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Apple and Google begin circling m-payments start up BOKU

Both Apple and Google are engaged in conversations with mobile payments startup BOKU about a potential acquisition or a wide-reaching partnership at the very least, we've heard from people familiar with the talks, which...

Apple Pay pricing + T&C’s revealed for US banks

According to the term sheet, which was picked up by equity analyst at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Sanjay Sakhrani, Apple will receive 15 basis points (0.15 percent) per credit card transaction, as well as...

Google Checkout introduces Android m-payments option

Google has launched a tool designed to enable one-man-band merchants moving from site-to-site to accept payments using its Checkout system and Android mobile phones. In a blog, the search giant says its Android Payment Chrome...

PayPal launch Beacon

PayPal announced PayPal Beacon, a low-powered Bluetooth device that will allow consumers to automatically check-in at local stores. The company descibes it as a "complete hands free experience" that will "reinvent today’s in-store shopping experience." “PayPal...

UK closing US lead on FinTech investment in PayTech

The UK’s payment technology, or PayTech, sector is booming and closing the gap on the US, its closest rival, according to research from the Emerging Payments Association (EPA), sponsored by The Bancorp and conducted...
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Samsung expands Bixby voice controls with Samsung Pay

Samsung has expanded its Bixby artificial intelligence (AI) platform to include the ability to make payments through Samsung Pay. The voice controlled virtual assistant is currently only available in South Korea on Samsung’s flagship Galaxy...

Apple Pay Vs Android Pay Vs Samsung Pay: How mobile wallets compare

Monthly consumer adoption of mobile wallets (including those offered by merchants, card issuers, and the “Pays”) has nearly doubled in three years from 11% to 21%. However, monthly frequency of wallet purchases per person has...

MasterCard enabling m-commerce with new initiatives

MasterCard has announced the launch of its first app 'MasterCard MarketPlace' that gives cardholders mobile access to exceptional deals. The sale of physical merchandise via mobile phones hit $1.2 billion in 2009, according to ABI...

Customer service experience to see radical shake-up

The proliferation of smart devices and mobile apps will give rise to a more sophisticated and interactive customer service experience over the next four years, according to a recent study by Ovum. With more than...

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Payment industry history with first AES DUKPT key management implementation

Verifone says it has implemented AES DUKPT with its end-to-end encryption solution, VeriShield Total Protect, its Engage family of payment devices, and Carbon 8 & 10. Co-designed by Verifone, AES DUKPT...
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