Category Archives: M POS

Square files “confidential” IPO

Square is rumoured to have filed an IPO, a person familiar with the matter said. Square filed its prospectus under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, which permits companies with under $1 billion in annual revenue to file their IPO paperwork (more…)...
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Verifone signs major Payment as a Service deal

Verifone says that Westpac Banking Corporation will be the first bank in Asia Pacific to deploy its new handheld EMV and NFC-enabled terminal solution that is fully supported with payment as a services from Verifone. With more than 13 million customers, Westpac (more…)...
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First Data launches Clover Mini POS

First Data has launched a tablet-based mini POS system dubbed Clover Mini. Aimed at small businesses, the Clover Mini is a small POS system that is aimed at competing with Poynt, former Google Wallet lead Osama Bedier’s recently launched (more…)...
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Miura raises $16m in VC round

Miura Systems has closed a $16m fundraising round, led by London-based investmend syndicate, DFJ Esprit Secondaries (DFJES). The company has sold off a minority stake to speed-up growth in a VC round that included participation from various DFJES funds. “This (more…)...
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Apple selects POS software Vend

During its Q2 2015 earnings call, Apple announced that it is working with a select group of business app developers to bring innovative mobile solutions for business to iPad users. According to Luca Maestri, Apple’s CFO, this focus is a result of (more…)...
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New POS malware family named Punkey

In conjunction with a US Secret Service investigation, Trustwave SpiderLabs researchers have unearthed a new family of POS malware. POS malware is a sinister and often difficult-to-detect threat that preys on retailers running Windows-based payment terminals. This menace has been around for (more…)...
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Verifone launches cloud POS solution

Verifone says that it is launching a new cloud POS solution for small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The Android-based solution, Verifone Cloud POS, will be distributed through Verifone’s network of ISO and acquirer partners. “SMBs need more than a payment solution, but until (more…)...
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Ingenico introduces mPOS

Ingenico has launched the RP170c, an audio jack-based mPOS dongle that can accept payments made by mobile phone. The RP170c offers support for both NFC/contactless and mag-stripe payments via a 3.5mm standard audio (more…)...
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