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31-Jul-14
Zimbabwe mobile operator, Econet launches debit cards

Zimbabwe's leading mobile operator, Econet Wireless, has launched an international debit car in partnership with MasterCard amid promises to turn the country into a cashless society....

Mobile Payments, APAC, Debit

31-Jul-14
Amazon may be building a mobile commerce device

Documents hint at “Amazon Card Reader”...

Mobile Payments, Americas, Card Reader

31-Jul-14
A New Technology Is Breathing Life Into The Stalled Mobile Payments Industry

Mobile payments are still far less common than credit cards or cash for transactions in stores, but a new feature found on over 200 million Android phones could be a game changer....

Mobile Payments, Americas, HCE

30-Jul-14
Square announces new EMV chip reader for more secure mobile credit and debit card payments

Today, Square announced a new version of its popular mobile payment system that will support EMV chipped credit cards....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Square, mPOS

30-Jul-14
Google predicted to build a comprehensive digital wallet for mobile payments

Research and data specialists Forrester has forecast that Google will shift its mobile payment services away from in-store payments toward building a comprehensive digital wallet for every stage of the purchasing journey....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Google, Digital Wallet

29-Jul-14
Host Card Emulation Will Take A Byte Out of Your Wallet

Our desire is high for a mobile payments model that is as cutting edge and time saving as the devices we have come to rely on for all means of communicating in a digital world....

Mobile Payments, Americas, HCE

29-Jul-14
The iWatch Could Be Apple's Secret Weapon For Mobile Payments Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-iwatch-mobile-pay

Apple's first wearable may be different than other smartwatches and fitness trackers....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Apple, Smartwatch, iWatch

29-Jul-14
Amazon to Enter Mobile Payments Arena?

Online retail behemoth Amazon is purportedly set to enter the mobile payments fray....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Amazon

28-Jul-14
US mobile payment firm LoopPay wins Visa funding

Mobile payments provider LoopPay has secured funding from global payments firm Visa, the company has revealed, without saying how much is involved....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Visa, LoopPay

28-Jul-14
Starbucks now processes six million mobile payments a week

Coffee chain giant Starbucks now has 12 million active users of its mobile app in the US and Canada alone....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Starbucks, Mobile Statistics

28-Jul-14
Amazon Struggling to Turn Around its Mobile Fortunes

Amazon stock has been slipping and sliding in response to the online retailer’s latest earnings report....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Amazon

25-Jul-14
Big Gap Between Awareness And Usage Of Digital Wallets

Within the past week Google, PayPal and Amazon have all made moves in the “mobile wallet” arena. Amazon launched an Android-based mobile wallet app, focused on loyalty and gift cards. PayPal updated its iOS app to enable the addition of loyalty cards....

Mobile Payments, Global

25-Jul-14
Apple eyes mobile payments with wallet app for iPhone 6

Mobile payments are in vogue and Apple is getting with the program. Read more: http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/apple-mobile-wallet-app-iphone-6/#ixzz38VPxr1KG Follow us: @digitaltrends on Twitter | digitaltrendsftw on Facebook...

Mobile Payments, Americas, Mobile Wallet, Apple

25-Jul-14
Visa invests in LoopPay, mobile payments that work with old credit-card hardware

In-store mobile payments are still a challenge, and even companies like PayPal are taking their time carefully figuring out how to combine software, hardware, and customers’ smartphones....

Mobile Payments, Global, Visa, LoopPay

24-Jul-14
Report: Apple moving toward mobile payments this fall

Using your iPhone as a credit card? It could happen soon....

Mobile Payments, Global, Americas, Apple

24-Jul-14
Zuckerberg Confirms: A Mobile Payments System Will Come To Facebook Messenger

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg let slip a huge piece of news on his earnings call yesterday in terms of the way Facebook will develop e-commerce revenues in the future: a payments system will eventually be developed for Messenger, Facebook's mobile messaging app....

Mobile Payments, Americas, facebook, e-commerce, Facebook Messenger

23-Jul-14
PayPal to Toronto: coffee’s on us

Online payments processor PayPal Inc. is launching a mid-summer’s marketing campaign in Toronto that will introduce its mobile app as a way to pay for items in-store, the company says....

Mobile Payments, Americas, PayPal

23-Jul-14
Westpac Considers Replacing Physical Cards With Digital Ones

Westpac claims that it is now the first bank in New Zealand to begin a trial period of HCE mobile payments, expected to launch early next year....

Mobile Payments, APAC, Westpac

23-Jul-14
FirstBank Strikes Gold In Strategic Payment Partnership With Paypal

VENTURES AFRICA – As the ecommerce space in Nigeria continues to experience tremendous growth, global payments service provider, PayPal and FirstBank have partnered to bring their service even closer to the people, with First Bank Cards now acceptable for PayPal payments and increased transaction limits just one of the benefits offered....

Mobile Payments, APAC, PayPal, FirstBank

22-Jul-14
Wearable tech from Sony could bring mobile payments to the wrist

The company’s FeliCa smartcard chip is being prepared for use in smartwatches and other wearables....

Mobile Technology, Mobile Payments, Global, Sony

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