O2 to buy out partners in UK m-commerce firm Weve

O2 is to become the sole owner of Weve, the operator-owned m-commerce firm in the UK that tried and failed to get into mobile payments. The news was first reported by the Financial Times. Weve was set up as a …

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Weve CEO poached by Skrill

David Sear, the former chief executive of the Weve mobile network e-commerce joint venture, has been appointed as group chief commercial officer at Skrill Group.

Weve partners with MasterCard on in-store mobile payments

The joint venture set up by UK’s mobile operators O2, Vodafone and EE — Weve — has announced a partnership with payment provider MasterCard. The two firms hope to accelerate usage of contactless mobile payments at the point of purchase in physical retail stores in Britain.