Starbucks Beats Tech at Mobile Payments and the Obamas Have a New Gig! 3 Things to Know Today.

Stay in the know in 60 seconds.

learn more about Liz Webber

By Liz Webber

  1. Who has the most mobile payment users -- Apple? Google? Nope, it's Starbucks. According to eMarketer, 23.4 million people will have made an in-store mobile payment at Starbucks by the end of 2018.
  2. Former President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama have new job titles -- TV and film producer. The former first couple signed a multiyear deal with Netflix to produce "scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features."
  3. And a coalition of privacy and anti-monopoly groups have called on the FTC to break up Facebook by spinning off Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. The groups also want stronger privacy rules and the ability to transfer information and communications between social media networks.

Watch the previous 3 Things video: Can Zuck Outdo Harry and Meghan's Royal Wedding? 3 Things to Know Today.

Liz Webber

Entrepreneur Staff

Insights Editor

Liz Webber is the insights editor at Enterpreneur.com, where she manages the contributor network.

Related Topics

Editor's Pick

Have More Responsibilities at Work, But No Pay Bump? Use This Script to Get the Raise You Deserve.
Black and Asian Founders Face Opposition at All Levels — Here's Why That Has to Change
Marketing

6 Ways to Wring All the Value from Your Earned Media Coverage

Press coverage can help your brand gain visibility and increase credibility — but not if no one sees it. What can you do to get more value from the media placements you've worked so hard to earn?

Thought Leaders

5 Small Daily Habits Self-Made Millionaires Use to Grow Their Wealth

We've all seen what self-made millionaires look like on TV, but it's a lot more subtle than that. Brian Tracy researched what small daily habits these successful entrepreneurs adopted on their journey from rags to riches.

Business Solutions

What Bill Gates and Steve Jobs Taught Me About Getting to Know Your Customers

Despite the push toward chatbots and technology-driven customer service, nothing can replace determining what your customers want through personal social interaction.

Business News

Out With the Kibble and In With the Steak. The World's Richest Dog Has a Net Worth of $400 Million – And a New Netflix Docuseries Too

'Gunther's Millions' is set to unpack the pooch's mysterious fortune and what those around him have done with his inheritance.

Fundraising

Working Remote? These Are the Biggest Dos and Don'ts of Video Conferencing

As more and more businesses go remote, these are ways to be more effective and efficient on conference calls.