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It Looks Like Snapchat Is Planning To Some Sort Of Mobile Payments Project

It Looks Like Snapchat Is Planning To Some Sort Of Mobile Payments Project | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Snapchat might be planning to monetize through in-app payments long before it accepts traditional ads.
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Visa Europe stands by digital wallet V.me by Visa

Visa Europe today confirmed that its digital wallet service, V.me by Visa, will expand to Germany, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and Italy by the end of the year.
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Funding running dry for payments startups

Funding running dry for payments startups | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Venture capital interest in payment industry startups appears to be on the wane as investors wise up to the difficulties of achieving scale in a complex, competitive market.
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Payments is an ecosystem game,

many play, few manage to add value so that an ecosystem rallies around them or at least accept them

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Visa launches Checkout to replace digital wallet

#Visa is ditching the digital wallet and launching Checkout. #retail http://t.co/6u94U9rqXQ
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France to boost bitcoin transparency by lifting anonymity of bitcoin users

France to boost bitcoin transparency by lifting anonymity of bitcoin users | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
The French government has moved to limit the anonymity of bitcoin users through rules that require 'distributors' of the virtual currency to verify the identity of account holders.
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Former PayPal founder Levchin launches Split Pay a cheaper online consumer credit available across multiple merchants

Former PayPal founder Levchin launches Split Pay a cheaper online consumer credit available across multiple merchants | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Former Paypal co-founder Max Levchin is looking to disrupt the payments market once again with the launch of a new service that lets online merchants advance credit to consumers at the point of sale.
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Could Levchin free US households from credit card debt?

Product name is Split Pay

Company name Affirm

Raised $45 million

 

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Crédit Mutuel 4rth leading retail bank to join French mobile payment consortium Paylib

Crédit Mutuel 4rth leading retail bank to join French mobile payment consortium Paylib | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
La banque proposera Paylib à ses clients en 2015. Un renfort de poids pour le système lancé en 2013 par Société Générale, Banque Postale et BNP Paribas.
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European Banking Authority tells banks to avoid bitcoin

European Banking Authority tells banks to avoid bitcoin | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Finextra : Europe's financial institutions should steer clear of virtual currencies such as bitcoin until a regulatory regime is in place, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has warned.
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CaixaBank to distribute 150,000 contactless payment wristbands

CaixaBank to distribute 150,000 contactless payment wristbands | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
CaixaBank is to distribute 150,000 contactless wristbands to customers over the summer, staking a claim to being the largest wearable payments programme in Europe.
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PayPal releases first Android Wear app for smartwatches

PayPal releases first Android Wear app for smartwatches | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
PayPal has released an app for the new Android Wear line of smartwatches.
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French bank card association backs biometric payments

French bank card association backs biometric payments | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

- NFC Business Cards : Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB, the French charge plate association that pioneered the employment of chip cards for payments within the Eighties, expects to change member banks to issue customers with keyfobs supporting fingerprint payments by...

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Finextra: LevelUp adds iBeacon support to mobile payments platform

Finextra: LevelUp adds iBeacon support to mobile payments platform | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
QR code-based mobile payments firm LevelUp is integrating support for Apple's iBeacon after testing showed that pushing instore offers through the technology significantly increased sales.
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Expedia accepts bitcoin for hotel bookings

Expedia accepts bitcoin for hotel bookings | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Expedia has struck a deal with Coinbase which will see the online travel agency accept bitcoin for hotel bookings.
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Good PR, I suppose

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Starbucks Has Bigger Plans in Mobile Payments Than Most People Realize - Re/code

Starbucks Has Bigger Plans in Mobile Payments Than Most People Realize - Re/code | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Re/code Starbucks Has Bigger Plans in Mobile Payments Than Most People Realize Re/code A decade after the idea was first sketched on the proverbial drawing broad, Starbucks is poised to finally let its customers order their coffees from their phones.
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NY regulator sets out BitLicense plans

NY regulator sets out BitLicense plans | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
New York state's financial services regulator has set out the details of its planned 'Bitlicense' framework for firms dealing with virtual currencies.
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Visa rebrands its V.me digital wallet - Global Transaction Banking Directory

Visa rebrands its V.me digital wallet - Global Transaction Banking Directory | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Visa has reworked and rebranded its V.me digital wallet as it has another crack at carving out more of the online purchasing market.
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Payments integrator Zooz Raises $12 Million

Payments integrator Zooz Raises $12 Million | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

"Zooz enables enterprise-class retailers to optimize their payment process through a broad network of acquirers and payment methods. Zooz helps companies access these acquirers and methods, as well as making it easy for new acquirers and methods to be added and integrated into the network. The company's Smart Routing solution allows retailers to achieve and provide a consistent, cross-channel payment experience for both sides of the transaction..."

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New age security - Visa looking to exchange token for data profiling and predictive modelling

New age security - Visa looking to exchange token for data profiling and predictive modelling | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Executives at Visa Europe are pondering an overhaul of card security standards as new technologies and consumer preferences for frictionless shopping create demands for a more flexible approach to protecting transactions.
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Bitcoin Startup Xapo Valued North of $100 Million

Bitcoin Startup Xapo Valued North of $100 Million | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Some of the biggest names in venture capital are getting behind a maker of underground bitcoin vaults, the latest bet to bolster the digital currency.
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Groupon launches mobile payments iPad app to challenge Square

Groupon launches mobile payments iPad app to challenge Square | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Groupon has launched a new iPad app called Groupon POS (perhaps not the best name) in an attempt to enter the iPad mobile payments arena and take on (RT @jhojnar: Groupon launches mobile payments iPad app to challenge Square
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London buses go entirely cashless

London buses go entirely cashless | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
London buses have stopped accepting cash fares in a move that Transport for London (TfL) says will save £24 million a year.
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BBVA introduces HCE-based mobile NFC payments

BBVA introduces HCE-based mobile NFC payments | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Finextra: Spain's BBVA has become the first major global bank to commercially launch a host card emulation-based mobile contactless payments service.
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US Retail POS systems : The Mobile Payment and Prepaid Card efects [Research Report]

US Retail POS systems : The Mobile Payment and Prepaid Card efects [Research Report] | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

The point of sale (POS) retail market is evolving like never before, as traditional paper-based payments (cash and check) have increasingly lost favor with consumers and merchants and are quickly being replaced by plastic cards and alternative payments. While the growth of e-commerce has devastated many brick-and-mortar merchants, others have thrived and POS shopping still represents the bulk of domestic retail spend (92%). This report evaluates the actual and forecast changes in the retail POS market, tracking payments mix data from 2012 through the forecast year of 2019 and identifying key drivers of market change.

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$2000 report

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Apple share of mobile POS dropped 15.5 percent in Q1

Apple share of mobile POS dropped 15.5 percent in Q1 | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
While the overall market for mobile POS is growing, Apple's share dropped to 56 percent in Q1 2014, down 15.5 percent from its Q4 2013 share of 66 percent.
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Password manager and digital wallet firm Dashlane announces a $22 million Series-B funding

Password manager and digital wallet firm Dashlane announces a $22 million Series-B funding | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

Dashlane is your online personal assistant. It empowers you to buy online and fill in forms in a flash, and aggregates your shopping, IDs, passwords, and other important information in a secure place -- accessible from synced devices -- that no one else can access.

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