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Dunkin' Donuts' mobile payments platform | MobilePaymentsToday.com

Dunkin' Donuts' mobile payments platform | MobilePaymentsToday.com | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Dunkin' Donuts introduced a new mobile payments platform, which also allows users to send gifts to friends through texting, email or Facebook.
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interesting. But still too clunky. The payment process should be like a single click. Tap. Zap, Scan - Done!... whatever method used, it has to be simple and very quick.

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sophiedesc's curator insight, August 12, 2013 12:29 PM

I agree with Graeme! :) 

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Dunkin' Donuts' mobile payments platform | MobilePaymentsToday.com

Dunkin' Donuts' mobile payments platform | MobilePaymentsToday.com | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Dunkin' Donuts introduced a new mobile payments platform, which also allows users to send gifts to friends through texting, email or Facebook.
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interesting. But still too clunky. The payment process should be like a single click. Tap. Zap, Scan - Done!... whatever method used, it has to be simple and very quick.

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sophiedesc's curator insight, August 12, 2013 12:29 PM

I agree with Graeme! :) 

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Barclays accepts photo documents for mortgage applications

Barclays accepts photo documents for mortgage applications | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Barclays allows in-branch advisors to submit photos of documents to support mortgage applications via smartphone or tablet.
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Great to see Barclay's methods catching up with the Internet of things...

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Seth's Blog: Please, go away

Seth's Blog: Please, go away | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
What if you had a big blue phone on your desk, and whenever you needed to, you could pick it up and instantly be connected with a smart and caring tech support expert (from your internet provider, your web host,...
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Google Is In Talks With Mobile Payments Company Softcard

Google Is In Talks With Mobile Payments Company Softcard | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Apple has Apple Pay, and now it looks like Google may be fattening up its own wallet. According to people familiar with the situation, the search giant and..
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So is Google Wallet dead? My bet is ... yes. They're going from one weak position to yet another weak position. When will someone in Google  realise you do not need bank cards to settle mobile payments?

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Internet-ready Nokia 215 phone costs a mere $29

Internet-ready Nokia 215 phone costs a mere $29 | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s latest handset, known as the Nokia 215, takes the company’s focus on low-end handsets to the next level. The device is designed primarily for first-time mobile phone owners, offering b...
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Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion, Eclipsing Twitter | WIRED

Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion, Eclipsing Twitter | WIRED | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
On Friday, Citigroup raised the valuation of Instagram from $19 billion to $35 billion.
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Why Retailers Must (But Won’t) Succeed In Introducing Mobile Payment Systems

Why Retailers Must (But Won’t) Succeed In Introducing Mobile Payment Systems | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
In the digital age, it’s critical for retailers to collect and manage customer data. This information is the key to providing personalization for any kind..
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Monitise wins £49.2 million investment from Santander, Telefónica and MasterCard | PaymentEye

Monitise wins £49.2 million investment from Santander, Telefónica and MasterCard | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Monitise has had a significant confidence boost after Visa reduced its stake in the mobile payments company. Santander, Telefónica and MasterCard have agreed to invest a combined £49.2 million to accelerate the roll-out of Monitise’s platform.
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BT in talks to buy mobile operator O2

BT in talks to buy mobile operator O2 | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
BT is currently in talks with Telefonica over buying the mobile network operator O2.
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Mobile payments startup Kash raises $2m in seed round | PaymentEye

Mobile payments startup Kash raises $2m in seed round | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Early stage mobile payments company Kash Corp has received $2 million in seed funding to help develop, market and expand its mobile payments solution as it opens to all retailers.
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Use your PHONE to pay for groceries in 2015

Use your PHONE to pay for groceries in 2015 | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Zapp was launched in January and HSBC, First Direct, Nationwide, Santander and Metro Bank signed up to offer Zapp mobile payments to 18 million customers across the UK.
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Hacked photos reveal more info on Facebook Messenger payments | PaymentEye

Hacked photos reveal more info on Facebook Messenger payments | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Facebook Messenger is already set up to allow users to send each other money, but has yet to turn on the feature, according to screenshots released by Stanford computer science student Andrew Aude.
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payments is the *most natural choice for Fb

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There Is No Such Thing As An International Wire — Payments Views from Glenbrook Partners

There Is No Such Thing As An International Wire — Payments Views from Glenbrook Partners | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
As globalization increases, businesses of all sizes buy goods and services from overseas suppliers and turn to new customers in overseas markets to drive growth. As a result, the demand for cross-border transactions steadily increases. The vast majority of these
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we can do this better. ask me how.

