Visa looks to make allies with new program; PayPal Here heads to Europe; and showrooming, Google disrupt retail.
Visa looks to kick-start NFC
Visa is taking aim at the NFC mobile payment holy grail. On Friday, the company announced the Visa Ready Partner Program. Leena Rao reports at TechCrunch that the initiative “aims to help mobile device manufacturers, technology partners, mobile network operators, and others gain access to Visa IP, licenses and more,” and that Visa…
Square gets a bigger office, embraces Canada and plans to double its staff. Also, PayPal Here, Isis, Apple and Google Wallet news.
Here are a few stories that caught my attention in the commerce space this week.
Square gets international, plans major growth; PayPal Here hits retail
Square made a couple of big move announcements this week. First, the company literally will move to a new office space in the Central…