Enabling Technologies

Restaurant Bill Payment Startup Cover Acquired $5.5 Mn via Spark Capital

According to estimates from research analyst firm Double Diamond Group, the market for hospitality mobile payments is 650,000 locations worldwide. The de facto restaurant-payment experience is the worst payment experience according to Todd Ablowitz, president of Double Diamond Group. He also says that “There’s nothing worse than … having the...

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Payments

Vivopay launches all in one terminal including contactless NFC and EMV acceptance

On 7th July 2014, ID Tech, a leading manufacturer of automated-data-entry, mobile-payment, point-of-sale, and secure payment devices, announced the release of its contactless NFC, contact EMV and MagStripe all-in-one payment terminal, the ViVOpay Vend III. “The Vend III combines our three core strengths of magnetic stripe, smart card, and contactless...

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Commerce

Innovation in In-store marketing reaches new heights

Imagine a scenario in which you enter a store, browse the aisles and tap on a particular product to get information or a video or even receive a coupon without having to look around for someone to instruct you. Mobility is paving the way for incredible shopping experiences. RFID technologies...

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Enabling Technologies

Breaking News - Synchrony Financial Invests in LoopPay, the mPayments startup

Synchrony Financial Invests in Mobile Payment Startup LoopPay, Inc.Strategic investment underscores credit card provider’s commitment to growth in emerging payments space *Note:  On June 2, 2014, GE Capital Retail Bank changed its name to Synchrony Bank and is part of the Synchrony Financial business. The name change is currently in process...

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