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AT&T Confirms It Will Carry Sony's Xperia TL, Keeps Mum On Pricing And Release Date

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Sony only outed its newest trio of Xperia smartphones just over a month ago in Berlin, and AT&T has just announced that its already grooming the device for a U.S. launch. Oh, and in case you care, the phone will also appear on-screen as James Bond’s phone of choice in...
AT&T Confirms It Will Carry Sony's Xperia TL, Keeps Mum On Pricing And Release Date

Printers are for toys, not newspapers: 20 predictions for 2013

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The design experts over at frog design have taken a look at the current accessibility of broadband, cheap electronics, tablets and the rise of 3-D printing and see a new world that we might recognize from science fiction, but is really just a year away. The firm released its 20...
Printers are for toys, not newspapers: 20 predictions for 2013
BII REPORT: Why Mobile Commerce Is Set To Explode
Survey: Despite initial missteps, mobile payments will boom in 2013

This Sunday Was The Biggest Mobile Shopping Day For eBay, PayPal Mobile Payments Up 221 Percent

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eBay and PayPal continue to see record mobile sales during the holiday shopping season. Last week, the e-commerce company released data that showed that non-holiday days were posting massive gains, with PayPal reporting that its total global mobile payment volume on Sunday, Dec. 2 exceeded that of Cyber Monday by...
This Sunday Was The Biggest Mobile Shopping Day For eBay, PayPal Mobile Payments Up 221 Percent

FIS acquires mobile banking guru mFoundry for $120 million

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You may not be very familiar with mFoundry's name, but you'll probably know its work if you're reading this site: it's part of a deal with MasterCard for NFC-based mobile payments, powers many banking apps and wrote the earliest mobile app code for Starbucks. As such, it's no small...
FIS acquires mobile banking guru mFoundry for $120 million
BII REPORT: Why Mobile Commerce Is Set To Explode
BII REPORT: The Rise Of The Tablet Consumer

Podcast: Q&A, Google Voice on Windows Phone? Chromebook on iMac? AirPlay v. Bluetooth?

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With the mobile market becoming a central part of everyone’s lives, it should make things simple, right? Not so fast: All this mobile tech can be equally as confusing with different platforms, networks, devices and more. That’s the idea behind our newest GigaOm podcast. You can call in or tweet...
Podcast: Q&A, Google Voice on Windows Phone? Chromebook on iMac? AirPlay v. Bluetooth?
Doxo Uses QR Codes To Bridge The Gap Between Paper Bills And Mobile Payments

PayPal eyes Europe's mobile payment space, Chip & PIN-flavored PayPal Here coming to UK this summer

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The European mobile payments market is about to get a major new face after online payment giant PayPal announced plans to bring its PayPal Here solution to the UK by the summer, marking its first rollout in the continent. Pricing has not been announced yet, but the presence of PayPal...
PayPal eyes Europe's mobile payment space, Chip & PIN-flavored PayPal Here coming to UK this summer
Airtag releasing NFC mobile payments developer kit, wishes Apple would help simply the ecosystem
PayPal to developers: Our new mobile payment dev tools don't stink, we promise!

European Square clone payleven rolls out payment app for Android in UK, Italy and Poland

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Payleven, the Rocket Internet-incubated European Square clone, has began rolling out its mobile payments app for Android across Europe, starting with UK, Italy and Poland. Previously launched in home country Germany, payleven’s Android app – as well as its iOS app – enables merchants to turn their smartphone or tablet...
European Square clone payleven rolls out payment app for Android in UK, Italy and Poland
Paper, Bricks & Cash Will Die: The Inevitable Evolution Of Local Commerce

Groupon introduces mobile payments system

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Online coupon broker Groupon debuted a new payments system on Wednesday meant to offer the "lowest rates in today's marketplace" to U.S. merchants who use its couponing service. The new system is like other mobile payments systems; it features a Groupon-branded credit card reader, which attaches to an iPhone...
Groupon introduces mobile payments system

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Is 2013 The Year Of Mobile Payments?

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. What Were The Top Trends In Mobile In 2012? (Econsultancy)Was 2012 the year of mobile? No, and in reality trying to say that any 12 month period...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Is 2013 The Year Of Mobile Payments?

