Articles tagged with: Mobile Payments

Mobile Payments Expected to Rise 40% This Year

The value of global payments via mobile devices will reach exceed half-a-trillion dollars this year, a rise of nearly 40% year-on-year,  more

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NFC Based Mobile Payments to Start Shortly in Sao Paulo

Within the next few months, Brazilians will be able to use their smartphones to carry out contactless payment transactions when shopping. more

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China Rumoured to have Clamped Down on Mobile Payments Project

Reports that Chinese authorities are clamping down on mobile payment systems saw a listed Chinese bank value slump and its shares suspended on stock exchanges. more

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Agilent Technologies and Fime to Deliver Test Tools for Mobile Payments

Agilent Technologies says that it has signed an agreement with the secure-chip testing provider, Fime to deliver testing solutions to the payments and telecommunications markets. more

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Alipay Overtakes PayPal in the Mobile Payments Market

China's largest online payments processor, Alipay says that it has overtaken PayPal to become the largest mobile payments provider in the world. more

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Tapingo Raises $10.5 Million for Mobile Payments App

Mobile payments app developer, Tapingo says that it has raised US$10.5 million in funding, lead by Khosla Ventures with participation from existing investor, Carmel Ventures. more

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China Drafting Mobile Payments Regulations

China's Central Bank is preparing to draft regulations governing the use of mobile payments, an official at the People's Bank of China (PBOC) has told local media. more

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Square Buys the peer-to-peer mobile payments app Evenly

Mobile payments services provider, Square has made another of its modest sized acquisitions and bought the mobile payments startup, Evenly. more

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Vodafone to Launch NFC Based Mobile Payments Across Europe

Vodafone has announced the launch of a mobile wallet service for mobile transactions across its European markets.  more

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Security and Lack of Compelling Reason to Use Mobile Payment are Key Roadblocks

Mobile transactions are showing growth in the percentage of Americans who have experienced them firsthand. However, the segment -- particularly in its tap-to-pay application -- is still struggling to earn consumer interest. more

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