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BII REPORT: How Card Readers Are Driving An Explosion In Mobile Payments
Mobile pay service LevelUp completes $21M round with $9M from T-Ventures

4 Reasons Why You Should Use Square For Your Business

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This post originally appeared at Open Forum.  Square, the mobile credit-card processing application, has been growing like crazy. It handled the equivalent of $6 billion a year in payments as of June, and with major corporations like Starbucks now using the platform, that number may easily double--and continue to grow exponentially. Why is...
4 Reasons Why You Should Use Square For Your Business
Can Google Be The Amazon.com For The Rest Of The Web?

This Device Will Change the World

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This Device Will Change the World is a post from Chris Pirillohttp://twitter.com/chrispirillo – It’s not square, it’s THE Square. squareup.com/ class=”related_post”>Credit Card Transactions on the Go for Only a Buck!Mobile Credit Card Processing for the iPhoneBuying Gas with a Credit Card Could Cost MoreVacation Credit Card Tips...
This Device Will Change the World

iTunes Store may finally open in South Africa

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It may be amongst the most successful of digital content stores, but iTunes Store isn’t everywhere. Now conjecture suggests it will plug its gap in South Africa, however. Yoel Kenan, founder and CEO of African music licensing firm Africori, made the declaration at Mobile Entertainment Africa 2012 Conference in Cape Town...
iTunes Store may finally open in South Africa

Square's Game-Changer: Mobile Credit Card Processing With One Monthly Fee

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There’s an interesting race happening right now in the mobile payments space — it seems like every week brings news of another company or collection of companies trying to squeeze in on the space. Much of the focus, though, is on the consumer side. Meanwhile, over on the merchant side......
Square's Game-Changer: Mobile Credit Card Processing With One Monthly Fee
GoPayment drops Windows Phone support, recommends a new phone
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New Lettuce Order Management Platform Is as Beautiful as it Is Poweful

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For entrepreneurs, the Holy Grail of innovation is the opportunity to solve your own needs while also filling a need felt by the broader marketplace. This is exactly the story behind small and medium sized business (SMB) focused SaaS order management platform Lettuce. Lettuce co-founder Raad Mobrem started a...
New Lettuce Order Management Platform Is as Beautiful as it Is Poweful

Amazon Could Be Working On A Square Competitor

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Rumors have been coming in that Amazon is readying a mobile payments product that could compete with Square, Intuit GoPayment and PayPal Here. A tipster and an industry source both tell us that Amazon is going after smaller chains of retailers for the product, and could be offering significantly lower...
Amazon Could Be Working On A Square Competitor

iTunes Store may launch in Russia, cheaper than U.S.

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Apple is reportedly planning to launch iTunes Store music downloads in to Russia’s fast-growing internet market. Business paper Vedomosti reports local music industry sources as saying Apple is currently negotiating for licenses, with launch likely in Q4 2012 or Q1 2013, and tracks priced below $0.99. The apparent opening comes...
iTunes Store may launch in Russia, cheaper than U.S.
Global Hack Nets $45 Million In ATM Crime Spree
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TABLE: The Solution That Will Lead The Mobile Payments Revolution

Square deal with Starbucks highlights Apple's push to deliver Passbook in iOS 6

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The partnership announced between Starbucks and credit card processing service Square underscores the potential demand for mobile device payments, lending some light into why Apple is promoting its new Passbook app as a key feature in iOS 6....
Square deal with Starbucks highlights Apple's push to deliver Passbook in iOS 6

Groupon launches Breadcrumb iPad app, vows to not be a typical POS

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Yesterday, Groupon POS appeared in the iTunes Store, but was quickly pulled. Now we know why. Breadcrumb POS, which is the official name of yesterday's leaked point-of-sale iPad app, is now officially available, bringing a simple interface and a handful of financial incentives. The application, which can be downloaded...
Groupon launches Breadcrumb iPad app, vows to not be a typical POS
Hackers and flash mobs in $45m heist
Payments via iPhone: Stay with Square or soar with Sail?

