Payments

Majority of Global Merchants Fall Short on Card Data Security Compliance
Security

Majority of Global Merchants Fall Short on Card Data Security Compliance

As much as 80 percent failed interim tests, a new report says.
Is Bitcoin Speculative Foolery or a Financial Services Breakthrough?
Virtual Currency

Is Bitcoin Speculative Foolery or a Financial Services Breakthrough?

The author of 'The Bitcoin Big Bang' on what entrepreneurs need to know about the budding digital currency.
Carol Roth
Google Partners With Wireless Carriers to Push Wallet Service
Digital Wallet

Google Partners With Wireless Carriers to Push Wallet Service

The idea is to pre-install Google's electronic payment service on phones, as the companies seek to counter Apple Inc's recent entry into the nascent market for mobile payments.
5 Surefire Ways to Get Clients to Pay on Time
Cash Flow Center

5 Surefire Ways to Get Clients to Pay on Time

Simplify the way you bill and collect funds from your company's customers.
René Lacerte
Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty
Bitcoin

Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty

At 20, Wences Casares launched Argentina's first Internet service provider. Now 40, and with several successful startups under his belt, the serial entrepreneur is on a mission to bring financial security to underserved communities through Bitcoin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Apple Pay Is Poised to Transform the Trillion-Dollar Service Industry
Apple Pay

How Apple Pay Is Poised to Transform the Trillion-Dollar Service Industry

Huge consumer businesses quickly accepted Apple's new payment system but less tech-savvy small businesses might have the most to gain.
Sam Madden
Microsoft Is Now the Largest Company in the World to Accept Bitcoin
Bitcoin

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

When Bill Gates boosts Bitcoin, Microsoft listens.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Startup Bridges Cash Flow Gaps, One Invoice at a Time
Cash Flow Center

This Startup Bridges Cash Flow Gaps, One Invoice at a Time

Fundbox chases down the payments for you. Here's how it works.
Michelle Goodman
Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards
Mobile Payments

Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards

The new reader is available for pre-sale, as the U.S. prepares to say goodbye to magnetic-stripe cards.
Kate Taylor
The Payments App Millennials Swear By
Mobile Payments

The Payments App Millennials Swear By

Can this payments service catch on beyond its super-connected niche?
JP Mangalindan
Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack
Mobile Payments

Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack

Email addresses from pilot participants were stolen, the company said, though the forthcoming mobile app -- which lets users purchase goods by scanning a QR code -- was not affected.
Geoff Weiss
Google Wallet Creator's New Startup Gives Credit Card Terminals a Serious Facelift
Payments

Google Wallet Creator's New Startup Gives Credit Card Terminals a Serious Facelift

Osama Bedier is trying to shake up how people pay in stores with a new souped-up rival to the credit card readers sitting next to most cash registers.
JP Mangalindan
50 Major Retailers Are Teaming Up on a Mobile Payment System to Defeat Apple Pay
Payments

50 Major Retailers Are Teaming Up on a Mobile Payment System to Defeat Apple Pay

The decision by Rite Aid and CVS to block Apple Pay within its stores over the weekend has shed light on a Walmart-led consortium of retailers developing a contactless payment system of its own.
Geoff Weiss