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Paidpiper Launches At Disrupt NY, Letting You Pay For Others' Purchases In Stores
Sprint investing in own payment platform, may drop Google Wallet

Google Folds Wallet Support Into Gmail So You Can Send Money As Attachments

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Phew. Google just spent three hours or so showing off new developer tools, APIs, service overhauls, and the occasional gadget, but not everything the search giant rolled out today got a turn under the spotlights at the Moscone Center. Case in point: according to a post on the official Google...
Google Folds Wallet Support Into Gmail So You Can Send Money As Attachments

Tapjoy Launches $5M Fund To Invest In Mobile Game Development In Asia

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Mobile ad and monetization platform Tapjoy is announcing a new $5 million fund – the “Tapjoy Asia Fund” – which aims to support development and marketing of free-to-play mobile games on both iOS and Android. The new fund is an extension of the company’s earlier $5 million push from June...
Tapjoy Launches $5M Fund To Invest In Mobile Game Development In Asia

Stripe updates API to simplify automated payments for all online merchants

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Mobile payment platform Stripe, which allows any website or developer to start accepting payments online through the addition of a few lines of code to their webpage, has updated its core functionality to include the ability to automate the process of sending bank transfers to anyone with a US bank account....
Stripe updates API to simplify automated payments for all online merchants

Isis in action: It's pretty simple but no replacement wallet

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The mobile carrier payment platform Isis launched Monday in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah; and it works pretty much as advertised. After a lousy initial experience with the service when my phone wasn’t supported and I couldn’t even find merchants who knew about the program or accepted Isis,...
Isis in action: It's pretty simple but no replacement wallet
Ideas for How to Monetize the Future of Magazines

Alibaba ruffles Beijing government feathers as its Taobao online mall launches hospital booking service

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Alibaba-owned Taobao, China’s most influential online retail site, is widely known as a place where one can buy everything and anything under the sun. Now, in cooperation with Guahao.com, a Chinese non-profit, the platform offers a new product – hospital appointments. According to China Daily, Taobao rolled out a hospital...
Alibaba ruffles Beijing government feathers as its Taobao online mall launches hospital booking service
The iPhone 5: Less innovation than Android and WP8, in a bigger package
O, Christmas Text: Mobile payment startup Seconds powers People's Tree campaign

Europe's Square, iZettle, Is Coming To Android, Testing First On Samsung Devices In Sweden

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A big development today for iZettle, the “Square of Europe” that wants to become the biggest mobile payment platform in the region. It is now extending its dongle-based service Android devices, to add to a service that already works with the iOS-based iPhone and iPad. The company tells me that...
Europe's Square, iZettle, Is Coming To Android, Testing First On Samsung Devices In Sweden

Online payments service Braintree lands in Australia, as its international rollout continues

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Braintree, an online and mobile payments platform that has raised $70 million to date, announced today that it is launching the service in Australia. The company raised $35 million to fund its growth in October. It partnered with LightSpeed just days after the announcement and acquired another company in the...
Online payments service Braintree lands in Australia, as its international rollout continues
Venmo Touch From Braintree Lets You Pay Across Multiple Apps Without Entering Your Credit Card

Google shutters One Pass, its paid content platform

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Google has closed down One Pass, the paid content platform that it rolled out in February 2011 and revamped in February 2012. On the Google Blog, the company writes: One Pass, our payment platform for online news publishers, has been shut down. We are working with existing partners to make...
Google shutters One Pass, its paid content platform

Galaxy Nexus LTE signage going up at Sprint stores Sunday, April 15th

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We know everything there is to know about the Sprint Galaxy Nexus LTE, except for its launch date. According to Phandroid, the launch could be coming soon, as many Sprint retail stores have received the sign material to post around their stores. As you can see after the break, the signage...
Galaxy Nexus LTE signage going up at Sprint stores Sunday, April 15th
Focus Squarely On Europe, Mobile Payments Startup iZettle Gets $31.4M From Greylock, MasterCard & More

Samsung Galaxy S III is the first MetroPCS handset to support Google Wallet

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While the US wireless industry seems far away from finding a universal mobile payment system, T-Mobile's new BFF MetroPCS appears to have made its choice. Taking to its official Facebook page, the carrier announced on Monday that the Samsung Galaxy S III is its first handset to support Google...
Samsung Galaxy S III is the first MetroPCS handset to support Google Wallet

