How Visa Acquired Fintech Startup Plaid For $5.3 Billion Visa announced it will acquire Plaid—a startup that connects payment apps like Venmo and Square Cash to users’ bank accounts to transfer funds—for $5.3 billion. That marks a doubling of Plaid’s value in a year. The eight-year-old San Francisco company last raised funding […]

Nigeria Approves Spectrum For 5G Trial The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has approved the spectrum for the trial of 5G services in the country. The Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Umar Danbatta, disclosed this at the opening of the maiden International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Digital African Week on Tuesday […]

iPhone’s New Dark Mode: What You Should Know Dark mode is finally coming to iPhone. The new feature announced at Apple’s annual developers conference WWDC on Monday is one of the most anticipated new tools coming to iOS 13. On stage at the press conference, an Apple (AAPL) representative previewed what the setting will look like on […]