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Cash: Who needs it? Britons mull over the potential disappearance of physical money

Sep 15, 2022
Digital payment methods may render notes and coins obsolete in the United Kingdom and turn it into a cashless economy.
As many as 8 million Britons are thought to depend on physical money because they don’t have an internet connection, a smartphone or digital skills.
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Musician-writer Dessa on what happens when artists' gigs go away

Mar 30, 2020
"What are we supposed to do when we've got to stay apart?" said musician and writer Dessa.
“I think we are gonna have this big boom of art in the next few months as people are hunkering down over their keyboards,” Dessa says.
Sara Fish

New York City subways are getting a tap-to-pay system

May 30, 2019
The pilot might result in riders using the same method to pay for other goods and services.
Customers move through the turnstiles at the Fulton Center subway station on February 27, 2019 in New York City.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images
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Why Chase is the latest to get into mobile payments

The bank is joining a crowded space with Apple, Google and Samsung.

Snapchat partners with Square to present ... Snapcash

Nov 17, 2014
The Snapcash app will allow users to send money to friends. What could possibly go wrong?

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Living without cash or credit cards for a week

Nov 4, 2014
Lisa Selin Davis limited herself to mobile payments. Spoiler alert: it was hard.

The numbers for October 20, 2014

Oct 20, 2014
The Apple Pay "gold rush" and good news on the Ebola crisis: Let's do the numbers.