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NYC Wants Drivers to Pay For Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Mobile Apps and Bitcoin
Payments and collections

NYC Wants Drivers to Pay For Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Mobile Apps and Bitcoin

Officials believe a revamped system would ultimately cut down on the losses the city incurs each year from unpaid violations.
Geoff Weiss
'Opportunity Cost' Sounds Abstract But It Costs Your Business Real Money
Client relationship management

'Opportunity Cost' Sounds Abstract But It Costs Your Business Real Money

Clients who don't value your time keep you from those who do. There are polite ways to set them straight.
Sam Madden
Good Work Plus These 3 Steps Converts New Customers Into Recurring Customers
Customer Retention

Good Work Plus These 3 Steps Converts New Customers Into Recurring Customers

A happy customer who comes back for more is, literally, money in the bank. Make their experience hassle free from beginning to end.
Sam Madden
Square Rolls Out New Analytics Suite
Mobile Payments

Square Rolls Out New Analytics Suite

Staying competitive following Amazon's announcement of its first mobile card reader, Square unveils new features.
Nina Zipkin
In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?
Education

In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?

The coffee company and partner Arizona State have clarified the parameters of the new college program.
Nina Zipkin
Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue.
Legal Issues

Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue.

Perhaps the most undesirable customer is the one who avoids your invoices, emails and calls. If so, small claims court may be your best bet.
Jaia Thomas
PayPal President David Marcus Jumps Ship to Run Messaging at Facebook
Facebook

PayPal President David Marcus Jumps Ship to Run Messaging at Facebook

Marcus will run the messaging business for Facebook after leaving the eBay unit after three years.
Ray Hennessey
Blockchain.info CEO: In the Future, You'll Use Bitcoin Without Even Knowing It
Bitcoin

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Accepting Credit Cards and PayPal on Your eCommerce Site
Startup Kit

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.
Technology

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Rumors Swirl That Square Is for Sale
Mobile Payments

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.
Catherine Clifford
Bitcoin Millionaire Charlie Shrem Under House Arrest Following Federal Indictment
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Millionaire Charlie Shrem Under House Arrest Following Federal Indictment

The bad-boy founder of the Bitcoin Foundation and BitInstant is back at his mom and dad's place and he's in big trouble for allegedly funneling $1 million into shady Silk Road dealings.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Report: Facebook Is About to Enter the E-Money Game
Facebook

Report: Facebook Is About to Enter the E-Money Game

The social giant is gearing up to give PayPal a run for their money.
Wendy Frink