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3 hrs ago |

As Starbucks Bleeds Square, Can Startups Working With Retail Registers Make Any Real Money?

At a coffee shop around the corner from Forbes, reluctant ownership started accepting credit cards a few months ago.


Related Topix: MICROS Systems, Computers, Software

6 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

Hot tech firm Square sets East Coast HQ in SoHo

The fast growing San Francisco-based mobile payments startup Square will soon have an East Coast headquarters in the heart of SoHo, one where it will have lots of room to grow.


Related Topix: Twitter, CPU, Science / Technology, Marketing

7 hrs ago | SFGate

Square to open expanded NY office

San Francisco's Square announced plans Thursday to expand its presence in New York by opening a new office on Broadway near the city's financial district.


9 hrs ago | Archinect School Blog

Live Blog - Mike Bostok from the New York Times, at Bocoup OpenVis Conf

I'm in East Cambridge for the two day OpenVis Conference hosted by Bocoup , an open web technology company based here in Boston.


Related Topix: New Times, Publishing, Media

10 hrs ago | E-Commerce Times

Is Square Mobile Payments in Trouble?

Success in the financial sector is tough. While Square may be available everywhere, that does not automatically make it successful.


Related Topix: Starbucks, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Twitter, eBay, Facebook, iPhone

14 hrs ago |

A square meal

Every Tuesday afternoon Shrawan Nepali and his team of volunteers gather in Basantapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu, and offer free meals to anyone who is willing to join them.


Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Westport News

EatDrinkShopCook: $8 for toast in Westport? Truly, the upper 'crust'

"Gourmet" toast -- it's not just bread and butter -- is the lastest dining trend.


Related Topix: Energy, Westport Resources, Oil & Gas, Westport, CT, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Fruits

Daily Mail

Meet 12 women 'duped' by show which promises chance to marry Prince Harry

'Show should be called Who Wants to Marry an Idiot!' The real-life women 'duped' by new reality contest which promised them a chance to marry Prince Harry speak out MailOnline reveals the 12 young women who will vie for the affections of the royal lookalike on new reality show I Wanna Marry Harry But the one thing they all have in common is a love ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Prince Harry, San Francisco, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

Hispanic Business

Wuhan Tianyu Q1 Net Up More than 300%

Meanwhile, Wuhan Tianyu believed that decreasing prices for financial IC cards will affect overall profitability, since such products take up a high proportion in its profit making.


Hospitality Net

Billy Alberigi has been promoted Director of Operations at Bardessono in Napa Valley - CA, USA

Benchmark Hospitality International 4 Waterway Square, Suite 300 The Woodlands , TX 77380 United States Tollfree: 1-888-846-6338 Phone: 367-5757 Visit Website Benchmark Hospitality InternationalA , a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has named Billy Alberigi director of operations for Bardessono, California's first and only LEED ... (more)


Related Topix: Yountville, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

Nigeria : ECOBANK announces 10-year partnership with MASTERCARD

Electronic payment platforms provide a cost-effective way to improve financial inclusion in .


ABC News

Hotel Industry Fighting Back Against Airbnb

With hotel prices soaring nearly 20 percent in the last four years, websites such as that offer short-term rentals, typically at a fraction of the price of hotels, are booming.


Related Topix: AirBnB

Business Journal

Apple seeks to build mobile-payments team

Apple Inc. is interviewing executives from the payments industry for two new roles related to plans to build an electronic-payment business, according to Re/code.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPod

The Sietch Blog

NSF-funded research spotlighted at largest science festival in the country

More than 3,000 hands-on science and engineering activities and 150 stage performances promise to educate and delight adults and children alike Robots that go where none have gone before, smart apparel that gives wearers directions, health updates, and rehab, and exhibits that uncover the mysteries of bogs, spiders and tsunamis will be on display ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Washington, DC, Entomology, Science


Square Looking To Plug Into Googl...

The report that mobile payments firm Square has been in secret acquisition talks with big tech players like Google, Apple and eBay, if accurate, would not be entirely surprising.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Street Fight

Daily: Facebook Plans Mobile-Ad Network, Apple Readies Payment Push

Facebook Plans Mobile-Ad Network Facebook is planning a mobile-ad network that will allow the company to tap its vast reservoir of data about users to help marketers target ads on other services.


Related Topix: Social Software, Twitter

Luxembourg card payments market: Decline witnessed between 2008-2012

The discontinuation of the Mini-cash electronic payment system in 2011 adversely affected the prepaid cards category in the country, which resulted in a decline in the overall card payments channel.


Mon Apr 21, 2014


Ackman's Pershing Amassed Allergan Stake Under Botox-Maker Radar

Bill Ackman 's Pershing Square Capital Management LP amassed almost 10 percent of Allergan Inc. in less than two months without raising many eyebrows at the Botox-maker he's now targeting in a hostile takeover bid.


Related Topix: Allergan, Biotech

Wall Street Journal

Charitable Fundraising Site CrowdRise Raises $23M, Expands Its Platform

A crowdfunding platform for charitable causes has raised venture capital to grow its business and take a new approach that puts it in closer competition with some other services, Lora Kolodny reported in VentureWire .


Black Enterprise

Payment Startup Square Posts Losses Despite Multi-Billion Valuation

Square, a mobile payment service that lets anyone set up what is essentially their own cash register with only a smartphone, and for less than traditional credit card merchant fees.


Related Topix: Twitter


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