Google scrapped plans to launch “Plex” checking accounts and debit cards, which were intended to let users link their Google Pay accounts with select financial institutions, the Wall Street Journal reported. Plex was announced in November 2019 and was previously slated to launch in 2020. Google had planned to work with larger banks like Citigroup and digital banks like BM Technologies...
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What a Brazilian Steakhouse Says About the Tech Economy
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.One of my favorite tech memes is the “We’re so back” post, the kind that pokes fun at the industry returning to the good old days of expensive perks and wine-soaked dinners.I had a real-life “We’re so back” moment this week when I attended a bacchanalian feast thrown by Bain Capital Ventures at Fogo de Chão in San Francisco. Bain Capital’s private equity arm...
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