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14 YouTube stars reveal how much they get paid per 1,000 views on average

YouTube's Partner Program allows influencers to earn money off their YouTube channels by placing ads within videos.  Google places these ads and pays a creator based on factors like a video's watch time, length, and viewer demographic. Business Insider spoke with 14 YouTube creators about how much each of them earn on average for every 1,000 views.  Click here for more BI Prime stories. Creators on YouTube earn a certain amount of money for every 1,000 views they get on a single video.   How ...
Tags: Google, New York, Texas, Youtube, Church, Trends, Linkedin, Georgia, Paypal, Harvard, Silicon Valley, US Navy, Griffin, Business Insider, Alexander, Jessica


Cyclops-X Alien Astro-not Attacked by Giant Space Flies

Plaseebo has announced the details for their “Cyclops-X Astro-not" lottery, which is open now through Saturday April 11th 2020. The Cyclops-X Alien Astro-not Attacked by Giant Space Flies  is a one-of-a-kind custom built on a Skull Head Butt vinyl “X" body. It features a hand cast resin Cyclops Alien head sculpt by Bob Conge with a red glass inset eye. It's being attacked by Giant Space Flies inside his clear plastic bubble helmet with blood spatter and a Space Fly in hand. The 8-inch tall cus...
Tags: Toys, Usa, US, Paypal, Bob, Plaseebo, Bob Conge, Giant Space Flies


McKinsey says payments companies could see a $210 billion hit from the coronavirus pandemic. Here are the 10 most important things execs need to know about managing the crisis.

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting every industry, and payments companies are no exception. A recent report from McKinsey & Company predicts that payments revenues could drop by as much as $210 billion in 2020.  But payments companies are well-positioned to help a global economic recovery and play a role in establishing a new normal for how we pay. From collaboration to product development, here are 10 things payments companies will need to focus on as they look toward recovery. Click here ...
Tags: Europe, Nordstrom, UK, China, Digital, US, Trends, Paypal, Italy, Square, WeWork, Fis, Mastercard, Wells Fargo, Mckinsey, Us Federal Reserve


Thrive gives loans to students based on summer internships and job offers

Thrive, founded by Twitter alumni Deepak Rao and Siddarth Batra, wants to fund student expenses by looking at job offer letters as a way to evaluate loans. Today, it launched its loan platform and is accessible to students on over 400 campuses across 31 states. The San Francisco company helps underfunded students, a group that isn’t typically accounted for by traditional financial institutions that issue loans based on credit score. According to co-founder Rao, Thrive is for people like “first g...
Tags: Startups, TC, Twitter, Stanford, San Francisco, Tech, Paypal, United States, Max Levchin, David Sacks, Affirm, Adam Bain, Rao, Deepak Rao, Thrive, Batra


Entrepreneurs get immediate PayPal and Stripe payment notifications with CashNotify

The CashNotify app consolidates all that information down to one place and makes sure you’re never out of the loop on any financial activity. Right now, a 12-month subscription to CashNotify’s Pro service is on sale for just $19.99, an over 50 percent savings off the regular price from TNW Deals.
Tags: Startups, Paypal, Offers


Coronavirus is a make-or-break test for the payments industry. Here are the 10 things that will define the new normal.

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting every industry, and payments companies are no exception. A recent report from McKinsey & Company predicts that payments revenues could drop by as much as $210 billion in 2020.  But payments companies are well-positioned to help a global economic recovery and play a role in establishing a new normal for how we pay. From collaboration to product development, here are 10 things payments companies will need to focus on as they look toward recovery. Click here ...
Tags: Europe, Nordstrom, UK, China, Digital, US, Trends, Paypal, Italy, Square, Fis, Mastercard, Wells Fargo, Mckinsey, Us Federal Reserve, Jpmorgan


The coronavirus crunch will speed up the inevitable fintech market shakeout

Finance apps have seen a boom in downloads since the start of coronavirus lockdowns in Europe. The pandemic will likely result in consolidation among finance challengers, as stronger, well-funded players acquire cash-strapped smaller firms. "Post-crisis, disruptive winners will 'take all', as we expect surging demand from financial services for technology to master digital-only interaction, enabled by AI and big-data analytics," said Radboud Vlaar, managing partner at Finch Capital.  Click he...
Tags: Europe, Post, UK, Digital, US, Trends, Paypal, Barclays, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Robinhood, Fintech, App Annie, Venture, Monzo, Starling Bank


