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Apple Pay Coming to 200K Vending Machines, Parking Stations

Apple and USA Technologies have just entered into a partnership that will make the company’s mobile payment solution, Apple Pay, available in over 200,000 self-service retail locations. What do they mean by “self-service retail locations”? Things like vending machines, laundry pay stations, and parking meters, for instance. “Our customers are excited to accept Apple Pay at the self-serve locations they …

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Sounds Like Facebook Messenger’s Payments Feature Won’t Be Around For A While

A payments feature in Facebook Messenger has been expected since at least last summer. In June, Facebook hired PayPal President David Marcus to run its messaging unit. The following month, the company reported its earnings for the second quarter, and on the conference call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg indicated that we’d be able to make payments with Messenger eventually. Here’s what …

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Chevron Readies Apple Pay At The Pump

One day in the not too distant future, you may be able to pay for gas at Chevron stations with your iPhone right at the pump. Chevron recently tweeted this (via MacRumors): @SingAsana We are working alongside Apple to develop solutions to integrate with Apple Pay at the pump by early 2015. — Chevron (@Chevron) December 29, 2014 Chevron was …

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Google Wallet For iOS Lets You Split Bills

Google Wallet for iOS will now let you split up bills with your friends, adding a helpful function to an app Google is still hoping will truly take off. Google announced the news in a brief Google+ post: The days of arguing about how to split the dinner bill are over. With the latest version of Google Wallet on iOS …

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Square Sellers Recently Brought In $100 Million In One Day

Square achieved a big milestone, announcing that its sellers made $100,000,000 in sales in one day. The company is sharing a set of infographics looking at the sellers who made this up: The big day was Friday 12/5. Last month, Square introduced gift cards for its sellers, which could be helping holiday sales. The company plans to support Apple Pay …

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Dorsey: Square To Support Apple Pay Next Year

Square indicated in September that Square Register would eventually support Apple Pay, which officially launched last month. Founder Jack Dorsey reaffirmed Square’s support for the product in a CNN interview. Here’s a snippet from the article: Apple Pay and Square have generally been viewed as competitors in the mobile payment space, but Dorsey doesn’t see it that way. “We’re not …

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Facebook Adds Stripe Benefits To FbStart

Facebook announced that it’s adding benefits provided by Stripe to FbStart, as well as launching a new site where members can manage their benefits and learn more about the program. Faceobook first announced FbStart at its f8 developer conference back in April. It’s basically a program that provides startups with tools and resources to help them grow. It includes thousands …

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Google Will Give You Money To Refer Friends To Google Wallet

Google has a new Google Wallet referral program in which it will give users $5 when their friends claim money from them. Google explains how it works in a support document (via TheNextWeb): You and a friend can each get $5 when you introduce them to Google Wallet. Simply send money (even a penny works) to a friend of yours …

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Square Launches New Gift Cards For Sellers

Square announced a new gift card offering, so sellers using its Register product can run gift card programs from their point of sale. Merchants can offer, redeem, and track gift cards within Square Register. Square began offering digital gift cards that could be redeemed with the now defunct Square Wallet app two years ago, but these new ones are real, …

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Snapchat and Square Partner On Snapcash

Snapchat has partnered up with Square to offer a new payment product called Snapcash. As you’d imagine, it’s a way to pay people using Snapchat. When people think of Square, they no doubt think about the card readers often used by small businesses, but Square has other products including Square Cash, which lets you simply send payments to people by …

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Facebook Boasts About Messenger Growth After Irritating Users

Facebook announced that it now has over 500 million people using Facebook Messenger each month. This, of course, comes after the company started requiring people using the Facebook mobile app to use the Messenger app for instant messages. A lot of people still complain about having to use the Messenger app. Has this bothered you? Let us know in the …

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You’ll Soon Be Able To Pay With PayPal At Burger King

PayPal announced that Burger King customers will soon be able to pay for their meals using PayPal thanks to a collaboration between PayPal and Tillster and one between Tillster and Burger King. This is in the U.S. “Tillster worked with Burger King Corporation to develop the Burger King app (available for iOS and Android), which offers customers increased convenience and …

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