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Amazon Payments Global Partner Program to Take on Paypal

Amazon is a popular platform for many things, with their websites offering everything from the kindle to mass ordering your pets favourite type of food. With recent steps in the video game market, courtesy of Lumberyard and…

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Hackers Can Now Use Square Reader to Act as a Credit Card Skimmer

The Square Reader device has been a popular and cheap alternative to point of sale devices. However, as you know where everything is heading nowadays, what can be used to make transactions can also be used…

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PayPal Fined $25 Million For Credit Program

Who remembers the “bill me later” option for Paypal? Not many I’m willing to bet, it didn’t last too long, and now we know why. It’s going to cost PayPal $25 million in fines after it…

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Dyre Wolf Attack Reels in over $1 Million in Wire Transfers

IBM’s Security division has been researching a malware attack they have named ‘The Dyre Wolf’ which is said to have been responsible for stealing over $1 million. It is said that the hacking campaign uses targeted…

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Square Bringing Apple Pay to Small Businesses

We’ve recently reported on Apple Pay coming to your mobile phone through their technology advancements, now news has come to light that a credit card processing service for small firms called Square is looking to bring…

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UK’s National Crime Agency Gives Two-Weeks Notice Regarding GoZeuS and CryptoLocker

The UK National Crime Agency warns the public to take advantage of a two-week notice in order to protect themselves from two major malware roaming the internet, the GoZeuS and CryptoLocker, which are responsible for transferring…

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Dogevault Goes Offline – Millions of Dogecoins Appear Stolen

As far as cryptocurrencies go, Dogecoin has by far got to be the most popular one of recent times and it’s not surprising really considering it went viral after it was created in the spirit of…

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Study Shows 20% Of All Transactions Were Generated By Mobile Purchases

It appears that payments made with mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets rose 55 percent over last year, reaching a total of 19.5 percent of all transactions processed worldwide in December by Amsterdam’s Adyen. The…

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$126,000 Worth Of Bitcoin Sales Made By Overstock.com During The First Day

Overstock.com, the US-based online retail store, said last year that they will be accepting Bitcoin payments in 2014. And just like that, yesterday was Overstock’s first day of accepting Bitcoin transactions, which went incredibly well, as…

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Winamp And Shoutcast To Be Bought By Radionomy

Winamp and Shoutcast, the legacy digital music services that owner AOL originally planned to shut down but then halted pending a sale, are reportedly being bought by another company than what we heard in the past.…

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Bitcoin Offers Accepted By A Vegas Developer Selling His $7.85 Million Mansion

A developer and casino owner based in Los Vegas is reportedly attempting to sell his 25,000 feet mansion at a $7.85 million and is willing to accept Bitcoin currency as well. The idea apparently comes from…

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There May Still Be Hope For The Llama-based Audio Player Winamp

Following yesterday’s announcement, Winamp will be shutting down on December 20th. According to Techcrunch, AOL may be in talks with Microsoft to sell Winamp, along with Shoutcast, a media streaming service also developed by Nullsoft. AOL…

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Paypal Starts Chip-and-Pin Payment Device in the UK as an Alternate Payment Method

Well-known online payment gateway Paypal has launched a chip-and-pin machine for market traders, taxis and shops allowing them to accept credit and debit cards and even their Paypal option. Paypal stated that this new device will…