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Chirpify goes beyond PayPal, now accepts credit, debit card payments

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Making purchases from your social media feeds just got easier thanks to Chirpify. The Portland-based startup is now allowing its members to pay using their credit and debit cards, as well automated clearing house (ACH) payments. Previously, using PayPal was the only way to make purchases. Now, Chirpify users can...
Chirpify goes beyond PayPal, now accepts credit, debit card payments

Lemon Cracks Open Its Smarter Wallet App For Publishers

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Lemon, creator of the Smarter Wallet app that lets you store digitized versions of the paper and plastic bits in your wallet, just launched Lemonade, a platform for third-party publishers to create add-ons to the digital wallet service. With Lemon's Smarter Wallet users can store all the things you'd normally...
Lemon Cracks Open Its Smarter Wallet App For Publishers

Vindicia adds mobile payments to CashBox via Boku

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Vindicia, a provider of the CashBox billing and customer management system for online merchants, is announcing today that consumers will be able to pay for items with their mobile phone numbers through a partnership with mobile payments firm Boku. That could help generate millions of dollars in additional annual revenue...
Vindicia adds mobile payments to CashBox via Boku

Payleven Gets Visa-Approved For European Mobile Pay

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Payleven is a Square-like mobile pay solution, and it might be possibly become a common sight in Europe. Payleven has announced it has achieved the backing of payments giant Visa and is ready for a launch in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and the U.K. this month. Payleven is...
Payleven Gets Visa-Approved For European Mobile Pay

Post Office to introduce contactless payment

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Roll out begins on 6 June across 11,500 branches, making Post Office the biggest user of contactless technology in EuropePeople buying goods and services through any Post Office branch will soon be able to use contactless credit and debit cards and payment-enabled mobile phones.Post Office will start to roll out...
Post Office to introduce contactless payment
Square to launch revamped payments app, Android support

Skype rolls out direct carrier billing for call credit in Russia, with a US and Canada launch 'soon'

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Skype users in Russia can now buy additional credit for making calls worldwide using their mobile phone, thanks to a direct operator billing service being offered by Mach. Users can now buy Skype Credit at any time through a browser-based transaction which the firm describes as “secure, seamless and convenient.” The...
Skype rolls out direct carrier billing for call credit in Russia, with a US and Canada launch 'soon'

After Saving Users $1M, BillGuard Integrates With Passbook To Track All Your Credit Cards In One Place

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With the launch of iOS6, Apple added a new feature called Passbook, which will allow users to collect all of their loyalty, rewards, and payment accounts all in a single virtual wallet. So far we’ve only seen a few companies take advantage of the app, loyalty rewards startup Kiip. But...
After Saving Users $1M, BillGuard Integrates With Passbook To Track All Your Credit Cards In One Place

Google Wallet goes to the cloud, now accepts Visa, American Express and Discover

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Since the rollout of its Wallet product, Google has been partnered with MasterCard and the credit card company’s PayPass product. But today, Google tells us that the platform is opening up, moving to the cloud and accepting cards from Visa, American Express and Discover. “To support all credit and debit...
Google Wallet goes to the cloud, now accepts Visa, American Express and Discover

Global Payments calls data breach 'contained'

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The third-party payments processor for Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards describes the data breach as "contained to the best of our ability." [Read more]...
Global Payments calls data breach 'contained'

Microsoft, Google, And HP's Mission In Myanmar

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Reps from Cisco, Google, HP, and Microsoft visited the country on a week-long visit arranged by USAID to improve the country's Internet infrastructure. Representatives from Google, Microsoft, HP, and Cisco visited Burma last week on a trade visit convened by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Myanmar, also...
Microsoft, Google, And HP's Mission In Myanmar
Visa exclusivity agreement forces the closure of 27 ATMs at the London Olympics
Foursquare expands 'Specials' discounts to Visa and MasterCard cardholders

Groupon introduces mobile payments system

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Online coupon broker Groupon debuted a new payments system on Wednesday meant to offer the "lowest rates in today's marketplace" to U.S. merchants who use its couponing service. The new system is like other mobile payments systems; it features a Groupon-branded credit card reader, which attaches to an iPhone...
Groupon introduces mobile payments system
Bitcoin company says debit cards coming in two months

SCVNGR raises $12m from Google, others, to boost mobile payment product LevelUp

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SCVNGR, the Boston-based company behind the location-based mobile game with the same name, has raised $12 million in funding for its other venture, mobile payments platform LevelUp. Part of a larger fundraising round, the investment comes from prior backers Google Ventures, Highland Capital and Balderton Capital with participation from new...
SCVNGR raises $12m from Google, others, to boost mobile payment product LevelUp

Yep, It's Coming: Google Wallet's Help Site Mentions The "Google Wallet Card"

