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Liquid Pay QR code payments to be offered in 25,000 Singapore retailers

Liquid Pay QR code payments to be offered in 25,000 Singapore retailers

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Thousands of merchants are expected to adopt the new quick response code based mobile payment service. The Liquid Pay QR code is now targeting Singapore retail locations. The company predicts that 25,000 of those companies will be participating in this mobile payments method. These merchants will be on board within the next 12 months, says the firm. Liquid Pay allows purchase transactions to be completed through the use of QR code scans. The Liquid … Read entire article »

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Chase Pay QR code launch: lots of noise with limited availability

Chase Pay QR code launch: lots of noise with limited availability

This mobile payments app currently works at only two store chains: Starbucks and Best Buy. When the Chase Pay QR code based mobile payments were launched, many consumers felt they could use them as an alternative to credit cards. However, shoppers are now discovering that the mobile wallet can be used at only very limited locations so far. Starbucks and Best Buy are the only merchants that currently accept these mobile transactions. The Chase Pay QR code based … Read entire article »

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India mobile payments take off as large bank notes disappear

India mobile payments take off as large bank notes disappear

The country recently shocked its citizens by getting rid of its largest paper currency, causing a cash crunch. As the country scrambles in a massive cash reduction, India mobile payments are taking off as an alternative. Mobile wallets have received an almost instant shot in the arm with the surprise notice of the disappearing bank notes. Some mobile payment providers have already reported record breaking numbers over the last few days. Paytm, for instance, the largest India mobile … Read entire article »

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MasterCard QR code payment to launch with RBL Bank

MasterCard QR code payment to launch with RBL Bank

Ratnakar Bank has joined up with the credit card giant to offer mobile payments via quick response codes. RBL Bank has become the first in India to integrate the MasterCard QR code into its mobile payment service. This has brought the quick response codes into the OnGo mobile wallet. OnGo is the RBL Bank mobile platform which is jointly powered with India Transact. This according to a statement from MasterCard. The goal is to launch a new … Read entire article »

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mVisa QR codes to make mobile payments easier in India

mVisa QR codes to make mobile payments easier in India

The Micromax smartphone maker will be offering this solution by way of its Udio mobile app. Micromax, a smartphone manufacturer, will offer its customers mVisa QR codes for mobile payments. This feature will be available throughout India by way of the Udio mobile app. It has been made possible in a joint project between Visa and TranServ a payment solution provider. All Micromax smartphone owners will be able to use this service through the Udio app. By using … Read entire article »

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Starbucks mobile payments make up 1 in 4 transactions

Starbucks mobile payments make up 1 in 4 transactions

One quarter of all purchases made at the coffee chain are completed through the use of smartphones. Starbucks mobile payments currently compose 25 percent of transactions made with the café giant. This figure takes into account the purchases made across the United States. It does not represent the statistics from other Starbucks locations around the globe. The Mobile Order and Pay transactions had made up a considerable 6 percent of the total. In September, that figure for Mobile … Read entire article »

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Peer to peer mobile payments starting to make US smartphone transactions relevant

Peer to peer mobile payments starting to make US smartphone transactions relevant

Though the majority of consumers have yet to start paying for products with devices, they are showing interest. Recent figures show that peer to peer mobile payments are starting to give smartphone transactions a boost in the US. That category of mobile wallet use is seeing the most rapid growth by far. In store mobile payments to purchase goods and services are still seeing notably slower growth. Peer to peer mobile payments has remained the category of transactions … Read entire article »

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Chase Pay QR codes has won over Walmart when Apple Pay didn’t

Chase Pay QR codes has won over Walmart when Apple Pay didn’t

The bank has announced that it will be launching its mobile payments in the U.S. retail stores next year. Chase Pay QR codes will be among the mobile payments options available at Walmart locations in the U.S. next year. This mobile wallet will be worked into Wamart’s own app. Customers will be able to use it to make in-store purchases with Chase Visa and debit cards. Instead of relying on NFC technology, this mobile wallet uses QR … Read entire article »

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Samsung Pay officially headed to Canada before 2016 ends

Samsung Pay officially headed to Canada before 2016 ends

After months of rumors, the consumer electronics giant has now confirmed its mobile wallet is headed to Canada. Canada has been hearing rumors that Samsung Pay was on its way for several months. However, it is only just recently that the electronics giant has given official confirmation that this is true. The company released a statement that has been published on several news outlets indicating that Canadians will have the mobile wallet in 2016. In fact, the … Read entire article »

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Mobile payments awareness is rising in North America despite low adoption

Mobile payments awareness is rising in North America despite low adoption

Consumers here still feel most transactions will be based on cash at least until 2020. An Accenture study showed mobile payments awareness has reached 56 percent of consumers in North America. This represents a 4 percent increase over the figures recorded a year ago. That said, those same consumers don’t appear to be adopting mobile wallets. Regular mobile payments usage has stayed at 19 percent among North American consumers. This, despite the fact that a much higher number … Read entire article »

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