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Retailers must keep the shopper in the middle

Harris + Hoole’s mobile app allows customers to check in to the store and order a drink without queuing....

Mobile Payments, Americas

Final's credit card tackles security with unique numbers for each retailer

While newfangled credit cards like Coin and Plastc aim to cut down on wallet clutter by loading up all of your payment methods in one place, another option is taking aim at security....

Americas, Final

Square cofounder dishes out mobile payments wisdom

The UpTake: Jim McKelvey exhorted a startup audience to push the banks and telecoms with their innovations....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Square

Mobile commerce revenue will reach 50% of US digital commerce revenue by 2017, says Gartner

Mobile digital assistants will begin to make autonomous purchasing decisions...

Mobile Commerce, Americas

Square’s Order App Can Now Predict When You’ll Arrive To Pick Up Your Cappuccino

If you are a techie who lives in San Francisco, you probably know what a miserable experience it is to wait in line at Blue Bottle in Mint Plaza with all the other techies in San Francisco....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Mobile Apps, Square Order

HangIt Raises $6.2 Million Seed Funding To Disrupt Mobile Marketing

HangIt, a mobile platform company founded on the principle that mobile location changes everything, announced today that it has raised $6.2 million in seed funding and has established headquarters in New York City. ...

Americas, Mobile Marketing, HangIt

Dunkin’ to test mobile ordering, payment system

Company also considering adoption of highly publicized Apple Pay...

Mobile Payments, Americas, Dunkin' Donuts

Facebook Closes $19 Billion WhatsApp Deal

Facebook says it has wrapped up its landmark $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, a deal that was hashed out in Mark Zuckerberg’s house over the course of a few days in February and sealed over a bottle of Jonnie Walker scotch....

Global, Americas, facebook, Mobile Messaging, WhatsApp

Global Payments announces support for new mobile payments service

Global Payments will be supporting Apple Pay through its OpenEdge division...

Mobile Payments, Global, Americas, Global Payments, OpenEdge

Facebook working on mobile payments using Messenger, leak reveals

Social network planning a mobile payments solution that will let friends send money via the Facebook Messenger app on the iPhone...

Mobile Payments, Global, Americas, facebook

RBC Wallet now available for BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Z30 users

RBC Wallet now available for BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Z30 users....

Americas, Mobile Wallet, Blackberry, RBC, RBC Wallet

Facebook 'planning money transfer service'

A computer science student has discovered a payments feature hidden in Facebook Messenger's source code ...

Mobile Payments, Global, Americas, facebook

JPMorgan Data Breach Exposed 83 Million Records

The database breach this past summer at JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States by assets, was much more extensive than previously thought, affecting 83 million persons and businesses, the bank said today (Oct. 2) in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission....

Mobile Banking, Mobile Security, Global, Americas, JPMorgan

Western Union Money Transfers Come To Walgreens And Duane Reed

Western Union is now allowing customers of Walgreens to transfer money domestically through a new Western Union stage-and-pay kiosk model. The kiosks will use the the Walgreens Balance Financial platform....

Mobile Money Transfer, Americas, Western Union, Walgreens, Duane Reed

SUBWAY Launches NFC Mobile Payments with Softcard

SUBWAY customers can now use their mobile devices to pay at over 26,000 locations across the United States thanks to a partnership between the restaurant chain and mobile payments venture Softcard....

Mobile Payments, Americas, SUBWAY, Softcard

Tangerine unveils biometric tools for mobile banking

To stand out from rival Canadian lenders, Tangerine is stepping up its mobile banking app, adding biometric tools such as voice recognition and fingerprint scanning....

Mobile Banking, Americas, Tangerine

Apple acquires mobile payments specialist from Visa

Mary Carol Harris joins Apple, bringing her extensive mobile payments experience with her...

Mobile Payments, Global, Americas, Visa, Apple

Paydiant's large role in mobile payments

Paydiant, the technology provider behind the Merchant Customer Exchange mobile wallet CurrentC, recently relocated its headquarters to a bigger space in the Boston area. The need for the move corresponded with how mobile payments have evolved over the past year....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Paydiant

New Xoom service lets migrants pay family's bills in home country directly

San Francisco company aims to transform multibillion-dollar remittance business with quick and easy system...

Mobile Payments, Americas, Xoom

Mobile banking accounts launched by Citibank

These products will be available exclusively to customers who will access them over their smartphones and tablets....

Mobile Banking, Americas, Citibank

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