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QR code based payment specialist Yapital closes down

November 24, 2015 – 1:11 pm Comments Off

“We have not succeeded in revolutionising the payment market as we had planned.”

MasterCard to let Apple Pay users travel for free in London

November 20, 2015 – 2:45 pm Comments Off

Bribery will get you everywhere. Including Neasden.

Two in three Brits think the PIN will be dead in five years

November 20, 2015 – 2:23 pm Comments Off

Thanks to mobile and contactless.

Here’s a new kind of ATM that works with phones, not cards

November 19, 2015 – 5:23 pm Comments Off

But it still dispenses good old cash.

39 per cent of Americans will buy via mobile this holiday season

November 19, 2015 – 5:15 pm Comments Off

By which they mean Christmas.

The slow death of the operator wallet. This week: Valyou

November 19, 2015 – 5:04 pm Comments Off

Norway calls it a day.

Now you can make MasterCard NFC payments from your Vodafone Wallet

November 19, 2015 – 4:55 pm Comments Off

But will anyone?

Amex launches HCE and tokenisation platform

November 19, 2015 – 4:46 pm Comments Off

Like the ones Visa and MasterCard is running.

Two more UK banks commit to Apple Pay

November 19, 2015 – 2:30 pm Comments Off

Neither of them is Barclays.

LG Pay is real and it’s coming to South Korea

November 19, 2015 – 12:31 pm Comments Off

Handset maker confirms it on Facebook.

BBVA Wallet has been downloaded more than a million times

November 16, 2015 – 4:00 pm Comments Off

Across four countries.

Look out Venmo. Apple could be moving into P2P payments

November 16, 2015 – 2:35 pm Comments Off

Cupertino giant talking to banks.

Hailo brings mobile payments to all London cabbies

November 13, 2015 – 4:08 pm Comments Off

Taking the fight to Uber.

NFC payments come to the Pebble smartwatch (via a hack)

November 13, 2015 – 3:43 pm Comments Off

ConnectedDevice creates a ‘smartstrap’ to do the workaround.

HCE exclusive? Capital One adds NFC mobile payments to wallet app

November 12, 2015 – 2:50 pm Comments Off

Bank might just be first to do cloud-based contactless payments.

Hiku device lets you speak or scan shopping items

November 11, 2015 – 3:27 pm Comments Off

A new US startup has signed up retail giants Walmart and Peapod … Read more

Tencent has 200 million credit cards on WeChat

November 10, 2015 – 3:09 pm Comments Off

Facebook, are you watching?

Apple brings “Shopping” category to its app store

November 7, 2015 – 3:51 pm Comments Off

Appa for auctions, price comparison, product reviews and more in one place.

M-pesa revenues jumped 24 per cent in six months

November 6, 2015 – 2:59 pm Comments Off

User base now at 15.7m.

Amazon backs out of mPOS market after 14 months

November 2, 2015 – 3:55 pm Comments Off

Discontinues Amazon Register.

Cripes. Apple has actually switched on carrier billing

November 2, 2015 – 3:46 pm Comments Off

Only in Germany. Only on O2.

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