Samsung Pay officially headed to Canada before 2016 ends

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After months of rumors, the consumer electronics giant has now confirmed its mobile wallet is headed to Canada. Canada has been hearing rumors that Samsung Pay was on its way for several months. However, it is only just recently that the electronics giant has given official confirmation that this is true. The company released a statement that has been published on several news outlets indicating that Canadians will have the mobile wallet in 2016. In fact, the statement said the Samsung mobile payments would arrive in Canada in early November…

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Mobile payments claims by Rogers called false by PayPal

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The telecom company had stated that it was launching the first service of its kind in Canada. A mobile payments battle has developed between Rogers Communications and PayPal, as the latter has alleged that the former’s claims about being the first to offer this service in Canada is untrue. The new Rogers and CIBC service, Suretap, will be the first to use near field communication technology. That is true, as it is the first time that a mobile payments system will be using NFC technology in that country. However, Rogers…

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Mobile payments using credit cards launched for first time in Canada

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CIBC and Rogers Communications have unveiled this smartphone friendly service. The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) and Rogers Communications have unveiled the first mobile payments program using credit cards in Canada. The service will become available at participating Tim Horton’s coffee shop locations. Beginning on November 16, the new Mobile Payments App will be available to CIBC credit card and Rogers Wireless customers, who have certain BlackBerry smartphone models. To start, it will be possible to use the service through the BlackBerry Bold 9900 or the Curve 8360. The…

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