Victor Feldman

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Zap Brings Business Cards Into The Digital Age

Everyone hates business cards, right? Remembering to actually take them to events and not losing those that others give to you isn’t exactly easy. Zap for iPhone wants to bring the business card into the smartphone age.<p>Zap lets you create a virtual business card in a few seconds from your social …

The big US carriers will shut down their mobile wallet this month

There was no question that AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon gave up on their Softcard mobile payment service when they agreed to pre-install Google Wallet, but it's now apparent that they're beating an especially hasty retreat. Softcard is telling users that its service will stop working after March 31st …

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Dropbox Partners with Adyen to Accept Direct Debit Payments

Dropbox is teaming up with payment platform Adyen to allow users and businesses across 12 European countries to pay for the company’s cloud storage service via Direct Debit.<p>Dropbox says it will add more payment options for its customers in Europe, Latin America and Asia in the coming months.<p>Working …

Google confirms Android Pay: a mobile payments layer 'anybody can build on'

Google has announced that it's working on a new mobile payments framework named Android Pay. Speaking at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Google exec Sundar Pichai confirmed that this would not be a new product for users, but an "API layer" that allows other companies to support secure payments …

Samsung's fanless ATIV Book 9 laptop will be available on March 1st

It looked pretty good at CES, and now it's (almost) here<p>Samsung's new ATIV Book 9 was announced this year at CES, and now it has a release date. The all-aluminum ultrabook, which looks like Samsung's strongest answer to the MacBook Air yet, will be available beginning March 1st. At 0.46-inches …

Woolet aims to be the wallet you'll never lose

Wouldn’t it be nice if you never lost your wallet ever again? There might just be a way to make that happen. The Woolet is a smart wallet that attaches to your mobile device via Bluetooth, and will send you a notification if you move too far away from it. You can manage your wallet connection by …

Visa Announces Acquisition Of TrialPay To Expand Its Offers Platform

Visa announced today that it’s planning to acquire Mountain View-based TrialPay, an e-commerce payment platform which sits in between payments and advertising, providing consumers with an alternative way to pay for items by agreeing to take advantage of another merchant’s offer. For example, in …

Survey: 38% of small merchants may not be ready for switch to EMV credit cards

Now is a critical time for small merchants to pay attention to the fraud prevention landscape. The U.S. is moving to a technology standard called EMV that will improve the security of in-store card payments.<p>Unfortunately, many small merchants are uncertain about how to best approach EMV for their …

PayPal stops payment delivery to Mega, citing 'business reasons'

PayPal has cut ties and ceased all payments to Mega, Kim Dotcom's encrypted storage startup. Mega announced the news in a blog post, blaming Visa and MasterCard for pressuring PayPal into dropping the site. Mega was founded in the wake of MegaUpload's seizure by the US Department of Justice, and …

Foundersuite debuts tool collection to help you start your company

Recently soft-launched Foundersuite offers entrepreneurs a set of tools and templates to lessen the burden of starting a company.<p>The site is debuting with four modules and four template bundles. “It’s designed to help founders know what to do next, providing guidelines and structure to the messy …