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More retailers, and ballparks, take a swing at location-based data

MLB and fashion retailer Alex and Ani use location-sensing beacons to ping customers' phones.

Fat wallets begone: Coin combines your payment plastic into a single smart card

Coin's 'one card to rule them all' dream certainly seems alluring, but this plastic needs to stay close to your smartphone.


Oft-delayed Isis mobile wallet service launches nationwide

The lovechild of Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and T-Mobile is finally available from coast to coast, hoping to spark the 'tap to pay' craze in ways that Google Wallet never could.


5 lingering (and silly) tech fees we shouldn't still be paying

Several charges and fees appear on bills for technology long after they should no longer apply. Here are some of the worst offenders; be aware.

Radical PayPal app upgrade streamlines in-store payments

The goal of getting rid of your wallet – and moving all of your financial transactions to your cell phone – just got one step closer with PayPal's updated app.

Flint Mobile swaps card reader for camera

Mobile payment solution lets you accept Visa and MasterCard using only your iPhone

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5 tips for easy PCI compliance

Meeting the Payment Card Industry's data security standards is challenging for most small businesses. Follow these steps to simplify your requirements.

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PayPal to offer phone attachment for hands-free smartphone payments

In its bid to boost its acceptance in physical retail stores, PayPal has introduced technology that will enable people running its app on smartphones to automatically check in at stores and restaurants.

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Facebook mobile payments a boon for businesses

Facebook's huge active community makes its latest feature a great way for businesses to turn followers into revenue