Wednesday, July 18, 2012

45 "Mobile Payment" News Stories for July 18th

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Paypal focuses on mobile payment, acquires credit card scanner Card.io
PopHerald.com
JULY 18, 2012, 1:55 A.M. New York local time — Paypal to acquire Card.io, the startup behind the credit card scanner technology. Popular payment system, Paypal, announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy Card.io, the startup behind the technology ...
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PayPal acquires mobile payments startup Card.io
Computerworld
PayPal is already using the technology from Card.io in PayPal Here, its mobile payment technology for small businesses and casual sellers that it unveiled in March. The employees at Card.io will be joining the PayPal global product team in San Jose to ...
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Ogone acquires Tunz.com to expand its mobile payment solutions offer and ...
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)
Via Tunz.com, Ogone will be able to provide a complete end to end environment for mobile payment to banks and mobile operators, as well as support online merchants who want to create and store funds in virtual wallets. "Now is the time to invest in ...
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LevelUp: Mobile payment app lets customers earn rewards at local businesses
WGNtv.com (blog)
Marcus Leshock features mobile payment app LevelUp on the WGN News at Five.
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PayPal Buys Mobile Payment Service Card.io
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PayPal has announced that they have purchased mobile payment service Card.io, the service was available for Android and iOS device and it allowed retailers to accept credit card payments. Card IO. We first met with the team at card.io when we were ...
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Paypal acquires Card.io mobile payment service
The Verge
Paypal VP Hill Ferguson announced the company's acquisition of mobile credit card payment service Card.io today. Card.io, which was available for iOS and Android, allows small vendors to accept...
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Payment Sticker from G&D Equips Cell Phones for Mobile Payment
Wireless Developer Network (press release)
Munich - July 17, 2012 - G&D presents the first payment sticker to meet the specifications of the German banking industry. When the sticker is attached to a cell phone or smartphone, contactless payment becomes possible even if the device itself is not ...
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Data Compliance Firm CSR(TM) Steps Up To Mobile Challenge
MarketWatch (press release)
Physical and administrative issues, such as education and training are addressed, while simply-worded business policies and procedures are provided to create the safest possible environment for processing mobile payment transactions. "We are the only ...
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PayPal buys Card.io, maker of mobile credit card scanning tech
CNET
Acquisition of San Francisco-based startup is an apparent move to bolster its mobile-payment position against upstart Square. Read this blog post by Steven Musil on Internet & Media.
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How Instant Mobile Commerce Will Disrupt The Way You Do Business
Forbes
The confluence of critical factors—(i) the near ubiquitous adoption of mobile technology, and particularly smartphones; (ii) mobile payment mechanisms; (iii) the explosion of atomized app-based services; and (iv) changing attitudes toward currency ...
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NCR Silver Modernizes Main Street's Payment Systems with Comprehensive ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The mobile payment component also offers highly secure end-to-end encryption of credit card data, offering peace of mind to business owner and customer alike whether they are in the store or at a remote location such as a street festival or farmers market.
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Etranzact lists bottlenecks to mobile money penetration
The Guardian Nigeria
To the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Valentine Obi, the networks were just being developed with unstable connectivity issues, adding that there were also problems associated with low awareness of the immense benefits of mobile payment ...
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PayPal acquires credit card scanning startup card.io
Fiercemobilecontent
PayPal has acquired card.io, which develops credit card data capture technology integrated into applications including the PayPal Here mobile payment system. Financial terms were not disclosed.
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BELGACOM : Ogone acquires Tunz.com and sign an agreement to develop ...
4-traders
Ogone acquires Tunz.com and sign an agreement to develop mobile payment solutions with Belgacom Ogone, specialist in the online support of... | July 17, 2012.
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Paypal buys the Cardio credit card scanning service
BBC News
"Paypal has realised that you don't have to have contactless NFC technology to make a mobile payment in a store," Forrester's research director Benjamin Ensor told the BBC. "It is betting that the retailers can integrate online payments into their ...
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Tapingo raises $3.5M to expand mobile payment platform for students
Mobile Payments Today
Startup Tapingo provides a mobile commerce platform that lets students use mobile devices to order and pay for purchases at local merchants around college campuses. Students can see inventories, browse merchandise and buy food directly by.
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G&D introduces NFC payment sticker in Germany
Mobile Payments Today
Giesecke & Devrient, the Munich-based financial services and security company, is looking to stick it to mobile phone-makers — so to speak. G&D is introducing the first payment sticker to meet the German banking industry's sp.
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EBay acquires credit card payments start-up card.io
ITProPortal
The deal's financial terms have not been disclosed, but eBay said the acquisition was aimed at expanding its mobile payment services. Employees of the San Francisco-based start-up will move to PayPal's San Jose offices "to help us create new ...
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CorFire CMO to Deliver Insights into Accelerating Mobile Commerce at Mobile ...
MarketWatch (press release)
will address the successes and failures of mobile payment deployments abroad. The session will be moderated by Menekse Gencer, founder of mPay Connect Consulting. Panelists will include representatives from m-Via, Mobile Payments Implementation, ...
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Real-time payment platform still needs strong business case: APCA CEO
Computerworld Australia
CEO of mobile payment technology company mHITs Limited, Harold Dimpel, recently said that Australian banks are "reluctant" to do a lot of innovation in payment technology, and as much as the credit providers and other third parties involved in payment ...
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PayPal acquires card.io, the company that allows credit card information ...
IntoMobile
Roughly a year ago we talked about eBay's acquisition of mobile payment company Zong with the idea to integrate some of its capabilities into PayPal. A year later, we have PayPal announcing acquisition of card.io, the company that provides technology ...
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Isis poised for summer release
QR Code Press
Isis is a mobile payment platform that will enable consumers to make purchases for goods and services using their smart phones and other such mobile devices. As with others in its industry, Isis relies on the use of NFC technology in order to ...
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Ogone buys Tunz to push ahead with mobile payments strategy
Mobile Entertainment
