assistance can help new borrowers avoid paying for private mortgage insurance, which helps keep their monthly payment low.Parents with cash to invest can become the mortgage lender, offering extra-easy terms, like no closing costs or…

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So, This Tabloid Paid $30,000 For a Rumor Regarding Donald Trump’s “Love Child”

“He said he was acting as a Trump spokesman when he did so and denied knowing anything beforehand about the Enquirer payment to the ex-doorman” writes Associated Press for cosmopolitan.com. Cohen, last year, characterized the Enquirer’s payment to Sajudin as wasted money for a baseless story.The company said that AMI’s publisher, David Pecker, an unabashed Trump supporter, had not coordinated its coverage with Trump associates or taken direction from Trump. Source: cosmopolitan.com Share This:

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Analysis: How to evaluate the legality of a Trump-related hush payment

“If you talk to anyone at the Trump campaign about your payment, the picture changes” reports washingtonpost.com. If Cohen made such payments all the time but made this expressly to aid Trump’s campaign, then that history doesn’t matter.If the payments were meant to aid the campaign, that’s political spending that might be regulated.It seems, at this point, fair to assume that more payments involving salacious allegations against Trump are likely to emerge. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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