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Contactless
Google Wallet stops NFC payment service

Google has announced via email that it will kill off NFC payment service functionality in April for anything below Android 4.4 (device that don’t have Kit Kat – Android 4.4+).

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MPOS
52 million mPOS to be delivered in 2018

According to a Smart Insights Report, mPOS shipments are expected to keep growing in the next years at a CAGR of 40% between 2013 and 2018, leading to 52.1 million mPOS units to be shipped in 2018.

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Mobile Payments

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  • CaixaBank, Santander and Telefónica launch Yaap CaixaBank, Banco Santander and Telefónica have announced Yaap ...
  • WorldPay and ZNAP agree global partnership for global mobile payments WorldPay and ZNAP, the mobile business platform, have agreed a ...
  • Vodafone launch M-pesa in Europe M-pesa has arrived in Europe as Vodafone seeks ...
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    Contactless NFC

  • Apple expected to adopt NFC for mobile payment plans Apple’s 2014 roadmap was laid out in pretty ...
  • Barclays’ customers: £6.6 million per month with contactless cards Barclaycard has announced that its customers are spending ...
  • Brazil’s Bradesco teams with Claro for contactless payment deployment Starting in H1 2014 Brazilians will be able ...
  • Google Wallet stops NFC payment service Google has announced via email that it will ...
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    Mobile Banking

  • Santander’s bank transforms its mobile banking into m-commerce marketplace The new BZWBK24 mobile banking app enables its ...
  • Paym mobile payments service launches in UK P2P mobile payments service Paym will be rolled ...
  • Mobile remote deposit capture – once consumers use it they love it Financial institutions will need to aggressively promote the ...
  • Mobile banking transactions in UK double Brits have now downloaded more than 12.4 million ...
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    Mobile Remittance

  • African mobile money revenues to hit $3 billion Mobile Money operators’ revenue will rise to $3 ...
  • M-Pesa mobile money transfer goes global with MoneyGram deal Safaricom’s push to take its mobile money transfer ...
  • Live @ MWC: GSMA report shows active mobile money users reached 61 million The GSMA’s Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) ...
  • EcoCash mobile money platform process $200 million per month ECONET Wireless says that more than $200 million ...
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    M POS

  • MPOS devices could leave millions worldwide open to attack Mobile Point of Sale (MPOS) devices can be ...
  • American Express invests in Indian mPOS provider Ezetap American Express  has bought a minority stake in ...
  • 52 million mPOS to be delivered in 2018 According to a Smart Insights Report, mPOS shipments ...
  • CaaS – Cybercrime-as-a-service In its latest Threats Report security specialists McAfee ...
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    Analysis

  • EcoCash mobile money transfer exceeds $4 billion Econet Wireless’ mobile money transfer service EcoCash has ...
  • Royal Canadian Mint axes digital currency MintChip Just three months after announcing its Bitcoin rival ...
  • Mobile payments and fraud survey While the mobile channel grows in importance and ...
  • 50% of one-time passwords fail to arrive New global research by the Ponemon Institute, sponsored ...
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    Opinions

  • NFC: A technology in search of a problem? According to a report from IHS, contactless payments could ...
  • Live @ MWC: Google Glass barcode scanning GS1 have announced that they will be demonstrating ...
  • Consumers beware: five ways your identity can be stolen Jumio has revealed the top five ways that ...
  • Contactless and the future of payments Our society has seen an incredible rate of ...
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    Vendor Zone

  • Equifax partners with Jumio for mobile commerce Equifax has announced its partnership with Jumio, an ...
  • eBay urges shareholders to reject PayPal spin off eBay has suggested that its shareholders and customers ...
  • MasterCard launches MasterPass in Italy MasterPass is now available in Italy. Following its ...
  • Live @ MWC: Accenture launches mobile wallet platform Joining the fray, Accenture says it has launched ...
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