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Mobile payment startup Square said to be raising funds at US$6b valuation

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28 — Square Inc, the mobile-payments startup co-founded by Twitter Inc Chairman Jack Dorsey, is in talks to raise financing at a US$6 billion valuation, according to a person with knowledge of the matter....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Square

Digital payments could help billions of people without access to banks

World Bank report says mobile money and electronic transfers could bring financial services to 2.5 billion marginalised people...

Mobile Payments, Global

Sequent Awarded “One Tap” Mobile Payments Patent

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sequent Software, the world’s leading provider of digital issuance and open wallet platform-as-a-service, announced today that it has been awarded a key patent for simplifying mobile payments and enabling fast and seamless transactions at merchants through the “One Tap” mobile payments functionality....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Sequent

UK mobile payments set to grow this year

Report highlights the growth of mobile commerce in the UK this year...

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Mobile Statistics

Can smart cards bypass mobile?

Are smart cards getting smarter? Will they leapfrog mobile for payment and other apps?...

Mobile Payments, Americas, Smart Cards

Consumer Mobile Payment Adoption is Pressuring Banks

Evolution is occurring rapidly in mobile payments....

Mobile Payments, Global

How China And Kenya Are Winning The Payment Wars -- And Why The U.S. Should Worry

The U.S. lags the rest of the world in one significant technological area: payments....

Mobile Payments, Americas, e-commerce

Amazon's New Card Reader Undercuts The Mobile-Payments Industry

Amazon recently declared war on the mobile-payments industry with Amazon Local Register, a card reader similar to dongles offered by Square and eBay's PayPal....

Mobile Payments, Global, Americas, Amazon, mPOS

9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader

Better late than never. Amazon has finally taken its place in the cutthroat mobile payments race....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Amazon, mPOS

LG Uplus eyes China with easier mobile payment service

LG Uplus said Wednesday it will offer a new mobile payment service in overseas markets, starting in China....

Mobile Payments, APAC, LG Uplus, Paynow Plus

Mobile payments program is expanding to New York

OpenTable is getting ready to expand into new markets later this year...

Mobile Payments, Americas, OpenTable

Amazon taking a swipe at mobile payments

Tech giant launches new platform called Amazon Local Register....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Amazon, mPOS

Wearable technology market in Europe to reach over $2.5 billion by 2019

A new report issued by Transparency Market Research has revealed a very rapid wearables growth rate....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Wearable Technology

Pay for coffee at Starbucks using Android Wear

Forget paying for morning coffee with cash or your phone; flash your wrist instead....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Starbucks, Mobile Apps, WearBucks

LendUp, Moneygram Partner to Offer Real-Time Offline Loan Payments

San Francisco-based LendUp will announce today that it has signed two service agreements with global money transfer and payment services company, MoneyGram, according to a LendUp release. LendUp will enable real-time offline payments for loans using MoneyGram’s ExpressPayment Service at 39,000 agent locations in the U.S....

Mobile Payments, Americas, MoneyGram, LendUp

Square expands from mobile payments into bookings with launch of Appointments

Mobile payments company Square is launching a booking tool today to let users schedule appointments with small businesses....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Square, BookFresh

OpenTable Expands Mobile Payments To New York, And Soon, 20 More Cities

OpenTable, which first announced its mobile payments pilot program this February in San Francisco, is about to speed things up....

Mobile Payments, Americas, OpenTable

300 Mobile Payment and Digital Banking Trends

As banks and credit unions begin strategic planning for 2015, it is helpful to have statistics to help form a view of current market trends. No place is this more important than with digital banking and mobile payments, where technology, adoption and competition is changing faster than ever....

Mobile Payments, Global

11-Aug-14 launched in Ghana

Online fashion and lifestyle brand Mogoogi has been launched in Ghana with grand plans to expand onto Nigeria and the rest of Africa industries later this year....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, APAC, Mogoogi, ProfPay

Rocket Internet raises $445 million to invest in mobile payments in emerging markets

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company is purchasing a 10% stake in Rocket, a German e-commerce investment firm. The deal will combine the Philippines telecom operator’s mobile expertise with Rocket's global e-commerce and web services footprint....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Rocket Internet

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