Apple Makes Acquisition To Possibly Enter Merchant Processing Business

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According to a Bloomberg report, Apple has purchased mobile pay hub company Mobeewave for $100 million. Mobeewave enables shoppers to use their smartphones for contactless payments and P2P payments, similar to its existing Apple Pay service. The real difference is that Mobeewave technology could turn any iPhone or IOS devices into a payment acceptance device, […]

Square Launches Online Checkout Enabling Retailers to Sell Online Quickly

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Payment processing company Square is introducing Square Online Checkout, an online checkout link or button that allows retailers and bloggers to accept payments without having to build an online store. Square Online Checkout quickly generates a checkout link or button for any product, service, membership, and other offerings that can be sold online. It is […]

Adyen now supports Interac Debit in Canada

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Global payments platform Adyen announced the addition of Interac Debit on Mobile for In-app and In-browser as a payment method for Canadian merchants. Adyen will also expand its partnership with foodora Canada, an on-demand food-delivery service. This allows the company to accept Interac Debit payments through digital wallets, including Apple Pay and Google Pay. The news […]

Adyen enables Dutch businesses to accept Apple Pay

Global payments platform Adyen now enables Dutch businesses to offer Apple Pay, providing them with an easy, secure and private way to pay that is fast and convenient for online in-app and in-store purchases. Businesses enabling Apple Pay through Adyen in The Netherlands include BCC, citizenM, G-Star RAW, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Pathé Cinema, […]

eBay Announces Apple Pay Will Join eBay Payments at Launch

At this year’s eBay Open 2018 seller conference in Las Vegas, eBay announced that Apple  Pay is coming to the platform as a payment option. As eBay begins to manage payments on its Marketplace platform, Apple Pay, an easy, secure and private way to pay, will be among the first forms of payment offered in […]

Shopify Boosts Mobile Commerce with International Expansion of Shoppable Instagram Posts

Just yesterday, Shopify added Google Pay to its platform and today they make another big announcement by integrating shoppable Instagram posts for merchants located in Canada, Australia, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and Brazil. Facebook, as the owners of Instagram, continue to improve the Instagram platform to make it a mobile-centric marketplace like platform. The […]

Volusion Brings Apple Pay to its eCommerce Platform

Small business merchants using Volusion to power their eCommerce stores got a big boost today when the company added Apple Pay as a payment option to the platform. The new integration is available to all Volusion clients and includes the addition of a Buy Now button. The primary benefit of using Apple Pay is that […]

BigCommerce Digs Through its Data to Show the Power of Mobile Commerce

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As we approach the busy holiday shopping season, by now most retailers are set with their inventory and website for the big rush. But there is always a little time left to tweak the site and the marketing strategy to maximize sales and profits. In case you have been living under a rock, mobile is […]

First Data Enables Apple Pay for Retail and eCommerce

U.S. retailers with store and eCommerce location may now want to check out First Data as it is expanding Apple Pay acceptance. This includes the use of merchant loyalty programs and gift cards! Here is The Press Release from First Data Today First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, announced new initiatives with Apple […]

Amazon 1-Click Patent Expired Yesterday – Will It Change eCommerce?

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Yesterday (September 12, 2017), Amazon’s 1-Click patent expired. Not many people realize that the 1-Click shopping method by Amazon was involved in several legal fights, most notably with competitor Barnes & Noble, and effectively stopped merchants from offering this feature. The company did license the “technology” to Apple for use to power iTunes purchases and […]