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How mobile POS and payment systems prevent fraud | MobilePaymentsToday.com

How mobile POS and payment systems prevent fraud | MobilePaymentsToday.com | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

"Mobile payment technologies actually provide more safeguards than current payment methods."

 

Therese's comment: Refreshing article detailing the many tools and apps that can make mobile payments more secure.

 

Too often naysayers focus on imaginary dangers of mobile payments and discuss them as if current payment methods were secure. They are not.

 

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PayPal buys Card.io in move to combat the quickly growing Square

Today PayPal announced that it has acquired San Francisco-based Card.io, a company that allows for the mobile charging of credit cards by taking a picture using a smartphone...

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TechCrunch | Taking On Rival Jumio, Payments Startup Card.io Adds Web Support

TechCrunch | Taking On Rival Jumio, Payments Startup Card.io Adds Web Support | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Card.io, the mobile payments startup which recently partnered with PayPal on the company's new Square rival PayPal Here, has some big news: it's no longer a "mobile" payments startup. That's right - Card.io is now available for the web, too.
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PayPal Acquires Card.io to Make Paying for Things on the Phone a Snap

PayPal Acquires Card.io to Make Paying for Things on the Phone a Snap | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
It's as easy as taking a picture, and now Paypal owns it.
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The Best Mobile Payments App - ReadWriteWeb

The Best Mobile Payments App - ReadWriteWeb | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

Summary: One of the many useful articles summarizing the competing mobile payment options that are vying for adoption in the US market: Square, PayPal, Dwolla, LevelUp, Google Wallet, Intuit GoPayment, ISIS, Veriphone, Jumio, Card.io.. als mentions two companies I was not familiar with:

 

- Erply:  Erply's POS solution includes facial recognition that allows sales staff to identify and checkout PayPal shoppers without any card swipers or paper receipts http://erply.com/

- Mobeam: Mobeam’s patented technology uses light to bridge the redemption gap between mobile devices and retail point-of-sale http://www.mobeam.com/ ;

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Card.io launches new consumer app for iOS and Android devices

Card.io launches new consumer app for iOS and Android devices | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
According to the source, Card.io's mobile payment service for iOS and Android uses a smartphone's built-in camera to charge funds by scanning a credit card. When making P2P payments, Card.io users need to scan the card ...
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