Alibaba Group CEO Jack Ma Announces Major Restructuring In Company Email

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is embarking on a major reorganization of its business structure that will divide the company into 25 different units, each led by a general manager, said CEO Jack Ma in a company-wide email published by Sina News (link via Google Translate, h/t 36Kr). The move is...
Alibaba Group CEO Jack Ma Announces Major Restructuring In Company Email

Social Crowdfunding Platform Rally.org Expands To Europe With New Berlin Incubator And Donations In Euros, With Pounds Coming Soon

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Rally.org, the U.S.-based crowdfunding platform designed for socially-minded causes, is taking its mission to Europe. Today, the startup is opening an incubator in Berlin, its first outside of the U.S., and on a limited beta will start to process donations made on its proprietary payment platform in euros, with the...
Social Crowdfunding Platform Rally.org Expands To Europe With New Berlin Incubator And Donations In Euros, With Pounds Coming Soon

eBay partners with New York retailer to make window shopping a reality

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Window shopping may not be such a cost-free endeavor in the future if some new technologies take off. According to a new Reuters report, Internet commerce giant eBay is slated to open a number of “shoppable windows” in high-traffic areas around New York City in a partnership with Fifth &...
eBay partners with New York retailer to make window shopping a reality

New Citadel malware variant targets Payza online payment platform

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A new variant of the Citadel financial malware is targeting users of the Payza online payment platform by launching local in-browser attacks to steal their credentials, according to researchers from security firm Trusteer.Citadel is a Trojan program designed primarily to steal online banking credentials, but is also associated with...
New Citadel malware variant targets Payza online payment platform
McDonald's testing PayPal-powered mobile payments in France

Payvia Wins Exclusive Contract To Power SMS Donations In Obama For America Campaign

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Payvia, which just launched its new mobile payment platform for carrier billing this July, has been selected as the exclusive vendor to power the campaign contributions for Obama for America (OFA). This will allow supporters to send in donations to the campaign via text message, and those charges will later...
Payvia Wins Exclusive Contract To Power SMS Donations In Obama For America Campaign
Y Combinator-Backed Balanced Raises $1.4M To Provide A Payment Platform For Peer-To-Peer Marketplaces

Zooz offers unified solution for PayPal, credit cards and carrier billing

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Zooz is aiming to improve mobile payments with a single solution service that allows developers to offer PayPal, credit card and carrier billing options in one screen on iOS, Android and — as of today — HTML5 apps. The Tel Aviv-based startup wants to address what CEO and co-founder Oren...
Zooz offers unified solution for PayPal, credit cards and carrier billing

Content payment system Piano takes more funding to go global

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Piano Media, the paid content platform currently operating bundled kiosks in Slovakia and Slovenia, is taking a €2 million second round of venture investment to boost its globalisation ambitions for and general expansion. The money comes from the Technology in Central and Eastern Europe Fund SICAR (3TS Cisco Growth Fund), backed...
Content payment system Piano takes more funding to go global

Jambool hires marketing veteran from Electronic Arts for social app payments platform

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Game veterans are following the gold, leaving traditional game companies for the new ones built around the social networking economy. Today, Jambool (which also goes by Social Gold) is announcing it has hired Mike Quigley as its chief marketing officer, VentureBeat has learned. Quigley was former vice president of global...
Jambool hires marketing veteran from Electronic Arts for social app payments platform

China's Tencent is bringing mobile payments to WeChat, its WhatsApp rival with 200m users

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Chinese Internet giant Tencent has confirmed that it is planning to introduce payment services to WeChat, its popular mobile chat app, firming up plans that many industry watchers and users had suspected for some time. The Wall Street Journal reports that Lai Zhiming, who heads up TenPay — Tencent’s third-party payment...
China's Tencent is bringing mobile payments to WeChat, its WhatsApp rival with 200m users

Mozilla intros experimental web payment API for Firefox OS

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Mozilla's fledgling Firefox OS has yet to seed out to actual consumers, but when it does an "easy and secure" payment platform should be in place. Announced via the company's developer-focused Hacks blog, navigator.mozPay() is a Javascript API crafted in the vein of Google Wallet, but with a key...
Mozilla intros experimental web payment API for Firefox OS

Mobile rewards platform Jana is among those who benefited from Zynga's Boston office shutdown

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It’s been about two months since Zynga closed the doors of its Boston office as a part of the company’s worldwide austerity measures. It appears now that if someone has benefited from this, it is local startups like Jana, which has even issued an announcement about hiring Zynga’s former Director...
Mobile rewards platform Jana is among those who benefited from Zynga's Boston office shutdown
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