Sionic Mobile introduces No-app mobile payments at gas pumps

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Sionic Mobile has partnered with Gilbarco Veeder-Root to bring mobile payments to consumers with a ULink profile. If all goes according to plan, Atlanta-based Sionic Mobile will roll out a no-app mobile payments system at participating gas stations. The leading provider of cloud-based connected commerce services has announced the integration of its secure zero-friction ULink service with Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Passport Point-of-Sale (PoS) solution at fuel dispensers. The integration will allow for fast and convenient payments at all PoS manufactured by Gilbarco Veeder-Root. Gilbarco Veeder-Root is a respected supplier of fuel…

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Top restaurant in Chicago to embrace WeChat Pay

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Steak 48 will be adding mobile wallet payments to its payment options. To accommodate the number of Chinese tourists visiting its restaurant, Steak 48, one of Chicago’s top restaurant brands, plans to accept WeChat Pay starting July 1st. All Prime Steak Concepts brands will support the payment platform. WeChat Pay is one of the largest mobile messaging and payment platforms in the Chinese sector and the world. With millions of tourists and business travelers coming from China to shop at stores and enjoy a meal at restaurants in North America,…

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PayPal rolls out Venmo mobile payments across the United States

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Millions of American retailers can now accept transactions through the system using the mobile web. This week, PayPal announced that over 2 million American retailers will soon be accepting Venmo mobile payments as a checkout option. This system is launching across the United States and reflects PayPal’s growing partnership with Venmo. The Venmo mobile payments checkout option will soon become available at any U.S. location that PayPal is accepted. Businesses with Venmo will be able to accept the transactions by way of the Braintree platform. This allows Venmo customers to…

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

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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 consumers in the US are most likely to use on their devices.…

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Mobile payments will make up only 1 percent of US transactions by 2019

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Consumers will still be using their plastic credit and debit cards the vast majority of the time in 5 years from now. The release of Apple Pay has caused many people to think that this is the point at which mobile payments will be taking off, but a recent report has suggested that by 2019, these smartphone based transactions will still make up only 1 percent of all consumer spending in the United States. Many feel that the growth of Apple Pay is restricted as it does not share spending…

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