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India tackles police corruption with cashless fines | PaymentEye

India tackles police corruption with cashless fines | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Hyderabad Police have introduced a new system for issuing traffic violation fines which, they say, will improve transparency.
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US federal government seeks out “cutting edge” payment systems | PaymentEye

US federal government seeks out “cutting edge” payment systems | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
The Obama government has called for the General Services Administration (GSA) to modernise out-of-date remittance technology as it reviews its contracts with major financial institutions.
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Bitcoin Will Fix Remittances With Or Without The Western Unions Of The World

Bitcoin Will Fix Remittances With Or Without The Western Unions Of The World | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
In the late 90s, as personal computers and the Internet were increasingly finding their way into American homes, there were those who either didn’t..
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Tee hee! Yeah thats great, hey, "I sent you $100, no, oh wait a sec, it was BC, so now its $1!" Cryptos are great but consumers need a currency they can trust not to lose value!

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Amazon hones in on SA

Amazon hones in on SA | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Amazon is expected to bolster its local team considerably this month. (Photograph by Reuters) Online juggernaut Amazon is expanding its presence in S..
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Negotiating Your Startup Job Offer - Robby Grossman

Negotiating Your Startup Job Offer - Robby Grossman | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Over the last three years I’ve been on both ends of job offers at startups. One thing that’s struck me is how little most applicants know about what …
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Apple Pay takes a huge step in US digital payment

Apple Pay takes a huge step in US digital payment | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Apple Pay was responsible for 1% of digital payments in the US in November, only a month after its launch
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Google bank would be held back by lack of security trust

Google bank would be held back by lack of security trust | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Consumers trust banks more than tech firms to protect personal details, but companies such as PayPal could form strong competition.
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Rocket Internet-Backed Jumia Raises $150M For Its African E-Commerce Business

Rocket Internet-Backed Jumia Raises $150M For Its African E-Commerce Business | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Rocket Internet-backed online retail Jumia is in the money today, after the Africa-based company announced that it has raised €120 million ($150 million) in..
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Great to see this level of investment in African opportunities. Well done guys.

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Nokia revives with iPad look-alike

Nokia revives with iPad look-alike | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Nokia's new Android tablet, the N1. Finland's Nokia launched a brand-licensed tablet computer on Tuesday which is designed to rival Apple's iPad Mini..
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Nokia is not dead don't write it off.

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Classcraft - Make learning an adventure!

Classcraft - Make learning an adventure! | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Transform your classroom into an immersive game, played with your students throughout the semester or school year.
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this makes school loads of fun! The model opens heaps of business opportunities.

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Why the Heyday of Credit Card Fraud Is Almost Over

Why the Heyday of Credit Card Fraud Is Almost Over | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared in Wired. In 1960, an IBM engineer named Forrest Parry was developing a new type of ID card for the CIA when he had an epiphany: Why not make each card a tiny data storage device in and of itself? He cut a short length of...
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Reddit Plans Its Own Cryptocurrency To Give Back To Its Users After $50 Million Raise | TechCrunch

Reddit Plans Its Own Cryptocurrency To Give Back To Its Users After $50 Million Raise | TechCrunch | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Reddit, the so-called front page of the internet, has raised $50 million in Series B on a $500 million valuation with intentions to give back 10 percent of..
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How Much Better Is Each New iPhone’s Camera? Here’s An Excellent Comparison | TechCrunch

How Much Better Is Each New iPhone’s Camera? Here’s An Excellent Comparison | TechCrunch | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
It's easy to say that the iPhone's camera has gotten better over time — that's pretty much a given. But how much better? Lisa Bettany, co-founder of..
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