Mobile payments are replacing cash and cards for younger consumers

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A growing number of young people are turning to their phones to complete transactions. Young people are increasingly turning to mobile payments to make their purchases, as they use traditional transaction methods to a decreasing degree, said the result of new Marqeta data. The card issuing platform released the results of a recent survey of 4,000 customers across 3 continents. The Marqeta survey involved the participation of 4,000 respondents living on three continents. Of those respondents, 1,000 were from the United Kingdom. What the survey found was that most (61…

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Tips On Returning to Education After a Break

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Whether you’re a mature student coming back to education to pursue a career change, or you’ve taken some time out for traveling or other priorities, whatever the reason you’ve taken a break from education, now is the best time to get back into studying and change the course of your life. However, we know this can be difficult, especially if times have changed a lot since you last sat in a classroom. But don’t worry! In this article, we’ll break down our top tips for returning to education after a…

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M-commerce sales to double by 2025, reaching over $700 billion

M-commerce Sales Increase

An eMarketer study predicts that smartphone-based sales will continue their skyrocketing rate. Back in 2020, m-commerce sales took off by 41.4 percent, continued their growth last year and are expected to continue on that path throughout this year as well, according to a recently released eMarketer report. Mobile shopping was already rising fast but the pandemic spurred things on even faster. According to the report, m-commerce sales are expected to see another 15.2 percent growth rate this year, bringing them to the $359.3 billion by the close of 2022. The…

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Gen Z prefers mobile wallets to cash and bank accounts

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Millennials are also open to accepting digital transactions as well as cryptocurrency. As the American government takes steps to adopt but also regulate cryptocurrency, research is showing that some people in the US and a dozen other countries are more willing to use mobile wallets with those digital coins than others. Younger customers find crypto to be more appealing than cash and bank accounts. Survey results from global payment platform provider Thunes recently showed that Gen Z is interested in using cryptocurrency for making purchases and investments, among other transactions.…

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Apple to use more recycled materials with new Taz robot’s help

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Almost 20 percent of what is used to make the company’s products in 2021 were from recycling. With Earth Day ahead, Apple has released its 2022 Environmental Progress Report, showing its latest efforts to use recycled materials, as well as to reduce and to reuse overall. The 128-page report came with a number of announcements regarding Apple’s environmental efforts. The company used the report to introduce its new vice president of environment, policy, and social initiatives, Lisa Jackson. It also announced that recycled materials comprised almost 20 percent of what…

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