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Companies

Square launches a service to run restaurant operations, and suddenly its ‘Caviar’ acquisition makes sense

“Payments processor Square said Tuesday it is launching Square for Restaurants, a software platform for restaurant operations designed to bring more small businesses into the Square ecosystem. The software — which Square calls its most sophisticated software yet — ties together in one place all of a restaurant’s operations, from booking tables to managing the after-meal check.”
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Deals

PayPal and Singapore’s Temasek Invest $125M In Indian Payment Startup Pine Labs

“Like iZettle,   Pine Labs offers a point-of-sale device that covers debit and credit cards, as well as new and increasingly popular digital payment methods that include mobile wallets, and services that support Indian government project UPI. Rather than other traditional POS devices that are common across India, Pine Labs’ is smart and cloud-based. While that product gives […]

On The Wires

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Tech

Ingenico Group Reveals Versatile, All-in-One ECR for Small and Mid-Sized Retailers

“Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING), the global leader in seamless payment, today announced the launch of the Moby/C150 electronic cash register (ECR), an EMV pre-certified, full-featured Android-based tablet point of sale (POS) solution with a 15.6-inch display that is able to be customized for merchant business needs. Running on the Android Nougat operating system (OS), […]
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Tech

Ingenico Group Achieves A World First In The Payment Industry With The Google Mobile Services Certification Of Its Axium D7

“The certification demonstrates that a secure POS can offer a similar user experience to that of a smartphone or tablet. Google Mobile Services (GMS) offers full access to applications from the Google Play Store along with a host of Google applications including Search, Chrome, YouTube and Google Maps. This Android-based POS running GMS serves the […]