Tunz has previously worked with with Belgacom on PingPing, the mobile payment system that lets consumers to pay for public transport, postal services, web services, vending machines and more. Ogone says it can now offer its e-merchant clients more than ...
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Freeport Capital Inc. (FAS:CNSX) Hybrid Enters Agreement With PaySoft ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)
The agreement which will benefit both companies will allow Paysoft to expand its current offering of ECheck to Include Hybrid's Mobile Payment Solutions for Credit & Debit acceptance. The new combined offering optimizes Hybrid's Mobile Payment App's ...
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PayPal buys Card.io visual credit card scanner platform, is neither Here nor there
Engadget
Thought PayPal was done upping its mobile payment game when it unveiled its triangular Square competitor earlier this year? Think again. Despite Here.
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Sage Pay, MoBank partner on mcommerce offering
Mobile Payments Today
Sage Pay, the U.K. and Ireland's leading independent payment service provider, is partnering with mobile commerce provider The MoBank Group to give its 40000-plus merchants easy integration into the mobile channel using Mobank's secure Soft.
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Credit card settlement may benefit mobile, alternative payment methods
Mobile Payments Today
Agreement between retailers, card brands and issuers may help new payment types gain a foothold.
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LevelUp signs on with fast casual Larkburger
Fast Casual
Mobile payment provider LevelUp has announced that it has expanded to the state of Colorado with its launch at Larkburger, a fast casual gourmet burger chain founded by chef Thomas Salamunovich. Now all seven locations of the restaurant from Vail ...
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Mobile Phone Access Reaches Three Quarters of Planet's Population
World Bank Group
Kenya has emerged as a leading player in mobile for development, largely due to the success of the M-PESA mobile payment ecosystem. Nairobi-based AkiraChix, for example, provides networking and training for women technologists. In Palestine, Souktel's ...
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PayPal acquires card scanning startup card.io.
Finextra
PayPal Here consists of a free app and fully encrypted triangle-shaped thumb-sized card reader, which turns any iPhone, and soon Android handset, into a mobile payment system that customers can swipe their cards through to carry out transactions.
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Vantiv Webinar to Explore Growing Trend in Prepaid Payments
MarketWatch (press release)
How prepaid cards might factor in the evolving mobile payment space. How prepaid cards can help meet consumer expectations of payment choice and improve brand loyalty. In February 2012, Vantiv partnered with Mercator Advisory Group to conduct ...
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Cash register maker NCR joins the pursuit of Square
GigaOM
NCR doesn't have any products that reach down into the mobile payment market currently but it has carved out a team of 150 employees to tackle this opportunity. It's hoping it can rely on its history of handling secure payments, its experience in ...
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CreditCall joins EMV Academy to drive US migration
Finextra
... EmvX Software Kernel has been licensed to companies throughout thethe world for applications as diverse as ATMs, unattended payment kiosks as used in parking and vending as well as handheld train ticketing terminals and mobile payment applications.
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Why Banking on Your Smartphone Is Safer Than Using Your PC
DailyFinance
The rise of frictionless mobile payment options like Square, and remote capture options that allow you to deposit checks from your couch, has been unsettling to some. As Lynn Javitz told DailyFinance a few months ago for an article about remote check ...
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RILA to Study Risks of New POS Systems
Supermarket News
Mobile Payment's Birth Pangs. Advertisement. ARLINGTON, Va. — An initiative to examine the loss prevention risks associated with emerging point of sale technology will be conducted by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) here, in partnership ...
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Blogs9 new results for "Mobile Payment"
Ogone acquires Tunz.com | Tunz.com
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Ogone acquires Tunz.com, expands its mobile payment solutions offer & enriches its group's platform with the functionalities of an e-money institution. Brussels, 17 July 2012 — Ogone, Tunz.com and Belgacom Group — who had a 40% stake ...
Tunz.com
myTaxi Launches First Direct Mobile Cab Payments | Silicon Allee
By David Knight
myTaxi founder Sven K├╝lper and Niclaus Mewes. Hamburg-based myTaxi has today announced it will launch the first mobile payment system in the German cab market. The startup will enable its users to pay for their taxi rides directly through ...
Silicon Allee
Accepting Credit Cards with your Smartphone | KIrfan.com
By Contributed by Guest Writer
Mobile payment processing is a great option for small businesses, companies on the go, or even individuals who occasionally accept payments from friends and family. It's quick, easy and, best of all, affordable, especially in comparison to ...
KIrfan.com
PayPal acquires Card.io, which captures credit card info with phone ...
By Devindra Hardawar
Making sure to keep its fingers in all of the mobile payment pies, PayPal announced today that it has snapped up Card.io, a startup that has developed technology to capture credit card information with your smartphone camera. Card.
VentureBeat
Larkburger chain adopts mobile payments to streamline checkout ...
By Chantal Tode
... Bed Bath & Beyond increases SMS opt-ins with in-store call-to-action · Barneys chooses charity alignment, social contest for shoe floor campaign – Luxury Daily · GE integrates PayPal into app to enhance mobile payment experience ...
Mobile Commerce Daily
iClarified - Apple News - Naked Man Looks to Pay for Clothes, Food ...
... be read for a comfortable selection of your pick-up address. The actual contact of a person will not be transferred to myTaxi during the booking process. What's New In This Version: ○ Integration of myTaxi Payment (mobile payment solution) ...
iClarified - Apple News
NCR Turns the iPad Into a Cash Register - Arik Hesseldahl - News ...
By Arik Hesseldahl
It wasn't long before Nuti brought up at least one competitive target he has in mind: Square, the upstart mobile payment service started by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey. Square is very different from Silver, Nuti says. Business owners who use it ...
AllThingsD
World Bank study says that about three-quarters of planet's ...
Kenya has emerged as a leading player in mobile for development, largely due to the success of the M-PESA mobile payment ecosystem. Nairobi-based AkiraChix, for example, provides networking and training for women technologists.
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PayPal Acquires Card Processing Start-up Card.io | WATBlog.com ...
By Alap Naik Desai
While image capture is nothing new, PayPal will have to face stiff competition from other mobile payment processing companies like Square. Additionally, emerging technologies like NFC & Google wallet have already abandoned their Beta ...
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Tapingo, a mobile payment service for college ... - The Next Web
Tapingo, which offers a mobile payment service for college students, has secured $3.5 million in funding from Carmel Ventures. The company, which is based in ...
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3G.co.uk
Xperia Smartphones is a new feature which uses NFC (Near-Field Communications) to change settings on your smartphone. For example, you can setup your SmartTag to turn your mobile onto silent mode and open your calendar when entering the office by ...
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PayPal Buys Credit Card Photo Scanner For Mobile Payment

