This week China’s defense minister warned his US counterpart Friday in the pair’s first face-to-face talks, that Beijing will “not hesitate to start a war” if Taiwan declares independence.
Likewise, at its annual software conference this week, Apple said that “later this year,” with the release of its new iPhone software, it would roll out Apple Pay Later. This will tap into its existing Apple Pay service for in-app and online purchases, and let iPhone users in the US pay for things in installments—with no fees and zero interest—over six weeks.
In Fintech this week we see some of these layoffs hitting the industry, as well as several new partnerships and large funding rounds. You can find information about upcoming events, new investments, research and breakthroughs within the industry. In addition, find more ways to support Ukraine here
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From the Holland FinTech team, we wish you a great weekend.