Articles Tagged ‘Payments’


Outback Steakhouse fires up app with wait list, payments features

August 6, 2015

The casual dining sector’s use of mobile continues to heat up, with Outback Steakhouse preparing to launch a new mobile application later this year that will enable diners to virtually check where they are on the waiting list as well as pay for meals at the table.

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Wearables to account for 20pc of mobile proximity payments by 2020: report

July 28, 2015

Payment transaction volume on wearables will reach $501 billion by 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 177 percent and representing 20 percent of total mobile proximity transaction volume, according to a new report from Tractica.

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American Airlines Center taps mobile POS for easy ordering

May 14, 2015

The American Airlines Center in Dallas is bringing mobile point-of-sale systems to consumers attending events in the stadium, allowing servers to accept contactless payments as well as Apple Pay, and providing a streamlined purchasing experience for food and beverages.

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PayPal pilots NFC as transaction volume increases 40pc

April 24, 2015

With PayPal’s mobile payments transactions volume increasing 40 percent year-over-year, the business is testing NFC payments prior to its imminent split from eBay, executives revealed this week during the ecommerce leader’s first quarter earnings call.

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United Healthcare’s Health4Me employs mobile payments for health claims

February 18, 2015

Health insurance provider United Healthcare’s mobile application Health4Me has introduced new features, including the ability to complete mobile payments for customers’ health claims and manage their healthcare expenses.

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ParkMe app brings mobile payments to Dallas for added convenience

February 3, 2015

Mobile application ParkMe, which allows users to find and secure parking spots, now features a payment feature in Dallas for added value.

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68pc of casual restaurant patrons prefer tablet transactions: report

January 29, 2015

When it comes to leaving a tip in a casual restaurant, 68 percent of customers would prefer to do so via an iPad, according to a new report from Software Advice.

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TGI Friday’s makes room for future innovation with mobile POS

January 14, 2015

NEW YORK – A TGI Friday’s executive at the NRF 104th Annual Convention & Expo said that the restaurant chain prides itself in taking a different approach toward tablet integration in its locations in contrast to its competitors, such as Applebee’s, by placing tablets in the hands of servers rather than on tables.

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Mobile barcode transactions on uptick for brands, retailers

December 29, 2014

Mobeam, a provider of light-based mobile commerce technology, and its Beep’nGo solution, claim to have powered more than 10 million barcode transactions in the past eight months in more than 200 countries and territories, shining light to how prominent these solutions are anticipated to be in 2015.

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Competition grows as mobile payment acquisitions continue

December 24, 2014

With mobile payment capabilities expected to become mainstream in 2015, competition is growing in the space with Worldpay, a global provider of payments technology and services, and its recent announcement to acquire SecureNet Payment Systems.

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