Tuesday, July 17, 2012

PayPal Acquires card.io

PayPal has acquired card.io, a San Francisco-based company that provides technology for developers to capture credit card information by using the camera on a smart phone.

Card.io’s client include Uber, LevelUp, TaskRabbit, Lemon and 1-800-Contacts. Developers pay $0.15 for every card they scan.

Using the camera is an easy way to free users from the need to type in strings of digits when they want to enter card information.

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