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Inspire Commerce nabs $500,000 to launch universal payment platform

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Inspire Commerce, which is working on a universal financial transaction technology platform, has raised a $500,000 seed round from Axia and The Story Stock Exchange. The company plans to use the funds for the development and deployment of its InspirePay.com service and the .pay framework. “From friends and family, to the Story...
Inspire Commerce nabs $500,000 to launch universal payment platform

Square suffers hour-long outage, confirms website and "some payments" were affected

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It’s been two weeks since Square announced a landmark partnership with Starbucks,  but the red-hot mobile payments startup experienced difficulties this evening (US time) after its payment app and website suffered outages that affected some payments. Squareup.com was down for an hour but, more importantly, a number of users reported (via...
Square suffers hour-long outage, confirms website and "some payments" were affected

MLG and Twitch move away from partner CBSi, taking ad sales back in-house to capitalize on quick growth

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Just over one year after Major League Gaming (MLG) and Twitch announced a landmark partnership with CBSi involving both content distribution and advertising sales, the deal is waning as both esports-focused companies look to move their monetization back in-house. In the past two days both Twitch and MLG have announced new...
MLG and Twitch move away from partner CBSi, taking ad sales back in-house to capitalize on quick growth

Square to announce payment trial with Burberry, its first luxury brand partner

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Following the roll-out of gift cards in its iOS apps over the weekend, well-placed sources have informed The Next Web that digital payments innovator Square is set to make another announcement – a partnership with British fashion house Burberry in what will be the company’s first tie-up with a luxury...
Square to announce payment trial with Burberry, its first luxury brand partner

Twitter as media: Its ambitions grow with NBC Olympic deal

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Just a few weeks ago, we wrote about how Twitter was dipping its toes into the media business by hiring editors and producers to curate content, followed by the launch of a NASCAR media hub that made it obvious where the company’s intentions lay. Now it is about to...
Twitter as media: Its ambitions grow with NBC Olympic deal
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