Samsung signs with Bango for direct carrier billing

Bango will provide carrier billing, collection and settlement for digital content such as games, e-books, music and videos purchased through the Samsung Galaxy Apps store.

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When Apple Pay met MCX

Ed Busby, the former chief commerce office at Isis (now Softcard), believes both emerging mobile wallets need to work together to ensure success.

Apple Pay: A short-term wallet plan for 500 banks?

Costs associated with the Apple partnership might accelerate financial institutions' plans to release their own wallets, maybe with some help from merchants.

Five trends in mobile payments worldwide in 2014

Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, examines the key areas in the market as the year enters the final quarter.

5 for 5: Apple rules the roost

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in September, and what we can learn from them.

Boku acquires mopay

Direct carrier billing receives a major shot in the arm as the merger gives the San Francisco-based company significant reach across digital content brands.

LevelUp's Passbook integration goes live with Capital Teas

Apple's mobile wallet gives merchant-branded prepaid cards a chance to compete with the card networks in the same space.

Boku brings direct carrier billing into the physical world thanks to license

San Francisco-based company partners with the three major MNOs in the U.K. to extend service beyond digital content.

Paydiant's large role in mobile payments

The company's CEO recently spoke with Mobile Payments Today about his work with the Merchant Customer Exchange, Subway and what the future holds for this industry.

Dunkin' Donuts bakes in mobile ordering

QSR chain explores all possibilities to connect with its customers through their smartphones.

Apple Pay: Is it enough?

Rick Oglesby, senior research analyst for Double Diamond Payments Research, examines what Apple's recent announcement means for mobile payments.

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Harbortouch adds Apple Pay to pay-at-the-table app

The Perkwave app also includes loyalty and rewards functionality to encourage customers to pay with the app.

Jumio intros new scanning tech for mobile retailers

BAM Checkout's embeddable product is intended to provide a simple checkout experience by enabling users to bypass nearly all manual key entry when completing a mobile purchase.

More merchants to support Apple Pay thanks to Braintree SDK

Airbnb, Eventbrite, StubHub, JackThreads and the Levi's Stadium app from VenueNext will support Apple Pay in the coming weeks and months.

Chicago Transit Authority to add mobile app

Mobile payments won't be available until early 2016.

Rhode Island pizza chain adds LevelUp Passbook feature

PieZoni customers can accrue and redeem loyalty rewards through standalone app.

Sionic Mobile to bring mobile payments to fuel stations

Company partners with The Pinnacle Corporation to leverage Bluetooth beacons inside the store and at pump islands to facilitate cloud-based payments and instant rewards for smartphone consumers.

Square makes it easier to order a fancy coffee drink

New Order app features include arrival prediction for preorders and buyer preference for order customization.

Dash mobile payment app debuts in Chicago

Customers use the Dash app to pay their bill, split checks, tip and more, using the credit card stored in the app.

Study charts 10 percent rise in shoppers who buy via mobile device

Since 2012, the incidence of shoppers using mobile devices to make purchases has increased from 25 percent to 35 percent.

Lavu iPad POS now accepts PayPal

Customers can pay for purchases using PayPal's mobile app.

Mobile Payments Today publishes State of the Industry report

MobilePaymentsToday.com surveyed consumers in the U.S., U.K., India and Brazil to discover how they are adapting to the growing mobile payments industry. Our fourth edition is available in five versions.

Thailand consumers get mobile wallet from Cellum

Users can store a Visa or MasterCard in PaysBuy and use it to pay top up prepaid cards, pay for utilities and buy items from 30 participating merchants.

Global Payments boards the Apple Pay train

Payment products provider will allow its partner developers to add Apple's system in their offerings through an SDK.

MCX intends to expand network through InComm partnership

InComm, a provider of integrated point-of-sale technology products to retailers, has entered into a strategic partnership with the Merchant Customer Exchange, a company formed by the nation's leading merchants to develop a customer-centric and mobile payment network.

BYNDL launches mobile payment for vending machines

Seattle-based provider of mobile managed services BYNDL Inc. is rolling out a mobile payment and customer engagement platform for vending machines.

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This section follows companies helping content creators monetize their digital content seamlessly with payment tools designed for mobile devices.