Barclaycard restaurant mobile payments let diners walk out without the wait

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Until now, to “dine and dash” meant running off without paying, but that’s about to change. Barclaycard has announced that its customers will be able to make restaurant mobile payments by simply leaving an establishment. The solution means diners can leave once they’re finished eating. It eliminates the need to wait for a bill at the end of a meal. The service has been nicknamed “Dine & Dash” because diners can leave without waiting for a bill. To use the Dine & Dash restaurant mobile payments service, customers need a…

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Starbucks embraces mobile payments in the UK

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Starbucks to bring mobile payments to UK stores Starbucks has seen some prosperity from its focus on mobile commerce in the U.S. The company embraced mobile commerce in an attempt to better cater to the growing number of consumers that have begun to rely heavily on smartphones and tablets. The company has been praised for the mobile commerce services it provides and has seen fit to expand these services into new markets, such as that of the United Kingdom. Company teams with Barclaycard and Visa Europe Starbucks has teamed with…

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NFC technology news continues to show its versatility

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Uses for NFC expanding at a rapid pace NFC technology is beginning to gain traction outside of the field of mobile commerce. The technology has proven versatile in its ability to connect with consumers. Companies interested in a higher level of interaction with customers and clients have begun showing more interest in NFC technology and how it can be used. NFC has managed to gain some ground in the mobile marketing industry and in social networking, and these two fields appear rife with opportunity for the growth of NFC. RIM…

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Orange expands availability of Quick Tap application to Android devices

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Quick Tap to enter the Android market UK telecommunications company Orange has announced that its popular Quick Tap NFC service will find its way to some Android mobile devices in the coming weeks. Quick Tap was the first NFC service to come to the UK and is the result of a partnership between Orange and Barclaycard, one of the country’s largest financial institutions. Quick Tap has been somewhat popular in the UK for its ability to facilitate mobile payments. The availability of the Quick Tap application was limited, however, and…

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ISIS platforms gains momentum over competitors due to slow and steady approach

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Mobile commerce giant takes small steps. ISIS, the mobile commerce joint venture between Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile, is making slow, but steady progress toward a new pilot test this summer. The platform may be lagging behind the Google Wallet, which was formally launched late last year, but has already become one of the more popular platforms in the industry, despite the fact that ISIS has yet to see commercial release. The slow progression of ISIS seems to have been beneficial, as it has allowed the project to overcome the challenges…

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Barclaycard sponsors the NFC Forum in an effort to promote NFC technology and mobile payments.

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Mobile commerce is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the business world. Powered by NFC technology, the industry has been experiencing a great deal of growth around the world as consumers begin to become more comfortable with the idea that their smart phones can double as a debit or credit card. As interest in the budding industry grows, so too does the need to understand its intricacies. To this end, Barclaycard, a leading global payments company, has joined a team of sponsors backing the NFC Forum, a…

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Starbucks goes “contactless” with NFC mobile payments

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Starbucks is taking steps to establish its presence in the realm of mobile commerce. Earlier this month, the big name coffee company announced that they would be using QR codes for a number of marketing events scheduled throughout the year. Indeed, one such campaign, which featured Lady Gaga, has already been a success. Now, the company is looking to give customers a faster way to pay by using NFC. Starbucks has partnered with Barclaycard, a major credit card and load provider based in the UK, to develop a way for…

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