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QuickBooks Adds New Features to Speed Up Payment Processing
Payments

QuickBooks Adds New Features to Speed Up Payment Processing

Intuit announced new QuickBooks features that aim to accelerate and simplify paperless payments.
Geoff Weiss
Burger King to Let You Pay for Your Whopper by Smartphone
Franchises

Burger King to Let You Pay for Your Whopper by Smartphone

Taking a page from Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts, Burger King will reportedly introduce a mobile payment option in all U.S. locations.
Kate Taylor
Expansion of PayPal Startup Program Shows Landscape Heating Up
SXSW

Expansion of PayPal Startup Program Shows Landscape Heating Up

Through a program to aid entrepreneurs, PayPal can identify the latest hit before it's a household name.
Linda Lacina
Mt. Gox Breaks Silence With Vague Statement, Confirms Transaction Freeze
Bitcoin

Mt. Gox Breaks Silence With Vague Statement, Confirms Transaction Freeze

The troubled virtual currency exchange finally breaks its silence, but fails to address swirling bankruptcy allegations.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Saudi Billionaire Prince Alwaleed Eyes $200 Million Stake in Square
Square

Saudi Billionaire Prince Alwaleed Eyes $200 Million Stake in Square

The investment would value the mobile payments startup founded by Jack Dorsey at $5 billion.
Laura Entis
Mt. Gox Bails on Bitcoin Foundation, Mysteriously Kills Off All Tweets
Bitcoin

Mt. Gox Bails on Bitcoin Foundation, Mysteriously Kills Off All Tweets

The sudden, strange moves aren't helping to restore confidence in the trailblazing, yet increasingly tarnished digital currency exchange.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
First U.S. Bitcoin ATMs Set to Debut in Seattle, Austin
Growth Strategies

First U.S. Bitcoin ATMs Set to Debut in Seattle, Austin

Robocoin's groundbreaking kiosks will allow Bitcoin users to exchange the controversial cryptocurrency for cash quick.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
JPMorgan Slams Bitcoin as Exchanges Halt Withdrawals
Technology

JPMorgan Slams Bitcoin as Exchanges Halt Withdrawals

Bitcoin has suffered another shock to its system in the past week, but there's reason to believe the problem is only temporary.
Brian Patrick Eha
Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime
Finance

Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime

Here are three tips he utilized to bootstrap his crowdfunding campaign.
Nathan Resnick
This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time
Finance

This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

Laffster, once a platform specifically targeting comedians, rebranded itself today to become Cogo, available to actors, authors, musicians and athletes.
Catherine Clifford
Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea
Starting a Business

Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea

If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors.
Stephen Key
Bitcoin Plunges After Mt. Gox Blocks Withdrawals
Growth Strategies

Bitcoin Plunges After Mt. Gox Blocks Withdrawals

The price of a Bitcoin plummeted sharply Friday as Mt. Gox temporarily halted withdrawals on its trading platform to fix technical errors.
Brian Patrick Eha
How the World's Richest Nations Are Regulating Bitcoin
Finance

How the World's Richest Nations Are Regulating Bitcoin

A new report on digital currency regulations across the globe revealed a strange patchwork of laws. Read on to find out which developed nations are friendliest to Bitcoin.
Brian Patrick Eha
In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?
Finance

In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?

On the last day of the public comment period over the proposed equity crowdfunding rules, a slew of stakeholders wrote into the SEC on the topic of liability in the case of fraud.
Catherine Clifford