CurrentC mobile payments service may not be launching until 2016

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MCX announces that payment service is not likely to see a launch this year The Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), comprised of several retail organizations, has announced that its mobile commerce platform, called CurrentC, may not launch until 2016. The platform was meant to compete with other services coming from Apple, Google, and Samsung, providing retailers with a tool that they can use to effectively engage consumers that are interested in mobile payments. Retailers have been expressing doubt concerning CurrentC because of its lengthy development and testing phases. Service could see…

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Mobile wallet from MCX sits idle as market grows increasingly crowded

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Smartphone payments are being used on an increasing basis, but the Merchant Customer Exchange is standing still. At a time in which many of the biggest players in tech and the financial industries have been putting out their own mobile wallet apps, one of the most highly anticipated additions to the market has remained notably absent from this market. The Merchant Consumer Exchange (MCX) has been talking about its mobile payments, but still has no offerings. The MCX has been discussing the development of its mobile wallet for quite a…

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NFC technology is not out of the question for MCX mobile payments system

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CurrentC is based on scanning QR codes, at the moment, but this may not be the case forever. CEO of MCX, Dekkers Davidson, has now stated that while the design of the mobile payments system has been based on QR codes until now, it is not out of the realm of possibility that they will head in other directions, such as with NFC technology, the choice of many of their top rivals. Large retailers across the U.S. recently made news by turning of their NFC readers to block Apple Pay.…

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M-commerce network, MCX adds new companies to the exchange

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Chili’s Grill & Bar and Southwest Airlines will be joining many others on the growing list. The Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), which is the proposed American m-commerce network that was spearheaded by large nationwide retailers such as 7-Eleven Best Buy, Walmart, and Target, will be adding a number of additional companies to its list. The MCX is continuing to expand its size and has now announced the latest to be included on the network. Among the latest additions to this m-commerce network will be Brinker International (the parent company of…

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Mcommerce project continues to add more merchants to the fold

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Dunkin’ Donuts and Gap have both joined the Merchant Consumer Exchange The Merchant Consumer Exchange (MCX) mcommerce project has just added another wave of large retailers to its already massive group of participants. This program is meant to form a tremendous mobile commerce platform away from banks and carriers. Among the latest entrants into the MCX world are Gap, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Bed Bath & Beyond. These are only a tiny few to add to the many others that have already jumped on board this massive venture. Among the earlier…

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