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Mobile Payments Brighten Cash Flow for Small Business

Mobile Payments Brighten Cash Flow for Small Business | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
Mobile-payment devices and other technologies are making it easier for business owners to turn sales into working capital overnight.
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So Many Mobile Payment Options | Visual.ly

So Many Mobile Payment Options | Visual.ly | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
This infographic takes a look at the rise of mobile payments and the many options available.
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Foursquare partners with Visa and Mastercard to expand its check-in deals program

Foursquare partners with Visa and Mastercard to expand its check-in deals program | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
Location-based social network Foursquare has announced partnerships with Visa and Mastercard which will expand its check-in deals service and potentially increase its revenues, AdAge ...
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MasterCard's MasterPass Aims To Sidestep The Mobile Payments Mess

MasterCard's MasterPass Aims To Sidestep The Mobile Payments Mess | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
MasterCard moves away from its own proprietary way of handling mobile payments, instead creating a technology-agnostic platform where merchants can roll their own setup. Sounds great. Will anyone bite?
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Telling The PFM Story

Telling The PFM Story | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
In a recent Financial Brand article titled Online Banking 2.0: Getting Visual, Brett King is quoted as saying: "FIs still have a long way to go. Visualizations and basic budgeting tools are only on...
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The War of the Dongles: PayPal Here enters the U.K.

The War of the Dongles: PayPal Here enters the U.K. | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
PayPal is entering the European market with its Here product, a mobile payments system that competes directly with Square.
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Square Launches Cutting Edge ‘Business in a Box’ | Mobile Marketing Watch

Square Launches Cutting Edge ‘Business in a Box’ | Mobile Marketing Watch | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
Square has delivered a cutting edge point-of-sale solution to physical retailers with the unveiling of its new Business in a Box. According to the mobile
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Mobile payments firm iZettle solves its Visa Europe problem, launches ‘Chip & Pin’ device

Mobile payments firm iZettle solves its Visa Europe problem, launches ‘Chip & Pin’ device | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: This article by Dmitri Sarle originally appeared on ArcticStartup, an independent tech blog that reports on digital startups and growth entrepreneurship from the Nordic ...
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The Financial Services Club's Blog: If you didn't think a payments revolution was taking place, think again

The Financial Services Club's Blog: If you didn't think a payments revolution was taking place, think again | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
If you didn't think there was a payments revolution taking place, then think again as dealmaking websites like Groupon, Living Social and Huddlebuy have been pushing payments systems.
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Isis releases Utah mobile payments usage stats - NFC World

Isis releases Utah mobile payments usage stats - NFC World | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
Active users are now paying with Isis five or more times a week, says Jim Stapleton, the NFC payments platform's chief sales officer. "Consumers actually only need to know about the passcode, and you kind of have a mental 'Oh!
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Web payment enabler Stripe begins testing European waters with UK beta (Update: Stripe says it isn’t)

Web payment enabler Stripe begins testing European waters with UK beta (Update: Stripe says it isn’t) | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
Stripe, the red hot US startup that gives developers an easy way to handle online transactions, has begun issuing invitations to a limited beta service in the UK, as it starts to test ...
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How Mobile Payments Will Transform The Shopping Experience

How Mobile Payments Will Transform The Shopping Experience | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
How do we know that 2013 is really the year that “mobile wallets” will finally take off?
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Mobile wallets: Confusion and fragmentation discourage consumer adoption | ZDNet

Mobile wallets: Confusion and fragmentation discourage consumer adoption | ZDNet | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
People carry a wallet that contains important documents, cash, credit cards, and loyalty cards. Thanks to a lack of standards and a desire by companies to get a piece of the pie, I doubt we will see these two merge anytime soon.
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Buying stuff with your phone: Not coming soon to a store near you

Buying stuff with your phone: Not coming soon to a store near you | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
Smartphone purchasing is a hot technology, but there are many impediments to its success.
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Visa Teams Up With Samsung on Mobile Payments

Visa Teams Up With Samsung on Mobile Payments | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
The idea of paying for things with a phone is still foreign to most people, but now Visa and Samsung Electronics are working together to make mobile payments easier.
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mFoundry and MasterCard to Deliver Digital Wallets Services to Banks

mFoundry and MasterCard to Deliver Digital Wallets Services to Banks | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
mFoundry to integrate new MasterPass digital service with its mobile banking solutions To tweet this news, copy and paste http://bit.ly/VyEDo1 to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #MasterCard and #MWCashless BARCELONA – Feb.
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Russian Mobile Payment Startup uBank Raises $8M Series A From Runa Capital, Targets “Global” Expansion | TechCrunch

Russian Mobile Payment Startup uBank Raises $8M Series A From Runa Capital, Targets “Global” Expansion | TechCrunch | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
After co-investing in Mambu, a SaaS for alternative finance providers, earlier in the month, today sees Runa Capital fund another finance-related startup: An $8 million Series A round for uBank, a mobile payment service that currently targets...
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PayPal's New U.K. Card Reader Exposes Inferior U.S. Tech | Wired Business | Wired.com

PayPal's New U.K. Card Reader Exposes Inferior U.S. Tech | Wired Business | Wired.com | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
In the U.S., we love innovation: Sometimes we're just not good at knowing it when we see it.
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SumUp demos its latest mobile-payments tech for Europe: Order a coffee simply by saying your name

SumUp demos its latest mobile-payments tech for Europe: Order a coffee simply by saying your name | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
The Next Web was out and about at Finovate Europe this week, a 2-day London conference showcasing the future of financial and banking technology. One of the companies we met up with ...
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Therese Torris's curator insight, February 22, 2013 2:38 AM

Instead of this article, please read a better informed one on GigaOm http://gigaom.com/2013/02/21/sumup-adds-american-express-to-its-mobile-point-of-sale-terminal-roster/

You will see that SumUp is not ready yet

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Debit cards 'to give way to phones'

Debit cards 'to give way to phones' | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
The use of debit cards could decline within the next eight years, says the UK Payments Council, as we start to make payments by mobile phone.
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Credit Cards: The New Sweatpants With Elastic Bottoms

Credit Cards: The New Sweatpants With Elastic Bottoms | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
I have six pairs of sweatpants in my closet. Five of them have elastic at the bottom of the legs. I'm not allowed to wear any of those five pairs. My daughters -- the fashionistas -- have informed ...
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Lenovo, PayPal, and others launch the FIDO Alliance to replace passwords with more secure alternatives

Lenovo, PayPal, and others launch the FIDO Alliance to replace passwords with more secure alternatives | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
There's little doubt that the venerable password, the internet's primary authentication tool, is buckling under the strain of both trying to protect a huge variety of information as well as the...
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Social gifting app Wrapp adopts Braintree and Venmo Touch for one-tap mobile transactions

Social gifting app Wrapp adopts Braintree and Venmo Touch for one-tap mobile transactions | Banking Innovation | Scoop.it
Online and mobile payments platform Braintree has announced today that social gifting app Wrapp is the latest firm to choose them as its payments provider. It means that Wrapp is ...
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