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Microsoft Is Now the Largest Company in the World to Accept Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Microsoft Is Now the Largest Company in the World to Accept Bitcoin

When Bill Gates boosts Bitcoin, Microsoft listens.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Startup Bridges Cash Flow Gaps, One Invoice at a Time
Financial Management

This Startup Bridges Cash Flow Gaps, One Invoice at a Time

Fundbox chases down the payments for you. Here's how it works.
Michelle Goodman
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
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
Google Wallet Creator's New Startup Gives Credit Card Terminals a Serious Facelift
Payments

Google Wallet Creator's New Startup Gives Credit Card Terminals a Serious Facelift

Osama Bedier is trying to shake up how people pay in stores with a new souped-up rival to the credit card readers sitting next to most cash registers.
JP Mangalindan
50 Major Retailers Are Teaming Up on a Mobile Payment System to Defeat Apple Pay
Payments

50 Major Retailers Are Teaming Up on a Mobile Payment System to Defeat Apple Pay

The decision by Rite Aid and CVS to block Apple Pay within its stores over the weekend has shed light on a Walmart-led consortium of retailers developing a contactless payment system of its own.
Geoff Weiss
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.
Indiegogo Becomes First Crowdfunding Platform to Integrate Apple Pay
Payments

Indiegogo Becomes First Crowdfunding Platform to Integrate Apple Pay

Soon, Indiegogo users will be able to fund campaigns with the mere tap of their Touch ID buttons.
Geoff Weiss
Obama to Sign Cybersecurity Order, Wants Safer Payments
Security

Obama to Sign Cybersecurity Order, Wants Safer Payments

Action comes after massive data breaches have put millions of consumers at risk.
Business Is Eager to Embrace Bitcoin But Regulators Are Not
Bitcoin

Business Is Eager to Embrace Bitcoin But Regulators Are Not

Retailers worldwide increasingly see Bitcoin as just another payment method but governments are suspicious it is a rival to currency.
Matt Odell
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