PayPal announces acquisition of mobile-wallet maker, while Google unveils another mobile-payments service, in the growing fight for a piece of the smartphone payments market.
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The startup intends to trade under the ticker symbol "SQ" on the New York Stock Exchange.
The two companies strike a partnership to bring mobile payments technology to more than 20 Chevron stations in California.
Jack Ma, co-founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant, is "very interested" in a deal between his Alipay and the new Apple Pay service. He's also bothered that in Chinese movies, the hero always dies.
The search giant's revamped mobile payments effort competes with offerings from Apple and Samsung.
The digital-payments company should see a bright future as a standalone business, in contrast to former parent eBay's need for a turnaround.
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The digital payments firm continues its acquisition push ahead of its split from eBay later this month.
The mobile payments space got competitive quickly and Samsung and Paypal are teaming up to take on Apple.
The electronics conglomerate wants to turn its smartphones into digital wallets, just like its competitors have.