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Automotive Chevron created a digital e-Gift card to seamlessly pay for fuel and car washes

Energy corporation Chevron created a digital e-Gift card, enabling customers to seamlessly pay for fuel and car washes through the Chevron app and link to their loyalty program profiles. 

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services TikTok helps video creators make money through in-app gifting from viewers in live-streams

Social media video app TikTok allows video creators to make money through in-app gifting from viewers in live-streams sessions. Viewers purchase TikTok coins, which can be exchanged for virtual gifts, such as special emoji, which they can send to the creators of their favorite content, allowing the creator, as well as anyone who views the video to see the type of gift given. The gifts are then converted into Diamonds, a measure of the praise and popularity of a given content creator. When a content creator has made enough Diamonds, they can be exchanged for cash via PayPal or other payment service. 

Beauty Why Ecommerce Platform MASSE Launched An AMA Series With Its Brands' Founders

PSFK talks to Elizabeth Shaffer, co-founder of MASSE, to discuss her startup's approach to ecommerce driven by personal recs, and the value of a new AMA series featuring female founders

Case Study This Groundbreaking Startup Plans To Build A Garden In Every Back Yard

With a growing consumer interest in wellness, sustainability and coaching startups, Avalow is poised to become a major name in home gardening

Brand Activation & Immersion United Airlines Unveils A New App That Could End Jet Lag Forever

In a partnership with Timeshifter, United Airlines is stopping jet lag before it starts by helping users sleep and wake up on schedule

Entertainment Ally Is Gamifying Financial Literacy With City-Sized AR Monopoly Boards

With the help of augmented reality and advice from Mr. Monopoly himself, Ally is providing its users with a fun and engaging way to learn

Analysis How Retailers Like Walgreens Are Using Tech To Personalize The Store Experience

With features like personal guidance and interactive displays, these brands are changing the way that customers shop and buy products in stores

Fashion & Apparel How Brands Like Kraft Are Tapping Into Mobile To Drive Engagement And Sales

Harnessing the power of AI on mobile devices, these retailers are changing the way that customers discover and purchase products online

Features Adventurers Are Finding Their Way Thanks To Audio-Enabled Apps Like AllTrails

With audio assistance and AR overlays, these apps make wayfinding much easier for novices and experts  of the outdoors alike

Fitness & Sport How New Digital Tools Are Enhancing The Modern Camping Experience

Camping and wilderness apps are employing tech like AI and AR to help adventurers to get the most out of their time in the great outdoors, acting as expert guides and resources

Home This Booking Service Transforms Private Back Yards Into Camping Sites

Campspace is a startup that allows consumers to rent private land like back yards for unique outdoor experiences, bringing camping into the 21st Century

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel This AI-Enabled Travel Startup Helps Families Plan Stress-Free

tripAbrood is a new service that uses AI to search and book accommodations and travel for families, cutting down on time spent planning

Baby Boomers How Brands Like Rory Are Reimagining Aging Through A Wellness Lens

With support for aging bodies, these companies ensure that their customers can grow older in a healthy, positive way

Innovation San Francisco Commuters Take Flight With On-Demand Helicopter Service

Voom is a ridesharing service unlike others—with just a few taps, customers can book a helicopter ride in and around San Francisco