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Visa Expects 50 Billion Contactless Payments per Month in Europe by End of this Year

Visa has strong expectations for the growth of contactless payments in Europe estimating that 52 million contactless payments will be made per month across Europe by the end of 2013 and that by 2020 half of Visa’s payment volume in Europe will be generated by a mobile phone. Read More

 
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Isis, PayPal, Visa Continue to Test and Develop Mobile Payment Methods

More mobile payment methods and wallets are testing and preparing for commercial launch with mobile joint venture Isis starting trials in two pilot U.S markets, Visa testing NFC (Near Field Communication) payments at the London Olympic Games, and PayPal trialing their mobile payment method with McDonald’s fast food restaurants in France. Read More

 
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Discover Partners with, now Compatible with Google Wallet

Discover Financial Services recently announced their partnership with Google Wallet allowing cardholders to use their Discover cards within the Google Wallet application for Near Field Communication (NFC) payments at the point-of-sale as well as through using Google Wallet online. The key feature of this partnership is that Discover customers can login and save their credit

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Mobile Wallet Providers, Carriers, Issuers and Card Associations Form Mobile Payments Committee

The four major wireless carriers in the U.S. along with financial institutions, card associations and mobile wallet providers have formed and joined the Mobile Payments Committee with the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA). The purpose of the committee is to define best practices for mobile payment solutions while educating legislators, merchants and consumers to foster and

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Sprint Prepares NFC Mobile Wallet and Apple Demos Passbook, Potential Precursor to a Mobile Wallet

It was recently revealed that Sprint is preparing a mobile platform and wallet called Touch Wallet and Apple demoed a new addition to their upcoming iOS 6 called Passbook, which stores gift cards, tickets, coupons and store loyalty cards that can be used and redeemed with merchants via scannable barcodes. Read More

 
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Google Acquires Payment Technology Company to Boost their Mobile Wallet

To complement their payment capabilities and continue to innovate their mobile wallet, Google acquired payments technology company TxVia in early April for an undisclosed price. Read More

 
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Will Microsoft Make a Mobile Wallet of Their Own?

A patent filed by Microsoft was recently released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office detailing a mobile wallet and payment service. Read More

 
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Visa Predicts Half of their Payments in Europe Will be Made via Mobile by 2020

Visa is confident in the future of mobile payments as they are planning to showcase mobile contactless payments at the 2012 Olympic Games in London and they are predicting that half of all Visa Europe payments will be made via a mobile device by 2020. Read More

 
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Windows Phone 8, iPhone 5 Likely to Support NFC

Today only a small selection of mobile devices running the Android operating system are capable of conducting NFC mobile wallet payments, however, rumors have been circulating for months that Apple’s iPhone 5 will include Near Field Communication technology. More recently, and thanks to a leaked video, it has been confirmed that the Windows Phone 8

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