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Digital wallet, Mobile payments, Contactless payments, NFC payments, Mobile wallet, Mobile POS, Bill payments, Bitcoin, Virtual currency
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Taking The Blockchain beyond bitcoin

Taking The Blockchain beyond bitcoin | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Drop whatever you’re doing and go read Maciej Cegłowski’s absolutely magnificent essay Our Comrade The Electron, an astonishing history of the amazing..
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NFC vs. cloud-based payments: Which will reach scale first?

NFC vs. cloud-based payments: Which will reach scale first? | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

Summary: This article and the short video that goes with it describe some of the hurdles NFC-based and Cloud-based mobile payments face as they try to achieve scale and build an ecosystem. The conclusion is wait and see: Apple's iPhones could be decisive fo NFC.

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GoPago's line-skipping mobile payment system launches in San Francisco

GoPago's line-skipping mobile payment system launches in San Francisco | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

GoPago ...  which previously had a small pilot in Mountain View, Calif., and Las Vegas, allows consumers to order and pay ahead from their mobile app and essentially skip the line at all kinds of businesses, from restaurants and hair salons to dry cleaners and coffee shops. That’s where it’s trying to make its mark: by helping people streamline their shopping experience, not just their payment experience....

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FIS (Fidelity National Information Services) supports Paydiant a QR code-based mobile payment solution | Glenbrook Partners

FIS (Fidelity National Information Services) supports Paydiant a QR code-based mobile payment solution | Glenbrook Partners | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

Summary: This post raises the questions of the comparative benefits of mobile payment solutions like Paydiant, based on the mobile phone camera reading of the merchants/product QR code, and contactless payment solutions à la Google Wallet or Isis. Both present significant adoption and roll-out challenges. 

 

 

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