Articles Tagged ‘mobile payments’


St. Paul promotes hassle-free parking with remote-pay mobile app

February 11, 2016

The city of St. Paul, MN, is the latest metropolis to streamline the parking experience via mobile, allowing residents and visitors to remotely pay for metered parking using a new smartphone application.

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Chick-fil-A heats up mobile sales with Apple Pay integration

February 10, 2016

Chick-fil-A is playing catch-up to the slew of quick service restaurant chains incorporating Apple Pay into their mobile applications by gradually rolling out the payment platform’s capabilities to locations nationwide.

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Visa’s open APIs signal battle against Silicon Valley payment platforms

February 8, 2016

Visa’s new developer platform, which offers third-party companies the ability to sift through hundreds of commerce-related APIs, indicates the brand’s desire to one-up its competitors in the mobile payments space by creating a massive network of partnerships.

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WeChat disperses mobile money to Times Square revelers via Bluetooth

February 8, 2016

WeChat is bringing the Chinese custom of Lucky Money to New York pedestrians, enabling Times Square passersby to shake their smartphones in front of the billboards and have digital money placed in the messaging application’s mobile wallet.

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Android Pay, Apple Pay reach parity as mobile pay adoption grows: report

February 5, 2016

The leader in mobile payments still remains unclear, but Android Pay is gaining speed and the technology as a whole is likely to reach mainstream adoption within four years if added benefit for customers is provided, according to a report from Packaged Facts.

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Fifth Third Bank responds to customer demand with Touch ID integration

February 5, 2016

Fifth Third Bank’s Touch ID integration comes in response to customer requests as the tech becomes more widely accepted thanks to how it makes users feel secure and brings added convenience.

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Los Angeles is latest big city to embrace mobile ticketing

January 27, 2016

Southern California’s commuter rail service Metrolink is the latest public transit system to board the mobile ticketing train, as the transportation industry as a whole moves towards untethered digital systems.

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Payments: The last mile of online customer intimacy

January 26, 2016

When it comes to online commerce, the point at which money changes hands has often been the moment a sale falls apart. What was a carefully crafted brand experience becomes off-putting and complicated. There are confusing redirects, forms that clash with the rest of the design, and a lot of sensitive data that needs to be entered.

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Starbucks’ Mobile Order & Pay drives sales during peak hours

January 25, 2016

Growing adoption of Starbucks’ Mobile Order & Pay program is a boon for the chain during the morning rush, when use increases and accounts for about 10 percent of transactions.

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Shoppers are adopting digital wallets at a rapid pace: Citi

January 25, 2016

Mobile wallet adoption has been slow to catch on, but if developers educate consumers on user experiences, these platforms may hit their stride in 2016, according to a new report from Citi Retail Services.

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