Articles Tagged ‘mobile payments’


Mastercard’s newest mobile platform gives Stripe sellers instant payout access

September 21, 2016

Mastercard’s new personal payments platform, Mastercard Send, will now enable United States sellers on Stripe marketplaces to receive faster and more secure payouts, thereby expanding the financial service’s influence in the business-to-business sector.

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The threat to brand loyalty from Apple Pay

September 20, 2016

It is a surprise how many retailers will let mobile brands such as Google Wallet, Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay insert themselves in the midst of the transaction. Have they – indeed, have you – thoroughly considered what is really at stake?

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Mastercard, PayPal get cozier with more payment options

September 7, 2016

Mastercard and PayPal are expanding their long-standing partnership to highlight the former’s payment options more clearly within PayPal’s platform and offer Masterpass acceptance to Braintree merchants, foreshadowing the potency that financial services’ cross-partnerships can yield.

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Walmart boosts MoneyGram co-branded money transfer service with mobile tools

September 7, 2016

Walmart is teaming up with money transfer service MoneyGram to launch an upgraded version of the platform on walmart.moneygram.com, bringing new mobile money management tools to the retailer’s customers.

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Mobile Minutes: Snapchat gets physical; The surroundie; Vibrating Bluetooth boots; Europe’s mobile payments players

September 7, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Here’s another sign that Snapchat is building a physical device; Forget the selfie, it’s all about the virtual reality surroundie now for millennials; Bluetooth boots vibrate to guide you to your location; Europe’s mobile payment players braced for battle as US rivals move in.

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Mastercard transforms The Barclays into testing ground for in-app payments

August 25, 2016

Mastercard is continuing its tradition of bringing its latest technologies to The Barclays golfing event by enabling this year’s attendees to use the enhanced Masterpass solution to buy merchandise on-site and leverage the Qkr! with Masterpass application to order concessions directly to their seats.

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Mary Kay provides flexible payment capability for sellers, shoppers via mobile

August 25, 2016

Mary Kay is providing its beauty consultants in Canada with an easier method of bringing payments to customers through mobile, making credit and debit purchases more accessible.

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Walgreens expands mobile payments portfolio via Android Pay-supported Balance Rewards

August 23, 2016

Walgreens is the first retailer to integrate Android Pay into its loyalty program, underscoring the need for other marketers to roll out mobile payment solutions compatible with all operating systems or risk alienating a large base of non-iOS customers.

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What does UnionPay’s Canadian QuickPass rollout mean for competitors?

August 17, 2016

UnionPay is bringing its mobile QuickPass platform to Canada, enabling a slew of merchants to accept its contactless payments without requiring a customer’s signature or PIN number, adding yet another major competitor to the digital payments space.

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New Haven expands mobile-enabled parking payments to express lots

August 17, 2016

New Haven, Conn., is the latest city to let residents and visitors pay for parking in express lots via the Parkmobile application, indicating that this capability could become commonplace in metropolitan areas across the United States.

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