Mobile Payments Coming Soon to Blackberry

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Mobile Payments Coming Soon to Blackberry

Mobile Payments Coming Soon to Blackberry

As part of the ongoing push toward new payment options made possible by emerging technologies, the world’s largest payment processor recently gave a well-known smartphone manufacturer the go-ahead to start creating a mobile payment platform. Research in Motion, the Canadian company behind the popular BlackBerry line of smartphones, recently had its proposed mobile payments system… Read More

How the Mobile Wallet Might Impact Your Credit Score

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How the Mobile Wallet Might Impact Your Credit Score

How the Mobile Wallet Might Impact Your Credit Score

E-wallets are going mainstream, and as more consumers buy in they should be questioning whether the technology could affect their credit score. Consumers might not see an immediate parallel, but there are a few factors for mobile wallet users to consider. For one, the mobile wallet industry is still young, and the privacy and security… Read More

Report: Google Ready to Launch Its Own Credit Card

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Report: Google Ready to Launch Its Own Credit Card

Report: Google Ready to Launch Its Own Credit Card

While Google Wallet has been available for about a year now, many consumers may have been slow to adopt the new near-field communications payment technology for several reasons. One such issue is that it simply isn’t accepted in most places, but the company has developed a way around that. Google will soon begin issuing its… Read More

Google Wallet Users Double in 6 Weeks

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Google Wallet Users Double in 6 Weeks

Google Wallet Users Double in 6 Weeks

The tech giant behind one of the few mobile wallet platforms that’s widely available to consumers these days recently announced that it had seen a significant uptick in adoption in the last several weeks. In the month and a half since Google Wallet became available to all credit card users, the number of users of… Read More

IPhone 5 Won’t Have Mobile Wallet Capabilities

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IPhone 5 Won’t Have Mobile Wallet Capabilities

IPhone 5 Won’t Have Mobile Wallet Capabilities

There are many new features that come with the latest version of the Apple iPhone, but one highly-anticipated option was left out, much to the confusion of a number of experts. Apple unveiled its iPhone 5 on Wednesday and it features a number of high-quality, enticing upgrades. In particular, the smartphone now comes with a… Read More

Discover Joins Google Wallet System

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Discover Joins Google Wallet System

Discover Joins Google Wallet System

The only mobile wallet program currently available to the general public across the country recently added another major credit card company to its platform, allowing for more access to the new payment system. Discover is the latest major credit card company in the U.S. to allow customers to use its branded accounts to make purchases… Read More

Apple: No Mobile Wallet with iPhone 5

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Apple: No Mobile Wallet with iPhone 5

Apple: No Mobile Wallet with iPhone 5

Many experts have pointed out that the use of near-field communications technology to make credit card purchases using smartphones will likely only become more ubiquitous when companies develop phones capable of this type of transaction, but one major tech company won’t do so yet. Unlike major competitors such as Google and Microsoft, it seems as… Read More

New Microsoft Smartphone Breaks Mobile Wallet Ground

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New Microsoft Smartphone Breaks Mobile Wallet Ground

New Microsoft Smartphone Breaks Mobile Wallet Ground

In recent months, there has been considerable discussion about the coming next-generation smartphones that would likely give consumers the ability to use their devices as mobile wallets, and now a new entry to the market does just that. Microsoft recently revealed that its new Windows Phone 8 will be among the first in the U.S…. Read More

Samsung Using Stickers to Expand Mobile Wallet Usage

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Samsung Using Stickers to Expand Mobile Wallet Usage

Samsung Using Stickers to Expand Mobile Wallet Usage

An oft-mentioned potential problem with the widespread adoption of mobile wallet technology in the near future is that many smartphones simply do not have the capability to complete such a transaction. Now, one developer is working to roll out more functions for those who use them. Samsung currently makes the only smartphones on the market… Read More

AmEx Digital Wallet Gets Upgrade

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AmEx Digital Wallet Gets Upgrade

AmEx Digital Wallet Gets Upgrade

American Express is planning to overhaul its Serve mobile payment platform considerably in the near future, which includes adding all of its prepaid card products to the service. In fact, the product was originally launched to Serve, which was originally planned as a type of account that was targeted specifically to consumers who would otherwise… Read More

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