Apple Pay is popular on TfL, collects gripes

An analysis of social media reaction to newly launched Apple Pay by UK firm Brandwatch suggests Transport for London (TfL) is by far its most popular use, but also many users have had unsatisfactory experiences. The firm analysed 26,000 tweets …

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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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Apple Pay set for UK launch on 14 July – report

Apple will next week (14 July) launch its mobile payment service in the UK, its first foray outside its US home market, according to 9to5mac. The US giant had already said Apple Pay would come to the UK in July, without being …

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Newcomer Dinube offers NFC-based alternative to payment cards

Mobile payment debutant Dinube is offering users an alternative to credit and debit card payments, and retailers a way out of the transaction fees levied by the likes of Visa Europe and MasterCard. The newcomer launched stealthily earlier this year …

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First Data hopes Clover Mini will prove lucky

Leading US payments processor First Data launched the Clover Mini, a seven-inch payment terminal designed to accept a variety of payment types, including old-school swiping, chip and PIN transactions and tap-and-go, NFC-based purchases. Among its features, the tablet includes a …

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Apple puts the focus on Music, Pay and Watch at WWDC

Apple used its Worldwide Developer Conference to detail planned updates to its iOS platform, although the big-ticket announcements were an update on Apple Pay, the launch of native app support for Apple Watch, and the debut of the company’s hotly-anticipated …

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iZettle claims Apple Pay first with new mPoS device

iZettle is billing its latest card reader as the first that can support contactless payments and Apple Pay. The firm is soft launching the Card Reader Pro Contactless on 19 May in the UK with a wider availability across the …

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Apple mulls China launch for mobile payments

Apple CEO Tim Cook strengthened speculation about the next destination for its mobile payment service with comments to Xinhua on a visit to China. “We very much want to get Apple Pay in China,” said Cook. Apple has been talking …

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