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iZettle CEO: Obama could be a big influence on m-payments in 2015

December 16, 2014 – 11:33 am Comments Off

Jacob de Geer makes five forecasts for mobile payments in 2015 including the impact of EMV, Apple Pay, CurrentC and mPOS.

Bango and CardMobili team up on carrier billing for retail coupons

December 15, 2014 – 12:56 pm Comments Off

Intriguing way to get people buying physical goods from the phone bill.

Users speak about Apple Pay: we like it, but we don’t really use it

December 15, 2014 – 11:52 am Comments Off

Only five per cent of iPhone 6 owners used Apple Pay on Black Friday

Could global mobile payments top 3trn euros by 2020?

December 12, 2014 – 4:44 pm Comments Off

Oh yes, says yStats.com

Nooch is the latest entrant into the P2P mobile money space

December 12, 2014 – 4:30 pm Comments Off

Bit like Venmo, but deliberately not as social.

Square just processed more than $100 million in sales in one day

December 12, 2014 – 4:21 pm Comments Off

Lots a latte.

Bango switches on operator billing for Samsung in South Africa

December 12, 2014 – 4:08 pm Comments Off

Galaxy users on the Telkom network can buys apps from the phone bill.

Mobile driving European payments M&A to new highs

December 10, 2014 – 1:28 pm Comments Off

$417.9 million through 26 deals in January to September 2014.

Braintree takes One Touch to apps and sites worldwide

December 8, 2014 – 3:47 pm Comments Off

Speedier payments for punters in Europe, Oz and Canada.

Belgian mobile wallet Sixdots is now live

December 8, 2014 – 1:01 pm Comments Off

JV by Proximus and banks.

Altpay bags $1m to explore mobile payments for the unbanked

December 8, 2014 – 1:01 pm Comments Off

Bit like Starbucks’ payment system.

Japan’s Line Pay set to roll out all over the world

December 8, 2014 – 12:59 pm Comments Off

Potentially 230 countries.

New app lets you shop while you watch movies

December 8, 2014 – 12:58 pm Comments Off

TheTake uses Shazam-style tech to ID Jennifer Lawrence’s fabulous belt.

Virgin Money signs seven-year agreement with Monitise

December 8, 2014 – 12:55 pm Comments Off

Working on next wave of digital banking services.

Alipay: 54 per cent of payments are now mobile-based

December 5, 2014 – 12:07 pm Comments Off

More proof of phone-first ecommerce boom.

UK firm Quikkly reinvents QR codes as Action Tags

December 3, 2014 – 12:17 pm Comments Off

Tags do one thing only – and they tell you what it is.

Fortumo to power carrier billing for Oppo and Gionee

December 3, 2014 – 12:15 pm Comments Off

Charge to bill payments now available to anyone who uses their app stores.

SimplyTapp bags $5.9m to push on with HCE innovation

December 3, 2014 – 12:12 pm Comments Off

Second round brings total to $7.6m.

Norway now has its own NFC mobile payment service, Valyou

December 3, 2014 – 12:09 pm Comments Off

Collaboration by Telenor, DNB and SpareBank 1.

Barclays to launch Skype-style video banking in the UK

December 1, 2014 – 12:45 pm Comments Off

Another nail in the coffin of high street branches.

Swedish ‘pay later’ specialist Klarna ready for US push

December 1, 2014 – 12:34 pm Comments Off

Just hired US CEO.

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