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Payment Data Is More Valuable Than Payment Fees

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We are in the midst of a great revolution the payments space: anyone with a phone can now accept credit cards; online-to-offline commerce is allowing online payment for offline purchase and significant friction is being removed from the consumer purchase experience thanks to mobile. All of this innovation (read: competition),...
Payment Data Is More Valuable Than Payment Fees

Here are the 10 startups vying for catwalk glory and $65,000 at Decoded Fashion London

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On November 1st, the Decoded Fashion event takes place to connect retailers, technologists and startups around the world of style to see what plans they can hatch for the future. As part of the event, ten startups have been chosen to pitch for the chance to win $65,000 investment from...
Here are the 10 startups vying for catwalk glory and $65,000 at Decoded Fashion London

Soon you’ll be able to use your Nook to buy books in B&N stores

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On the heels of yesterday’s news that Microsoft is investing $300 million in Barnes & Noble’s Nook and college businesses, B&N CEO William Lynch says that the company plans to embed NFC (near field communication) chips into Nooks. Users could take their Nook into a Barnes & Noble store and...
Soon you’ll be able to use your Nook to buy books in B&N stores
10 style startups strut their stuff at The Fashion Pitch

eBay To Make True Window Shopping A Reality With New NYC Virtual Retail Stores

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eBay is debuting new “shoppable window” virtual stores over the course of this month and next (via Reuters), to help retailer Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc. sell its new line of Kate Spade Saturday clothing on window display screens measuring 9 feet by 2 feet, which cover the windows of...
eBay To Make True Window Shopping A Reality With New NYC Virtual Retail Stores

Barnes & Noble's Nook e-readers getting NFC, says CEO

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Now that all of that Microsoft-related news is out in the open, Barnes & Noble's CEO William Lynch is ready to talk about the future. Fortune sat down with him to discuss the deal and what's next for the Nook. The answer to the latter is, at least in...
Barnes & Noble's Nook e-readers getting NFC, says CEO

Facebook Adds App Subscription Payment Model

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After its disappointing IPO last month cast doubts on the company’s ability to monetize its vast user base, Facebook today announced a subsciption pricing model - potentially adding a recurring source of revenue for itself - and for developers of Facebook apps. The new service, announced on Facebook’s Developer Blog...
Facebook Adds App Subscription Payment Model
Apple dominating Android with 84 percent of mobile gaming revenue

Facebook launches local currency payments API, will officially end Facebook credits September 12

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After announcing its intention to end Facebook Credits last March, Facebook has launched the local currency payments API today. Replacing Facebook Credits, the local currency payments API has been put in place to simplify purchase experience, improve payments flow and make it easier to price virtual goods globally. Facebook has...
Facebook launches local currency payments API, will officially end Facebook credits September 12

In-app Subscriptions in Google Play

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[This post is by Ibrahim Elbouchikhi, Product Manager on the Google Play team. —Dirk Dougherty] We launched In-app Billing on Google Play a year ago to give developers more ways to sell and engage users over the lifetime of their apps. Since the launch, In-app Billing has been extremely...
In-app Subscriptions in Google Play

Amazon adds in-app purchasing to Appstore for Android devices, Kindle Fire

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Amazon's Appstore has offered a typical application acquisition experience, save for one important detail: in-app purchasing. Beginning today, devs can now take advantage of the familiar revenue booster already available in the iOS App Store and Google Play, through the use of the Amazon Appstore In-App Purchasing API. The...
Amazon adds in-app purchasing to Appstore for Android devices, Kindle Fire
Barnes & Noble plans to bring NFC to the Nook

As Software Trumps Hardware In The World Of Payments, VeriFone Partners With CardSpring For Card-Linked Services

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The world of payments is being turned over by the likes of Square, PayPal, Stripe and others, which are tackling the idea of payments based on hardware terminals, and new services that focus on innovations in smartphones and tablets with functionality coming by way of software iterations. Not to be...
As Software Trumps Hardware In The World Of Payments, VeriFone Partners With CardSpring For Card-Linked Services
Android billing grows up: Google Play finally gets in-app subscriptions

What's happening with wallet solutions around Northern Europe?

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For years, large conglomerates of telcos as well as startups, have been battling in the field around wallet solutions. It seems only logical that it’s an area that is ripe for disruption. But are wallet solutions a promised unicorn where the actors in the field are a couple of years...
What's happening with wallet solutions around Northern Europe?

And Now Barnes & Noble Plans to Integrate NFC Into the Nook

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Barnes and Noble's flagship. (flickr.com/edenpictures) Yesterday Barnes & Noble announced a splashy Microsoft partnership, complete with major cash infusion. Today, Fortune has a Q&A with CEO William Lynch, speculating on how the bookseller can leverage NFC technologies. Whatever its eventual fate, this company seems damned determined that if there's an obituary involved,...
And Now Barnes & Noble Plans to Integrate NFC Into the Nook

Hipmunk taps Expedia to introduce hotel bookings directly through its travel search apps

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We’ve previously written about how Hipmunk has been setting out to hook the world’s savviest travelers ever since the San Francisco startup launched in the summer of 2010. Now, the travel search startup is going that extra step by enabling direct hotel bookings in its Web and mobile apps. Hipmunk’s...
Hipmunk taps Expedia to introduce hotel bookings directly through its travel search apps
Facebook payments to challenge PayPal, Google, Apple, and more

Nokia courts app developers for its revamped Asha platform with a new SDK and in-app payment tool

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Nokia unveiled a new platform for its Asha range of smartphones and feature phones today, which puts a greater on apps and offers two separate screens, called ‘Home’ and ‘Fastlane’. It’s unclear whether this is an entirely new mobile operating system, or a re-engineering of the Series 40 platform which...
Nokia courts app developers for its revamped Asha platform with a new SDK and in-app payment tool
Facebook slates local currency pricing for Credits in Q3 2013, will give game developers 90 days to switch
War of the wallets: Paypal takes on Google in digital money battle

CardSpring Raises $10M Series A from Accel and Greylock

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CardSpring, a Palo Alto-based payments infrastructure startup, has raised $10 million in Series A financing led by Accel Partners and Greylock Partners, with SV Angel, Morado Ventures, Felicis Ventures, and WIN also participating. PRESS RELEASE: Payments infrastructure startup CardSpring announced today the raise of a $10M Series A investment led by...
CardSpring Raises $10M Series A from Accel and Greylock

Facebook shares new documentation for local currency pricing, sets migration for Q3

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Facebook today provided updates regarding its transition from Credits to local currency pricing. The company offered new documentation for game developers and announced that migration will occur in Q3 this year. Facebook decided to phase out Credits in favor of a user’s local currency — dollars, pounds or yen, for example...
Facebook shares new documentation for local currency pricing, sets migration for Q3
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