News and Articles About Payments

All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts
Google

All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts

An update to Google Now will notify users on their smartphones when they are in close proximity to a store carrying an item they've previously searched for.
Geoff Weiss
How Bitcoin Is Fueling a New Payments Battlefield
Technology

How Bitcoin Is Fueling a New Payments Battlefield

The traditional payments industry is headed for an upheaval as more small businesses begin accepting Bitcoin and more payment startups rise to meet the growing demand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
More Post-Recession Jobs Paying Lower Wages
Jobs

More Post-Recession Jobs Paying Lower Wages

Fewer higher-paying positions have replaced the jobs lost during the recession, according to new analysis.
Yelp Now Points Users to Businesses That Accept Bitcoin as Payment
Technology

Yelp Now Points Users to Businesses That Accept Bitcoin as Payment

The popular consumer review site pushes Bitcoin as a viable payment option further into the mainstream.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Square Unveils 'Offline Mode' and Inventory Tracking Features
Payments

Square Unveils 'Offline Mode' and Inventory Tracking Features

The mobile payments company announced today an offline function, an inventory tracker and a pre-order tool.
Geoff Weiss
Rumors Swirl That Square Is for Sale
Mobile Payments

Rumors Swirl That Square Is for Sale

The mobile-payments company founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has reportedly been talking to suitors about selling itself.
Catherine Clifford
Bitcoin Millionaire Charlie Shrem Under House Arrest Following Federal Indictment
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Millionaire Charlie Shrem Under House Arrest Following Federal Indictment

The bad-boy founder of the Bitcoin Foundation and BitInstant is back at his mom and dad's place and he's in big trouble for allegedly funneling $1 million into shady Silk Road dealings.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Report: Facebook Is About to Enter the E-Money Game
Facebook

Report: Facebook Is About to Enter the E-Money Game

The social giant is gearing up to give PayPal a run for their money.
Wendy Frink
Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card

One startup has launched a game-changing service that swaps bitcoins for dollars and puts them on a prepaid debit card that works in regular ATM machines.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What the Heck Is a Bitcoin Anyway?
Bitcoin

What the Heck Is a Bitcoin Anyway?

And how can my business accept payments with the digital currency?
Mikal E. Belicove
Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments
Innovation

Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

Paying for cool indie gadgets and gear and artisanal food with the world's first digital cash just got easier. Well, sort of.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Panera Gets Serious About Tech, Says Its Future Depends On It
Food Businesses

Panera Gets Serious About Tech, Says Its Future Depends On It

The soup and sandwich chain is introducing tech upgrades that include mobile ordering and self-checkout kiosks.
Kate Taylor
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