AnywhereCommerce Granted Patents on Mobile Card Acceptance ‘Dongle’

Montreal-based mobile payments technology provider AnywhereCommerce has secured two U.S. patents surrounding the increasingly ubiquitous card readers—known as “dongles”—used by small merchants to accept credit-card payments via a smartphone or tablet. The patents, which cover any solution that uses the audio jack of a mobile device to accept payments, could have major impact on a…

AnywhereCommerce Granted New Secure Transaction Patent

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — AnywhereCommerce, a leading eCommerce and mCommerce engineering and solutions provider, announced the issuance of US Patent No. 8,055,545, Apparatus and method for conducting secure financial transactions.   Specifically, the patented technology uses a “trusted platform module” which stores sensitive consumer payment information securely. A virtual appliance module…

Verizon Wireless Deploys AnywhereCommerce for Line Busting Checkout

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Verizon Wireless has begun deploying AnywhereCommerce’s Rover(TM) device, a PCI certified magstripe reader and PIN entry POS (point of sale device) which is seamlessly integrated to their retail fleet of Motion Computing tablets.   AnywhereCommerce’s Rover is mounted to the tablet enabling the full breadth of expedited line busting checkout. Customers…