Groupon Goes To War With Square (GRPN)

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Groupon is rolling out a payments service today, and it appears to be a direct challenge to Square. AllThingsD's Tricia Duryee reports that the new service will allow merchants to accept credit card payments using a card reader attached to an iPhone or iPodTouch. In an attempt to save its struggling...
Groupon Goes To War With Square (GRPN)

Online payments service Braintree lands in Australia, as its international rollout continues

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Braintree, an online and mobile payments platform that has raised $70 million to date, announced today that it is launching the service in Australia. The company raised $35 million to fund its growth in October. It partnered with LightSpeed just days after the announcement and acquired another company in the...
Online payments service Braintree lands in Australia, as its international rollout continues

Restaurant Check Wallet Cuts Waits For Waiters, Takes Your Data With The Tip

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We've all fallen victim to that period between finishing a meal and trying to flag down a harried and distracted waiter for the check. And some of us have also fallen victim to the estimated 70% of credit card skimming that happens at restaurants each year since it's one of...
Restaurant Check Wallet Cuts Waits For Waiters, Takes Your Data With The Tip

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, YHOO)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Yahoo defends its decision to ban workers from telecommuting. Someone is selling Google Glass on eBay in case you have a few thousand dollars to burn. Walt Mossberg reviewed the Pebble, a new smartwatch that syncs with your smartphone. He said it's nice, but has many...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, YHOO)

Google Wants To Add One Of Apple's Newest iPhone Features To Google Wallet (GOOG)

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Google wants to expand its mobile payments app, Google Wallet, to include more than just credit card transactions.  In a YouTube Q&A session, Google Wallet's product manager Robin Dua said the app will eventually evolve to let you store your gift cards, boarding passes, concert tickets, etc.  MobileBurn first picked...
Google Wants To Add One Of Apple's Newest iPhone Features To Google Wallet (GOOG)
5 Mobile Payments Data Points That Will Blow Your Mind

Square suffers hour-long outage, confirms website and "some payments" were affected

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It’s been two weeks since Square announced a landmark partnership with Starbucks,  but the red-hot mobile payments startup experienced difficulties this evening (US time) after its payment app and website suffered outages that affected some payments. Squareup.com was down for an hour but, more importantly, a number of users reported (via...
Square suffers hour-long outage, confirms website and "some payments" were affected

Here's What's Missing From The iPhone 5 That Will Help Square Dominate Mobile Payments

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A lot of people are buzzing over Apple's decision to not install a Near-Field Communications (NFC) chip in the iPhone 5. NFC technology would have allowed the iPhone 5 to process mobile payments. Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller told AllthingsD that it's not clear that NFC is the solution to any current problem,...
Here's What's Missing From The iPhone 5 That Will Help Square Dominate Mobile Payments

PayPal President David Marcus On Cyber Monday, In-Store Payments, Data Strategy And More

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PayPal President David Marcus held an informal sit down with reporters today in San Francisco to address the recent shopping activity over the holidays, PayPal’s strategy on data and mobile, and the potential for the company to take a stake in in-store payments. The payments giant said earlier today that...
PayPal President David Marcus On Cyber Monday, In-Store Payments, Data Strategy And More

Orange announces the Samsung Galaxy S3 as its first 'Quick Tap' UK NFC Android phone

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Orange has announced today that the Samsung Galaxy S3 is to be the first Android device to feature its Quick Tap contactless payment technology, in cahoots with Barclaycard. Just to recap, back in January, we reported that Everything Everywhere – the parent company of Orange and T-Mobile – was teaming...
Orange announces the Samsung Galaxy S3 as its first 'Quick Tap' UK NFC Android phone
BII REPORT: Why Mobile Payments Are Set To Explode

China's Tencent is bringing mobile payments to WeChat, its WhatsApp rival with 200m users

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Chinese Internet giant Tencent has confirmed that it is planning to introduce payment services to WeChat, its popular mobile chat app, firming up plans that many industry watchers and users had suspected for some time. The Wall Street Journal reports that Lai Zhiming, who heads up TenPay — Tencent’s third-party payment...
China's Tencent is bringing mobile payments to WeChat, its WhatsApp rival with 200m users

ISIS set to launch mobile payments on October 22

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The ISIS mobile payment system is set to go live on October 22, according to some leaked memos from the carrier. Shared by TMoNews, the image reveals that the ISIS Mobile Wallet app will arrive at Google Play store on October 22. Those in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Austin,...
ISIS set to launch mobile payments on October 22
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