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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.
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.
Pondering Facebook's Future, Zuckerberg More 'Excited' By Messaging Than Photos

Pondering Facebook's Future, Zuckerberg More 'Excited' By Messaging Than Photos

'There are only so many photos you're going to want to share with friends,' the CEO said during an earnings call. 'There's just a lot more people want to express.'
A New Way to Pay Online: Visa Launches 'Visa Checkout'

A New Way to Pay Online: Visa Launches 'Visa Checkout'

Visa's new product saves your card number and shipping information, allowing you to checkout online in just a few clicks.
GoDaddy Launches 'Get Paid,' a New Payment Processing Tool for Small Businesses

GoDaddy Launches 'Get Paid,' a New Payment Processing Tool for Small Businesses

The domain registrar is partnering with PayPal, Stripe and Dwolla to create a package deal for small businesses to manage their finances.
America's Most Expensive States

America's Most Expensive States

Cost of living varies all over the country -- something business owners know all too well. Here's a look at the most expensive states to live in.
3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers

3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers

While those who work project by project are integral part of the U.S. workforce, a startup needs to take measures of protection.
Amazon Will Now Manage Subscription Payments for Startups and Businesses

Amazon Will Now Manage Subscription Payments for Startups and Businesses

Forging into PayPal's territory, Amazon expands its reach with online payments.
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.
Seattle Says Franchises Aren't Small Businesses, Forces Them on $15 Wage Fast Track

Seattle Says Franchises Aren't Small Businesses, Forces Them on $15 Wage Fast Track

The International Franchise Association is filing a lawsuit opposing Seattle's plan, which forces franchises to adopt a $15 minimum wage in three years.
Blockchain.info CEO: In the Future, You'll Use Bitcoin Without Even Knowing It

Blockchain.info CEO: In the Future, You'll Use Bitcoin Without Even Knowing It

Nicolas Cary discusses how you could benefit from the burgeoning Bitcoin economy, even if you don't own a single BTC.
This Company Is Now the Largest in the World to Accept Bitcoin

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

A multi-billion dollar TV titan just gave Bitcoin a huge, mainstream vote of confidence. Here's the scoop.
Accepting Credit Cards and PayPal on Your eCommerce Site

Accepting Credit Cards and PayPal on Your eCommerce Site

Find how to set up your site to begin accepting the two most common methods of online payments.
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.
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.
How to Engage Your Vendors

How to Engage Your Vendors

How you pay your vendors can impact the service you receive.
All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts

All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts

An update to Google Now will notify users on their smartphones when they are in close proximity to a store carrying an item they’ve previously searched for.
How Bitcoin Is Fueling a New Payments Battlefield

How Bitcoin Is Fueling a New Payments Battlefield

The traditional payments industry is headed for an upheaval as more small businesses begin accepting Bitcoin and more payment startups rise to meet the growing demand.
More Post-Recession Jobs Paying Lower Wages

More Post-Recession Jobs Paying Lower Wages

Fewer higher-paying positions have replaced the jobs lost during the recession, according to new analysis.
Yelp Now Points Users to Businesses That Accept Bitcoin as Payment

Yelp Now Points Users to Businesses That Accept Bitcoin as Payment

The popular consumer review site pushes Bitcoin as a viable payment option further into the mainstream.
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.

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