Shippo raises a $30M Series C after posting rapid 2019 growth

Early this afternoon Shippo, a shipping software and services company, announced that it has closed a $30 million Series C. The funding round roughly doubles the capital that the firm has raised to-date, from a little over $29 million to just under $60 million. The round, however, wasn’t put together recently. As is often the case with funding events, Shippo raised its capital a while back and is only announcing it now. According to its CEO, Laura Behrens Wu, her startup started raising its S...
Tags: Amazon, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Wordpress, Tech, Paypal, Adyen, Shopify, Union Square Ventures, Shippo, Braintree, Bessemer, Catherine Stewart, Laura Behrens Wu


PayPal and Venmo Are Letting SIM Swappers Hijack Accounts

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Several major apps and websites, such as Paypal and Venmo have a flaw that lets hackers easily take over users' accounts once they have taken control of the victim's phone number. Earlier this year, researchers at Princeton University found 17 major companies, among them Amazon, Paypal, Venmo, Blizzard, Adobe, eBay, Snapchat, and Yahoo, allowed users to reset their passwords via text message sent to a phone number associated with their accoun...
Tags: Yahoo, Tech, Paypal, Princeton, Venmo, Princeton University, Google Voice Skype, Amazon PayPal, Adobe Blizzard Ebay Microsoft, Motherboard Google Voice


FAQ: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans for Small Businesses

Are you located in the United States? Do you own a small business or are you self-employed, a freelancer, or independent contractor? If so, pay close attention to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Think of it as a unique small business forgivable loan program. It provides valuable relief during the coronavirus situation. It provides a stopgap for your small business until you resume normal operations and normal cash flow. The Paycheck Protection Program makes up part of the Coronavirus Aid...
Tags: Florida, Congress, Sales, Paypal, United States, Marco Rubio, PPP, Trump, Small Business Administration, FDIC, SBA, Whitehouse, U S Small Business Administration, Small Business News, CorpNet, Coronavirus Biz Advice


Online Dance Parties Are The New Clubs, Workouts, And Social Life

Dance classes, “clubbing” from home, and other dance-related videos (and Instagram Stories, Zooms, etc.) are keeping loneliness at bay as nearly everyone has orders to shelter in place. Some are very much like in-person life: “Attendees often dress up for a night out, even if their corner of the party is located in their living rooms. A bouncer will eject party-goers who don’t follow the rules. Attendees can even make a donation via PayPal, an approximation of a cover charge that organizers use...
Tags: Art, Paypal, Dance, 04.03.20




How to change your destination on Uber during a ride

You can change your destination on Uber at any time during a ride in-progress — just keep in mind that your new ending point will likely increase the cost of your travel. You can also change your pickup destination before a driver reaches you by dragging the pin indicating your position to a new spot nearby. You cannot change the destination of an UberPOOL trip, but you can always get out early and summon a new driver. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Say you're riding in ...
Tags: Trends, Walmart, Paypal, Portugal, Midtown, Lisbon, Apple Samsung


How to change your payment method on Uber in 5 simple steps

You can easily change your payment method on Uber by going into your settings. You'll need to know your new payment information details: If it's a credit card, you'll need both the card number and your CVV number, located on the back.  There's also an option for you to use the scanning method of your credit or debit card instead of manually entering your card information. Here's what else you need to know about changing your payment method on Uber. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more s...
Tags: Samsung, Trends, Walmart, Paypal, Louisiana, Apple Samsung


How to change your phone number on Uber in 2 different ways

You can change your phone number on Uber by going into your app settings. You may be asked to verify your phone number by either entering a verification code (which you'd get via text) or by taking a screenshot of your number from within your phone's settings. Here's what else you need to know about changing your phone number on the Uber app. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Getting a new phone number can be a great thing: It can help you leave behind those hated robocalls...
Tags: US, Samsung, Trends, Walmart, Paypal, Apple Samsung


How to request an Uber with a car seat for your child

You can easily request an Uber with a car seat for an additional fee. You'd simply select the car seat option when you set up your rideshare request on Uber. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Grabbing a rideshare when you have a small child can be complicated. It's not as though you're toting around their carseat if you don't usually travel by car, especially if you live in or visit New York City. But there are times when it's necessary. If you want to use Uber in New York ...
Tags: New York City, Samsung, Trends, Walmart, Paypal, Apple Samsung, Tap Confirm Car Seat


'This is why people are so angry': Tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Uber built their empires on the backs of contractors. A pandemic is showing just how horrifically that model failed American workers.

