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It’s official: Twitter to add ‘buy now’ button

September 8, 2014 – 3:36 pm Comments Off

Commerce coming to tweets.

McDonald’s prepping NFC-based mobile payments system

September 8, 2014 – 3:13 pm Comments Off

Tappy meal.

Gemalto unveils DIY mobile payments hub

September 8, 2014 – 3:07 pm Comments Off

Allynis Trusted Services will be pitched at banks, enterprises, transport operators and more.

Orange to close NFC payments service, Quicktap

September 8, 2014 – 2:50 pm Comments Off

Will tap for the last time on October 30.

Vodafone to extend SmartPass to UK next month

September 8, 2014 – 2:33 pm Comments Off

Big month coming up for NFC based payments.

MCX now has a customer-facing name: CurrentC

September 4, 2014 – 11:19 am Comments Off

National rollout next year.

The terrorists have won: Isis is now Softcard

September 3, 2014 – 2:06 pm Comments Off
The terrorists have won: Isis is now Softcard

US operators wish to avoid ‘confusion’ with Islamist militants.

SLA and Infobip take carrier billing to Middle East

September 3, 2014 – 12:32 pm Comments Off

Sign deal with Zain telco group.

Alipay to bring fingerprint security to its payments service

September 3, 2014 – 12:29 pm Comments Off

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PayPal switches on One Touch app payments

September 3, 2014 – 12:27 pm Comments Off

Fruit of the Braintree purchase last year.

Mobile Embrace does DOB for Telenor Group

September 3, 2014 – 12:25 pm Comments Off

Charge to bill comes to 176m users.

Ukash launches its own mobile wallet via ZapZap

September 3, 2014 – 12:23 pm Comments Off

New online payment options for the unbanked.

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.

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