Metro-East News

August 14, 2014

Daily business briefing: Amazon launches mobile card payment

Amazon has introduced a a credit-card processing device and mobile app. The Amazon Local Register is designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Weekly applications for unemployment aid is up. The number of jobless seeking help has climbed by 21,000. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Netflix has added performances by Bill Cosby and other comics to the subscription Internet channel's fall lineup. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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