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Lodsys returns: Disney's one of the latest companies accused of patent-infringing with in-app purchases

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Remember Lodsys, the “inventions” firm that started issuing letters to iOS developers’ doors back in 2011, warning them that by using Apple’s in-app payment mechanism they were infringing on patents it owned? Well,  as MacRumors notes, Lodsys has now risen from its slumber to take on the might of Disney,...
Lodsys returns: Disney's one of the latest companies accused of patent-infringing with in-app purchases
Mozilla announces new web payment mechanism to debut on Firefox OS

Payvment puts $1.1M in its basket to power online shopping carts

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Payvment, a service that lets you add a fully-functional shopping cart to your web site or Facebook Page using PayPal as the payment mechanism, has just landed $1.15 million of a targeted $1.7 million round of equity and preferred stock sales, according to a filing with the SEC. Payvment...
Payvment puts $1.1M in its basket to power online shopping carts
For Chris Dixon the next big thing might be bitcoin
Former Apple Hardware guru leads the charge at Square

Cindy Gallop of Make Love Not Porn: “People get all weird around sex”

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Cindy Gallop is the founder and CEO of Make Love Not Porn. She created the site when she realised what happens when porn replaces sex education in the absence of a healthy approach in society. She’s turned the site into a business venture and in a few weeks time Gallop will...
Cindy Gallop of Make Love Not Porn: “People get all weird around sex”

Influential Silicon Valley Investor Explains Why He's Investing In Bitcoin Startups

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Bitcoins have become all the rage lately as its value has skyrocketed this year.  Bitcoins are a form of decentralized, digital currency. Today, Bitcoin is trading around $118. At its peak, it reached $266. In January, it was trading at $15. Chris Dixon, a partner at Silicon Valley firm Andreessen Horowitz, is making...
Influential Silicon Valley Investor Explains Why He's Investing In Bitcoin Startups

Amazon Store is Live in India

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Amazon has just gone live in India as junglee.com but unlike the main Amazon.com store where most of the products are sold directly by Amazon, their India store is more like a yellow pages-style directory where hundreds of online and offline sellers in India have uploaded their product catalogs. If...
Amazon Store is Live in India
Walmart Adds “Pay With Cash” For Online Shoppers At Walmart.com
I Just Used Cash -- Boy, What A Horrible Way To Pay For Things!
Fee-less Charity Donation Startup, Believe.in, Partners With Stripe To Offer Faster Payment Processing

New agreement lets Facebook and Zynga play the field, still shack up

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It wasn't so long ago that Facebook and Zynga were making beautiful music (and money) together, but it seems that each is now looking for a bit of fresh air in the relationship, according to Reuters. A new agreement will give Zynga more freedom to offer games on its...
New agreement lets Facebook and Zynga play the field, still shack up
Bitcoin price holds up as details emerge about Mt. Gox seizure

Mobile Payments: A Trillion Dollar Industry… Once Everyone Can Actually Make A Payment

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“Is that a Windows phone?  Uh, sorry about that…. we only accept payments from Apple devices.” The absurdity of the above statement is crystal clear.  Basic transfer of money from one party to another in exchange for goods and services shouldn’t be this exclusive.  Yet, this is where we find...
Mobile Payments: A Trillion Dollar Industry… Once Everyone Can Actually Make A Payment

PayNearMe Raises $10 Million Series D; Launches Self-Serve Platform To Allow Any Business Accept Remote Cash Payments

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Cash-based payments platform PayNearMe has raised additional financing, the company announced today, in a Series D round led by August Capital with participation from other existing investors including Khosla Ventures, Maveron, and True Ventures. The news comes alongside the launch of the company’s latest product, PayNearMe Express, a self-serve platform that lets...
PayNearMe Raises $10 Million Series D; Launches Self-Serve Platform To Allow Any Business Accept Remote Cash Payments

Why 'The Daily' Failed

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Why 'The Daily' Failed: John Gruber: Their success was that they got over 100,000 readers to pay at least $40 per year for a subscription. How many digital publications can say that? Not many. And the iPad -- with Apple's simple, trusted, familiar payment mechanism -- made that possible. The...
Why 'The Daily' Failed
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