PayPal and Venmo will offer and accept cryptocurrency for all online payments

PayPal on Wednesday announced it would begin supporting cryptocurrencies for the first time, allowing any PayPal account holder to store, buy, and sell popular virtual currencies starting later this year. The announcement makes PayPal arguably the most significant company in the financial tech sector to adopt support for virtual currencies. PayPal competitor Square launched support […]

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Italian watchdog investigates Google over alleged advertising market abuse

Italy’s antitrust authority is investigating Alphabet’s Google GOOGL.O for alleged abuse of its dominant position in the Italian online display advertising market, it said on Wednesday. The investigation follows a complaint filed by Italian digital advertising lobby group IAB last year, and adds to regulatory scrutiny the Silicon Valley tech giant is facing worldwide. The […]

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