June mobile payments 5 for 5: Apple, Google, and Microsoft

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

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Rogers expands wireless support for suretap mobile wallet in Canada

Suretap now boasts support from Bell, Telus and its subsidiary Koodo, and Virgin Mobile Canada. CIBC also will allow its customers to load their credit cards into the mobile wallet, and consumers have the ability to store gift cards from more than 30 retailers.

A Microsoft-sized opportunity: Payment processing

The payments industry doesn't know much about Microsoft's plan for mobile payments, but Thomas Yohannan gives his take on the situation.

Apple Pay gets more 'Wallet'-like with new additions

Apple has added private-label and loyalty card support to its mobile payment system. The company also has announced that Apple Pay will launch in the UK next month.

Interactive customer experience technology has to make sense

Consumers want to interact with technology, but that technology has to make sense for both the business and its customers, says Paula Suarez, director of software analysis and development for Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants Inc.

With Android Pay's arrival, battlefield lines have been drawn

Google is back in the game with another mobile payments product, but how does it stack up against Apple Pay and Samsung Pay? Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, examines where Android Pay stands at this point.

Google gets back into mobile payments with Android Pay

The new system is similar to Apple Pay, but there are some differences in the way Google will present its mobile wallet to consumers.

Retailers remain slow to embrace emerging payments tech

Although technology continues to enhance the customer experience, retailers are still guarded when it comes to embracing upgraded payment options.

Mobile: The smart approach to in-store shopping

Pat Bakey, global retail EVP at SAP, encourages retailers to embrace smartphones as a way of life for their customers.

Can Facebook and Twitter accelerate retail m-commerce markets?

Alex Hum wrote his latest blog post about the power social media could have in regards to the retail digital transformation.

LevelUp teams with Danal, Sprint for direct carrier billing

The partnership enables LevelUp users who are Sprint subscribers to charge in-store purchases to their mobile phone.

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Groupon Apple Watch app lets users buy deals

Consumers can also discover Groupons from nearby local businesses.

Alibaba going mobile to reach consumers no matter where they're shopping

A new shopping and dining service called Koubei promises to speed up online retail delivery services for China’s biggest e-commerce player.

Dunkin' Donuts integrates Visa Checkout into mobile app

Users get a new way to reload their prepaid account.

Starbucks expands mobile ordering, national rollout continues through the year

As of early June, the mobile ordering system is available at 3,400 locations.

Revel opens NYC office to give retailers closer look at iPad system

The space will allow customers and prospects to view and interact with Revel’s iPad POS platform and work with sales representatives to select the best POS setup for their specific business needs.

BofA begins offering merchants First Data's new Clover Mini POS system

Clover Mini is intended to replace the single-use terminal with an "all-in-one" business management system.

Verifone to help power Apple Pay rewards acceptance

Verifone will enable six national and global retailers to be the first to accept NFC loyalty transactions on Verifone’s MX 915 and MX 925 terminals.

Sandwich chain adds new mobile ordering feature with rewards

Which Wich and Olo announced a partnership that brings a new mobile app and digital ordering program to the brand.

Apriva, Miura Systems partner to deliver mPOS products to US

The integration will certify Miura's M010 hardware to Apriva's AprivaPay Plus mPOS application.

Vocalink hopes to Zapp Apple Pay

Zapp is intended to provide real-time payments between consumers and merchants — both online and at the point of sale.

Global Payments works with merchants in Canada on mobile payments, loyalty

Through its relationship with Virtual Next, Global Payments said it will offer a unique product designed to leverage Passbook and Google Wallet.

Study: UK mobile payments projected to hit over £1.2 billion a week by 2020

Visa Europe predicts that 6 in 10 Britons (60 percent) will expect to use their mobile devices for payments at least once a week by 2020.

New document aims to clarify fraud liability under EMV

A new document from the EMV Migration Forum answers common questions about who is liable for what — and when — under pending fraud liability shifts.

NCR teams with OpenTable to enable more restaurants to add mobile payments

The NCR Hosted API Platform is a cloud-based gateway that enables third parties to integrate, maintain and deploy their services across NCR's installed base of point-of-sale systems.

Mobile POS provider iZettle launches new device to accept mobile payments

The company's new hardware will support contactless payments in addition to chip-and-PIN transactions.

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