Mobile payments will be bank dominated if they have anything to say about it

Royal bank of Canada (RBC) mobile commerce platform

They are determined to not only be pioneers but to lead the industry, as well. The race to lead the way in the mobile payments and digital wallet space has been a tough struggle in most countries, including in Canada, where the Big Six banks have been doing their best to hold back the success of alternatives from other countries, such as Square an PayPal. They are trying to achieve this goal by providing the best technology in the nation for these devices. Banks are working to achieve the best…

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Mobile payments from Square Wallet at 7,000 Starbucks locations

Starbucks Mobile Payments

The coffee chain is now accepting transactions completed through the smartphone friendly service. Starbucks has just announced that it is broadening its mobile payments by accepting transactions through Square at approximately 7,000 of its coffee shop location. This is just the next step in a broadening partnership that exists between the two companies. The rollout was first announced in August and, three months later, it is still right on schedule with when they’d hoped it would begin. This gives customers at Starbucks the choice between two different mobile payments options…

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