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Fist Of Jesus

FIST OF JESUS: THE BLOODY GOSPEL OF JUDAS, a hilarious gore beatem up.***What users say: Holy cow, this is by far the most divine brawler...

December 12, 2014 by Dear Fear

Flattr social micropayments

A chap at a recent Linux Users Group meeting flagged up Flattr for my attention. Flattr is a “social micropayment platform” (note de rigur loss of final vowel in the spelling).

September 20, 2010 by

Micropayments in Google Checkout soon

It sounds like Google is going to start allowing merchants to accept micropayments soon -- that menas accepting payments anywhere from a penny to a several dollars.This information was released in a document submitted to the Newspaper Association of America.

September 12, 2009 by

BitSwift Wallet (Beta)

At last a mobile wallet for BitSwift!Handle your coins on the go. With super fast transaction times, BitSwift is the perfect currency...

October 15, 2014 by Philippe Michaud-Boudreault

Online finance site notifies users of fraudulent charges

A fake, nonexistent company called Adele has been fraudulently charging 25 cent-micropayments to millions of credit cards across the country to either 1) test to see if bigger amounts can be charged or 2) see if they can make a tidy profit from untold millions of tiny charges.Remember personal finance site Mint I told you about several months ago?

January 15, 2009 by

Endless Dungeon RPG

Endless Dungeon is a game in which only one thing is certain - DEATH.Play as adventurer and start a journey deep into the dungeon.On...

October 9, 2014 by Spungulas Software

Visa's one giant leap for mobile micropay- or is it?

At CTIA today, Visa USA President and CEO John Philip Coghlan announced a number of alliances with mobile content providers that would allow micropayments for mobile commerce and content.No marketer should attempt to forge those alliances without research.

March 28, 2007 by

Microsoft's Live Points point the way to micropayments

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates talked up his vision for a micropayments strategy during the World Economic Forum in Davos. The strategy sounds a lot like Microsoft's existing "Points" system that allows Xbox and Zune customers to make small-dollar-value purchases over the Web.

January 28, 2007 by

Banks eye micropayment acquisitions?

Large banks are looking to scale their traditional payment infrastructures to handle micropayments technologies, which means they are likely to end up competing with -- or acquiring -- companies like PayPal.

October 12, 2006 by

Micropayments grew 350% in 2004

A study of 1,112 Americans aged 12 and older, conducted by Peppercoin and Ipsos-Reid, found 17% of survey respondents saying they'd use a non-cash form of payment (credit, debit or charge card) for purchases under $5. That equates to some 37 mln Americans.

October 12, 2004 by

Micropayments to generate $11.5 bln in 2009

According to recent research published by TowerGroup, the total market for Internet and wireless micropayments, led by demand for digital content, will increase by 23% annually over the next five years to reach $11.5 bln by 2009.

September 7, 2004 by

10 mln Americans purchased digital content

More than 10 million Americans have purchased digital content for less than $2 in the past year according to a comprehensive, quantitative survey on the micropayments market. This represents a nearly 150% increase over the four million consumers who indicated they had purchased low-priced content online in a similarly conducted October 2003 research study.

July 15, 2004 by

Rupert Goodwins' Diary

Tuesday 29/7/2004News just in from the States, where a company called Peppercoin has announced version two of its product. Its business is micropayments, the tricky business of extracting small amounts of money from people in return for small services or goods.

July 2, 2004 by

BT rolls out one-stop shop for Web payments

A feature called 'Click & Buy' from BT Micropayments could make it easier to access small, one-off bits of paid content. BT Retail is to begin trialling a system for making small payments online that could be attractive to thousands of Web sites, at a time when Internet companies are pinching pennies.

July 1, 2002 by

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