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Apple Pay May Be the Creative Leap That Outmaneuvers Samsung

Apple Pay May Be the Creative Leap That Outmaneuvers Samsung

Former Apple CEO John Sculley argues, however, that Samsung and others still have some time to come up with an alternative.
How Hackers Could Get Around Apple Pay Security

How Hackers Could Get Around Apple Pay Security

While Apple has taken security precautions, experts warn there are ways hackers can still get your data.
Why Apple Pay Could Be a Game Changer for Businesses

Why Apple Pay Could Be a Game Changer for Businesses

A new payments system baked into the forthcoming iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch could revolutionize how business is done across the globe.
Go Big or Go Home: Apple Officially Unveils iPhone 6 With Larger Displays

Go Big or Go Home: Apple Officially Unveils iPhone 6 With Larger Displays

The sixth-generation iPhones also come with a new Retina HD display and a mobile payments system that some say could upend the credit-card industry.
Isis Mobile Wallet Changes Name to Distinguish Itself From Terror Group

Isis Mobile Wallet Changes Name to Distinguish Itself From Terror Group

As the terrorist organization ISIS dominates international news, a mobile wallet company with the same name is now calling itself "Softcard."
Former PayPal Exec Offers Up a Solution to the PayPal-eBay Split Talk

Former PayPal Exec Offers Up a Solution to the PayPal-eBay Split Talk

As rumblings of a PayPal-eBay split resurface, former PayPal exec Keith Rabois thinks there is a simple solution.
Square Rolls Out New Analytics Suite

Square Rolls Out New Analytics Suite

Staying competitive following Amazon's announcement of its first mobile card reader, Square unveils new features.
PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin

PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin

It's only a matter of time before eBay subsidiary Braintree begins accepting Bitcoin payments, but eBay and PayPal won’t, at least not initially.
9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader

9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader

Amazon officially entered the mobile payments race today. Here's a helpful roundup of the most important details small-business merchants should brush up on before making the leap.
Why You Need to Start Accepting Mobile Payments Now

Why You Need to Start Accepting Mobile Payments Now

How embracing this convenient, easy-to-adopt growing checkout practice can expand and enhance your customer service, right from your smartphone or tablet.
Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader

Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader

If the rumors are true, the nation's largest online retailer could give Square and PayPal a run for their money.
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.

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