It Looks Like Payments Will Belong To PayPal In 2013

PayPal announced on Monday that it has reached deals with 23 major national retailers to enable customers to pay with PayPal in stores. Participating retailers include: Famous Footwear, Dollar General, Mapco Express, RadioShack, Spartan Stores, Abercrombie & Fitch, Advance Auto…

Starbucks to Sell Square’s Mobile Card Readers in Store

Would you like a mobile payments processing unit with your caramel macchiato? Square and Starbucks are further bolstering their relationship, building on one that already includes millions in investment and a payment option deal. Starting soon, Starbucks customers will be…

Amazon Rumored To Be Working On Square-Like Service

Rumor has it that Amazon is working on a service that could compete directly with Square and others in the mobile payments space. Leena Rao at TechCrunch reports: “A tipster and an industry source both tell us that Amazon is…

Buy Stuff In Mobile Facebook Apps, Get Billed By Your Carrier

Back in February, Facebook and Bango announced a partnership, which would see Bango providing mobile payment services for Facebook. Today, Bango announced that its Facebook integration is now live. This appears to be an extension of the carrier billing feature…

Groupon Launches Its Own Payments Service

As reported a few months back, Groupon has been testing its own payments service and Square competitor. Today, the company officially unveiled it. It’s called Groupon Payments. A Groupon spokesperson tells WebProNews that it “guarantees to be the cheapest and…

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…

PayPal Payment Option Coming To Millions More Stores

PayPal has partnered with Discover to make PayPal a payment option in millions of stores across the United States. Any store that accepts Discover, will accept PayPal as an option. PayPal already has over 50 million active users in the…

Dunkin’ Donuts App Brings Mobile Payments To Popular Chain

Dunkin’ Donuts has a new app that will let customers pay with their iPhone or Android phones. There’s a lot going on in the mobile payments space. This week, a group of major retailers announced a joint venture that will…

Square Launches Attractive, Flat Monthly Fee For Small Businesses

Square announced a new monthly payment plan for small businesses today, which would allow merchants to pay one flat $275 monthly fee, with 0% processing fees and no additional costs or contracts. The company says it is committed to offering…

You Can Now Save Your Discover Card To Google Wallet

Earlier this month, Google revealed a cloud-based version of Google Wallet, which supports Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Today, Google discussed a new way to save cards to Google Wallet, beginning with Discover, the first card issuer to launch…