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Guess what, the Apple NFC rumours are back

August 29, 2014 – 11:00 am Comments Off

iPhone 6 will do contactless, say insiders.

Boku and IPC launch ‘text to pay’ magazine subscriptions

August 29, 2014 – 10:52 am Comments Off

Landmark deal to charge physical products to the phone bill.

Vodafone switches on M-Pesa in Romania

August 27, 2014 – 10:12 am Comments Off

Service goes live for first time in Europe.

Bluetooth Beacons shrink to the size of stickers

August 27, 2014 – 10:06 am Comments Off

Even easier for retailers to test the mini transmitters.

Amazon to ‘do an AdWords’ with transaction data?

August 27, 2014 – 9:55 am Comments Off

Is there any end to Amazon’s ambitions?

Square updates Cash app with pay by text

August 27, 2014 – 9:43 am Comments Off

No longer just email.

Wipit offers in-store barcode payments to the unbanked

August 13, 2014 – 11:29 am Comments Off

Adds new feature to top-up pre-pay wallet.

Amazon Local Register mPOS reader revealed

August 13, 2014 – 11:00 am Comments Off

Formal challenge to Square and PayPal by ecommerce giant.

NFC ‘market’ to hit $16.25 billion by 2022

August 12, 2014 – 11:43 am Comments Off

With mobile commerce the main driver.

Bango enables ‘charge to bill’ via Deutsche Telekom

August 12, 2014 – 11:33 am Comments Off

Becomes ‘strategic partner’ for giant German telco.

UK gamers spend €8.94 per microtransaction

August 12, 2014 – 11:25 am Comments Off

That’s twice the average rate in other countries.

Two Tap raises $2.7m to add instant shopping carts to apps

August 8, 2014 – 11:19 am Comments Off

VCs pile into SanFran startup.

53 per cent of Brits say they’ll never do mobile banking

August 8, 2014 – 11:00 am Comments Off

Paranoid about security.

Mobile payments in China up 700 per cent in a year

August 7, 2014 – 11:55 am Comments Off

1.6 billion transactions.

Over a million sign up for Paym in 100 days

August 7, 2014 – 11:37 am Comments Off

£6.5m transferred between banking apps during this period.

Google UK boss off to start fintech incubator

August 7, 2014 – 11:27 am Comments Off

Dan Cobley to become CEO of Brightbridge Capital.

Rakuten Bank trials P2P money transfer via Facebook

August 7, 2014 – 11:02 am Comments Off

First for Japan.

Zapper teams up with MYPOS to target more restaurants

August 6, 2014 – 10:24 am Comments Off

Promising speedier payments to save time paying the bill.

Pingit brings e-gifting to its mobile money transfer app

August 6, 2014 – 10:13 am Comments Off

Users can send gifts as well as money.

Vodacom to try M-Pesa again in South Africa

August 5, 2014 – 12:23 pm Comments Off

Adds new item to its USSD menu this week.

16 per cent of household bills paid by mobile and PC

August 5, 2014 – 12:08 pm Comments Off

Convenience wins.

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