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Barclaycard PayTag intros NFC payments using stickers instead of internal hardware (UK only)

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Barclays has introduced its own contactless mobile payment solution. But while most of the NFC products we’ve seen have relied on internal hardware that requires users purchase new phones, Barclays P…

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Finance

Square’s “Pay With Square” app runs a tab for mobile payments at select locations

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Square first came onto the Android scene as a hardware dongle and app combination that allows merchants and regular folks alike to accept credit card payments on a phone. The company has since expanded to sendi…

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Android News

Isis will challenge Google Wallet for NFC mobile payment supremacy in mid 2012, adds 3 new banks

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Only one mobile payment solution is likely to flourish in the United States, and Isis – the joint venture between AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon – wants to be the one. And though Google Wallet has…

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Android News

Google Wallet counts NJ Transit as its first transportation partner

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The New Jersey Transit Corporation has announced that it will begin accepting Google Wallet for payments at select locations. Rather than have mass transit riders rely strictly on cash and credit cards, NJ Tr…

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Finance

U.S. shoppers geek out over Google Wallet…will Brits do the same? [Video]

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I’ve read a lot about Google Wallet today. Earlier this morning, I saw a report from a research company, reprinted by The Telegraph, that claims most consumers in the UK are fearful of near field communic…

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Android News

HTC, Samsung, and Motorola join ISIS, an NFC rival to Google Wallet

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Google Wallet is Google’s shot at introducing near field communications to the world. It’s currently available only in the Nexus S, only on Sprint, and only with a Mastercard. Even with VisaR…

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Lifestyle

Google Wallet available for Nexus S 4G, shows signs that it will actually be worth a damn

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Google Wallet is officially available beginning today. While the NFC-based mobile payment solution has been in testing in a handful of cities in the United States, the Wallet app is now rolling out to all Sprin…

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Android Apps

Mobuyle Android app plans to keep store lines moving with mobile payments

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Payment processing company Heartland Payment Systems, has just launched a system to allow merchants to accept payments through smartphones and tablets, which effectively challenges both Square and Ver…

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Lifestyle

Starbucks Android app lets you pay for your caffiene fix, manage your rewards account

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The Sweet Nectar of the Gods is part of your required morning routine, and the Starbucks Android app has finally arrived to make it easier to get that caffeine jolt each day. The Starbucks Android app is availabl…

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Finance

PayPal says take a picture, deposit a check through your Android phone

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The PayPal Android app has been updated to support check deposits through taking pictures. Already available for other banking apps like Chase, and on the PayPal iPhone app, PayPal now lets Android users take…

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Samsung

Visa launches mobile payment compatible with Samsung Vibrant

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While the Nexus S has brought more attention to Near Field Communications use in the United States, Visa has announced a mobile contactless payment solution of its own today. Visa’s In2Pay, built in par…

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AT&T

AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon announce phone-based payment system

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Eric Schmidt revealed yesterday that the upcoming Nexus S would be among the first phones to usher in a new era of mobile payments among U.S. consumers. AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon announced today it will b…

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