CardSpring, an ambitious payments startup founded by former Netscape engineers, is building a platform that connects web and mobile applications to payment cards. It's a card-linked payment infrastructure that can work across any bank or card type (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, etc.), because it sits in the cloud, and is attached to the payments network directly. This enables developers to build card-linked applications that trigger when a consumer pays by credit or debit card, whether it's an app delivering coupons, offers, loyalty points, frequent flier miles, recommendations, or more.
Isis, the mobile payment joint venture of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, has added American Express cards to its wallet. The news helps build more momentum for the Isis payment platform, which now has a broad array of payment cards tha... Read Post
Putting its partnership with mobile payment startup Square to work, Starbucks announced today that it has begun selling Square Mobile Card Readers in its 7,000 stores across the US. Available... Keep reading ? Read Post