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Alipay preparing to let loose 500m Chinese shoppers in US e-shops

October 22, 2014 – 4:35 pm Comments Off

Taking ePass stateside.

Mobile commerce driving online sales between midnight and 6am

October 22, 2014 – 4:26 pm Comments Off

Can’t sleep? Buy something.

Italian payment processor touts ‘Pingit for Europe’

October 22, 2014 – 4:20 pm Comments Off

Jiffy app just needs a mobile number to send money.

Is the killer biometric tool your signature?

October 22, 2014 – 4:09 pm Comments Off

Startup Sign2Pay thinks so.

Pay by Twitter officially live in Q1 2015?

October 22, 2014 – 3:52 pm Comments Off

Buy button six months away. Possibly.

Bango to power phone bill on Samsung app stores

October 22, 2014 – 3:44 pm Comments Off

Billing, collection and settlement for Samsung Galaxy App portal.

UK m-payment app Yoyo to reach 300,000 people by year end

October 22, 2014 – 3:39 pm Comments Off

Mostly on university campuses.

French bank uses Twitter APIs on pay by tweet launch

October 15, 2014 – 9:25 am Comments Off

Groupe BPCE adds feature to its S-Money service.

20 more UK banks sign in with Paym

October 15, 2014 – 9:05 am Comments Off

Including Natwest and RBS.

M-payments volume to grow 60.8 per cent in 2015

October 9, 2014 – 10:21 am Comments Off

47.0 billion transactions.

24 UK retailers commit to Zapp payments scheme

October 8, 2014 – 9:42 am Comments Off

Including Sainsbury’s, Asda, House of Fraser and Shop Direct.

Clinkle launches…and revolution fails to follow

October 7, 2014 – 10:52 am Comments Off

Much hyped service delivers rather prosaic physical card linked to treats.

Big poach: Apple poaches senior Visa mobile exec

October 7, 2014 – 10:36 am Comments Off

Mary Carol Harris moves over to iPhone maker.

Square raises monster $150m in series E round

October 7, 2014 – 10:29 am Comments Off

Now valued at $6 billion.

Turns out Facebook is working on P2P payments after all

October 7, 2014 – 10:16 am Comments Off

Leaked screenshots reveal experiments.

Boku tightens grip on carrier billing space; buys mopay

October 7, 2014 – 10:05 am Comments Off

Says merged company will reach 80 countries and more than four billion consumers.

PayStand API lets developers add one click mobile checkouts

October 7, 2014 – 9:55 am Comments Off

Works across Bitcoin, eCheck and Credit Card.

Boku hails ‘new era for carrier billing’ with UK project

October 2, 2014 – 10:29 am Comments Off

Payment specialist launches new initiative to encourage users to pay for physical goods from the phone bill.

WeChat users can make mobile payments in shops

September 22, 2014 – 3:53 pm Comments Off

Nine stores in China testing it.

Weve kills the mobile wallet that never really lived

September 22, 2014 – 3:45 pm Comments Off

Casualty of Apple Pay.

Pay for your bus journey from your phone bill

September 22, 2014 – 3:29 pm Comments Off

Corethree teams up with Boku on UK ticketing first.

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