Eventbrite unveils At The Door Card reader, turns iPads into ticketing terminals

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Square may see the iPad to as an excellent retail tool, but Eventbrite thinks Apple's tablet a box office boon, which is why it created the At The Door app and card reader solution. Eventbrite's a self-service ticketing platform and its new dongle, which connects via Apple's 30-pin connector,...
Eventbrite unveils At The Door Card reader, turns iPads into ticketing terminals

Starbucks adopts Square wireless wallet

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Coffee chain Starbucks will begin accepting payments through Square's Wallet mobile app this fall, including the capability to digitally tip favorite baristas. The move further legitimizes Square's software-based mobile payment system, which is already accepted at several retailers including Best Buy, OfficeMax, Staples, AT&T, and Sprint. The announcement accompanied...
Starbucks adopts Square wireless wallet

Mobile Taxi Network Hailo Raises $17M From Accel And Atomico To Take On Uber In The U.S.

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Hailo, a European mobile taxi network, is announcing a $17 million round of Series A financing led by Accel Partners. The company previously raised $3 million in seed funding from Wellington Partners and Atomico, who both participated in this round as well. Hailo, which has been operating in London since...
Mobile Taxi Network Hailo Raises $17M From Accel And Atomico To Take On Uber In The U.S.
Braintree quietly making sure startups get paid

PayPal partners with Discover to outdo Square/Starbucks in mobile payments

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Who needs Starbucks? In an effort to ramp up its mobile payments offerings, PayPal announced today that it will team up with Discover to bring its technology to more than 7 million merchants next year. In terms of sheer numbers, the deal one-ups Square’s partnership with Starbucks to replace...
PayPal partners with Discover to outdo Square/Starbucks in mobile payments

Are Square and Dwolla Teaming Up to Disrupt Visa and Mastercard?

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Ben Milne, CEO of Dwolla. (Photo: Lanyrd) Visa and Mastercard have long dominated the retail payment business (afterall, when was the last time you saw someone flaunting a Discover card?). But now, New York-based Dwolla* and San Francisco-based Square may be collaborating to knock the two legacy institutions off their pedestal....
Are Square and Dwolla Teaming Up to Disrupt Visa and Mastercard?

Eventbrite launches card reader for at-the-door ticket sales

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Ticket sales startup Eventbrite is giving event planners a new way to sell tickets to their conferences, meetups and other events, with the introduction of a new, branded credit card reader designed to work with its “At The Door” iPad app. With the card reader customers can now pay for...
Eventbrite launches card reader for at-the-door ticket sales

VeriFone's CEO Calls Square 'Pets.com'--Yeah, Right, He Wishes (PAY)

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Verifone CEO Doug Bergeron just dissed Square, its upstart rival in the credit-card-processing market, by calling it "Pets.com." Oh boy, that was stupid. That was Bergeron's reaction to the news that the San Francisco-based payments startup is poised to raise another $200 million at a $3.25 billion valuation. VeriFone, which...
VeriFone's CEO Calls Square 'Pets.com'--Yeah, Right, He Wishes (PAY)

Dwolla Democratizing APIs With New Non-Technical Portal

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An API is a “must have” feature for many tech startus. Mailchimp CEO Ben Chestnut went so far as to write that the company’s API is “probably the best marketing we’ve ever done.” But for some companies an API is more than just marketing, it’s a core part of the...
Dwolla Democratizing APIs With New Non-Technical Portal

Cyberthieves yank $45 million in sophisticated ATM hack, make Ocean's Eleven look trivial

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It has the makings of a film -- but the fallout from one of the world's most sophisticated ATM heists is very real. The New York Times is reporting that a massive team of criminals worked in concert in order to grab some $45 million in a matter of...
Cyberthieves yank $45 million in sophisticated ATM hack, make Ocean's Eleven look trivial
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