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Daily News, E-Commerce, E-Money, HCE, in-app purchases, mobile app, Mobile Payments, Mobile Wallet, mPOS, Tokenisation -

As mobile shopping continues to grow, consumers are downloading retailer’s mobile apps at double the rate of years past and conducting more in-app purchases, according to new findings from Synchrony. As... more

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Apple Pay, Daily News, mobile app, mobile money transfer, Mobile Payments, Mobile Remittance, Mobile Wallet, Remittance, Western Union -

Western Union says that US customers using its mobile app can now pay with Apple Pay when sending money transfers originating in the US to more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, including domestic bill payments. The capability to pay with Apple Pay for sending money transfers through the Western Union app in the UK is planned for [...]

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5miles, Close5, Daily News, eBay, mobile app, Mobile Payments, Payments News -

eBay is being sued by a former Alibaba representative on grounds of trademark registration issues for the classified mobile app Close5, owned by eBay. The plaintif says Close5 is too close to 5miles in the way it sounds – 5miles is owned by the representative in question, according to the filed lawsuit. The mobile app 5miles was started in 2014 by the [...]

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Contactless, contactless mobile app, Daily News, HCE, Host Card Emulation, mobile app, Mobile Wallet -

Barclaycard has launched a contactless mobile app for Android smartphones using HCE (Host Card Emulation) technology. The new mobile payment feature – first previewed in September last year – is finally being activated this week, enabling customers to use their handsets for ‘touch and go’ payments at over 300,000 locations in the UK, as well as [...]

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