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A New Advance in Mobile Technology: Payment Processing

Jack Dorsey is best-known as the creator of Twitter. However, it is his most recent venture — Square, Inc. — that is impacting the payment-processing system in retailing. The firm is a mobile payment-processing provider. Here’s how Issie Lapowsky, writing for Inc. describes … Continue reading

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Kindlemania?

This week, Amazon made a major announcement of a new series of Kindle Fires and Kindles through the media and at its Web site. And NPD offered its take on this. Read the announcement and the commentary beneath it. After analyzing the … Continue reading

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Mobile Payments: Not a Game Changer Yet?

According to Knowledge@Wharton, “In March, PayPal will enable its users to pay through their mobile phones, tablets, or iPads at 2,000 Home Depot stores across the U.S., and by the end of the year at 20 other national retailers. Mobile payments are … Continue reading

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