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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.

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

The mobile payments company's Order app now allows users to pre-order their coffee and alerts baristas as they approach.

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?

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.

Accepting Bitcoin Payments Increasingly Looks Like Smart Business

The novel new form of payment has advantages for businesses over credit cards for ordinary transactions.

10 Affordable Tools to Help Online Entrepreneurs Succeed

These applications help improve productivity and streamline certain aspects of business.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

'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.'
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