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Klout Founder Tackles the Local Activities Market with a New Startup — Joe Fernandez, the founder of the social media scoring startup Klout, isn't wasting anytime diving back into the startup world. A little over a year after leaving Lithium Technologies, which bought Klout for $200 million in 2014, Fernandez is debuting his next startup, Los Angeles-based Joymode.

PayPal's Venmo Is on Track to Process $20 Billion in Payments Per Year — PayPal's popular payments app Venmo is on track to process $20 billion in payments per year, according to PayPal CEO Dan Schulman. The company announced the milestone on a call with analysts after it released better than expected earnings for the third quarter of 2016.

Stripe Ramps Up Payments Fraud Prevention — Payments upstart Stripe unveiled a new set of fraud prevention tools that it hopes will curtail some of the billions of dollars in digital theft from online merchants every year. The technology, called Radar, uses machine learning and algorithms to learn from the hundreds of thousands of businesses that process transactions on the Stripe network every second.

Khloe Kardashian launcheds new denim line Good American — Reality TV star and self-proclaimed "jeans junkie" Khloe Kardashian has seen her weight fluctuate in the past 10 years. And shopping for jeans, in particular, was a painful experience. "Most designer brands didn't carry my size," she explained in an interview. "Buying denim was high anxiety."

Goldman Sachs and Blackrock Are Leading the Way on Impact Investing — Impact investing, which is backing companies and organizations that have mission-driven businesses or causes, is gaining more attention in corporate America-but it's still in early days. "The train has left the station for impact investing," said Jean Case, chairman of the National Geographic Society and CEO of The Case Foundation, at Fortune' s Most Powerful Women conference in Laguna Niguel, Calif.

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Says There's No Timetable For Profitability — YouTube has one million monthly users-almost one-third of all people on the internet-and millions of hours of video are watched every day on the video platform. But the Google-owned video site is still in the investment stage, according to Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube.

Artificial Intelligence Is Going to 'Hollow Out' Middle Class Jobs — While transportation, hospitality, and financial services are all industries being disrupted by technology, the next big area poised for massive, tech-driven change may be the human workforce. "We are going to move from people to things," explained Jane Fraser, CEO of Citigroup's Latin America business, speaking Monday at Fortune 's Most Powerful Women Summit in Laguna Niguel, Calif.

Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts on Turning Stores Into Town Squares — Apple's retail chief Angela Ahrendts has spent the past two years revamping the technology company's retail stores, where it sells iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Watches. That's no small business-there are nearly 500 Apple stores worldwide, and retail sales are responsible for some 18% of the company's $233.7 billion in sales, amounting to $42 billion in yearly revenue.

eBay Adds Image Recognition Tech to Home Decor, Accessories Verticals — eBay debuted a new way it plans to take on e-commerce giant Amazon on Monday, focusing on the home decor and accessories market. The online marketplace, which has 164 million active buyers according to the company, is curating collections of furniture and home accessories sold through the site into a new gateway called eBay Collective.

Behind the scenes: Photos from Fortune’s 40 Under 40 Party — Every fall, Fortune releases its 40 Under 40 list, an annual ranking of the most influential business. media and political leaders under 40 years old. And every fall, we toast them at a big party in San Francisco, where many of the honorees are based.
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Oct 19, 2016

RT @digiphile: Clinton: "He went after a disabled reporter. Mocked him on national television." Trump: "Wrong." 2016. #debates

Oct 19, 2016

RT @jheil: "I didn't even apologize to my wife." #okthen

Oct 19, 2016

RT @FortuneMagazine: Ivanka Trump: My dad will accept the election outcome, even if he loses

Oct 19, 2016

On whether her father will concede if he loses, Ivanka says she's not interested in talking about alternative outcomes. #FortuneMPW

Oct 19, 2016

Ivanka-On whether the election is rigged, "the media has been vicious...this has been a different level." #FortuneMPW

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