Log in
Login
Password
Remember
Lost password
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 

4-Traders Homepage  >  Shares  >  Nasdaq  >  Groupon Inc    GRPN

SummaryQuotesChartsNewsAnalysisCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
News SummaryMost relevantAll newsSector news 

Groupon Testing Credit Card Reader In SF Bay Area -Bloomberg

05/25/2012 | 07:04pm US/Eastern

Groupon Inc. (>> Groupon Inc) is testing a credit card reader for retailers that plugs into smartphones, Bloomberg News reported Friday, citing a person with knowledge of the matter.

The device is produced by Infinite Peripherals Inc. and is being tested at dozens of locations in the San Francisco Bay Area, the person told Bloomberg.

On Thursday, the VentureBeat blog, citing a forwarded email, said Groupon was testing a card reader.

Bloomberg reported that a Groupon spokesman didn't specifically comment on a credit card reader test. The spokesman said "Groupon has a number of trials in markets that are designed to help merchants and small businesses."

Full story at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-25/groupon-said-to-test-credit-card-reader-rivaling-ebay-s-paypal.html and http://venturebeat.com/2012/05/24/groupon-is-testing-a-payments-offering-to-compete-with-square-and-paypal/

-Dow Jones Newswires; 212-416-2900

Stocks mentioned in the article : Groupon Inc
React to this article
Latest news on GROUPON INC
08/29 GROUPON : App of the week
08/28 GROUPON : SumUp Secures USD11.44 Million in Venture Funding
08/28 GROUPON : App of the week
08/27 GROUPON : App of the week ; groupon, free from google play and itunes
08/26 GROUPON : Icflix and groupon bring you great deals
08/25 GROUPON : BRIEF: Former Groupon CFO sells Oak Brook home for $2.7 million
08/24 GROUPON : Dog's slow death after it munched poisonous plant ; /stroud
08/24 GROUPON : Dog's slow death after chewing on poisonous plant
08/22 GROUPON : App of the week
08/22 GROUPON : Toxic plant kills loved dog Harley
Advertisement
Chart
Duration : Period :
Groupon Inc Technical Analysis Chart | GRPN | US3994731079 | 4-Traders
Income Statement Evolution
More Financials