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Just in case you needed more proof that the leaked news revealing a forthcoming physical Google Wallet Card is indeed legit, you can just visit Google’s own Help section on its Google Wallet website to catch a reference to the yet-to-be announced addition. On the page entitled “Eligible Devices,” Google...
Yep, It's Coming: Google Wallet's Help Site Mentions The "Google Wallet Card"

Restaurant Check Wallet Cuts Waits For Waiters, Takes Your Data With The Tip

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We've all fallen victim to that period between finishing a meal and trying to flag down a harried and distracted waiter for the check. And some of us have also fallen victim to the estimated 70% of credit card skimming that happens at restaurants each year since it's one of...
Restaurant Check Wallet Cuts Waits For Waiters, Takes Your Data With The Tip
I Just Used Cash -- Boy, What A Horrible Way To Pay For Things!

Dashlane Speeds Up The Web With Instant Logins, Automatic Checkout And More

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The stealthy consumer Internet startup Dashlane, which had raised a $5 million Series A back in September, is today coming out of hiding with the launch of its public release. The company is offering a personal data assistant that aims to speed up access to websites through password-saving and online...
Dashlane Speeds Up The Web With Instant Logins, Automatic Checkout And More

Microsoft fumbles on Points, encapsulating why it's such a frustrating company

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Note: All bolding added today, after the fact, by you humble servant. The writing has been on the wall for Microsoft Points at least since January. In that month, TNW reported the following: It has been suggested that by the end of 2012, Microsoft will force all transactions to be...
Microsoft fumbles on Points, encapsulating why it's such a frustrating company

PayPal Here takes on Square through iPhone, Android soon

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As leaked earlier in the week, PayPal has unveiled its own direct equivalent to Square's reader. PayPal Here's triangular reader lets anyone with an iPhone take card payments and, as expected, PayPal payments. It claims an edge over Square in sheer variety of payment types, supporting options like debit cards,...
PayPal Here takes on Square through iPhone, Android soon

iCache Geode claims title of first shipping iPhone e-wallet, asks 'who needs NFC?'

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Apple has been sending mixed signals as to whether or not it will bring NFC to the iPhone for mobile payments, but iCache clearly isn't waiting for the technology to show its face -- the company just started shipping its Geode e-wallet. As we saw just a few weeks...
iCache Geode claims title of first shipping iPhone e-wallet, asks 'who needs NFC?'

MasterCard partners with India's Beam to offer prepaid card for mobile wallets

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MasterCard has announced a cooperation with Indian mobile wallet provider Beam to offer pre-paid cards to the service’s 14 million customers and help reach the nation’s many “underbanked” citizens. Beam is off to a strong start in India with its mobile payment solution, and its new partnership with MasterCard should give...
MasterCard partners with India's Beam to offer prepaid card for mobile wallets

Google Wallet sued for Patent Infringement in Delaware

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This afternoon, Google was sued over its Google Wallet smartphone application allegedly infringing U.S. Patent No. 7,298,271 (the '271 patent) in the Federal District Court of Delaware.  According to Google, "Google Wallet is a virtual wallet that securely stores your credit and debit cards, offers, and rewards cards. You can...
Google Wallet sued for Patent Infringement in Delaware

Promise and Peril of Virtual Currencies

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The crackdown on money-transfer service Liberty Reserve highlights the growing challenges virtual currencies face as they gain wider use among businesses and consumers. Such alternative payment methods have the potential to drive down or eliminate the processing costs businesses pay when they accept credit and debit cards. But, recently, some...
Promise and Peril of Virtual Currencies

Boot up: Google's card nixed, Samsung's ITV exclusive, space station Linux and more

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Plus DRAM prices rise, learn vim by adventure, more on app pricing, the US cyberwar strategy, why mobile web is slow, and moreA burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamPrivacy advocate Jonathan Mayer has had it with 'Do Not Track' >> Ad...
Boot up: Google's card nixed, Samsung's ITV exclusive, space station Linux and more

4 payments trends that will shape the future of game development

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Jennifer Schulz is the global head of commerce at Visa. Nearly one in 10 Americans has purchased a digital good in the past year. Today’s gamers have an unprecedented range of platforms, payment options and preferences to choose from, and there is little doubt that the digital goods economy...
4 payments trends that will shape the future of game development

Cox and Verizon Wireless join forces, launch service bundles in Oklahoma

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It's a moderately good day to be an Oklahoman. Wireless subscribers living near Oklahoma City or Tulsa will be among the first to reap the benefits of a new partnership between Cox Communications and Verizon Wireless that bundles services from both companies, letting customers sign up for packages that...
Cox and Verizon Wireless join forces, launch service bundles in Oklahoma
Y Combinator-Backed Balanced Adds Bank Payments To Its Peer-To-Peer Payments Platform
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