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Bitcoin in 10 Years: 4 Predictions From SecondMarket's Barry Silbert

Bitcoin in 10 Years: 4 Predictions From SecondMarket's Barry Silbert

In Silbert's crystal ball, the cryptocurrency will be accepted by every e-commerce website and force money-transfer giants like Western Union and MoneyGram to close up shop.
McDonald's Is Testing an App That Lets Customers Order Ahead

McDonald's Is Testing an App That Lets Customers Order Ahead

Can fast food get faster? McDonald's is trying to speed up with tech, testing a new order-ahead and payment app in Georgia.
A Beginner's Guide to Owning Bitcoin

A Beginner's Guide to Owning Bitcoin

All the basics you need to know to (legally) score your first Bitcoin. Proceed with caution.
Apple May Welcome Bitcoin Transaction Apps. Or Not.

Apple May Welcome Bitcoin Transaction Apps. Or Not.

Apple has officially addressed 'virtual currency' in its App Store guidelines, but it's still too early to cry victory for Bitcoin.
Google to Accept PayPal Payments in the Play Store

Google to Accept PayPal Payments in the Play Store

The move gives Android users another option besides Google’s own Wallet service to make mobile purchases.
Nerds Rejoice. Google Glass and Bitcoin, Together at Last.

Nerds Rejoice. Google Glass and Bitcoin, Together at Last.

The best of both worlds. Have your Google Glass and pay for stuff in Bitcoin too. All you have to do is nod. Well, sort of.
Square Now Lets You Issue Partial Refunds

Square Now Lets You Issue Partial Refunds

The mobile payments company announced several new updates, including partial refunds and a new night-shift mode for overnight sales reports.
Google Hangout: The Best Apps and Tech Tools to Supercharge Your Small Business

Google Hangout: The Best Apps and Tech Tools to Supercharge Your Small Business

Join us for an exciting live Hangout roundtable on May 14, when we chat with three leading entrepreneurship experts about the top apps and tech solutions for optimizing your productivity and your small business operations.
Square Unveils 'Offline Mode' and Inventory Tracking Features

Square Unveils 'Offline Mode' and Inventory Tracking Features

The mobile payments company announced today an offline function, an inventory tracker and a pre-order tool.
Rumors Swirl That Square Is for Sale

Rumors Swirl That Square Is for Sale

The mobile-payments company founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has reportedly been talking to suitors about selling itself.
Square IPO Postponed Indefinitely

Square IPO Postponed Indefinitely

The company is said to have run into problems with at least one key projection of future performance.
The Worst Mistake for Small Businesses to Continue in 2014

The Worst Mistake for Small Businesses to Continue in 2014

What is the one sure thing to turn away modern customers?
eBay to Buy Online Payment Services Startup Braintree for $800 Million

eBay to Buy Online Payment Services Startup Braintree for $800 Million

Acquisition aimed at expanding and accelerating PayPal's mobile payments business
Richard Branson Invests in a Startup That No One Understands Yet

Richard Branson Invests in a Startup That No One Understands Yet

Stealth startup Clinkle announced Branson would be added to the long list of investors banking on its mysterious product being a grand slam.
PayPal Updates iPhone, Android Apps to Make Transactions Smoother and Faster

PayPal Updates iPhone, Android Apps to Make Transactions Smoother and Faster

The revamped app comes with more payment options and social features, among others.
Could Facebook's New Mobile Purchase Platform Be a PayPal Competitor?

Could Facebook's New Mobile Purchase Platform Be a PayPal Competitor?

This new service might be just a way for the social network to learn more about users' shopping habits.

Calling All College Students: Clinkle Wants You

Tech-darling Clinkle is opening up its waitlist to university students in the U.S.
How Square Earned a $3 Billion Valuation

How Square Earned a $3 Billion Valuation

These three strategic choices allowed the mobile-transactions startup to become a major player in just three years.
How 'NFC' and Mobile Wallets Will Change the Way Retailers Do Business

How 'NFC' and Mobile Wallets Will Change the Way Retailers Do Business

What business owners need to know about these developing technologies.
What PayPal's Partnership With Discover Means to Business Owners and Consumers

What PayPal's Partnership With Discover Means to Business Owners and Consumers

Starting next spring, merchants will be able to accept PayPal through their existing relationship with Discover card.
The Pros and Cons of Mobile Payment Services

The Pros and Cons of Mobile Payment Services

From fee structures to device compatibility and support, here are the differences between mobile payment providers you should know about before getting started.
How to Protect Customer Data When Using Credit-Card Plug-ins for Smartphones

How to Protect Customer Data When Using Credit-Card Plug-ins for Smartphones

More companies are accepting mobile payments. But failing to protect credit-card data could risk hefty penalties and fines.
PayPal Here Joins Mobile-Pay Apps Already There

PayPal Here Joins Mobile-Pay Apps Already There

When PayPal launched its newest mobile payment platform, it joined a wide selection of existing services. Here's a breakdown of the leaders.
Three Ways Entrepreneurs Are Using Mobile Commerce to Grow

Three Ways Entrepreneurs Are Using Mobile Commerce to Grow

Mobile payment systems such as Swipe, Pay Anywhere and Square offer merchants free readers, apps, activation and cancellation.
Three Steps for Getting Started in Mobile Commerce

Three Steps for Getting Started in Mobile Commerce

If you're thinking about accepting mobile payments, here's what you need to consider before getting started.

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