Tag: mobile payments

Square mobile security encrypted card readers

Square releasing encrypted card readers this summer to address security concerns

• 30/04/2011 • Comments (0)

Square Security Lead Sam Quigley mentioned that they will be releasing an encrypted card reader by this summer which will be paired exclusively with its Square mobile application for decryption.

Tags: ae, american express, apple, credit, credit card, credit card reader, CreditCard, CreditCardReader, encryption, iphone, jack dorsey, JackDorsey, mastercard, mobile payment, mobile payments, MobilePayment, MobilePayments, sam quigley, SamQuigley, square, square en, SquareEn, verifone, VeriFone Payware Mobile, VerifonePaywareMobile, visa, Visa Global Security Summit, VisaGlobalSecuritySummit

Category: Android, Apple, Apps, Apps, General, news

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Are Windows Phone 7 devices getting an NFC update?

Are Windows Phone 7 devices getting an NFC update?

• 30/03/2011 • Comments (0)

Word is that Windows Phone 7 devices may see some NFC love in the coming weeks as two sources at Bloomberg have stated they believe Microsoft will be sending out software to WP7 devices allowing NFC functionality, for those with NFC chips obviously.

Tags: contactless payments, ContactlessPayments, microsoft, mobile payment, mobile payment system, mobile payments, MobilePayment, MobilePayments, MobilePaymentSystem, near field communications, NearFieldCommunications, NFC, rumor, rumors, windows phone 7, WindowsPhone7, wp7

Category: Microsoft, Updates, Windows Phone 7

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Is Google working with Mastercard and Citigroup for mobile payment solution?

• 29/03/2011 • Comments (0)

Word around the campfire is that Google is currently working with Mastercard and Citigroup in getting NFC into more stores. Exactly how we’re not sure, but essentially, Google would own the data from a transaction made using NFC, so it can resell it to the highest third party company bidder.

Tags: Android, Citigroup, contactless payments, ContactlessPayments, credit card payments, Google, google checkout, google payments, mastercard, mobile payment system, mobile payments, MobilePayments, MobilePaymentSystem, near field communications, NearFieldCommunications, NFC, patent, patent app, patent application, PatentApp, PatentApplication, patents, payment, payments, point of sale, PointOfSale, pos, privacy, privacy issues, PrivacyIssues

Category: Google, News

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94% of North Americans would use secure mobile payments

• 19/03/2011 • Comments (0)

Mobio Identity Systems, a payment solutions provider, did a recent survey which states that 94% of North Americans would be okay with using mobile payments as long as it was secure. The survey interviewed 1,085 people, and of the 94%, 73% said that security was the main concern, 12.4% said that it had to be easy, and 8.5% said it had to be fast.

Tags: America, Android, apple, Blackberry, concerns, eWallet, iPhone 5, mobile payments, Mobio, nexus s, NFC, North America, payments, RIM, security, us

Category: General, news

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New Age Girl Scouts will take mobile payments at your door

• 25/02/2011 • Comments (0)

It’s hard to say ‘no’ to the Girl Guides when they come to your door selling those awesome cookies, and sometimes, you may have even said you didn’t have the cash at that time to buy them, sending them away from your doorstep still smiling, as you crawl back into your cave and fell the […]

Tags: credit cards, CreditCards, girl scout, girl scout cookies, girl scouts, GirlScout, GirlScoutCookies, GirlScouts, gopayment, intuit, mobile payment, mobile payments, MobilePayment, MobilePayments, ohio, thin mints, ThinMints

Category: Android, Apple, Apps, Apps, General, news

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Apple iPhone5 and iPad2 will have NFC payment support

• 25/01/2011 • Comments (0)

Apple plans to have NFC(Near Filed Communication) support in the next generation iPad2 and iPhone5 according to a report made to Bloomberg Tuesday morning. The NFC software and hardware chip will be built-in to the devices, which are also said to be launching this year, based on a statement from Richard Doherty, director of Envisioneering […]

Tags: Android, Android 2.3, apple, appleipad2, appleiphone5, Gingerbread, Google, ipad, iPad 2, iphone, iPhone 5, iphone5, mobile payments, Near Field Communication, NFC, payments, swipe, Wallet

Category: iPad, iPhone, News

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Starbucks App lets you scan and pay on iPhone and BlackBerry

• 19/01/2011 • Comments (0)

Starbucks is launching their Starbucks Card mobile app for the iPhone nationally, which will allow you to pay for your Starbucks coffee with your smartphone rather than fumbling for your wallet or purse. Let’s face it, we always know where our phone is. This just makes it easier and faster for everyone. The app will […]

Tags: apple, Blackberry, coffee, iphone, iPod touch, IpodTouch, mobile payment, mobile payments, MobilePayment, MobilePayments, payment, RIM, starbucks

Category: Apple, Apps, iPhone, News

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