Commerce in a post-Wikileaks economy

You’ve likely seen the news that Visa, Mas­ter­card, PayP­al and oth­ers
are under dis­trib­uted deni­al of ser­vice (DDOS) attacks by folk who feel
that WikiLeaks head­man Juli­an Assange is being per­se­cuted for
dis­trib­ut­ing sens­it­ive inform­a­tion he…

My iPhone accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express…

Yes it’s true. Not too far in the future, my Gar­age Sale will take cred­it card pay­ments. Cour­tesy of a neat inven­tion that you knew someone had to invent; the Square iPhone dongle. The premise is pretty simple: Plug it into your iPhone Swipe a cred­it card to com­plete a trans­ac­tion Square announced the device […]