All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘credit cards’

Groupon Adds Credit Card Terminals To Payments Suite

Groupon announced on Wednesday that it is adding credit card terminals to its existing payments suite for local businesses. “This addition extends our popular payments service to the most common way that local businesses accept payments, making an affordable payments solution available to nearly all merchants,” a Groupon spokesperson tells WebProNews. “Most small businesses run on multiple devices — With …

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League of Legends American Express Cards Announced, Come With RP

League of Legends has quietly become one of the most popular games in the entire world. The MOBA has now gotten so big that mainstream credit card companies are looking to cash in on the phenomenon. American Express this week announced that it and Riot Games, the developer of League of Legends, have joined forces to introduce League of Legends-themed …

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The Angry Birds Visa Card Is Now A Reality

Back in November, news came out that Rovio had partnered with Kaiku on Angry Birds prepaid Visa cards. Today, Kaiku announced the launch of the cards, which come in four designs. The cards are available in: Red Bird, Yellow Bird, Bomb Bird and Bad Piggies – the basic designs you would want. “We’re excited to be working with Kaiku on …

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Google Expands AdWords Business Credit Again

Last month, Google announced the expansion of AdWords Business Credit, a credit card for AdWords. Today, the company announced that it is making it available to more businesses in the U.S. “While a variety of different businesses benefited from the card — from Kuru Footwear to Cascadia Tents — their reasons for using AdWords Business Credit were pretty consistent,” says …

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The Google AdWords Credit Card Expands

Last year, Google launched a pilot for AdWords Business Credit in the United States, giving small businesses an AdWords branded credit card. Now, Google is expanding the pilot into the UK, and says it will also send more invitations out in the States later this month. “Small business owners are used to being pressed: for resources, for time, and especially …

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Google Wallet Ditching Prepaid Card Option

For a while now, Google has been bribing people into installing Google Wallet on their smartphones, giving out a free $10 to some who activate the app. Now, it seems customers might want to go ahead and spend that money quickly. Google announced today that it will be ending the Google Prepaid Card within the Google Wallet app. The company …

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Mobile Payments Could Become the Primary Method of Doing Business by 2020

We reported earlier that cash and coins were being used and accepted less in Sweden. The shift to make cash money a thing of the past in the country has sparked controversy and impacted its people tremendously. Some people feel safer because crime has visibly decreased in the region while the rural elderly find it increasingly more difficult to make …

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Foursquare and American Express Launch Specials for Cardholders

Back in March, just before SXSW, Foursquare announced a partnership with American Express that would see card users getting discounts, by checking in at stores, restaurants, etc. They began testing in Austin, where those who linked their AmEx and Foursquare accounts could spend at least $5 at a local merchant, and get a $5 savings applied to their monthly statement. …

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Square Gets Visa Backing

Square has received a new investment from Visa, which is the largest credit card company in the world. While the exact amount of the investment is unknown, it’s rumored to be in the millions. Square COO Keith Rabbois told the Wall Street Journal that the company will continue to “explore collaborative partnerships that might make sense,” that the two companies’ …

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Foursquare Partners with American Express

Foursquare and American Express have entered into a partnership that will see card users getting discounts at stores, restaurants, etc. via Foursquare. WebProNews recently exchanged a few tweets with Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley, following an article we posted questioning how Foursquare will continue to compete with Facebook and its Places service. You can see that exchange here. In a nutshell, …

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Square Eliminates Transaction Fee, Calls it a Revolution

Square, the mobile payments company co-founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, just announced that it is removing a 15¢ transaction fee on credit card payments – a move that is sure to capture merchants’ attention. The company says:

Now when you swipe a card with Square there is just one fee: 2.75%. What you see is what you pay.

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Will You Be Paying Restaurant Checks with Google This Year?

Google may launch a mobile payments service as early as this year, according to a report from Bloomberg BusinessWeek. This would be based upon NFC (near field communication) technology, which lets mobile device exchange data at close ranges. 

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