Apple announced a feature for its wallet app that will allow U.S. users to split the cost of their purchases into four interest-free installments. The feature, known as Apple Pay Later, competes with existing services such as Klarna and Affirm, the latter of which is already offered as a financing option for products on Apple’s website. Affirm’s shares, which are publicly traded in New...
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When Andy Wilson’s company received its first successful client referral through ChatGPT, he was shaken to his core. The founder and CEO of Logikcull, a San Francisco–based legal technology company, Wilson “had the exact same reaction to ChatGPT as I had to the internet browser in the early ’90s,” he said. “But this time I knew it would be even bigger than...
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