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PayPal, MyOrder Ink ‘Check In’ JV, Source Says

PayPal, MyOrder Ink ‘Check In’ JV, Source Says

by July 23, 2014 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

PayPal and MyOrder, the payments venture owned by Rabobank, the Dutch bank, have signed an agreement to bring “check in” payments to the Netherlands, Bank Innovation has learned.

What Does Apple’s POS Update Bode for NFC and the iPhone 6?

What Does Apple’s POS Update Bode for NFC and the iPhone 6?

by May 22, 2014 at 4:07 pm 1 comment

Apple is reportedly updating the point-of-service device its store employees use to allow them to process payments with the iPhone 5S, rather than just the iPod Touch. To some, this is a sign that Apple will add near-field communication (NFC) capabilities to its upcoming iPhone 6. This is a questionableRead More

VIDEO: PayPal’s Beacon Gets Play on Bloomberg TV

by May 15, 2014 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

PayPal got a helping hand from Bloomberg TV today, which ran a piece on its Beacon retail payments platform. Citing a macaroon shop as a test case. PayPal introduced Beacon last September. As the Bloomberg reporter says, it is “about the size of a stick of gum” and can handleRead More

VIDEO: Starbucks Shake-to-Pay Demo

by March 20, 2014 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

Too much caffeine can give you the shakes. And now that shaking can come in handy when you use Starbucks’s new “shake-to-pay” feature unveiled today as part of the coffee company’s new iOS app. Check out how it works in the demo video below.  

PayNearMe Raises Big Bucks and Scores Major Deal with Family Dollar Stores

PayNearMe Raises Big Bucks and Scores Major Deal with Family Dollar Stores

by February 10, 2014 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

$20 million? Meh. PayNearMe CEO Danny Shader is used to raising money — this was a Series E raise, after all — so the $20 million of funding his company received this week was no big deal to him. More important was the deal struck with Family Dollar stores, whichRead More

VIDEO: Inside the Cashless Economy of a Farmers’ Market, Courtesy of MasterCard

by June 19, 2013 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

The cashless economy at a farmers’ market is on display in this new MasterCard video. Interestingly, the video shows no actual transactions — meaning no swipes — but rather refers to them. Could that be because the merchants at this farmers’ market might be using, say, Square?

American Express Members Can Tweet to Make Purchases

by February 12, 2013 at 2:43 pm 1 comment

You can now cash in on your Twitter feed. American Express introduced Amex Sync on Twitter Monday, which allows for limited payments via Twitter hashtag. American Express members can link their cards to their Twitter accounts and simply tweet hashtags of special, American Express-approved offers in order to buy products on Twitter.Read More