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3 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

Thieves Hit Popular Downtown SF Parking Garage

Thieves love the Sutter-Stockton garage as much as commuters and shoppers -- 80 of whom have had their cars broken into at the popular San Francisco parking garage.

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

7 hrs ago | Cult of Mac Blog

Apple's own security guards stage protest outside San Francisco Apple Store

Protestors blocked the door of Apple's flagship San Francisco retail store for around an hour.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Iol.co.za

Net1 UEPS looks beyond SA

Net 1 UEPS Technologies, an electronic payment operator, said it's focusing on expanding outside of South Africa, where growth opportunities are limited and the government is reviewing its biggest contract in line with a court ruling.

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Related Topix: Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Financial Services, Social Security, Personal Finance, World News, South Africa,

Business Journal

Cartel Coffee Lab featured in national Square commercial

Tempe-based Cartel Coffee Lab will be featured in a national commercial for Square this fall after using the credit card processing device for about five years.

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Related Topix: TV Advertising

Reuters

Breakingviews: Not so hip to be Square

Antony Currie and Rob Cyran explain why the payment company's potential $6 billion valuation after raising funds is more a sign of weakness than strength.

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CNET News.com

iPhone 6 -- the jolt that mobile payments need

Apple's rumored embrace of true mobile payments may finally shake up how we pay for goods and services after years of empty promises.

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Related Topix: PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Apple, Startups

Reuters

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

* U.S. cable TV provider Liberty Global will gain EU antitrust approval to acquire Ziggo on condition it sells a pay TV channel and doesn't block rivals from its internet network, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile

Thu Aug 28, 2014

SFGate

DIY hair coloring gets an updo with startup Madison Reed

Venture capitalist Amy Errett knows a good investment, especially when she sees it in her own reflection in the mirror at a beauty salon.

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Hispanic Business

MasterCard-branded National eID Card Launched in Nigeria

In the pilot phase, the -branded identity cards with electronic payments functionality to 13 million Nigerians.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

Re/code

Want to See Aziz Ansari's Next Stand-Up Show? Check Twitter, Then Give Him Your Phone Number.

Aziz Ansari has four million Twitter followers and a recurring role on a hit TV show .

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Related Topix: Twitter

The Plain Dealer

The Public Square debate: RTA's Joe Calabrese is 'cautiously...

As Cleveland mobilizes to complete a sweeping makeover of Public Square in time for the Republican National Convention in 2016, questions linger over whether bus transit in the 10-acre civic space in the heart of downtown would be negatively affected by the project.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

ZDNet

Square pushes back against rival Amazon, in talks to raise funding at $6 billion valuation

Mobile payments are becoming big business, and Square is keen to raise additional funding to stay ahead of the competition.

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CBS News

Mobile wallets hit the festival scene

Most people don't leave home these days without their wallet and their cellphone.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, AT&T, PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Forbes.com

Are You Ready For Apple's iPhone To Take Over Your Digital Wallet?

I'm known for my strong views on mobile technology, online media, and the effect this has on and communication will have on the public conscious and existing businesses.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Apple, Startups, Wireless

KQED

Jack's Oyster Bar & Fish House: Oysters with a uniquely Oakland view in Jack London Square

Almost once a week, after a particularly long day on the grind, when the stress starts to overwhelm me, I get a serious craving for oysters.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Seafood, Startups, Real Girls Media Network

Street Fight

Daily: Square Seeks $6B Valuation, Uber's Dirty Playbook

In Raising Cash, Square Heads for $6B Valuation Square, the payments provider that turns any smartphone into a credit card terminal, is in the process of raising capital at a $6 billion valuation.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

Business Journal

Square aims to raise $200M at $6B valuation

Square, led by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, is reportedly raising $200 million in new funding that places the value of the company at $6 billion, up 20 percent from earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Twitter, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

TheStreet.com

Aug. 27 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Financial Markets

Re/code

Square Raising New Investment at $6 Billion Valuation

Square, the small-business payments and software company led by Jack Dorsey, is in the process of raising funding from investors including the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation that will value Square at $6 billion, multiple sources told Re/code .

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Barclays' Pingit app is among the first to get a new BSI kitemark

A new kitemark to help people identify apps and websites that they can trust with their personal and financial details has been launched.

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Related Topix: Marketing

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