Guest Post Mobile billing and payments have seen extraordinary growth in almost every consumer industry except for healthcare. However, a number of factors are converging to make 2013 a year of rapid growth in mobile payment options for medical providers and patients.
In other words, PayPal is all in.
In its ongoing effort to become a universal payment service, PayPal is today launching a new service that should simplify shopping on mobile websites.
Paying with Square’s mobile payments solution at Starbucks is often more of a hassle than it’s worth (well, at least in 24 locations).
Our modern smartphone screens are great for many things -- browsing the web, taking photos, etc. -- but they're useless when it comes to traditional barcode scanners.
What will the payments industry look like over the next few years?
For PayPal's grand plan of world payment domination to succeed, it needs developers. And to attract devs, it needs tools that don't send them running to competitors.
Square has started offering a new "Business in a Box" package that gives a store all the hardware it needs to run Square Register and get a point-of-sale system running for $300, the company announced today.
Guest Post Today’s gamers have an unprecedented range of platforms, payment options and preferences to choose from, and there is little doubt that the digital goods economy will continue to grow.
Square's No. 2 exec steps out.
"We had a great finish to an excellent year, with fourth quarter results exceeding our expectations," said eBay president and CEO John Donahoe.
Two of Square's biggest competitors are joining forces.
AT&T's quest to attract developers (and make you hate it less) is off to a strong start in 2013.
In a move to further its partnership, 7,000 company-operated Starbucks locations will begin selling Square's mobile credit card readers that help small businesses process payments, Square announced today.
It has barely been eight months since VeriFone announced its Sail mobile payments system, but the company is already retreating from the market.
Square's digital wallet gets even more interesting.
Just a day after Bank of America announced its own mobile payments service, transactions startup Square announced that it is now processing $10 billion in annual payments, an increase of $2 billion from two months ago.
The latest company to plunge into the world of mobile payment services is Bank of America, which announced it new Mobile Pay on Demand dongle today.
Guest Post I had a magical mobile payments experience today.
Google Wallet, which just recently made big changes to support Visa, American Express, and Discover cards, is now apparently making even bigger changes. As in, back to the future changes.