• Stripe hires Niels Provos away from Google to be its new head of security

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    On the heels of raising new funding on a $20 billion valuation , payments and financial services startup Stripe is making a key hire to reinforce its message to the world that it's taking security of its cloud-based services seriously. Today the company is announcing that it has hired Niels Provos as its new head of security. Provos was most recently a distinguished engineer at Google, where he has led some of the search giant's biggest efforts to make its service secure, perhaps most famously Safe Browsing , but also more recently Google Cloud Platform and Google's production...
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  • Twilio unveils new platforms AutoPilot, Pay, makes Flex generally available

    1 month ago - By ZDnet

    AutoPilot is a conversational AI platform while Pay is a programmable payment system that lets developers integrate payments into phone services.
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  • Twilio makes it easier to take payments over the phone

    Twilio makes it easier to take payments over the phone

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    Making a payment over the phone, maybe because you are trying to change an airline ticket or to pay a last-minute bill, still feels like an antiquated process. You read your credit card number to an agent, then your expiration date and then your security code. In the process, some number will inevitably get mixed up and you start the process again. Twilio wants to make that far easier. The company today announced Pay, a new product that aims to take the hassle and security concerns out of this process.
    Twilio Pay , which is PCI compliant, allows businesses to easily accept payments through...
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