Amazon reportedly buys payment startup GoPago

Amazon has purchased GoPago, a San Francisco-based tablet point-of-sale and mobile payment startup, according to a report in La Repubblica, GoPago’s platform allows users to pre-pay for goods at a participating business with a mobile app, and works as a Square-like point-of-sale system for businesses. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, though co-founder… Read More


Chirpify for Facebook: The first way to make purchases from your news feed

Chirpify already lets you make purchases via your Twitter and Instagram feeds. It was only natural for them to expand to Facebook. And that’s exactly what they’ve done, as the Portland-based startup today expanded their platform to allow payments through the Facebook news feed. Chirpify now lets anyone sell, fundraise and pay directly within the Facebook… Read More

Keith Rabois

Square COO resigns over sexual harassment claims

Square COO Keith Rabois is departing the mobile payments company due to sexual harassment allegations. Rabois penned a blog post about his decision, denying the allegations but saying that he did not want this situation to be a distraction for the company. He says he was in a physical relationship with another Square employee, but then states these… Read More