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Richard Branson Invests in a Startup That No One Understands Yet

Stealth startup Clinkle announced Branson would be added to the long list of investors banking on its mysterious product being a grand slam.

Intuit Partners With Square for Easy Accounting Integration

New service can save business owners the time and hassle of manually feeding accounting data into QuickBooks.

PayPal Updates iPhone, Android Apps to Make Transactions Smoother and Faster

The revamped app comes with more payment options and social features, among others.

Past, Present and Future of Customer Payments (Infographic)

From bartering to bitcoins, this fun graphic takes a look at the long evolution of how customers pay for what they want.

Bitcoin Basics: What it Is and How it Works (Motiongraphic)

Virtual currency Bitcoin has been making headlines recently. Don't worry if you still don't know what it's all about. This motiongraphic breaks it down.

10 States Without Sales Tax This Weekend

A look at how businesses can cash in on the upcoming sales-tax holidays around the U.S.

The Future of Retail: Paying With Your Face?

A Finnish company says it has developed a system that eliminates the need for cash or credit at check out. All it needs is a look at your face.

Say What? PayPal Accidentally Credits Man $92 Quadrillion

Accounting error makes Pennsylvania man the richest person on the planet -- if only for an instant.

PayPal Goes Galactic, Moves to Cash In on Space Payments

PayPal plans to go where no payment processor has gone before: space.

Survey: Small-Business Owners Still Slow to Embrace Credit-Card Payments

While many small merchants only accept cash or checks, most consumers prefer plastic.

iPad, Tablet Point-of-Sale Systems Gain Popularity

More companies are offering point-of-sale systems that work on mobile touch-screen devices.

Accepting Bitcoin Payments: The Risks and Benefits

What business owners need to know about receiving the progressive digital currency.

New Service Aims to Simplify Ecommerce Payments

Ribbon allows for one-click payments via any user platform.

A Look at 'Bitcoin' Currency

Bitcoin represents a way to transfer money anonymously and at no cost.

What You Need to Know About Digital Wallets

The basics of digital wallets, and how will they impact your business.

The Benefits of Cloud-Based Point-of-Sale Systems

What are the advantages of switching your POS system to a mobile device.

10 Questions Every Entrepreneur Needs to Ask Suppliers

Consider this your vendor checklist, from costs and payment options to purchasing terms and sell-through. We've got you covered.

Resources to Help Launch Your Business

From processing payments to building a website, these resources will help you get your startup running in no time.

The Pros and Cons of Mobile Payment Services

From fee structures to device compatibility and support, here are the differences between mobile payment providers you should know about before getting started.

5 Ways to Get Paid Faster

Is your small business caught in a cash crunch? Consider these steps to get customers to speed up and cut that check.

More Businesses Burdened By Slow-Paying Customers

About one in seven small business owners cite payment irregularities as their most challenging business problem.

Most Retailers Saving Big on Debit Card Processing Fees

Federal Reserve report shows financial reforms are making a difference for merchants, although some say it's not enough.

Five Low-Cost Tools for Fast Cash Transfers

Give the heave-ho to services that charge big bucks to move your money around.

How Stageit Is Becoming a Must-Have Commerce Tool For Music Entrepreneurs

Musicians can streamlive shows to virtual concert-goers through a hassle-free online auditorium.

One Young Entrepreneur's Million-Dollar Idea in Mobile Gaming

A Princeton dropout makes waves with mobile gaming and payment services.

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