PayPal Adds Heat to the Mobile Payments Fire

PayPal parent company eBay is on a bit of a tear in the acquisitions department, and the latest move adds heat to an already sizzling mobile payments industry. PayPal has acquired Boston-based mobile payments startup FigCard for an undisclosed amount, merely a week after eBay purchased WHERE to bolster its positions in local, social and […]

PayPal Buys Fig Card, Aims to Kill the Wallet

PayPal has acquired Fig Card in the latest move in the increasingly interesting mobile payments space. This comes just a week after the company acquired WHERE, for location-based deals. eBay and PayPal will not get left behind as competition grows … Continue reading →

Process Payments on Your Mobile

Are you interested in processing payments through your mobile device? Who isn't! I can think of about a dozen instances where that might come in handy right now.  Sage Payment Solutions just released its Sage Mobile Payments product today and for the SMB's among us it is most definitely worth having a look. The offering, […]

Starbucks Gives Mobile Payments Industry a Jolt

Starbucks, one of the most iconic corporations in the U.S., has rolled out a mobile payments program that will enable customers to make purchases with their smartphones. Never mind that the same near-field communications (NFC) technology has already been in use in other parts of the world for several years, this will have a significant […]

Newsletter: Facebook Tops Google and Local Results Changed!

Marketing Fail of the Week Courtesy of Facebook Friend A good reason not to litter?? Facebook now TOPS Google by Laura CNN is now reporting that Facebook traffic had passed Google and in a hurry! My friend Ryan Deiss predicted this in January and man was he ever right. Now, Ryan has massed the largest […]