Archive for August, 2019

About that box hovering over First Data’s home page

August 12, 2019

If you happen to visit First Data’s home page, you may notice a big, blue rectangle hovering it. It says, “First Data is now Fiserv.”  It was in January of this year that Fiserv and First Data announced plans to become one company under the Fiserv name. Now, seven long months later, the deal is complete. Accuse me [...]

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RILA v. Google and Amazon

August 5, 2019

The United States Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are about to get an earful about Amazon and Google from the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). Bloomberg reports that RILA, whose members include Walmart, Target Corp., and Best Buy Co. and others … … joins a slew of companies, including Oracle Corp., Yelp Inc., Tripadvisor, Inc. and [...]

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