Shopify launches payment processing and point-of-sale system

Merchants using Shopify Inc. to power their storefronts are now getting two big changes to how they run transactions – they can now directly charge online customers through Shopify instead of using a

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Candice So

Payment platform and e-commerce services, in one SMB-sized package

E-commerce may have just gotten a little easier for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), as Sage North America announced today it was partnering up with Yola Inc., a South African company employing about

Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Digital wallet showdown: MasterPass vs. V.me

Two major credit card companies, Visa and MasterCard, are offering consumers digital wallets to make their online shopping experience more convenient. From an SMB merchant perspective, however, the decision about which one to

Published on: May 13th, 2013 Dave Webb

Widespread mobile payments adoption still five years away, study says

Until the corner variety store in your neighbourhood installs a near field communication (NFC)-enabled payment terminal and your aunt feels comfortable paying for milk with her smartphone, it will take some time for

Published on: June 6th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

PayPal welcomes penny’s demise

Digital payment company PayPal is not crying ouch over the news of the Canadian penny getting pinched.“We think getting rid of the penny is good news for Canadian business,” said Nicky Mezo, head

Published on: March 30th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Digital pickpockets can dip into Google Wallet

A new and troubling vulnerability in Google Wallet has been exposed. Unlike a low-risk security issue identified yesterday, today's security flaw is described as painfully easy to exploit. Security firm Zvelo yesterday discovered

Published on: February 10th, 2012 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Postal strike pain avoided by well-wired businesses

“The cheque is in the mail,” will probably be among the most dreaded phrases for many small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) as Canada's postal workers continue their rotating strikes.The Canadian Federation of

Published on: June 6th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: How PayPal protects $2B in yearly transactions

With two in three Canadian online shoppers maintaining an a PayPal account (that's 8 million accounts), the e-commerce payment service is growing three times faster than e-commerce itself. Video rewind looks back at

Published on: June 2nd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Mobile payment needs more than an iPhone Bump to get going

I’d like to apologize to Darrell MacMichael of PayPal Canada for costing him all of $8 while we were filming a demo of his company’s new Send Money Version 2.0 application for the

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Bump, Split and Collect with PayPal’s mobile payment iPhone app

Touching a friend for a few bucks, splitting a bill at the restaurant, or chipping in on a gift purchases -- all these have recently got a mobile twist. Version 2.0 of the

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Online payment options may “knockout” credit cards

Online payment methods such as PayPal have gained in popularity over the past three years and have enough momentum to continue to steal market-share away from credit cards to the tune of hundreds

Published on: October 10th, 2008 Brian Jackson

How to start multi-language e-commerce sites without breaking the bank

When you're a global company that keeps expanding into new countries, how do you keep all of your consumer sites updated in the local language-without spending a ton of time and money?PayPal realized

Published on: March 26th, 2008 Laurianne McLaughlin