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PayPal Buys Credit Card Photo Scanner For Mobile Payment
TechWeekEurope UK

Earlier, the company had criticised Near Field Communication (NFCpayments, an alternative to credit cards, saying that the technology might be out of date before it even appears on the market. Meanwhile, Google, Intel and a host of mobile operators ...
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Juniper: NFC can be at the heart of retail, but don't forget cash

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News1 new result for "Near Field Communications"
Juniper: NFC can be at the heart of retail, but don't forget cash

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It may not have escaped your notice that, in recent weeks, NFC--near field communications--has received a lot of press: all points of sale at the London Olympics are equipped to handle contactless payments, all UK Post Offices NFC are enabled ...

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How NFC Tech Stole the Show at a New York Event

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Blogs4 new results for NFC Mobile Payment
How NFC Tech Stole the Show at a New York Event
By Lauren Drell
All of these can be simply avoided via the implementation of NFC technology. People thrive on convenience, simplicity and interaction, all of which event organizers strive to offer its attendees. NFC goes far beyond mobile payments; it truly ...
Mashable!
LG CNS to introduce NFC access control service • NFC World
By Mike Clark
The Korean IT services supplier has partnered with carriers KT and LG U+ to enable employers to use NFC mobile phones to replace staff ID badges. Additional services such as payroll integration and payments are planned for the future.
NFC World
iPhone 5 rumors: What we know about the features, and what we don't
By Andy Vuong
Availability From Four Majors – AT&T, Verizon and Sprint all sell the iPhone, leaving T-Mobile as the only national carrier without a branded iPhone. Even prepaid ... NFC enables touch mobile payments and other cool wireless features.
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Commonwealth Bank racing away in the mobile payments game
By Charles King
Commonwealth Bank keen on mobile payments for businesses and consumers says Kelly Bayer Rosmarin Following its successful launch of NFC-capable iPhone app Kaching last year, and a follow up Android version last month, the ...
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