NY attorney general says Donald Trump falsely inflated the value of his Trump Tower apartment by claiming it was 3 times its actual size

New York Attorney General Letitia James says Trump submitted a inflated valuation of his Trump Tower apartment. James’ office alleges that Trump valued the unit at $327 million based on a 30,000 square foot size. However, the apartment only occupies a 10,996.39 square foot space, a third of what Trump claims. Loading Something is loading.…

Visa’s new cloud-based payment solution opens up a slew of acceptance opportunities

Visa introduces a cloud-based platform that will expand on Tap to Phone, its mobile point-of-sale product. The new payment solution could drive volume among fintechs looking to enable new methods of purchase—like through digital advertising displays or unattended kiosks.  Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Payments & Commerce industry. Learn…

Giant pristine coral reef discovered off Tahiti

By Victoria GillScience correspondent, BBC NewsMedia caption, Watch: Divers go underwater to explore the “pristine” reefMarine explorers have discovered a “pristine” 3km (2-mile) coral reef at depths of 30m (100ft) off the coast of Tahiti, French Polynesia. It is one of the largest discovered at that depth, says the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural…

Tonga: First foreign aid plane from New Zealand arrives

Image source, NZ DEFENCE FORCEImage caption, A New Zealand Hercules aircraft carrying emergency supplies left Auckland this morningThe first foreign aid planes have arrived in Tonga, bearing much-needed supplies for the Pacific nation which was left devastated by a volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami on Saturday.New Zealand said its military plane landed at Tonga’s main…

Meta might let companies sponsor the appearance of objects in the metaverse, patent filing suggests

The Financial Times reviewed hundreds of patents submitted by Meta relating to the metaverse. Some patents referred to a virtual store where brands could sponsor the appearance of objects. Meta executive Nick Clegg said ads will play a role in the metaverse. Loading Something is loading. Meta’s plans for how it might commercialize the metaverse…

The majority of PPP loans went to business owners and high-earning households, a new study shows

$510 billion in loans were extended by the Payroll Protection Program in 2020. Business owners and stakeholders were the main beneficiaries of these loans, according to a new study. As a result, only 2% of those loans flowed to low-earning households, economists concluded. Loading Something is loading. The Payroll Protection Program was launched in April…