Smartwatch mobile payments app available for the first time on Pebble

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This new option for this popular wearable technology was developed using a LevelUp SDK. The Pebble smartwatch now has its very first mobile payments app available that has been developed through the software development kit from the LevelUp network. The application was first launched on Kickstarter in 2012 and was the most successful crowdfunding campaign so far. That smartwatch app for Pebble has already been able to appeal to a broad range of mobile app development companies for everything from games to fitness programs. In February, an online apps store…

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LevelUp aims to make mobile payments more accessible to developers

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App developers could introduce mobile payments into their applications with LevelUp SDK Mobile payments firm LevelUp has launched its LevelUp Software Development Kit, which is designed to allow developers to accept mobile payments through their applications. The vast majority of applications are available at a very low price and many developers rely on in-app purchases in order to generate a profit from their creations. Without the ability to accommodate mobile payments, many of these applications struggle to produce any significant revenue, which is a problem that LevelUp is aiming to…

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Mobile payments partnership formed between NCR and LevelUp

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The agreement will bring the technology to a larger number of restaurants. Leading retail point of sale (POS) software supplier for American restaurants, NCR, has partnered with LevelUp to bring the mobile payments app into the POS systems in order to be able to complete dining transactions. The startup is hoping that this will help it to make greater inroads into this rapidly growing market. This is especially important because restaurants are proving to be one of the most important growth areas for mobile payments. LevelUp has now formed this…

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Mobile payments strategy includes ban on plastic credit cards

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In order to help boost the adoption of the service some merchants have tried to eliminate the alternative. The mobile payments industry has faced a large amount of struggle in terms of consumer adoption, even after merchants have started to update their systems and accept this form of transactions. Even the largest players, who have spent billions on systems and marketing, have yet to succeed. Google Wallet and Isis are two of the largest mobile payments systems currently in place, and yet they are seeing very limited use by consumers.…

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Mobile payments service formed through LevelUp and First Trade Union Bank partnership

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The two companies have come together to offer smartphone users a digital wallet. The First Trade Union Bank in Boston has announced that it is going to become one of the earliest banks in the area to offer a mobile payments app to its customers, to allow them to make purchases using their smartphones. The institution is a small community bank with only two branches, located in New York and Boston. It intends to launch its mobile payments application near the beginning of next year through a newly formed Scvngr…

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LevelUp follows an example left by Starbucks concerning mobile payments and businesses

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LevelUp, a mobile payment platform for smart phones and other mobile devices, has re-launched one of its most popular services. The service was once built to track deals and bargains offered by local retailers in any given area. LevelUp chose to discontinue the service because it did not mesh well with the platform at the time. Now, however, the company has taken a new approach to developing a new system, one that is based loosely on a model being used by Starbucks. Starbucks’ mobile payment system uses an app that…

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LevelUp partners with T-Mobile to boost mobile payments

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Though mobile payments are already starting to make their way into the in-person retail sphere, many do not yet have the smartphones required to implement the technology, so LevelUp and T-Mobile are working together to provide these devices for a monthly fee. The mainstream is beginning to take notice of the introduction of Google Wallet and other mobile payment services, and it’s becoming more common for people to understand that there are some retailers who will allow them to pay for their purchases by simply waving their mobile phone at…

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LevelUp announces new Times Square free pizza promotion for smartphone users on New Year’s Eve

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Mobile payment company, LevelUp, has announced the launch of its first brand partner on a national level, Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen (Villa FIK), and it will be kicking off this partnership by offering free pizza to smartphone users at Times Square on New Year’s Eve. The promotion will allow smartphone owners to use their devices to receive free food worth up to $10, including pizza, Stromboli, pasta, salads, and other options available at Villa FIK. This will demonstrate the mobile payment technique to the device users by providing them with…

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LevelUp goes coast-to-coast for loyalty and mobile payments

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LevelUp has announced that it will be providing service to twice as many cities, making it available to customers across the country, in addition to the release of a new Android and iPhone app. LevelUp is a mobile solution that combines loyalty and rewards programs with payments solutions in a single seamless system for use by consumers and merchants. This means that users will be able to purchase products and services with their mobile devices, while collecting rewards and loyalty benefits through merchant programs. The LevelUp system debuted in March…

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