Apple has finally unveiled its Apple Pay program to over 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 plus users. Apple Pay will also work with the new generation iPads – Air 2 and Mini 3, but only for in-app purchases. Apple is looking at the mobile payment system to get the older generation iDevice user base
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Bitcoin, the popular virtual currency, is gaining traction in global markets as a new form of currency. An array of merchants supports Bitcoin including retailers, e-commerce sites, hotels, restaurants and many more. We already wrote about Governments and financial bodies who legally approve Bitcoin and are helping it gain momentum. Investment firms are also looking
Mobile payments startup Sign2Pay has come up as a new challenger in the mobile commerce space. It is implementing mobile payments by using your actual signature. Some unique identifiers in the user’s personal signature are used to authorize a transaction. This new payment method was developed by Belgian Telenet with the help of the Idea
Seeloz is enabling mobile couponing as a new initiative by launching both retailer and manufacturer side of its platform. The consumer facing side of Seeloz platform is dubbed as Mixawallet which is set to release next month. Seeloz uses customer’s transactional data and loyalty program data to send more relevant offers to customers and businesses.
Lending Club, one of the leading peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders in the world, is opting for New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for its anticipated upcoming IPO according to The Financial Times. This comes as a boost to the fast growing P2P industry which provides online platform for borrowers and lenders to exchange funds. Lending Club’s IPO
The mobile payments space is witnessing some radical shifts. Some major ones include the advent of tokenization with its specifications being officially announced by EMVco. Another major development is Apple’s foray into the space with Apple Pay. So the question arises: how these developments will affect the current loyalty programs that exist in the market?
Alipay Wallet, the mobile payments app, recently announced that it has reached this large user base. The figure of 190 million has been quoted by the company as the number of users who have had at least one payment or money transfer in a year using Alipay Wallet. Moreover, the number of daily transactions has
Onyx Payments is a leading processor of payment disbursement and reconciliation solutions. It is also a leading travel distributor and hotel payments processor. It operates as a global payments network and offers services like commission receipt, foreign currency exchange, invoicing, tracking, etc. The company had acquired Net Trans Services last month and has recently acquired
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is calling upon industry stakeholders like banks, credit card companies, payment solution providers, technology companies, retailers, etc. to join the new Web Payments Interest Group. W3C is driving a new initiative to integrate payments seamlessly into the Open Web Platform and leverage the unique ability of the Web to