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Gmail users in the UK can now use Google Wallet

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It’s been a long time coming but some beady-eyed tech types have noticed that Google Wallet is now available for Gmail users in the UK over 18. The system means that Google mail users can send and receive money from their desktop and the recipient doesn’t even need to have a Gmail account. For more […]

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Ezbob now offer £120k loans over 15 months

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Ezbob have increased their small business flexible loan from £50,000 to a maximum of £120,000. At the same time they’ve increased the payment period from 12 months to 15 months. Sharone Perlstein of Ezbob told us “We are delighted to be able to make this big step forward. In 2014 we successfully launched what is […]

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Vend is now integrated with iZettle

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Ecommerce provider Vend has announced it is now integrated with mobile payments provider iZettle. Vend says: “Open up your store to even more customers by accepting major credit and debit cards using iZettle’s secure wireless Chip & PIN reader, which seamlessly integrates with the Vend Register iPad App, using the product and pricing information already […]

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Nochex launch new European accounts

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Nochex have announced expansion with support of new European accounts. With the Nochex European account, merchants anywhere in Europe can use Nochex’s popular merchant account for their business. Nochex say that this is in response to reports that Europe has beaten North America to become the second biggest e-commerce market in the world with Annual […]

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Swiss Franc surges 30%: how will that affect you?

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Today the Swiss Franc has soared in value after it changed the terms under which it’s pegged to the Euro. You’ll probably have seen that on the news. But what might that mean for SMEs, ecommerce and cross-border trade? Economist Ed Hardy from World First gives Tamebay his perspective: “This morning, currency markets underwent one […]

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US PayPal Here developments announced

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It has been announced that PayPal Here in the US will be following Europe by adopting the chunkier handset soon. Hitherto, they have favoured the swipe device that plugs into smartphones. You can check that out here. It includes news that PayPal Here in the US will also start supporting Windows 8.1 and also enabling […]

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PayPal Credit expands offer in the US

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Last year PayPal rebranded the acquired Bill Me Later as PayPal Credit and now it looks like it’s expanding the offering significantly according to TechCrunch. New options will include greater flexibility for allowing monthly payments and the opportunity for merchants to set terms on both the number of months and interest rates to best suit […]

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PayPal launch Blackberry mobile app

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PayPal have launched a new app so that Blackberry users can use PayPal on the go just like Apple and Androide smartphone users. Read PayPal’s blog post about the launch here. The new BlackBerry app is available to users in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia and it’s expected to launch in more countries […]

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Kickstarter ditch Amazon Payments for Stripe

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Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has ditched Amazon payments for Stripe as its preferred payment partner over in the US. Stripe is really doing well in the online payments stakes Stateside, although they have made little impact over here so far. There they already process payments for Facebook, Twitter, Lyft, Shopify, TaskRabbit, Instacart, Rackspace, Postmates, Handybook, Salesforce, […]

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