Mobility is the buzzword for consumer technology at present. From phones to computers, entertainment systems, navigation, and fitness or health tracking devices, being mobile is considered as the norm for practicality.
UK card retailer, Paperchase have introduced mobile Point of Sale (POS) on the shop floor of its flagship 17,000 sq ft Glasgow store. Visitors will be greeted by sales assistants fitted with the Omnico mobile POS solution, providing Paperchase …
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Groupon — one of the many players out there along with Square, PayPal’s Here and others looking to get a piece of the action in payments services among local merchants — is kicking off a new expansion for its Breadcrumb mobile payment service that it hopes will bring yet more businesses on to its platform: it’s announcing integrations with Verifone and Ingenico, two of the biggest producers of payment terminals used at the point of sale, so that merchants can use these to process card payments instead of dongles attached to their iOS or Android smartphones and tablets.
As with all of Groupon’s other mobile payments services, this is going live only in the U.S. for now.
The move is a somewhat significant departure, but also a coming of full circle, in the mobile payments space. In the past, companies like Verifone have positively butted heads with the likes of…
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TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 startup alley company Koupah is a fresh take on the tablet-based point-of-sale space, which is growing in popularity among SMBs who want a solution that’s flexible, extensible and less expensive than legacy POS-specific…
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