Wearable payments

December 10, 2019 12:01 AM
In many nations, transit fare payments are seen as a key first step toward the adoption of mobile and wearable payments. In the Netherlands, this wasn't the case.
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November 12, 2019 10:56 AM
Nok Nok Labs and Apple are separately trying to improve authentication techniques as smartwatch payment options stack up.
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November 7, 2019 12:04 PM
Mastercard has formed a strategic partnership with Tappy Technologies, a Hong Kong-based internet of things firm, to develop designer branded contactless payments-enabled wearables, starting with Timex.
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November 1, 2019 11:31 AM
Google's $2.1 billion deal to buy Fitbit is primarily a hardware play. But it also brings Fitbit Pay under Google's umbrella — potentially repairing part of Google's fragmented mobile and wearable payments ecosystem.
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August 20, 2019 12:01 AM
Barclays has jumped on a huge range of technology that brings payments closer to myriad activities, but as competition looms, the bank is working to better organize its projects.
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May 15, 2019 10:40 AM
As new stadiums are being launched across a variety of sports around the globe with the latest entertainment options, older stadiums are using technology and premium culinary offerings to stay competitive and keep their fans engaged.
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May 14, 2019 2:18 PM
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has added Apple Watch capabilities to its CashPro Mobile app, so business customers may approve corporate payments on the go.
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May 9, 2019 2:34 PM
Payments wearables have run the gamut from gloves, to sports jerseys, sunglasses and more, but there possibly hasn't been one as eye-catching as a diamond-encrusted bracelet.
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May 1, 2019 11:11 AM
E-money provider Prepaid Financial Services has partnered with Garmin International for its digital prepaid cards to operate in the U.K. on compatible Garmin Pay smartwatches.
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May 1, 2019 10:53 AM
While the payment volume from smart wearable devices may not have achieved the initial euphoric predictions, things are about to change for the better as several market dynamics have shifted.
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