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DropletPay shutters its merchant-focused wallet

July 15, 2016 – 2:30 pm Comments Off on DropletPay shutters its merchant-focused wallet
Couldn’t scale.

Another mobile wallet shuts down: New Zealand’s Semble

July 15, 2016 – 11:15 am Comments Off on Another mobile wallet shuts down: New Zealand’s Semble
This mobile payments lark is tough isn’t it?

Seamless just bought MeaWallet for $5m

July 14, 2016 – 1:47 pm Comments Off on Seamless just bought MeaWallet for $5m
Consolidation ahoy.

Xiaomi to launch mobile payment service in 2016

July 13, 2016 – 1:50 pm Comments Off on Xiaomi to launch mobile payment service in 2016
Hitting China in Q3 or Q4.

User spend on Bango’s platform up 283 per cent in a year

July 12, 2016 – 1:52 pm Comments Off on User spend on Bango’s platform up 283 per cent in a year
Positive financials for UK firm.

Seamless makes SEQR payments contactless

July 9, 2016 – 1:47 pm Comments Off on Seamless makes SEQR payments contactless
Starting in Sweden.

Revolut raises $10 million for multi-currency mobile wallet

July 8, 2016 – 1:55 pm Comments Off on Revolut raises $10 million for multi-currency mobile wallet
US startup getting Transferwise-style momentum.

2.5 million Brits buying stuff via mobile every day

July 1, 2016 – 1:55 pm Comments Off on 2.5 million Brits buying stuff via mobile every day
Social media the biggest factor.

Klarna uses the debt option to raise $35m

June 27, 2016 – 1:58 pm Comments Off on Klarna uses the debt option to raise $35m
More funds for Sweden’s e-commerce unicorn.

Abra prepares to take its bitcoin-based wallet global

June 26, 2016 – 1:59 pm Comments Off on Abra prepares to take its bitcoin-based wallet global
Philippines-based firm wants to do it this year.

Microsoft Wallet is live at last. Has anyone noticed?

June 21, 2016 – 2:02 pm Comments Off on Microsoft Wallet is live at last. Has anyone noticed?
Launched despite virtual collapse of Windows Phone.

Number26 raises a $40 million Series B

June 21, 2016 – 2:01 pm Comments Off on Number26 raises a $40 million Series B
New war chest for Germany’s mobile-only bank.

Tapp Commerce gets $9 million to do mobile-first payments stuff

June 12, 2016 – 12:18 pm Comments Off on Tapp Commerce gets $9 million to do mobile-first payments stuff
In Indonesia and elsewhere.

Zapp almost probably nearly ready for launch

June 12, 2016 – 12:17 pm Comments Off on Zapp almost probably nearly ready for launch
UK’s ‘pay by bank app’ service now has backing from more big banks.

Apple Pay is coming to the desktop

June 10, 2016 – 12:15 pm Comments Off on Apple Pay is coming to the desktop
Via the Safari browser.

The twitching corpse of CurrentC just stopped twitching

June 6, 2016 – 12:13 pm Comments Off on The twitching corpse of CurrentC just stopped twitching
MCX to disable all accounts.

China’s doubles its in-store mobile payments in a year.

June 5, 2016 – 12:12 pm Comments Off on China’s doubles its in-store mobile payments in a year.
By 2020 almost half of smartphone users will be paying this way.

Visa unveils contactless payment ring for Rio Olympic Games

June 2, 2016 – 12:11 pm Comments Off on Visa unveils contactless payment ring for Rio Olympic Games
To be used by be used by 45 Visa-sponsored Olympians.

Kenya bankers take on M-Pesa with new P2P payment solution

June 1, 2016 – 12:09 pm Comments Off on Kenya bankers take on M-Pesa with new P2P payment solution
Via new IPSL subsidiary.

Pay for pies at football grounds from your phone bill

June 1, 2016 – 12:08 pm Comments Off on Pay for pies at football grounds from your phone bill
Boku brings DCB to sports arenas.

Debit cards to overtake cash in the UK by 2021

May 28, 2016 – 12:07 pm Comments Off on Debit cards to overtake cash in the UK by 2021
Report predicts 14.5 billion debit card payments against 13.0 billion for cash.
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