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Bizzy launches check-out app, helps you find places to shop

There's a new check-in app in town, but Bizzy isn't just about letting friends know where you are -- it's also about rating businesses where you just completed a purchase. The app also acts as a discovery service, allowing you to see where users with tastes similar to your own have been checking out. Location updates can be posted to Facebook or Twitter, and so far the service has gathered...

Google One Pass lets content publishers offer simple subscription payments

Google, in a move that shatters any lingering questions about whether it has been building a digital newsstand for Android, has just announced One Pass. The new system aims to give publishers a simple way to let consumers pay for content and then access it across a number of different platforms, with Google Checkout providing the payment backend. We strongly suspect those might include native...

Android Market to begin accepting PayPal payments on October 26?

Google's recent payment expansion was good news for developers and users alike, but there's even better news today. According to The Street, the deal with eBay to integrate PayPal payments is all but done and will be announced at PayPal's developer conference on October 26th. Enabling PayPal payments for Android Market app purchases is huge, and it will no doubt help attract and encourage more...

Chrome Web Store preview adds Google Checkout payments, recommendations

Google will be throwing open the doors to the Chrome Web Store some time in the coming months, and they're currently preparing for a whirlwind global tour to sing the praises of HTML5 and Chrome. On the tour, the Web Store will be a frequent topic of discussion and they've recently announced a couple important additions to the Store's developer preview. Google Checkout payments are now...

Holiday Savings Battle! Google Checkout vs. Bing Cashback

Whether you like your savings up front or in the form of cashback, the major search engines would love to trade a little dough for your business. Microsoft has been trying to entice people into using Bing for their searches this holiday season by teaming up with retailers to offer cashback on purchases found through a Bing search. There are some pretty good Bing deals out there - 20% cashback,...

DEMOfall09 - Pyrix, social payments with deep tracking

Piryx is payments for the social web, but with a host of intelligence and data mining features only available to huge companies and campaigns in the past. With roots in political fundraising, Piryx has a track record that's somewhat impressive, having recently rolled out a site to accept donations for Rep. Joe "You Lie!" Wilson, and claiming another 150 payment taking users nationwide. The...

Shopping Carts get a makeover at Google Checkout

Google Checkout has a lot of competition, with you know who (eBay and PayPal) so they have to stay atop their game if they want to make buyers and sellers happy with their transactions. The Google Checkout team has announced that they have made a few slight adjustments to their seller website amidst some user feedback. So what have they done? Made it easier to navigate, added some reference...

Amazon to take on PayPal and Google Checkout

TechCrunch is reporting that Amazon plans to launch an online payment system soon that will compete with Google Checkout and eBay's PayPal. Amazon's existing checkout system for its retail site is one of the more sophisticated on the web. The company also allows third parties to sell new and used goods through Amazon's Marketplace and Auction services. But this will be the first time Amazon makes...

Google Checkout now available through WAP

Its 2007, and we don't have flying cars yet, but we do now have the abilities to buy items via our mobile devices. Ok, so it's not totally futuristic, but nonetheless it's a step towards the future. Google has announced that Google Checkout buyers can now make fast, secure purchases using mobile devices straight from any WAP enabled Checkout merchant. The process involved in purchasing is a little...

Yahoo offers little blue shopping carts through PayPal

Yahoo and PayPal are working on their strategic alliance by offering a pretty little shopping cart icon next to Yahoo's sponsored search results. The new Yahoo shopping cart icons point searchers to merchants that accept PayPal Express Checkout as a payment method. This move looks strikingly similar to Google's Checkout feature whereby a shopping cart is placed below sponsored results that have a...

$10 free from Google Checkout - which stores are participating?

Awhile back we reported that Google is really trying to push its Google Checkout payment processing service by offering a $10 coupon to everyone who signs up. They're still offering the coupon, and they've even dropped the if-you-spend-$30-or-more requirement, and today I decided to bite the bullet and grab my sweet, sweet coupon. But I was a little annoyed that Google doesn't tell you up front,...

Google Checkout extends free transactions til 2008

Unlike some of its other products, Google is really putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to Google Checkout. Previously Google had announced that it was waiving all transaction fees through the end of this year, but now it has announced that all transactions will be free for the entirety of 2007. Promising a merchant an entire year of free credit card transactions is a pretty good...

Google's Holiday Specials

Google is planning on making holiday shopping easier and faster this year with Checkout. Google has said that they will be offering special promotions for shoppers starting on November 27th and running until December 26th. Users will receive $10 off purchases of $30 or more and $20 off purchases of $50 or more, depending on the merchant involved. To get the benefits of these special offers, there...

New Google Checkout features

Google is rolling out some new Checkout features that could, in the end, make their dreams of a serious PayPal contender a reality. The changes start off at the merchant level with the availability of a coupon creator and an email invoice product. Also, Google is taking out all transaction fees until the end of you year, most likely to get merchants hooked on Checkout for the crazy holidays buying...

Google Checkout discount

Google has just announced a discount for users of the Google Checkout system. Google will be giving a bonus of $10 on purchases of $30 or more at participating Checkout stores like Timberland, Buy.com, Gamefly, Zales, GNC, and Starbucks. This is another great way by Google to get people fired up [again] about the Google Checkout system, since people have been bashing and banning the system, like...