Mobile payments trial launched by Far EasTone

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The new pilot program is being launched by the third largest telecom operator in Taiwan. Far EasTone Telecommunications, Co., the third biggest telecom operator in Taiwan, has just announced that it is launching a trial mobile payments project in the country that will use NFC technology. The announcement included the fact that they intend to have the trial up and going by the second half of 2013. The first phase of the mobile payments pilot project will begin in this year’s third quarter. It will function in conjunction with the…

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Mobile payments from MasterPass focuses on quick service restaurants

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MasterCard has added its smartphone friendly transactions to the Burger King delivery program. MasterCard has just announced that BK Delivers, the Burger King delivery program, is the latest to add its name to the businesses that are now accepting the MasterPass mobile payments program. This most recent addition came alongside U.S. LivingSocial also having joined to use the transactions. MasterPass is a mobile payments digital wallet that was initially introduced in February at a large technology event. It functions by keeping the payment and shipping information of a customer all…

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Mobile payments trial to start with the hopes of Marks & Spencer

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The small pilot program is being held by the retailer, which is hopeful that it will be successful. Marks & Spencer, the massive British retailer, made considerable mobile payments headlines recently when a report wrongfully indicated that it was adding a new app that was deploying smartphone based transactions throughout. Instead, the story is similar, but it is quite different, as it has started a small trial program. The mobile payments trial began with the launch of the M&S Digital Lab app, which occurred in February. This was a part…

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Mobile payments POS pilot launched by Intuit

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New system in the United Kingdom could offer some direct competition to Square. Intuit Inc. has announced that it is launching a new point of sale mobile payments pilot program for small businesses in the United Kingdom. The company will now be offering its GoPayment point of sale product to small businesses in the U.K. The new solution that is being launched is being called Intuit Pay. Its new offering will provide small businesses in the country the ability to process mobile payments both offline and online. The version being…

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