Ericsson teams with VeriFone Mobile Money

Ericsson and VeriFone Mobile Money agreed to integrate mobile money software, with a particular focus on serving operators in emerging markets. Ericsson’s wallet platform will be joined with VeriFone’s mobile money retail enablement software suite. The Swedish vendor hopes the …

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Airtel, Verifone join forces on mPoS

Airtel Ghana is to offer a payments terminal made by US vendor Verifone to the country’s merchants, as a means to open up contactless payments to the operator’s money subscribers. The NFC-based terminals enable users to tap and pay using …

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MTN partners with Verifone to target retailers

Pan-African operator MTN announced a deal with Verifone Mobile Money to deliver retail payment devices to merchants across 16 markets. The move will enable customers to pay for goods and services using mobile phones and MTN Mobile Money wallet, with …

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Half of US consumers unfamiliar with NFC, mobile wallets — survey

An interesting finding from a US survey is that half of respondents said they were unlikely to shop in an outlet where in-store tracking technology blasts them with offers on their mobile devices, while the same survey also suggested the …

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Verifone, Samsung team up on mobile payments

Samsung and Verifone have announced a heavyweight global partnership aimed at offering an Android-based mobile point-of-sale device and service to large retailers. The device and service will enable retail staff to process customer payments more flexibly. Using tablets and smartphones …

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PayPal, Microsoft get together on mobile payments

PayPal is updating its card reader — called PayPal Here —  to work for the first time with devices running Windows, as part of a mobile point-of-sale alliance with Microsoft. Devices including the Surface Pro 3 tablet and Lumia 830 …

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