THE GLOBAL SMB NEOBANKS REPORT: How 17 upstarts are tailoring solutions to tap the $850 billion annual opportunity in addressing the unmet needs of SMBs

Summary List PlacementThis is a preview of The Global Small Business Neobanks research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more fintech coverage with Fintech Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing finance news and analysis to your inbox. Neobanks — digital-only banks with industry-leading capabilities that don’t operate physical […]

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THE SMART SPEAKER REPORT: Smart speakers could be the fastest-growing digital platform ever — here’s how to engage with customers through the devices

Summary List PlacementThis is a preview of The Smart Speaker research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more technology coverage with Connectivity & Tech Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing connectivity news and analysis to your inbox. The smart speaker has been a runaway success in the handful […]

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ENTERPRISE VIDEO CONFERENCING: Here’s how five software providers are positioning their platforms amid the pandemic-driven shift to remote work

Summary List PlacementInsider Intelligence publishes thousands of research reports, charts, and forecasts on the Connectivity & Tech industry. You can learn more about becoming a client here. The following is a preview of one Connectivity & Tech report, the Enterprise Video Conferencing Report. You can purchase this report here. The first half of 2020 saw […]

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Black franchisees allege ‘pipeline of discrimination’ at McDonald’s in class action lawsuit, following another racial-discrimination lawsuit from ex-franchisees

Summary List Placement McDonald’s Black franchisees filed a class action suit against the fast-food giant, following in the footsteps of former franchisees who allege the chain sent them on “financial suicide missions.” On Thursday, a federal civil rights class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of current Black McDonald’s franchisees in the US District Court […]

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CEO Sundar Pichai says some of Google’s ‘deeper investments’ in hardware will be revealed next year. Here’s what they might be. (GOOGL)

Summary List Placement After posting gangbuster Q3 results, Google parent Alphabet held its usual earnings call to discuss numbers and take questions from analysts. While most of the questions focused on search, ecommerce, and the recent Justice Department lawsuit, one question around hardware sparked a particularly intriguing response from CEO Sundar Pichai. Asked about Google’s […]

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Google US ad revenues are projected to decline 5.3% in 2020

Summary List PlacementThis story was delivered to Insider Intelligence eMarketer Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence analyzes this industry and several others to provide in-depth analyst reports, proprietary forecasts, customizable charts, and more. Learn more about what we offer. Google’s net US digital ad revenues will decline this year for the first time since […]

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Amazon expects $4 billion in COVID-related expenses this quarter — but its CFO says it’s mostly coming from indirect costs like ‘productivity drags’ (AMZN)

Summary List Placement Amazon said on Thursday that it expects another $4 billion in COVID-related expenses this quarter. That’s on top of the $7.5 billion it’s already recorded as COVID-related costs this year, like buying face masks for its employees and building an in-house testing lab. But Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky clarified during Thursday’s earnings […]

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