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What does Apple Pay mean for Android?

by: Simon HillOctober 29, 2014
Apple may be late to the mobile payments party, but the launch of Apple Pay could end up being a good thing for Android.
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Mastercard, ING testing new mobile payments solution

by: Kristofer WoukNovember 8, 2012
With so many methods for mobile payments being put through the wringer, why not add another one? MasterCard and ING Group have introduced a new payment method that interweaves both mobile and internet payments. Sound confusing? We're just getting started.
 
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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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MasterCard PayPass certifies 17 smartphones for NFC use, including the HTC One X and the Nexus

by: AdrianMay 7, 2012

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By now, we should have been able to make contactless payments with pretty much any mobile phone, at just about any supermarket or restaurant. Or at least that’s what many of us expected for 2012. Unfortunately, NFC payment technology has been slow to progress over the past couple of years.

There are still relatively few smartphones enabled for NFC use, while mobile payment systems, like Google Wallet, have been experiencing security issues of all sorts. However, we have some good news to report today on this front – MasterCard has announced the certification of 17 new smartphones for its PayPass Ready program.

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