Samsung launches mobile payments trial

Samsung Pay, the Korean vendor’s response to rival services from the likes of Apple and Google, last week (15 July) started a trial in South Korea ahead of its full rollout. The trial will involve “select customers”, according to the …

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Samsung Pay’s newcomer wants acceptance

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2015: Recently appointed vice president of Samsung Pay, Thomas Ko, talked up the wide range of payment points where the forthcoming service will be accepted, arguably its strongest suit as it prepares to …

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Samsung Pay’s newcomer wants acceptance

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2015: Recently appointed vice president of Samsung Pay, Thomas Ko, talked up the wide range of payment points where the forthcoming service will be accepted, arguably its strongest suit as it prepares to …

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Root Samsung’s S6 at your own payments peril, report warns

If users root the Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge they will break the smartphone’s forthcoming payment feature, according to Phandroid. Rooting, or jailbreaking, is favoured by some Android enthusiasts looking to customise their phones, but the action will disable …

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Visa exec hails tokenisation as a mobile payments driver

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Bill Gajda, global head of mobile product at Visa, claimed tokenisation will help the industry “push forward with mobile payments”. He pointed out that Apple Pay already uses Visa’s tokenisation solution, as will Samsung Pay when it launches …

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