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I Tried Apple Pay for the First Time and It Worked Flawlessly
Apple Pay

I Tried Apple Pay for the First Time and It Worked Flawlessly

Apple's new payments system, Apple Pay, has launched. This is exactly how easy it is to set up and use.
It's Time to Wire Your Business for Indoor Location-Based Search
Location-based Marketing

It's Time to Wire Your Business for Indoor Location-Based Search

Think of it as GPS for inside your store. The largest retailers are implementing the technology but it's affordable for everybody.
Brett Relander
Starbucks to Give Away Free Coffee for Next 30 Years in New Holiday Contest
Starbucks

Starbucks to Give Away Free Coffee for Next 30 Years in New Holiday Contest

The coffee giant continues to prove itself a master of buzz.
Kate Taylor
The Finns Are Coming, and They Mean Business
Startups

The Finns Are Coming, and They Mean Business

Check out these three cool, innovative Nordic startups that are seeking to expand to the U.S.
Adam Callinan
Apple Pay Officially Arrives Monday, Oct. 20
Apple

Apple Pay Officially Arrives Monday, Oct. 20

The new payments paradigm has been billed as a potential credit-card killer.
Geoff Weiss
French Bank, Twitter Team Up for Money Transfers
Mobile Payments

French Bank, Twitter Team Up for Money Transfers

One of the country's largest banks is teaming up with the social network to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets.
Square Just Unveiled Something Coffee Addicts Have Been Dreaming About Forever
Square

Square Just Unveiled Something Coffee Addicts Have Been Dreaming About Forever

The mobile payments company's Order app now allows users to pre-order their coffee and alerts baristas as they approach.
Kate Taylor
Plastc Wants to Reinvent the Wallet with All-In-One Smart Card
Mobile Payments

Plastc Wants to Reinvent the Wallet with All-In-One Smart Card

What does this one-size-fits-all card mean for the mobile-payments landscape?
Nina Zipkin
Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency'
Bitcoin

Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency'

That's right. America's richest man believes Bitcoin is a promising payments solution. Why? Because it's 'cheap.' However, his outlook isn't as bright on the anonymity aspect.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
PayPal Spawn Have Advanced Where the Online Payments Giant Has Stood Still
Competition

PayPal Spawn Have Advanced Where the Online Payments Giant Has Stood Still

While startup competitors don't have PayPal's breadth of services, they are entering areas that the once-nimble PayPal should own -- but doesn't.
4 Things Businesses and Consumers Need Before They Adopt Mobile Payments
Mobile Payments

4 Things Businesses and Consumers Need Before They Adopt Mobile Payments

Mobile payments systems promise to be convenient but security is the first concern of people on both sides of a transaction.
Jason Wolfe
Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App
Mobile Payments

Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App

The oft-maligned startup rolled out a product that looks very different from its initial $30 million idea.
Nina Zipkin
4 Ways Adopting Apple Pay Can Benefit Small Business
Apple Pay

4 Ways Adopting Apple Pay Can Benefit Small Business

Apple Pay just may revolutionize cashless payments.
Rob Bertke
Apple Pay May Be the Creative Leap That Outmaneuvers Samsung
Mobile Payments

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.
John Sculley