TechCrunched: News Highlights In Under Two Minutes

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/techcrunched.jpg" /> Once again, we're packaging some of the top news of the week in a quick-to-digest video format.  If you missed some o

eBay Buys Zong For $240 Million In Cash To Boost PayPal's Mobile Payments Technology

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/zong-picture.jpeg" class="shot2">eBay has <a href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110707005650/en/eBay-Acquire-Zong">acquired<

Zong Expands Mobile Payments Platform To TVs, Gaming Consoles, Tablets And More

<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0002/4680/24680v4-max-250x250.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" /><a href="http://www.zong.com">Zong</a> has been one of the pioneers in

Mobile Payments Startups Zong And Boku Launch Billing Partnerships With Verizon

<img class="shot2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/verizon-picture.png" alt="" />After<a href="http://www.socialtimes.com/2010/10/boku-zong-and-billtomobile-enable-mobile-payments

The Future of Local Commerce = Facebook + Foursquare + Yelp + Groupon

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/qr-barcode.png"> There's been much hype, crazy valuations, and overall market excitement about businesses that promise to unleash the power o

Mobile Payments Startup Boku Launches In-App Billing Library For Android

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/bok.png" class="shot2">Fresh off an <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/05/27/andreessen-horowitz-makes-strategic-investmemt-in-mobile-p

Andreessen Horowitz Makes Strategic Investment In Mobile Payments Platform Boku

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/boku.jpg" class="shot2" /><a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2009/06/16/boku-launches-makes-some-mobile-purchases-for-mobile-payme

Zong Emerges: Facebook Deal And $15 Million In Funding

<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0002/4680/24680v4-max-250x250.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />We've been <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/zong">tracking</

Mobile Payments Startup Boku Lands $25 Million In Funding; Rebrands Service As Paymo

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/boku.jpg" width="215" height="68" /> Mobile payments for micro-transactions on the web are steadily <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunc

Meet Zong+, A Mobile Payments Platform On Steroids And Potential PayPal Killer

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/Zong+-215x175.jpg" width="215" height="175" /> <a href="http://www.zong.com/zong/">Zong</a> has seen tremendous growth over the past year fro

Zong Launches Subscription Service For Mobile Payments

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/zong-frictionless-mobile-payments.jpg" width="194" height="82" /> Over the past year, we've written frequently about mobile payments s

The Mobile Payments Rivalry Heats Up

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/mousehunt-215x173.jpg" width="215" height="173" /> Mobile payments for micro-transactions on the web are <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.

Spare Change On Track To Process $30 Million In Micropayments On Social Apps This Year

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/spaer-change-logo-215x97.png" width="215" height="97" /> While advertising revenues have been disappointingly low for most applications on Fa

Paymo Strikes Deal With hi5 To Use Mobile Payments For Virtual Goods

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/23384v1-max-250x250.png" width="207" height="106" /> Global mobile payments network <a href="http://www.paymo.com/">Paymo</a> and soci

Mobile Payments Getting Traction On Social Networks, But Fees Are Sky High

<img alt="" />Users are increasingly choosing dead simple SMS mobile payments for micro-transactions on social network applications and gaming sites (it fills the void while they wait for <a href="htt

Zong Lets You Bill Web Apps To Your Phone

<a href="http://www.zong.com/"><img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/zong-logo.png" alt="" class="shot" /></a>Mobile payments startup <a href="http://www.zong.com/">Zong</a>

Puppet Parody Show Gets Sponsorship; Original FastCompany Show Doesn't

Loren Feldman’s puppet video show, which parodies a video interview show run by Shel Israel called Global Neighborhoods, has landed an official sponsor, Feldman says. Meanwhile, Global Neighborh