Over the course of the last decade, the tech industry has spurred the rise of the gig economy.  "Gig economy" has since become something of a catch-all phrase to describe many sorts of non-standard work: independent contracting, temping, or working for a third-party contract firm.  Most companies in the tech world rely on non-standard workers: Uber or Instacart for tasks like driving and delivery services; Google and Facebook for tasks like content moderation and data analysis. Those workers a...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Lyft, Microsoft, California, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Paypal, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Philippines, Beverly Hills, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Jeff Bezos


The SoundCloud Stimulus Plan

As Billboard is reporting this morning, our portfolio company SoundCloud is putting up $15mm to support its creator community in this difficult time for musicians. Musicians can’t tour right now. That’s a huge part of their earnings. Many are turning to live streaming and I hope that will turn into real money for them. But regardless, everything that supports musicians right now will help. SoundCloud is investing an additional $10mm in its Repost Select artist services platform to get mone...
Tags: Music, Trends, Paypal, USV, Current Affairs, Soundcloud, Albert Wenger, CommonsNick Grossman Mar


Houseparty says many of the original Twitter posts spreading rumors it got hacked have now disappeared

Popular group calling app Houseparty is sticking to its belief that it's the subject of a paid smear campaign that is spreading rumours the app has been hacked. The company says it has discovered the original posts on Twitter first claiming the app had been hacked – but most have either been deleted or suspended.  Houseparty users complained on social media that their other online accounts such as Netflix and Spotify were hacked thanks to the app, but there was no evidence to back up these cl...
Tags: Spotify, Trends, Paypal, Netflix, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Periscope, Meerkat, Ben Rubin, Houseparty, March Houseparty


Plaseebo “Face Hugger Astro-not” Lottery

The Plaseebo "Face Hugger Astro-not” Lottery  is open now thru Saturday April 4th 2020. From Bob Conge and Plaseebo, the "Face Hugger Astro-not” is a one-of-a-kind custom built on a Plaseebo glow in the dark vinyl Walker body produced by PLANET-X. It has a hand cast resin astro-not head sculpt by Bob with a Facehugger attached inside his clear plastic bubble helmet with blood spatter and a Chestburster in hand. The 7.75-inch tall custom is illuminated from within by a motion activated color-ch...
Tags: Toys, Usa, US, Paypal, Bob, Plaseebo, Bob Conge


YouTube sellers found touting bogus coronavirus vaccines and masks

YouTube has been criticized for continuing to host coronavirus disinformation on its video sharing platform during a global health emergency. Two US advocacy groups which campaign for online safety undertook an 18-day investigation of the video sharing platform in March — finding what they say were “dozens” of examples of dubious videos, including videos touting bogus vaccines the sellers claimed would protect buyers from COVID-19. They also found videos advertising medical masks of unknown q...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Social, Facebook, Cdc, Youtube, US, Tech, Paypal, Cnn, Coalition, Department Of Justice, Justice Department, CSW, Federal Trade Commission, Online Safety


Clay Jones' new video is online

Clay emailed me today about this - What do people do with time to kill during a state-at-home order? This was hard. https://youtu.be/wdkkWo1GzlUHe's got a Paypal button if you want to buy a print or send him a tip, in this difficult time. I did. -- Clay Jones Tales from the Trumpster Fire Please visit   Claytoonz, Friend me on  Facebook Follow me on  Twitter Follow me on Instagram Watch me draw on YouTube [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Paypal, Animation, Clay, Facebook Follow, Mike Rhode, Clay Jones


How to send money on Facebook using Facebook Messenger on your computer or mobile device

You can easily send money on Facebook through the Messenger app, on both your computer and mobile device.  Before you can send money on Facebook, though, you'll have to input either your debit card, credit card, or PayPal information. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Sending and receiving money can be done with a tap thanks to money sharing applications such as Cash App and Venmo, where users can transfer funds without having the need to whip out their wallets and use cash....
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Houseparty says rumors it's been hacked are a paid smear campaign and it's offering a $1 million reward for proof

