Mobile Payments

Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty
Bitcoin

Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty

At 20, Wences Casares launched Argentina's first Internet service provider. Now 40, and with several successful startups under his belt, the serial entrepreneur is on a mission to bring financial security to underserved communities through Bitcoin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Things Millennial Entrepreneurs Can Teach Their Business Elders About Running a Company
Millennials

5 Things Millennial Entrepreneurs Can Teach Their Business Elders About Running a Company

From their adroit use of technology to the importance they place on relationships, the youngest business people have embraced timeless business values in their own distinct way.
Keri Gohman
5 Regulatory Issues That Could Affect Your Business in 2015
Regulations

5 Regulatory Issues That Could Affect Your Business in 2015

Last year was a busy one but even more changes are on the horizon this year.
How One Grocery Store Is Modernizing the Honor System
Pivots

How One Grocery Store Is Modernizing the Honor System

MBAs Across America helped a Kansas City, Missouri food market find identify technologies to help it graduate from an old-school paper system to boost efficiency.
Kelly K. Spors
Half of Papa John's Sales are Now Digital – But Other Pizza Makers Are Closing In
Pizza

Half of Papa John's Sales are Now Digital – But Other Pizza Makers Are Closing In

Papa John's became the first pizza chain to sustain more than 50 percent total online sales, but Domino's and Pizza Hut aren't far behind.
Kate Taylor
Square Makes Its Register Software Free Worldwide
Mobile Payments

Square Makes Its Register Software Free Worldwide

Square CEO Jack Dorsey announced today that the mobile payments company is now localized for 130 internationally currencies.
Kate Taylor
How Mobile Payment Apps Are Energizing Businesses That Live On Cash Flow
Mobile Payments

How Mobile Payment Apps Are Energizing Businesses That Live On Cash Flow

Instant payment can free small businesses from the worry of unpaid invoices, making it likelier more will thrive.
Sam Madden
Snapchat Partners With Square for Payment Service
Mobile Payments

Snapchat Partners With Square for Payment Service

The new service essentially lets users send money to each other.
Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards
Mobile Payments

Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards

The new reader is available for pre-sale, as the U.S. prepares to say goodbye to magnetic-stripe cards.
Kate Taylor
The Payments App Millennials Swear By
Mobile Payments

The Payments App Millennials Swear By

Can this payments service catch on beyond its super-connected niche?
JP Mangalindan
Burger King Posts Strong U.S. Sales Growth as McDonald's Flounders
Franchise

Burger King Posts Strong U.S. Sales Growth as McDonald's Flounders

The Whopper maker is looking to new frontiers, introducing mobile payments and making a push into India.
Kate Taylor
Starbucks Is Preparing for Delivery in 2015
Ecommerce

Starbucks Is Preparing for Delivery in 2015

Howard Schultz calls the coffee giant's plans to deliver food and drinks "ecommerce on steroids."
Kate Taylor
Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack
Mobile Payments

Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack

Email addresses from pilot participants were stolen, the company said, though the forthcoming mobile app -- which lets users purchase goods by scanning a QR code -- was not affected.
Geoff Weiss