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Introducing Amazon 4-star

“We created Amazon 4-star to be a place where customers can discover products they will love. Amazon 4-star’s selection is a direct reflection of our customers—what they’re buying and what they’re loving. We started with some of the most popular categories on Amazon.com including devices, consumer electronics, kitchen, home, toys, books, and games, and chose only […]
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Stripe built a payments powerhouse by focusing on e-commerce. Now it’s following its customers into bricks and mortar.

“The San Francisco-based upstart, founded in 2010 by brothers Patrick and John Collison, is hoping to make a big splash into brick-and-mortar retail next and is unveiling a new product called Stripe Terminal that it believes will take it there. The new offering, fueled by the acquisition earlier this year of a software startup called Index, […]
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Square launches Terminal, an all-in-one device for card and mobile payments

“Square’s goal with Terminal is to get businesses to replace their legacy payment terminals with Square Payments point-of-sale software. Business owners can charge customers by manually inputting a payment amount, or by selecting from the inventory displayed on the screen. Sellers can add items and track sales through Square software, which they can set up […]
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Square CFO: ‘We think we can go to the biggest businesses in the world’

“Square Inc., the company once known for its small payment dongles, revealed big objectives at Recode’s Code Commerce event in New York on Tuesday. “We think we can go to the biggest businesses in the world,” Chief Financial Officer Sarah Friar said at the event. She explained that the company “doesn’t see a cap anymore” when […]
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On The Wires

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First Data Ships 1 Millionth Clover Device

“Since First Data’s acquisition of Clover five years ago, Clover’s innovative approach to point-of-sale (POS) technology has transformed how business owners manage their business needs through cloud-based development tools, lower-cost software and a more robust set of tools to help them run their operations with added efficiency and productivity. Clover has become the number one […]
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Domains

Verifone Introduces EZ-Receipt, Enabling a Seamless Payment Experience at the Pump

“For merchants equipped with Verifone’s Commander Site Controller, customers simply enroll in EZ-Receipt at the gas pump or on the in-store PIN pad. After entering a 10-digit mobile phone number, the customer receives a text message confirming program enrollment. At the next pay at the pump or in-store purchase visit, a customer uses the same […]
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Verifone Introduces the First PCI-Compliant Full Touchscreen Feature for the Blind and Visually Impaired

“Verifone today announced the introduction of Navigator, the first-of-its-kind payment feature with a fully integrated touchscreen to earn certification for accessibility and usability by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), a United Kingdom-based charity. Further, Navigator meets PCI requirements – an information security standard mandated and administered by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council to reduce […]
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Domains

CardFlight Announces SwipeSimple Customers, a Simple and Secure Way for Merchants to Save Customer Data and Cards on File

“CardFlight, the leading mobile POS and SaaS payment technology company, announced today the release of SwipeSimple Customers, a new feature set of SwipeSimple, the best-in-class payment acceptance solution for small businesses. SwipeSimple Customers is available to SwipeSimple users directly from their mobile app and web dashboard.”
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First Data Launches Clover Platform in Canada

“Clover Flex is the first POS device in Canada to offer access to a third-party app market, connecting merchants with applications designed to simplify daily business tasks and support functions which are critical to business owners. The apps can sync with popular accounting programs, optimize employee management, drive customer loyalty, and more.”