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SumUp Gets New Funding, Eyes Expansion
London-based mobile point of sale provider SumUp has received 10 million euros [$11.2 million U.S.] in funding from investors, including American Express, Groupon and BBVA Ventures.  more »
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Swedish payments startup iZettle AB has raised 60 million euros ($67 million) to expand in Europe and fund a plan to offer merchants cash advances on future card sales. more »
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Application programming interfaces (APIs) have driven a technology revolution for small businesses that use the open development tools to add payments to e-commerce sites. more »
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The "buy buttons" that are popping up on social media platforms are intentionally simple, often meant to enable one-click purchases of individual products. But as the technology's popularity grows, so must its capabilities. more »
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PayPal Holdings Inc. is increasing prices for thousands of small businesses as the company looks to maintain revenue growth and boost profit margins as a stand- alone business separate from EBay Inc. more »
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European mobile point of sale gateway provider payworks will offer its service through Miura Systems' EMV and Near Field Communication mobile terminals. more »
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Hackers can already take control of a car. And as vehicles become rolling shopping malls, cybercriminals will have an opportunity to snatch your identity, too. more »
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The mobile payments industry’s view on wallets has been myopic. more »
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President Barack Obama is photographed during a Twitter Town Hall meeting in 2011.
Dylan Richard was the lead engineer for President Obama's reelection campaign, where the use of unstructured "social data" forever changed how presidential win the support of their constituents. Four years later, he's one of PayPal's newest recruits. more »
The new version of Coin can indicate whether a card can be used for contactless payments by displaying "NFC" under the card's name.
Electronic multi-card device maker Coin has added technology to enable contactless payments at some retail locations. more »
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MasterCard will offer its mobile payment system at the PGA Tour golf event in New Jersey that starts on Aug. 27. more »
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Support is building for changing part of bitcoin's design, after two high-profile developers introduced an alternate version of the virtual currency aimed at speeding up transactions and future-proofing the digital money. more »
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Loyalty programs have often been considered a key motivator to shift consumers to mobile payments and away from cash and cards. But few companies have actually blended mobile with loyalty in a compelling way. more »