Mobile Payments

News and Articles About Mobile Payments

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

Acquisition aimed at expanding and accelerating PayPal's mobile payments business

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

The revamped app comes with more payment options and social features, among others.

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

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

What business owners need to know about these developing technologies.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Crunching the Numbers on Mobile Payment Systems

Looking into mobile payment applications for your business? Consider this comparison of the leading systems.

Square Updates Mobile Payments App with Loyalty Programs, More

The popular mobile transaction application adds several new functions aimed at businesses.

New Square App Feature Makes Mobile Payments Even Faster

'Geofencing' technology helps eliminate a customer's need to handle a credit card, or even a mobile phone, when making a purchase.

Is Google Wallet the Next Step in Mobile Payments?

New 'contactless' mobile payment app might be ahead of its time, especially for small businesses.

How the Company Behind the Money & Bills App Secured $15 Million in Venture Funding

Pageonce lands a new cash infusion to mobilize the 'wallet of the future.'

Five Ways to Win a Sale Using Your Customer's Mobile

Now that just about everyone is carrying a cell phone, it's time to consider how to make mobile part of your marketing.

What You Need to Know About the Risks of Mobile Payment Apps

Learn how you can protect your business when it comes to point-of-sale systems for smartphones.

Bling It On: A New Option for Mobile Payments

A California yogurt shop and other merchants are turning to a new mobile commerce method that sticks it to cash and credit.
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