ENTRIES TAGGED "mobile payment ecosystem"

Commerce Weekly: As Square heats up, so too does its competition

BofA enters Square's arena, V.me exits beta, and plastic likely won't leave the payment space anytime soon.

Here are a few stories that caught my attention in the commerce space this week. Square aims high, BofA enters mobile payment arena Square’s partnership with Starbucks launched this month, catapulting the payment startup into a new tier of competition. Gerry Shih at Reuters writes that Square…
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Commerce Weekly: Is NFC poised for ubiquity?

Commerce Weekly: Is NFC poised for ubiquity?

The NFC boom is nigh, thieves get a new tool to steal NFC data, and Girl Scouts get mobile.

The NFC ecosystem looks to be shaping up, a security researcher creates an app to steal NFC data from phones, and the mobile commerce revolution is nearing its tipping point. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)

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