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Canadians Not Buying Mobile Payments

Canadian consumers lag far behind citizens of other countries when it comes to mobile payments, which account for just 2% of all consumer purchases in Canada, more

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Fitch: iPhone Takes a Bite of the Mobile Card Payment Apple

Apple may be better positioned to succeed where other institutions have had limited success given the company's financial resources and history of strong new product adoption, according to Fitch Ratings. more

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Mobile Contactless Payment Users to Reach 300mn by 2017

A new report has found that the number of consumers making contactless payments via their mobile handsets would reach 300 million globally by 2017, up from just over 110 million last year. more

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Isis Signing Up 20,000 Customers Per Day

The USA based mobile payments provider, Isis says that it has averaged over 20,000 Isis Wallet activations a day and the growth rate doubled over the prior month.  more

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Deutsche Telekom Starts NFC Based Mobile Payments Service

Germany\'s Deutsche Telekom has launched an NFC based mobile payments service that works with Android smartphones.  more

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UK Banks Launch Joint Mobile Money Transfer Service

A method for consumers to pay using just a mobile number has been launched in the UK, and is backed by most, but not all, of the UK's banks. more

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Apple Preparing for Serious Move into Mobile Payments Market

Rumours are piling upon rumours that Apple is preparing a big move into the mobile payments market. more

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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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