"epaymentweek" entries

Commerce Weekly: PayPal wants to "one click" across the web

PayPal has a big vision for single sign on, and a reporter searches for Bitcoin's creator.

PayPal Access is a single sign-on tool that enables transactions — and it’s got sweeping ambitions. Elsewhere, a reporter searches for Bitcoin’s developer. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O’Reilly and PayPal.)

Commerce Weekly: How Steve Jobs changed the way we buy

The iPod, iTunes, iPhone, and Apple Store have all shaped commerce.

Reflections on Steve Jobs' commercial legacy. Also, Robert Scoble interviews eBay's CEO John Donahoe, who promises not to compete with their customers. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)

ePayments Week: Will NFC add value?

Square asks, who needs NFC? Fire's threat to iPad, and UK mobile broadband use.

Square’s COO questions the value proposition of NFC. Also, early reaction to Amazon’s Fire tablet, and interesting — and obvious — stats about mobile broadband use.

ePayments Week: Google Wallet debuts

Google Wallet launches on the Nexus 4G, consumers not yet interested in mobile payment, and a new look at Android users.

Owners of Samsung's Nexus 4G on Sprint are the first to get Google's NFC-powered mobile wallet. Also, a new survey finds most Americans don't want mobile payment (yet), and a new batch of insights on Android users.

ePayments Week: Three startups bet on commerce

Three commerce startups from TechCrunch Disrupt. Also, daily deals and the feature phone endure.

Three commerce startups from TechCrunch Disrupt feature alternative forms of payment for digital goods. Also, daily deals and the feature phone endure.

ePayments Week: Who will own your mobile wallet?

The who, what and how of mobile wallets. Also, Pew survey finds 1 in 4 use location services.

Three major questions about mobile wallets emerged from a recent payments conference. Also, a Pew survey finds around a quarter of Americans use the location-smart capabilities of their mobile phones.

ePayments Week: Financial Times bets on its web app

Financial Times goes all-in on its web app, Flickr puts up fences, and daily deal fatigue sets in.

The Financial Times says subscriber data trumps Apple's reach, Flickr introduces geofencing to keep things private, and the cracks in the daily deal world start to show.

ePayments Week: The rise of location-triggered offers

Very local deals, iPhone users ready to spend, and Androids attract crapware

Placecast offers merchants a geofence to corral customers. Also, UK researcher YouGov says iPhone users are more willing to buy with their phones, and telecoms bury Androids with crapware.

ePayments Week: The economics of in-app purchases

Gamers prefer consumables, cheap Android phones catch on in Kenya, and the anatomy of good apps.

Flurry says gamers are more likely to buy goods they use than ones that last. Also, Safaricom sells buckets of $80 Android phones in Kenya, and some thoughts on what makes a good app.

ePayments Week: Who do you trust for mobile payments?

Consumers trust old school, PayPal researches online game payments, and a look at smartphone market share.

A survey by Ogilvy & Mather shows consumers trust Visa, MasterCard & American Express the most, but PayPal beats out Google and Apple. Also, PayPal researches online game payments, and a quick look at smart phone platform market share.