Group calling app Houseparty says rumors it's been hacked are a "smear campaign" and that it will offer up to $1 million to anyone who can supply proof. In the last 48 hours, Houseparty users complained on social media that their other online accounts such as Netflix and Spotify were hacked thanks to the app. But on Monday, a Houseparty spokeswoman told Business Insider it had "found no evidence" to suggest a link between Houseparty and the compromises of other unrelated accounts. In a follow-...
Tags: Spotify, Trends, Paypal, Netflix, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Business Insider, Houseparty


The Glow Up: 13 Sources Of Alternative Financing For Startup Businesses

Are you having trouble getting financing for your business through your bank or credit union? If so, don’t give up; you still have options. If you can’t get a traditional loan through your financial institution, you should consider alternative financing. Alternative financing is usually easier to obtain than traditional loans and can easily be applied for online in a few minutes. To see what alternative financing options you have, keep reading below. First Things First: What Is Alternative Fin...
Tags: Startups, Paypal, United States, Others, Small Business Administration, SBA, Raising Money, Small Business Administration SBA, Business Finance, Alternative Financing, Merchant Cash Advances Merchant, Business Credit Cards If, Credit Through Online Lenders, Invoice Factoring Invoice


Coronavirus closure is just another bump in Kulak’s Woodshed’s financially rocky road

Like every other entertainment venue in L.A., California and beyond, Kulak’s Woodshed is closed indefinitely due to coronavirus crisis restrictions. This has been especially tragic for the region’s mostly amateur, aspiring musicians and singers, who loved the free weekly open mic nights the eclectic and funky, North Hollywood sound recording/video broadcasting studio has hosted for 21 years. Sansa and Andrew wait for open mic night at Kulak’s Woodshed in North Hollywood as other musicians come...
Tags: Facebook, Music, News, California, Washington, Sport, Paypal, Fox, Soccer, PAUL, Andrew, San Fernando Valley, North Hollywood, Kulak, LA Convention Center, Top Stories LADN


Los Angeles-based challenger bank HMBradley officially opens its virtual doors

The Los Angeles-based digital challenger bank, HMBradley, opened its virtual doors to the public today, allowing the thousands of waitlisted would-be users to set up direct deposits and collect their sign-up bonuses. The company is offering banking customers an up to 3% return on their savings based on the percentage they save of their quarterly deposits. HMBradley also set up a new feature which allows users to save towards specific goals. Backed by PayPal founder Max Levchin’s HVF Labs...
Tags: Startups, TC, Los Angeles, Paypal, Max Levchin, Mastercard, FDIC, Zach Bruhnke, Hatch Bank, HMBradley, Walkabout Ventures Mucker Capital Index Ventures


How to Conserve Business Cash Flow During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In these unprecedented times, many small businesses are operating with remote staff and many others are completely shut down. No one knows how long businesses will see little or no revenue coming in. The challenge for businesses to remain viable is to continue cash flow. There are many ways to conserve your business cash flow … during these difficult times and even when the pandemic passes and the economy recovers. Business Cash Flow Conservation Strategies Find extra cash If you’re struggl...
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Coronavirus closure is just another bump in Kulak’s Woodshed’s financially rocky, musically marvelous road

Like every other entertainment venue in L.A., California and beyond, Kulak’s Woodshed is closed indefinitely due to coronavirus crisis restrictions. This has been especially tragic for the region’s mostly amateur, aspiring musicians and singers, who loved the free weekly open mic nights the eclectic and funky, North Hollywood sound recording/video broadcasting studio has hosted for 21 years. Sansa and Andrew wait for open mic night at Kulak’s Woodshed in North Hollywood as other musicians come...
Tags: Facebook, Music, News, California, Washington, Sport, Paypal, Fox, Soccer, PAUL, Andrew, North Hollywood, Kulak, LA Convention Center, Top Stories LADN, Sarah Reingewirtz


Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin is now worth as much as PayPal’

Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Stephen Hawking used to say: Your heart must go on! Bitcoin price We closed the day, March 29 2020, at a price of $5,922. That’s a worrying 5.18 percent decline in 24 hours, or -$323.57. It was the lowest closing price in six days. We’re still 70 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time hig...
Tags: Startups, Paypal, Bitcoin, Stephen Hawking, Hard Fork, Satoshi Nakaboto