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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

20 Oct 2017

PayPal tops profit estimates, lifts target on mobile payments growth

Sharp growth in mobile payments led PayPal Holdings Inc to report a better-than-expected third-quarter profit on Thursday and lift its guidance for earnings through the rest of the year.

19 Oct 2017

Micro-investing app Stash to launch bank accounts

NEW YORK Stash, a New York-based startup that lets individuals make micro-investments through a mobile app, will launch free bank accounts aimed at low-income U.S. consumers.

19 Oct 2017

Special Report: Backroom battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency venture

ZUG, Switzerland/NEW YORK Just three months ago, a tech project called Tezos raised $232 million online in a wildly successful "initial coin offering," in which new digital currency is parcelled out to buyers. At the time, it was the most money ever raised from the public in the white-hot cryptocurrency sector.

18 Oct 2017

SPECIAL REPORT-Backroom battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency venture

ZUG, Switzerland/NEW YORK, Oct 18 Just three months ago, a tech project called Tezos raised $232 million online in a wildly successful "initial coin offering," in which new digital currency is parceled out to buyers. At the time, it was the most money ever raised from the public in the white-hot cryptocurrency sector.

17 Oct 2017

PayPal rolls out Venmo payments to its U.S. retailers

NEW YORK PayPal Holdings Inc said more than two million U.S. retailers will be able to accept payments through its mobile app Venmo starting this week, seeking to broaden its reach with a brand that has been a hit with young people.

16 Oct 2017

Blockchain startup Digital Asset raises $40 million

NEW YORK Digital Asset, a blockchain startup funded by some of the world's largest banks, has raised $40 million as it expands globally.

16 Oct 2017

Blockchain startup Digital Asset raises $40 million

NEW YORK, Oct 16 Digital Asset, a blockchain startup funded by some of the world's largest banks, has raised $40 million as it expands globally.

13 Oct 2017

SoFi withdraws U.S. banking application, citing leadership change

NEW YORK Student online lender Social Finance Inc said on Friday that it is withdrawing its application for a bank license in the wake of the departure of a number of senior executives, including co-founder and former Chief Executive Mike Cagney.

13 Oct 2017

Fidelity tests virtual reality for customer service training

NEW YORK Fidelity Investments is testing virtual reality technology to train customer service representatives in its call centers across the United States.

10 Oct 2017

Commerzbank, other banks join UBS and IBM trade finance blockchain

NEW YORK Commerzbank AG , Bank of Montreal , Erste Group Bank AG and CaixaBank SA have joined an initiative launched by UBS Group AG and IBM Corp aimed at building blockchain-based technology to support trade finance transactions.

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