Carrie Pottorff

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Create an Extraordinary Life: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily

<b>“We have one precious life: do something extraordinary today, even if it's tiny. A pebble starts the avalanche.” ~K.A. Laity</b><p>Do you have a vision of a …

American Express rolls out PayPal competitor, offers $10 statement credit for trying it out

American Express is looking to make online shopping faster and more secure with a new service it calls Amex Express Checkout.<p>Card members can now use their existing americanexpress.com login credentials at participating online retailers to automatically populate card and billing information. …

Why Onboarding Shouldn't Be An Optional Extra

<i>This article originally appeared on HelpScout.</i><p>I’ve spoken to many companies about their onboarding experiences, and I often hear them enthusiastically tell me that they finally got onboarding on their roadmap and plan to roll it out soon. I cringe a bit when I hear this.<p>“It's both terrifyingly …

This Week In Credit Card News: Chip Cards Will Cost $8 Billion, Card Breach At Luxury Hotels

<i>Retailers Face $8.65 Billion Bill for New Generation of Credit Cards</i><p>New technology about to be deployed by credit card companies will require U.S. consumers to carry a new kind of card, and retailers across the nation to upgrade payment terminals. But despite a price tag of $8.65 billion, the shift …

The 12 best new apps you might have missed recently

Luckily, we have collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.<p>There's a new iPhone keyboard that makes it easy to send songs to your friends, an app that lets you create a button that does (almost) anything you want, and the most beautiful game we've seen this …

3 Payments Trends to Watch in 2015

The payments space is becoming increasingly crowded. From Apple Pay and bitcoin, to more established methods like PayPal, there is no shortage of …

Transactional Flexibility Is The Future Of Payments

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Himanshu Sareen is the CEO of Icreon Tech, a New York-based global IT consultancy delivering business solutions and custom applications.</i><p>When Apple Pay went live following the release of the iPhone 6, it was quickly and unceremoniously hailed as a “credit card killer.” That makes sense …

Samsung Pay has all the tools it needs to surpass Apple Pay

Image copyright Samsung.A lot of the features in the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, like curved edges and glass-and-metal design, are examples of Samsung …

FinTech

PayPal acquires mobile payment startup Paydiant, adds NFC to Here card readers

PayPal is taking mobile payments more seriously. The company today announced it has acquired Paydiant, a startup for mobile payments.<p>Paydiant was founded in 2010, and it’s since helped brands integrate payment modules into their mobile apps. Some of its customers include Subway, Capital One, …

Poulet à l'Estragon (Tarragon Chicken) Recipe on Food52

• 1 chicken, 3 1/2 to 4 pounds, cut into 8 pieces<br>• Olive oil<br>• 1 tablespoon unsalted butter<br>• 2 cups chicken stock or water<br>• 2 tablespoons tomato paste<br>• 4 shallots, trimmed, peeled and julienned<br>• 1/3 cup heavy cream<br>• 2 tablespoons tarragon, minced, plus four sprigs<br>• 1/2 cup dry white wine<p>Season the chicken with salt …

Recipes

Sweet Corn Fritters with Sriracha

<b>Author Notes:</b> I live for sweet corn season. I come from a family that has proudly proclaimed themselves “corn snobs.” (Really, my mother feels the need to declare this to anyone and everyone, especially if she’s presented with a particularly offensive big-kernelled ear.) Consequently, I spent most …

Recipes

Italian

<b>Author Notes:</b> Growing up, I loved it when my mom made a big pot of navy beans cooked in salt pork. The beans would get sort of mushy, and we would crumble our cornbread into the salty, stick-to-your-ribs, bowl of comfort.<p>I wanted a fresher take on that satisfying pot o’ beans, and I turned to the …

Recipes

Amazon Bought GoPago’s Mobile Payment Tech And Product/Engineering Team, DoubleBeam Bought The POS Business

Last week, we wrote about how Amazon had quietly acquired mobile payments startup GoPago. Today, some more details about the deal: A source close to the situation confirms that Amazon bought the technology and the engineering/product team of GoPago, but none of the existing point of sale business …

Amazon to take on PayPal with new online payment service

Amazon takes on PayPal in online payment battle as it allows you to use your saved credit card details to make payments on OTHER sites<p>Service …

Innovation, the Human Way

The virtues of dialogue, individual talent, speed and curveballs.<p>Having worked in the Bay Area for more than 20 years, I have seen many great companies form, grow and vanish. Technology, in its cyclical nature, has been the main driver of these tumultuous waves of the “new” transforming to …

From #nomakeupselfie to the Big Knit: six ways charities are innovating

Teach First<p>You may know Teach First best as a charity which pairs top graduates and those looking for a career change with challenging schools as a way to improve the life opportunities of pupils.<p>The charity saw how graduates were devising fresh solutions to problems in the classroom and have spun …

Interactive Learning Tools: How Tablets are Enriching Education

<b>Tablets are playing a pivotal role in placing future education experiences in the hands of teachers and students, giving them access to highly</b> …

Education Technology

Book Explores Revolutionary Electronics Pioneers

Silicon Valley and the technology revolution that continues to impact peoples’ lives around the world can be traced to a unique, complex relationship …

The Car Tablet: Is it a Better Long-Term Infotainment Option?

As amazing and technologically advanced as some in-car infotainment systems are, there’s one crucial problem with them: shelf life. By the time an …

Intel Corporation

Why order ahead is not the killer digital wallet use case | Retail Dive

With digital wallet adoption still not taking off, Square is the latest in a growing list of providers putting a bigger emphasis on order ahead …