Haters be Damned: Apple’s Credit Card is the Most Revolutionary Launch in Its 40-Year History

Apple launched a credit card on Monday to a chorus of “so what?” from investors. Apple stock crashed overnight and everyone from CNBC to Huffington Post called it underwhelming. They’re wrong. The Apple credit card is the biggest game-changer in the history of the company. Just think about what it means for a minute. The biggest company on the planet is positioning itself as a bank and there are already 1.4 billion people with an Apple Wallet in their pocket. Apple stock should be surging. Traditional banks will soon be wiped out; replaced by tech companies. Apple just made the

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China banned 23 million people last year from buying plane/train tickets because their social credit scores were too low. That is just the start. Now tell me again the “benefits” of Facebook or JP Morgan coin over bitcoin. Do they really outweigh that dystopian future?

China banned 23 million people last year from buying plane/train tickets because their social credit scores were too low. That is just the start. Now tell me again the "benefits" of Facebook or JP Morgan coin over bitcoin. Do they really outweigh that dystopian future? submitted by /u/Smilinmong
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EU Smacks Mastercard with $650 Million Fine for Doing What Credit Card Companies Do Best

By CCN.com: The European Commission on Tuesday slammed Mastercard with a 570.6 million euro ($ 650 million) fine after finding the company guilty of breaching antitrust rules. According to information released by the EU regulatory body, the original fine was reduced by 10 percent because Mastercard cooperated with the Commission during the investigation. Mastercard Overcharged Customers, … Continued

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