POS

By mobile payments we mean paying for things with a digital device that you carry rather than a credit/debit card or wallet.  The device interacts with a POS (Point of Sale) terminal, vending machine, or entry pass point (gate). It may seem a bit foreign at first glance, but its actually a logical means for …

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And now Starbucks jumps on the “kill the POS” bandwagon.  (again, as in cash register) For the uninitiated, a couple of years ago Square created a cute little device that plugs into the audio port of your smartphone.  It lets the smartphone act as a credit card reader and sends the data to the company …

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Another reason The Cloud Is Huge! The Death of POS as we know it.  That’s Point of Sale for the uninitiated as in cash registers.  And I am appalled to learn that the iPad is 1/5, yes 1/5 the cost of a POS device! Just in time for new hires and new jobs, we now …

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