Groupon Apple Watch app lets users buy deals

Consumers can also discover Groupons from nearby local businesses.

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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.

Mobile payments from your wrist

Gemalto is working with rugby and soccer clubs in the U.K. on a contactless wristband that could eliminate the need for fans to carry cash with them on match days.

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.

MasterCard Send debuts as faster alternative to ACH payments

The service is being touted as the first of its kind to enable businesses, merchants, governments, nonprofits and issuers to transfer funds to consumers' checking accounts via any U.S. debit card, including non-MasterCard debit cards.

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PayRange raises $12 million in funding to expand digital payments

PayRange uses a small device that plugs into the back of a vending machine and a customer-side mobile app to enable any vending machine to accept all forms of payment in less than 30 seconds.

Dunkin' Donuts integrates Visa Checkout into mobile app

Users get a new way to reload their prepaid account.

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.

MasterCard announces tokenization support for private-label cards

BJ's Wholesale Club, Kohl's and JCPenney will be among the first retailers to bring mobile payments to their private label cardholders later this year.

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.

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.

ImpulsePay intros new tool to help mobile commerce sites

The Payments Page Editor, a new enterprise Web app, will enable merchants and retailers using its mobile payments service, BillMobile, to provide a better end-user payment experience.

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.

Visa, Verifone partner to push forward omnichannel commerce

As part of the partnership, the companieswill integrate their industry-leading platforms. Verifone will connect its point-of-sale gateway to Visa's CyberSource global merchant payment management platform.

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.

Wayfair retailers add MasterPass to consumer checkout options

MasterPass securely stores shoppers' preferred payment and shipping information, which is readily accessible when they check out using the Buy with MasterPass button.

Danish bank teams with Powa to enhance mobile payment features

Powa says that its PowaTag platform adds a new level of engagement to MobilePay, creating a way for Danske Bank to enable instant purchases through a variety of different triggers.

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