VeriFone makes card payment infrastructure tech. PayPal is the online payments system with an eye on transforming the mobile payments game. Now they've teamed up in a way that could change how you shop.
Dorsey and Square COO Keith Rabois talk to Fast Company about their unintentional, design-driven revolution, what it means for the cash register space, the deals space, and the future of buying ... everything.
The innovative iPhone peripheral Square, designed to bring credit card accepting skills to the smallest vendor is now, surprise surprise, the subject of an IP battle centered around the initial invention of the idea.
Piqued by Visa's latest efforts at contactless payment goodness with an iPhone case, MasterCard really wants in on the same game. Only the card for "everything else" wants developers to actually write apps for it, leveraging proprietary tech.