Articles Tagged ‘Payments’


Enabling mobile wallets will enhance all-around business

June 27, 2014

China’s ecommerce sectors continue to show that mobile wallet systems can be successful, according to new data from Forrester Research.

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PayPal nixes remote check deposit as banks jump onto trend

June 18, 2014

PayPal has pulled the plug on mobile remote check deposit, eliminating a distraction as the company continues to focus on building its digital payments business.

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EGifter implements Bitcoin to overcome security breaches, widen public interest

June 17, 2014

Social gifting brand eGifter claims to be the first iOS application to offer bitcoins as a payment option.

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Tim Hortons targets younger diners with mobile scan-to-pay alternative

May 23, 2014

Tim Hortons announced the launch of its successfully piloted scan-to-pay bar code technology that makes grabbing a quick bite to eat mobile efficient.

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Yogurty’s loyalty program boosts new mobile wallet feature

May 13, 2014

Yogurty’s addresses the adoption challenges faced by some mobile wallets with the integration of its loyalty program as an incentive to propel mobile payments.

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Payment apps headed toward shakeout as merchant offerings multiply

April 9, 2014

With no clear leader in mobile payments, a rapidly growing number of merchants are planning branded payment apps threatening to cause consumer fatigue and a shakeout.

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What is Apple’s commerce and payments strategy?

March 13, 2014

Apple has made big leaps forward in the past by owning entire ecosystems, and the payments space has so many historically entrenched players that displacing them would be difficult.

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Payments companies: Will mobile end the party?

February 25, 2014

Is mobile technology the silver bullet that has finally arrived which will change the rules and be a catalyst for redistribution of value creation from the payments players to the merchant segment?

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Western Union expands mobile services with Nigeria ewallet launch

August 7, 2013

The Western Union Co. launched a new mobile money transfer service for Nigerian consumers to continue its goal of offering mobile commerce services around the world.

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Is the pause in NFC hurting adoption?

July 5, 2013

A number of near field communication-enabled devices are hitting the market and many marketers are experimenting with their own mobile payment technology. However, consumer education about NFC is still rather low and although the technology is somewhat new, 2013 may not be the year of contactless payments.

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