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Companies

How Square Made Its Own iPad Replacement

“If you know the company Square, it’s probably because you’ve paid in a store using a Square “stand,” a dock that supports a tablet, or you’ve swiped your card through Square Reader, a smartphone dongle that processes payments. These products have a soothing, decidedly Apple-y aesthetic, from the simple dongle to the all-white stand that typically […]
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Domains

How Software Ate The Point Of Sale

“If some areas of financial technology, or Fintech, promise a new elegance, the point of sale serves as a reminder of the viscosity of the everyday technologies on which most Americans rely. If you want to divine the future of transportation, you’d probably learn more thinking about the bus than the rocket. If you want to […]
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On The Wires

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Domains

MYPINPAD Launches Open mPOS Platform for PIN On Mobile

“MYPINPAD, the global leader in payment acceptance and authentication software solutions, today announces the launch of Open mPOS. Open mPOS is a complete mPOS authentication platform that uniquely enables merchants, Acquirers and Payment Service Providers (PSPs) to deploy PIN on Mobile technologies without the need to undergo their own Software PIN on COTS (SPoC) PCI certification. […]
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Tech

Shift4 Payments and Posera Announce Merchant Services Solution For Restaurants

“Shift4’s complete payment solution is integrated into Posera’s full-featured Maitre’D point-of-sale solution to provide users with a secure payment gateway, P2PE-enabled EMV devices and full merchant services. This all-in-one solution combines all the pieces of the payment process into a single, all-inclusive program for a superior payment experience.”
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Deals

TouchBistro Raises C$72 Million In Series D Financing Round Led By OMERS Ventures And JPMorgan Chase & Co.

“The new funds will be used to support development of the next generation TouchBistro restaurant operating system, development of new payment solutions, expansion into new and existing markets, and to double the size of the team over the next year. This latest round brings TouchBistro’s total funding to date to C$117 million. TouchBistro is an award-winning […]
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