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Rogers and CIBC launch Suretap, a NFC mobile payment service

by: Varun RajNovember 3, 2012
Finally, Canadians can now get rid of the good old credit card. Well, at least that's the dream. Rogers and the local bank CIBC have partnered to make the dream of NFC mobile payments a reality for Canadians.
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The potential of NFC and the obstacles that stand in its way

by: Simon HillOctober 29, 2012
Analysts have been predicting the rise of NFC for a while now, but expectations vary wildly. The main driver that’s widely touted is mobile payments, but the number of NFC-enabled devices in circulation is still relatively small. We take a look at some potential uses for NFC and ask: what is holding it back?
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Isis support comes to Verizon’s Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD

by: Bams SadewoOctober 29, 2012
Being one of the biggest proponents of Isis, so much so that it blocks the use of Google Wallet on its devices, Verizon strangely only has a handful of smartphones that support it.
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Square is going international, with Canada as its first market outside US

by: J. Angelo RacomaOctober 25, 2012
Square is revolutionizing the mobile payments business. The company lets business and store owners accept payments through their iPhone, iPad or Android device through an add-on accessory. Initially launched in the U.S., Square is gradually opening to an international market, with Canada as its first step.
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MetroPCS customers are now a part of the Google Wallet family

by: Bams SadewoOctober 23, 2012
As announced on its Twitter account, MetroPCS subscribers can now use Google Wallet on their device. For now, only those sporting the Samsung Galaxy S3 can start using the mobile payment service.
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O2 releases new mobile payments system for businesses

by: Simon HillOctober 23, 2012
O2 has just released a Mobile Point of Sale service in partnership with Visa and Global Payments. The basic idea is to allow vendors and retailers to easily accept plastic payments from debit and credit cards on their Android tablets and smartphones.
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Isis to officially launch on October 22, more supported devices announced

by: Bams SadewoOctober 18, 2012
The marketing head of Isis, Jaymee Johnson, has sent out a statement to tech publications across the country that its mobile payment service will indeed be officially rolled out on October 22. Come Monday next week, folks in Salt Lake City and Austin, who are keen on leaving their wallet at home to make some transactions, will be able to tap and pay their way out of Isis-ready stores.
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Isis Mobile Wallet details leaked: ISIS SIM card, supported devices, extra credit, and more

by: Bams SadewoOctober 16, 2012
The new mobile payment system backed by three carriers (AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile), dubbed as Isis Mobile Wallet, has been pushed back from its original September launch. A leaked internal memo, as attained by Tmonews (and as we’ve reported before,) shows that Isis will now be launched on October 22 in two cities – Salt Lake City, Utah and Austin, Texas. But the memo also reveals more details.
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Leaked documents show ISIS is set to launch on October 22nd

by: ŠtefanOctober 10, 2012
Phones have been shipping with NFC (near field communication) support for several years now, but the one use case that we've all been waiting for, paying for things via a simple tap, has yet to take the market by storm. Google launched Google Wallet in May 2011, but hardly anyone is using it. Why? There aren't any technical reasons to explain Google Wallet's failure, it all boils down to politics.
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Facebook partners with Bango for mobile payments through your carrier bill

by: J. Angelo RacomaSeptember 24, 2012
Facebook has partnered with Bango to enable mobile payments for in-app content through a user's carrier bill. Real world goods payments coming soon.
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