LINE launches new services in order to expand mobile payments

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LINE introduces new technology and support for pre-paid cards Japanese messaging firm LINE has announced the launch of new barcode scanning technology for mobile devices as well as a pre-paid card service. Both are expected to help consumers make mobile payments when shopping at physical stores. The move is part of LINE’s largest initiative to establish a strong presence in the mobile commerce space. The company already has a foothold in this market with its LINE Pay service, but intends to connect more aggressively with consumers in the future. Line…

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Naver to launch mobile payments service in South Korea

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New mobile payments service will be launching in South Korea this year Naver, the leading web portal operator in South Korea, has plans to launch its own mobile payments service in June of this year. The company has seen a great deal of promise in the mobile space, with this perspective coming from its subsidiary Line, a leading messaging service based in Japan. Naver notes that 30% of keyword searchers have to do with shopping, and many of these searches are coming from mobile devices. Naver Pay will allow consumers…

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Line and CyberSource partner to improve mobile payments

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Line has announced its strategic partnership with CyberSource in order to improve its position in the mobile commerce space Line, an Internet services and mobile application company based in Japan, has announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with CyberSource, a subsidiary of Visa. CyberSource specializes in payment management and fraud prevention services. The partnership is expected to improve Line’s new mobile payments platform, called Line Pay, and expand the reach of CyberSource’s technology. Together, the two companies may have a major impact on the mobile payments space. Partnership…

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Line launches mobile payments service globally

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Line has successfully updated its application to support mobile transactions Line, a popular messaging application, has launched its mobile payments system to all users around the world. The company has taken its first significant step into the mobile commerce space, which it has been showing interest in for some time now. This puts Line into direct competition with companies like PayPal, Apple, Google, and Alibaba, all of whom have their own mobile payment services that are available to consumers. Developers of messaging apps are turning their services into mobile commerce…

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Line to launch new mobile payments service

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Line announces plans to launch Line Pay in the near future Line, makers of one of the world’s most popular messaging applications, has announced plans to launch its new mobile payments service in the near future. Called Line Pay, the new service may change Line’s messaging application, adding more value to the app and making it possible for users to transfer money to one another and pay for products. Line is among the latest companies to try and transform its messaging app into a functioning mobile commerce platform. Messaging applications…

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Messaging apps may revolutionize mobile commerce

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Future of mobile shopping and payments may lie with messaging apps Mobile messaging applications may be the future of mobile commerce. A growing number of these apps are being released and many of them are being designed with mobile payments in mind. In some cases, these apps are meant to make mobile shopping more social, allowing users to share their purchases with those they have on their contact lists. Most of these apps simply aim to satisfy the demand coming from consumers who want their applications to do more than…

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