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24-Apr-14
Canadian Startup Tab Launches Elegant Mobile Payments Solution It Dubs the 'Uber of Dining'

A Canadian startup is bringing Uber-style payments to restaurants....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Restaurants

24-Apr-14
Is Square Mobile Payments in Trouble?

Success in the financial sector is tough. While Square may be available everywhere, that does not automatically make it successful. It takes time for customers to understand and develop trust. Square lost around $100 million in 2013 -- more than it lost in 2012. Square says it is not in acquisition talks, but how long can an upstart keep this up?...

Mobile Payments, Americas, Square, mPOS

23-Apr-14
Square acquisition rumours raising questions about mobile payments

Google Inc. and PayPal Inc. may have both courted payments solutions provider Square Inc. in the past with acquisition offers, according to a Wall Street Journal story published on Monday....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Square, mPOS

22-Apr-14
Blue Rocket Announces The Next Wave of Mobile Payment Technology

As more and more consumers use their mobile devices for everyday transactions, the next wave of mobile payments is here....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Blue Rocket

22-Apr-14
Mobile payment startup Square plans sale as losses widen: Report

Square Inc has been in talks with several rivals for a possible sale as the mobile payments startup looks to stem widening losses and dwindling cash, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Square, mPOS

21-Apr-14
Mobile commerce doubles as traffic spikes on the smallest screens

A recently released mcommerce report is showing that traffic and shopping is growing fast....

Mobile Commerce, Global, Americas

21-Apr-14
Walmart Banks on Cash

Walmart got the entire financial services industry buzzing last week with its Walmart-2-Walmart domestic money transfer announcement....

Mobile Money Transfer, Americas, Walmart

21-Apr-14
Square’s deal with Starbucks is costing the payments startup millions

Square lost at least $20 million as a result of its partnership with Starbucks in 2013, according to a report in the WSJ, which doesn’t paint a very rosy picture for the mobile payments company....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Square, Starbucks

17-Apr-14
Walmart Introduces Exclusive Money Transfer Service, Cuts Fees by up to 50 Percent for Customers

Powered by Ria, Walmart-2-Walmart brings lower fees and simplicity to the money transfer market ...

Mobile Money Transfer, Americas, Walmart, Ria

16-Apr-14
Watch Out PayPal? The Real Meaning Of A Facebook Money Transfer Business

The web-based money transfer market could be in for a large shakeup after it emerged Facebook is planning a money transfer business in Europe, expanding its existing options beyond the U.S....

Mobile Money Transfer, Americas, facebook, PayPal

15-Apr-14
Inside Clinkle: A Stanford Kid Got $30 Million and Then Everything Blew Up

A look behind the scenes of the much-hyped payment startup....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Clinkle

15-Apr-14
Paydiant's White-Label Mobile Wallet Selected as a 2014 MITX What's Next Awards Finalist

Recognized for Innovation, Value, and Impact in Most Innovative Mobile Solution Category...

Americas, Mobile Wallet, Paydiant

15-Apr-14
4 Ways to Compete for Mobile Payments

If banks and credit unions can't keep payments tied to people's primary accounts, mobile tech will cut them out of the loop....

Mobile Payments, Americas

15-Apr-14
Facebook Prepares A Money-Transfer Service, But Still Needs Trust

With more than 1 billion active mobile users, Facebook has the kind of scale to make any e-payments service jealous, but it could be years before the company gets that other important feature to running a viable financial business: trust....

Mobile Money Transfer, Global, Americas, facebook

14-Apr-14
Customers are leaving banks that don't offer mobile banking services

Customers are leaving banks that are not offering mobile banking services, such as balance inquiries and transfers and bill payments through photo imaging, the Wall Street Journal reports....

Mobile Banking, Americas

14-Apr-14
Rogers launches suretap wallet app to allow smartphone customers to make purchases

Rogers launches suretap wallet app to allow smartphone customers to make purchases...

NFC, Mobile Payments, Americas, Rogers

11-Apr-14
Free Tablet Payment Solution Comes to Retail

In the increasingly competitive world of mobile payments, retailers are bombarded with an almost incalculable array of potential solutions for their payment processing needs....

Mobile Payments, Americas, PayAnywhere, mPOS

11-Apr-14
Sony Opens Up Mobile Wallet Feature to Digital Music, Movie, Gaming Content

Content from the Sony Entertainment Network and its PlayStation Store are now available in Canada using a mobile phone account....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Digital Wallet, Sony

11-Apr-14
Subway Expands Mobile Ordering

The sandwich chain has begun testing a pre-order app at Manhattan locations....

Mobile Payments, Americas, SUBWAY

11-Apr-14
Mobile payment app Venmo capitalizes on two tech trends

Social media and mobile payments have both seen huge growth in the past few years. That’s why one app, Venmo, has decided to capitalize on both those trends for an experience that appears to be gaining in popularity....

Mobile Money Transfer, Mobile Payments, Americas, Venmo

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