The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone
The payment processing company looks to expand its capabilities by buying a startup that focuses on letting users collect payments from friends.
The iPhone maker has long been expected to jump into mobile payments. Now a new report says that Apple's talks with payment industry players have "heated up."
Google Payments chief Ariel Bardin tells attendees at a payment conference that Google's efforts in mobile payments go beyond its initial Google Wallet implementation. And he said Google is in the mobile payments market for the long-haul.
A People's Bank of China report states that $623 billion worth of transactions were made from mobile phones in the first quarter.
Staples is poised to start selling a $10 "Amazon Card Reader," according to documents obtained by 9to5Mac.
The Groupon Payments service was previously only available to Groupon merchants in the San Francisco Bay Area. The expansion is key if its to keep up with market leader Square.
The company said today that it will charge Square customers 3.25 percent per swipe. The Square Register app is also available in the country.
The tech giant is reportedly looking to hire some senior executives to head its rumored electronic payments business.
The company is offering the deal through the end of the year to businesses that dump their current register solution in favor of PayPal Here.
The online giant wants to give small and midsize physical retailers a checkout system that uses its Kindle tablets, The Wall Street Journal reports.