Mobile Payments

Chase Links Payment App to Samsung Pay Mobile Wallet

Chase Bank’s Chase Pay customers who use Samsung Galaxy smartphones can now link their mobile wallet to Samsung Pay. Customers are now able to use Samsung Pay’s magnetic secure transmission (MST) technology, along with near-field communication (NFC) capabilities, to pay with the Chase Pay app at millions of merchants in the U.S.

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Will Customers Still Use Branches if They See a Great Digital Alternative?

Ask four different industry experts how satisfied bank customers are with their delivery options and you’ll likely get four completely different answers. Recent examples:The J.D.

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Alipay Brings QR Code or Tap-n-go ‘Digital Payments’ to Melbourne’s Buskers

Remember that viral video from a few years ago of an Indian man seeking cash donations from the side of the road from Indian drivers, and when told they had no cash on them, he brought out a mobile payment credit card terminal? Well, what if he could accept payments via QR code instead? This […]

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Westpac Rolls Out Updated Mobile Payments for SMEs

Westpac New Zealand has announced small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can now receive card payments and send invoices, quotes and receipts through the updated Westpac Get Paid app and secured card reader.

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Despite Digital Options, Consumers Stick With Their Own Bank … For Now

Mobile phones are increasingly being used to simplify all aspects of our life, yet ING research shows that when it comes to paying, the majority of consumers continue to prefer to use their own bank.  It comes as no surprise that consumers across the globe are increasingly using their mobile devices as a way to […]

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6 B2B Companies Using Digital Payments to Disrupt

Digital payments are no longer just the bailiwick of major global initiatives. They are becoming a critical aspect of nearly every new service that providers bring to the table for merchants or financial institutions.

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The Challenges and Rewards of Having Hundreds of Local Payment Options

Change typically brings confusion and some level of chaos, and that’s true for merchants trying to win over foreign shoppers and master cross-border payments – achievements that can provide a revenue edge as eCommerce continues to grow across the world.

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World Cup Highlights Growth of Contactless Payments

Contactless payments scored big at the FIFA World Cup in Russia, with 50 percent of Visa purchases in tournament venues utilizing contactless transactions through cards, mobile devices and wearables. The popular sports event enabled Visa to highlight new payment technologies that save fans time, while keeping their payment credentials safe.

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The Chasm Between Banks With Digital Leadership and Those Without

During Money2020Europe, Tink, the Swedish challenger bank, interviewed me on my opinions about all things finance and technology.

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Creating the New Payments and Commerce Normal

The pace of payments is getting faster – because the demand and expectations are on the rise. Gig workers and those living paycheck to paycheck need access to their funds, SMBs can’t grow without them and, all around the world, governments are hearing the call and pushing to ramp up the pace.

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HK vs Singapore: Who Will Be the Digital Payments Leader?

With Singapore committed to becoming an electronic payments society under its fast-developing Smart Nation initiative and Chinese cities like Shanghai and Beijing strengthening their position as kings of the cashless revolution, we have often heard a refrain in the past year that Hong Kong has fallen behind its regional neighbors in terms of digita.

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How Apple Plans to Win the Mobile Payments War

There’s a reason everyone seems to be getting into mobile payments. Thanks to increasing smartphone usage and a push for faster, simpler, more secure financial transactions, mobile payments could become a 3.4 trillion industry by 2022. In the U.S. last year, eMarketer estimated it to be a 49 billion market already.

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