Most press releases and announcements fail to pass the ‘so what’ test. They might be important to the client company but they are often dull and uninteresting. Then along comes a release that tells of things that will really make a difference. …

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This should be interesting to follow: PayPal, the online payments company owned by eBay Inc, just got a new rival in the race to develop a mobile payment service that can be used in physical stores. Boku Inc, a big …

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PayPal Inc. is dropping any pretense of not pursuing point-of-sale payments directly. The eBay Inc. subsidiary now promises that it has new services coming for paying at physical locations using smart phones. Third-party software developers for several years have been …

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New competitors for established businesses can come from surprising places. If all a bank does is monitor competition from other banks they could be in for a surprise or two. Here are a couple of lines from CNN: “It’s become …

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