PayPal folds startup into its smartphone wallet
Online financial transactions titan PayPal announced that it has bought a San Francisco startup focused on using smartphone cameras to take credit card payments.
Small businesses see mobile payments as chance to lower costs
Urban Bean manager Liz Abene started hunting for a new way to process card payments after the coffee shop's transaction fees skyrocketed. It was costing $60 a month, she said, just to have the credit card equipment on the ...
Virgin tycoon Branson invests in Square
Square, a start-up from a co-founder of Twitter, said Tuesday that Virgin tycoon Richard Branson has invested in the mobile payments company.
Hack turns Square into criminal tool
Hackers have shown how to turn mobile payment service Square into a convenient tool for criminals to pump cash from stolen credit card numbers.
Smartphones take charge: Small merchants expand their sales with mobile credit card services
Coming soon to a garage sale near you: "All major credit cards accepted."
Payment startup Square rolls out iPad sales app
(AP) -- First, mobile payment service Square made it easier for merchants to accept credit cards anytime, anywhere, with just a smart phone and a tiny, plastic credit-card reader. Now the startup led by Twitter co-founder ...
Sprint to take lead in cellphone-payment technology
Will that be cash, credit, debit or, um, phone?
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Gadgets: Card reader helps you shop safer online
NetSecure Technologies SmartSwipe credit card reader is a new device to help Internet shoppers or small business owners.
Finding our own little worlds has never been easier
What an author won't do for a book. In 2004, San Jose State University associate professor Andy Wood decided to embark upon an experiment: He would fly from San Jose to New York, rent a car and drive back the 3,000 miles ...