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Visa and MasterCard using KitKat feature to push mobile payments

by: Shawn IngramFebruary 19, 2014
Visa and MasterCard will soon make mobile payments easier, and finally accessible, for some Android users thanks to a feature built into KitKat. Read on for more!
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All you need to know about NFC Tags

by: Rob TriggsSeptember 29, 2013
You may have noticed small NFC tags next to advertisements near bus stops or little stickers on flyers. But just what is a NFC tag?
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Google Wallet now available on most US Android devices, NFC payments still limited

by: Bogdan PetrovanSeptember 17, 2013
Google extends the availability of Wallet to all devices in the US running Android 2.3 and higher, but NFC payment remains limited.
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Google Wallet app update brings new user inteface and improved battery life

by: David GonzalesJanuary 29, 2013
A free Google Wallet update is now available for download from Google Play, and it brings a number of changes including an overhauled user interface and improved battery life.
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Zavers offers real-time coupon and rewards redemption through Google Wallet

by: J. Angelo RacomaJanuary 13, 2013
Google has recently launched Zavers, a digital coupon system that lets users claim rewards and lets retailers target their discounts on a real-time basis.
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RBS and Visa join hands to launch V.me in UK

by: Tanay SoodNovember 29, 2012
Visa and RBS have joined hands to launch V.me in the UK. While the initial testing is still going on, they expect to launch the service in spring 2013. To refresh your memory, V.me exited beta with 53 bank partners and 23 retail partners, certainly giving it some credibility and initial momentum to storm a soon-to-be saturated market.
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Mobile payments booming this Thanksgiving; eBay, PayPal report massive growth over last year

by: Bogdan PetrovanNovember 24, 2012
According to eBay and PayPal (a subsidiary of eBay), Thanksgiving 2012 brought a 2.5-fold in the global volume of mobile transactions over the same day of 2011. Also, the number of customers that used tablets or smartphones to shop this Thanksgiving was 164% higher than last year.
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Australia to get new contactless payment system through Vodafone Smart PASS and Visa

by: J. Angelo RacomaNovember 20, 2012
Vodafone Australia wants to give its subscribers a better shopping experience through Vodafone Smart PASS. The contact-less payment system is similar to Google Wallet's NFC-based service, although it is intended to be cross-platform, basically working on any NFC-equipped smartphone.
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Square leads mobile payment processing business with $10B payments per year

by: J. Angelo RacomaNovember 15, 2012
Serial entrepreneur Jack Dorsey must have the magic touch. After leaving Twitter for another venture, the microblogging service's co-founder hit the jackpot anew, this time with mobile payment processor Square.
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Walmart’s Head of Mobile doesn’t believe in NFC, says there’s no problem with using cash and plastic

by: ŠtefanNovember 13, 2012
Gibu Thomas, Senior Vice President of Mobile and Digital at Walmart, doesn't think mobile payments are going to be a big thing according to FierceWireless. He even went so far as to say that people are already used to paying for products with cash and credit cards, so what's the point of introducing a third payment method? Does this mean Walmart doesn't understand the future?
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