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Square is now more Europe-friendly, with new reader for chip cards

Square is now more Europe-friendly, with new reader for chip cards

By 30 July 2014

Square is quite popular in the US when it comes to mobile payments, though its success elsewhere has been limited because the company's Reader device hasn't been able to recognise chip cards. Until now. The Square Reader was the first product released... >>

MasterCard and Weve team up so you can tap to pay with your mobile

MasterCard and Weve team up so you can tap to pay with your mobile

By 6 February 2014

A credit card company making it easier to spend your money? No surprise there. But the ability to do so with your mobile, properly at last, thanks to the MasterCard and Weve team up does sound fun. Weve is a joint venture between Vodafone, O2 and EE that... >>

Apple CEO Tim Cook intrigued by mobile payments, calls it 'big opportunity'

Apple CEO Tim Cook intrigued by mobile payments, calls it 'big opportunity'

By 27 January 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook has expressed interest in the mobile payments space, an area the company hasn't yet ventured into, by saying mobile payment was one of the thoughts behind the technology.  "The mobile payments area in general is one that we've been... >>

Coin wants you to forget about paying with your smartphone, use its fancy card instead (update)

Coin wants you to forget about paying with your smartphone, use its fancy card instead (update)

By 15 November 2013

UPDATE: Coin has hit its $50,000 pre-order goal in just 40 minutes. Everyone in the mobile space is trying to crack how customers will pay with their smartphones. No one seems to have figured it out yet - just look at Google Wallet, Passbook, ISIS, and... >>


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