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U.K.'s Zapp Aims to Balance Bank, Retailer Needs in Mobile Payments
A U.K. company is building a mobile payment system that is designed to appeal to the needs of both banks and retailers, but faces challenges in winning consumers away from mobile wallets that have already hit the market.
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A year after the Target data breach prompted retailers to step up their migration to EMV-chip acceptance, many consumers finally have EMV cards or can access the same security through Apple Pay's new mobile wallet. But will they finally change their habits? more »
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Slyce, a two-year-old company that allows consumers to take pictures of items to make purchases, has launched a "visual shopping app" called Pounce. more »
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Dekkers Davidson, CEO of the Merchant Customer Exchange, wants to create the same type of disruption in mobile payments as Uber did in the taxi world. more »
Jo Lambert, senior vice president of product and operations in enterprise growth at Amex.
American Express' recent moves show it wants to score more points with its Serve digital wallet platform and become a software provider alongside its place as a card network. more »
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In a sign of the success PayPal has had in marketing its digital wallet, slightly more than half of consumers surveyed said they would choose PayPal over the other mobile payment options available for holiday shopping in stores. more »
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Xoom Corp., a digital payments company based in San Francisco, has launched a mobile bill-pay service in Latin America. more »
Steve Seoane, chief product officer at LifeLock.
Most small merchants are not security experts, but the past year's string of retailer breaches may slowly be changing their mindset. more »
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Toronto's new express train will provide a mobile ticketing option, though whether that technology can transfer to the rest of the city's transit system remains to be seen. more »
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Square CEO Jack Dorsey told CNN that his company wants to help businesses accept all payment forms, including Apple Pay. more »
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Payments processor Calpian reports growing adoption of its mobile money services in India. more »
Seth Priebatsch, founder and CEO of LevelUp
Cardpool is partnering with SCVNGR's LevelUp to give consumers an alternative way to spend unwanted gift cards. more »
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Modern technology has turned the payments industry into a juggling act, particularly for those charged with deploying new techniques to protect payment card data. more »

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