While Overstock.com announced last week that it has begun accepting Bitcoins as an online payment option, not all merchants are embracing the crypto-currency. The Chinese ecommerce platform Alibaba Group said in a statement that it has banned the controversial payment option from all its Taobao marketplaces.
Google announced this week it would be retiring its Google Checkout in November of this year as the company transitions to Google Wallet, a platform enabling merchants to meet the demands of a multi-screen world where consumers shop in-store, at their desks and on their mobile devices, according to blog post by Google.
ROAM, an Ingenico company and mobile commerce platform provider, and iPayment, Inc., today announced a new program in which iPayment will use ROAM’s mobile commerce platform to deliver a suite of … Continue Reading →
While shopping on mobile phones is on the rise, mobile purchasing is still elusive for most merchants. Technology researcher Forrester forecasts that total mobile phone sales will reach $31 billion … Continue Reading →