Braintree is making another move in the battle to create a digital wallet people actually use. The partnership with online bank Simple is its first direct bank integration for Venmo Touch.
Payments company Braintree has publicly released Venmo Touch and made updates to its iOS software developer kit (SDK) to make mobile purchases as easy as Facebook Connect.
Imagine this scenario: Your babysitter needs $40 so she can pay for a taxi home, but you spent all your cash at dinner.
A company called Akimbo has developed a solution to this type of problem.
Private company research firm Privco has ranked the top 20 merger and acquisitions of the top 20 technology VC firms of 2012, including Ancestry.com’s $1.6 billion sale to private equity firm Permira and other top tech acquisitions such as Yammer, Meebo, Instagram, and NextG networks.
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Social payments startup Venmo is introducing Siri voice commands, a feature that will give its iPhone 4S user base the ability to send payments to friends with just their voice — and, of course, the help of the iPhone’s beloved virtual assistant.