Payments The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Payments en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:32:00 GMT Obama to Sign Cybersecurity Order, Wants Safer Payments Action comes after massive data breaches have put millions of consumers at risk. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:32:00 GMT Reuters 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. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:30:00 GMT Matt Odell 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. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:45:00 GMT Reuters 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. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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? Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:49:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Blockchain Raises $30 Million in Biggest-Ever Funding Round for a Bitcoin Company The world’s largest Bitcoin wallet service just sealed a record venture capital deal. Backers include none other than billionaire Richard Branson. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:15:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Accepting Bitcoin Payments Increasingly Looks Like Smart Business The novel new form of payment has advantages for businesses over credit cards for ordinary transactions. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:00:00 GMT Matt Odell 10 Affordable Tools to Help Online Entrepreneurs Succeed These applications help improve productivity and streamline certain aspects of business. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:30:00 GMT Jonathan Long Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency' That's right. America's richest man believes Bitcoin is a promising payments solution. Why? Because it’s 'cheap.' However, his outlook isn't as bright on the anonymity aspect. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:37:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow PayPal Spawn Have Advanced Where the Online Payments Giant Has Stood Still While startup competitors don't have PayPal's breadth of services, they are entering areas that the once-nimble PayPal should own -- but doesn't. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:45:00 GMT Reuters How PayPal's Spinoff Could Spell a Tide Shift for the Mobile Payments Industry Newfound stock options and a self-governing stance could portend an acquisition or hiring spree. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:20:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Bitcoin Has No Shot as a Long-Term Digital Currency' The outspoken Shark Tank star is anything but bullish on Bitcoin. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:13:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow New Details Emerge About Facebook's 'Buy' Button Social media platforms are doubling as ecommerce platforms that deliver instant gratification in the form of instant in-feed purchases. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:43:00 GMT Laura Entis Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App The oft-maligned startup rolled out a product that looks very different from its initial $30 million idea. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:09:00 GMT Nina Zipkin PayPal Embraces Bitcoin Payments, Partners With BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin PayPal is officially warming up to the cryptocurrency, though it is proceeding gradually and with caution. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:15:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Coinbase Goes Global, Launches Bitcoin Services in 13 European Countries The thriving San Francisco-based Bitcoin exchange and payments processor has bitten off an ambitious first step into the European market. Here's how. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:22:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow The 'i' Goes Silent: Why Apple Didn't Name Its Smartwatch 'iWatch' Apple broke with tradition in the naming of its two latest products, Apple Watch and Apple Pay. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:07:00 GMT Chris Kocek Finally: Bitcoin Is Coming to Merchants Who Use PayPal's Braintree Braintree will soon integrate Bitcoin, a move that could have Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber customers paying in the cryptocash. Meanwhile, PayPal dropped the B-word in a curious promo video, igniting another social media speculation frenzy. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:18:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Here's How You Can Watch Apple's iPhone 6 Event Today If you're an Apple fan, you won't want to miss a second. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:32:00 GMT Jason Fell Home Depot Suffers Possible Data Breach, Tries to Ease Customer Fears The world's largest home improvement retailer may be the latest victim of a credit and debit card breach. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:41:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow