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Square going for $4 billion valuation, reports say

Mobile payment service Square is reportedly looking for additional funding and is prepping for a valuation at the crazily high level of $4 billion, according to a report from AllThingsD. The report cites multiple anonymous sources, and notes that Square will have quadrupled its value in just 10 mon ... Full Article »

April 18, 2012 12:58pm

Mobile wallet rivals compete for consumer attention, services

Square has been leading the charge in mobile payments, and that’s included a focus on the Android platform as well. This week Square rebranded its Card Case app to become Pay with Square, a consumer-centric app that acts as an account for managing purchases. The rebranded app has been simplified f ... Full Article »

March 27, 2012 9:41am

Pay with Square debuts on Android

To go alongside its popular Square Card Reader app, Square Inc. has rebranded its Card Case app to become Pay with Square. Whereas Square Card Reader is more about accepting payments for merchants via their smartphone, Pay with Square is focused towards consumers and hopes to pose stiff competition ... Full Article »

March 26, 2012 4:30pm

Google may be rethinking its Wallet strategy, cutting in carriers

Things haven’t been going too smoothly for Google Wallet. The mobile payment service has hit a few bumps since its release, including a security hole that showed up earlier this month and since has been fixed. But Google is reportedly still seeing slow adoption of the service, and is looking for ... Full Article »

March 22, 2012 1:12pm

Google not forcing Android developers to use Wallet service for in-app purchases, despite claims

According to an exclusive report from Reuters’ Alistair Barr yesterday, Google has been pressuring some developers in the Google Play Store to use their own Google Wallet payment service for in-app purchases instead of other popular ones like PayPal, Zong and Boku. Developers claim that Google is ... Full Article »

March 9, 2012 9:42am

Google Wallet coming to 10 more Sprint devices this year

Google is continuing to bring its near-field communication payment service to more and more Android devices, with 10 more Sprint devices slated to get the software in 2012. Fierce Mobile Content has the story, reporting that Google announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, that users ... Full Article »

March 1, 2012 1:23pm

Google Wallet suspends prepaid credit cards in wake of security hack reveal

Google has addressed a newly aired security hack for its Google Wallet mobile software that disables the use of prepaid credit cards while the company deals with patching the security hole. The hack was made public last week, showing that a user with access to a rooted smartphone running Google Wal ... Full Article »

February 13, 2012 2:11pm

Google working to patch Wallet security holes

One of the big pushes Google is making for the future of its Android mobile platform is in Google Wallet, the near-field communication software that lets users make purchases in brick-and-mortar stores using only information stored and broadcast over short range by their smartphones. But it seems W ... Full Article »

February 10, 2012 1:31pm

PayPal, eBay see huge gains in mobile transactions

The trend of consumers turning to their mobile devices to spend money and purchase goods is moving so fast, not even the people making the transactions possible, like PayPal, are able to keep up with their predictions of its growth rate. That’s the story from GigaOM, which points out that PayPal ... Full Article »

January 13, 2012 2:01pm

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