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3 hrs ago | Universal Hub

State can't force you to file taxes electronically if you don't trust its online security

The Appellate Tax Board ruled yesterday a taxpayer who fears hackers could tap into his financial records if he filed taxes electronically had "reasonable cause" to pay the old-fashioned way - with a paper check - and ordered the state Department of Revenue to drop a $100 penalty it tried to assess him for not filing via computer The board ruled ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

7 hrs ago |

Kenya: Nairobi County Moves to the Second Phase of Cashless Payment

The Nairobi City County government has moved to ease payment for services such as matatu seasonal ticketing and rent collection for its estates and market stalls.


Related Topix: Kenya, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Women 2

Drumroll Please! Our Next City Meetup Location Isa

What do baseball superstar Albert Pujols, the iconic American pale lager Budweiser and tech innovator Square all have in common? All became household names as they charged ahead and disrupted the baseball, beer and tech industries, respectively.


Related Topix: Social Software, Beer, Drink, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Saint Louis University

Business Journal

Visa invests in mobile-payment startup: Is the sleeping giant awakening?

Visa has watched a proliferation of payments startups speed past it, with many wondering why the Foster City company can't be faster and more nimble when it comes to innovation.


Related Topix: Visa


Macya s union workers move closer to strike

The United Food and Commercial Workers said Macy's workers in San Francisco rejected the retailer's contract proposal and authorized a strike.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Business News

Madison Magazine

Mobile Mania

Pots N Tots; Rudy Siahaan from Kakilima; the southwest sandwich from Melted; a customer order from Bubbles Doubles; Maria Garcia of Taquitos Marimar.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Madison, WI


Square, IFTTT Hope They've Found the Recipe for Small Business Success

The mobile payments company announced Thursday that it has integrated with IFTTT , a service that automates your tasks with a few manual directions.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance


Apple seen inching closer to a mobile-payment service

Apple may introduce a new mobile-payment system as soon as the fall, which would add yet another tech giant to a particularly hot trend in mobile.


Related Topix: PayPal, eBay, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Payment-Tech VC Surges, M&A Should Follow

Payment-processing tech is becoming a bigger deal for venture capitalists. News last week that Twitter would acquire payment infrastructure company CardSpring came a few weeks after Intuit agreed to buy bill-payment service Check for $360 million.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startup, WA, Twitter, IGN Entertainment, Intuit, Startups

Gund Foundation donates $5 million for Public Square makeover

Making the match happen and putting this on track to get this funded really puts us in a position to deliver in a world-class way.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Cleveland, OH

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Bellingham's Alley District gets an artful addition

A photographer tucked behind his accordion-like bellows camera is the latest mural to liven buildings that run along North State Street.


Related Topix: Western Washington University, Arts, Photography


Ripples from Israel-Hamas conflict felt in Silicon Valley

Members of 15 Israeli online gaming startups are in town this week, attending the Casual Connect trade show at the Hilton Hotel near Union Square.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Oakland Post

a oeFashion on the Squarea Turns 10

Glass House Communications kicked off the 10th Annual Fashion on the Square event, one of the largest and longest running charity fashion shows on the West Coast.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA


Paymetric Partners With Ingenico Payment Services to Expand Global Presence

Paymetric Inc., , the global leader in integrated, secure electronic payment management, today announced it has partnered with Ingenico Payment Services , the leading European payment gateway provider, to enhance its multi-currency functionality for its suite of payment acceptance solutions.


Related Topix: Paymetric

Uganda: Judiciary Launches E-Payment of Fees

Among them is the introduction of the e-justice system which will allow electronic payment of court fees to lock out middlemen, accused of being facilitators of corruption in courts.


Town Topics

From Mayfair to Palmer Square: Self-Described "Corporate Vagabonds" at Home in Princeton

PRINCETON PERSPECTIVES: Over the next few weeks, Town Topics will run a series of articles focused on Princeton residents, some newcomers, others with deep connections to the town.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, us Travel, Travel, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel


Stockton shopping center to get make-over

College Square Shopping Center, at Pershing Avenue and March Lane in Stockton, is due for a $2 million face-lift beginning next month, the retail center's manager said.


Related Topix: Stockton, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

Delego Software Achieves Significant Business Growth

The increase is attributable to new business revenue as well as increased sales to existing customers.


Related Topix: Marketing

Sys-Con Media

Explore Northern California Flavor at Eat Drink SF

Formerly known as SF Chefs, this event is produced annually by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association to celebrate the unique flavors of Northern California.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Hotels, Marriott International, Bethesda, MD

Silicon Alley Insider

Square's Controversial Cash Advance Program Is Funding 10,000 Merchants

Payments startup Square has been piloting a new program called Capital, which fronts small businesses a sum of money and lets them pay it back once they start making money.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance


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