Hacked Screenshots Reveals how you can Send Money to a Friend Via Facebook Messenger
Hacked Screenshots Reveals how you can Send Money to a Friend Via Facebook Messenger

When Mark Zuckerberg recruited Ex-PayPal president David Marcus to head the affairs of Facebook Messenger three years ago, few understood the motive behind this move, but now it is crystal clear for everyone to see: Facebook is set to allow its users to send and receive money via its standalone Messenger. Mark recently hinted on … Continue reading Hacked Screenshots Reveals how you can Send Money to a Friend Via Facebook Messenger

Facebook Says Messenger And Payments Will Eventually “Overlap” But Don’t Hold Your Breath
Facebook Says Messenger And Payments Will Eventually “Overlap” But Don’t Hold Your Breath

Facebook does plan to monetize Messenger through payments, but it’s going to take its time to do it right. Regarding Messenger, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on today’s Q2 earnings call that “over time there will be some overlap between that and payments”. He stressed that “The payments piece will be a part of what will help … Continue reading Facebook Says Messenger And Payments Will Eventually “Overlap” But Don’t Hold Your Breath

Facebook Calls on Ex-PayPal’s President David Marcus to Run it’s Messenger
Facebook Calls on Ex-PayPal’s President David Marcus to Run it’s Messenger

Facebook doesn’t show ads in Messenger or WhatsApp. Instead, payments could be the key to earning money on chat, especially in the developing world where ad rates are low. If that’s the strategy, Facebook just got the perfect executive to lead the charge. It’s poached PayPal’s president David Marcus to run its Messenger unit. Facebook … Continue reading Facebook Calls on Ex-PayPal’s President David Marcus to Run it’s Messenger

Quickteller – Buy Airtime, Pay Bills and Transfer Funds Easily Online with your ATM Card
Quickteller – Buy Airtime, Pay Bills and Transfer Funds Easily Online with your ATM Card

A lot has been said about Nigerian cashless economy since the turn of last year. While the government seems to delay the implementation of this service, Quickteller has given us a taste of what it means to go cashless. Quickteller is a company based in Nigeria that allows Nigerians to buy airtime and pay bills … Continue reading Quickteller – Buy Airtime, Pay Bills and Transfer Funds Easily Online with your ATM Card

Freelancer.com Acquires Digital Marketing Marketplace, Warrior Forum for $3.2M
Freelancer.com Acquires Digital Marketing Marketplace, Warrior Forum for $3.2M

According to a report on Techcrunch, job outsourcing marketplace Freelancer.com has put down a portion of the money it raised from its IPO last fall on buying Warrior Forum, a marketplace and forum for digital marketing professionals. Freelancer.com filed for an IPO last October, with the aim of raising ~$14.2 million — noting at the … Continue reading Freelancer.com Acquires Digital Marketing Marketplace, Warrior Forum for $3.2M

Monitise Buys Turkey’s Pozitron For Up To $100M To Take Its Mobile Money Network To The Middle East
Monitise Buys Turkey’s Pozitron For Up To $100M To Take Its Mobile Money Network To The Middle East

Some consolidation in the world of mobile commerce. Monitise, a UK-based company that works with the likes of Visa to build and roll out mobile payment solutions, has acquired mobile commerce technology provider Pozitron for $100 million in an all-share deal. This is about inorganic expansion: Pozitron is based in Istanbul, Turkey and is most active … Continue reading Monitise Buys Turkey’s Pozitron For Up To $100M To Take Its Mobile Money Network To The Middle East

How to Create a U.S Bank Account and Get a Payoneer MasterCard®  Outside U.S
How to Create a U.S Bank Account and Get a Payoneer MasterCard® Outside U.S

If you are residing within Australia, Nigeria, India, Russia or anywhere else around the world and wishes to own a U.S bank account or wanting to setup a Payoneer Debit MasterCard®. Here is the easiest way to go. The Payoneer service is a secure and convenient service that allows you to send and receive funds globally. … Continue reading How to Create a U.S Bank Account and Get a Payoneer MasterCard® Outside U.S

Zynga to buy ‘Clumsy Ninja’ developer for $527 million, cut 314 jobs
Zynga to buy ‘Clumsy Ninja’ developer for $527 million, cut 314 jobs

Zynga plans to buy U.K.-based game developer NaturalMotion for about $527 million while cutting 15 percent of its own workforce. The San Francisco-based Internet game company said it is buying NaturalMotion for hit games including CSR Racing and Clumsy Ninja. It will pay $391 million in cash, plus about 39.8 million shares, according to a … Continue reading Zynga to buy ‘Clumsy Ninja’ developer for $527 million, cut 314 jobs

Lenovo To Buy Motorola Mobility From Google For $2.91 Billion
Lenovo To Buy Motorola Mobility From Google For $2.91 Billion

Techcrunch – TechCrunch has confirmed reports that Lenovo is buying Motorola Mobility from Google. This is the division within Google that the company purchased in 2011 for $12.5 billion. Motorola Mobility will go to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. Of that $2.91 billion, $1.41 billion will be paid at the close of the deal. $660 million … Continue reading Lenovo To Buy Motorola Mobility From Google For $2.91 Billion

VoguePay.com: Receive Payments Online For Your Small Businesses
VoguePay.com: Receive Payments Online For Your Small Businesses

 This article was written by: Joseph Onyemakonor As the internet users grow by the day in Nigeria, one of the challenges of growing the eCommerce side of it has largely been online payment solution. This is largely due to the start-up cost of integrating payment gateways, which can gulp up to N200, 000. Many businesses in Nigeria cannot afford this … Continue reading VoguePay.com: Receive Payments Online For Your Small Businesses

Why Did Criminals Trust Liberty Reserve?
Why Did Criminals Trust Liberty Reserve?

Liberty Reserve, the alternative-payment network and digital currency that federal prosecutors shut down a couple of days ago, was not, as it described itself, the Internet’s “largest payment processor and money transfer system.” (PayPal, obviously, is much bigger.) But Liberty Reserve was, by all accounts, the Internet’s largest payment processor for illicit and criminal transactions. … Continue reading Why Did Criminals Trust Liberty Reserve?