PayPal Adds Heat to the Mobile Payments Fire

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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 mobile… [[ This is a …

Process Payments on Your Mobile

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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, which is… [[ This is …

Starbucks Gives Mobile Payments Industry a Jolt

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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 impact on… [[ This is …

Newsletter: Facebook Tops Google and Local Results Changed!

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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 panel of Facebook experts alive …