Articles Tagged ‘Payments’


PayPal comes out punching with wearable payments

November 20, 2014

Pebble smartwatch wearers can now make payments and receive payment notifications through online service PayPal and its mobile application, which shows the growing momentum of the wearable movement, anticipated to become a payment norm within a few years.

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American Express looks to foster payments innovation with token system

November 4, 2014

American Express is swapping card numbers for tokens with its new NFC-based, token payment service.

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Apple Pay aims for the fence with World Series initiatives

October 24, 2014

A multitude of events surrounding mobile payments will be seen during this year’s World Series, including MasterCard and Major League Baseball’s support for Apple Pay.

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Javelin exec: PayPal spin-off to open door wider for Apple Pay, NFC

October 9, 2014

LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ – A Javelin executive at the Mobile Shopping Summit 2014 said PayPal’s split with eBay would provide an opportunity for Apple Pay and NFC to drive adoption.

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Softcard freshens up NFC payments with laundromat collaboration

September 26, 2014

Payment solutions provider USA Technologies’ collaboration with mobile wallet solution Softcard recasts the mundane task of doing the laundry while driving momentum for NFC adoption.

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Dunkin’ Donuts supports menu expansion with mobile-ordering test

September 25, 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts’ recent announcement of a mobile-ordering test supports the brand’s ongoing efforts to expand its menu by encouraging customers to try new items without having to wait in line.

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YP looks to attract users with GrubHub mobile-ordering deal

September 25, 2014

YP is enabling online and mobile ordering via a new partnership with GrubHub, making it easy for anyone searching for local businesses on YP’s mobile app and Web site to convert.

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Mobile POS still fails to deliver on line-busting promise

September 24, 2014

While bricks-and-mortar retailers are jumping onboard to leverage mobile in their stores, if the experience lacks convenience, utility and speed, the results will discourage customers.

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Disneyland scares up mobile ticketing for Halloween

September 16, 2014

Theme park Disneyland has initiated a trek towards mobile ticketing with a new option to buy tickets via mobile devices for its Halloween celebrations.

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Will Uber, HotelTonight welcome Bitcoin after adoption by PayPal’s Braintree?

September 10, 2014

PayPal’s decision to accept Bitcoin through its Braintree payments system could lead to more widespread opportunities for the digital currency, given Braintree’s established database of clients.

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