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Headline News from PaymentsNews.com – February 28, 2017

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com – February 28, 2017

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB The Newest Bank Blockchain: Will This Be the Breakthrough? – Wall Street Journal – “The latest project, set to be unveiled in a high-rise office in Brooklyn, is called the [...]

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Xbox unveils $9.99 monthly subscription for videogames

Xbox unveils $9.99 monthly subscription for videogames

Microsoft Corp’s Xbox division said on Tuesday it would launch a $9.99-per-month subscription service that will allow gamers to play over 100 Xbox One and “backward compatible” Xbox 360 videogames. The service, “Xbox Game Pass”, will allow subscribers to download games directly to a console and play them online as well as offline, Phil Spencer, [...]

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Proxy proposal on Apple directors defeated at meeting

Proxy proposal on Apple directors defeated at meeting

CUPERTINO, Calif. Apple Inc shareholders defeated a proxy proposal on Tuesday at the iPhone maker’s annual shareholder meeting that would have let them nominate two directors on the company’s board. Apple held its annual shareholders meeting as its stock trades at record highs on expectations of improved iPhone demand this year following a decline in [...]

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