Mobile Payments

Mobile Payments
PayPal Opens iPhone Tap to Pay for Venmo Business Users
March 07, 2024

PayPal has expanded its Tap to Pay on iPhone offering in the U.S. The company said in a Thursday (March 7) press release that the service is now available for all U.S. Venmo business profile and PayPal Zettle users, letting them accept contactless card and digital wallet payments on their iPhones with...

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Mastercard and MTN Group Partner on Mobile Payments in Africa
March 01, 2024

Mastercard and MTN Group Fintech have partnered to help consumers and small businesses across Africa transact through mobile payments. With this partnership, Mastercard’s technology will support MTN’s FinTech platform, which has 290 million subscribers and 60 million active monthly MTN Mobile Money (MTN MoMo) wallets,...

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TD Bank Adds Mobile-Based Payment Acceptance Option for Small Businesses
February 22, 2024

TD Bank has launched “Tap to Pay on iPhone,” a new mobile-based payment acceptance option that aims to provide greater flexibility and convenience for business owners. This solution allows business owners to accept in-person, contactless payments using only their iPhone, eliminating the need for additional point-of-sale...

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Zebra Debuts Multi-Industry Mobile Payment Tool
September 19, 2023

Zebra Technologies has debuted a mobile payment solution for several different industries. The tool is designed for the retail, hospitality, entertainment, field mobility and logistics sectors. It runs on standard Google Mobile Services and the latest Android operating system, according to a Tuesday (Sept. 19)...

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Apple, Google Come Under Fire for Their Tap-to-Pay Walled Gardens
September 07, 2023

Contactless payments are now coming into contact with federal consumer protection agencies. This, as the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Thursday (Sep. 7) published a new report entitled “Big Tech’s Role in Contactless Payments: Analysis of Mobile Device Operating Systems and Tap-to-Pay Practices,”...

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Weave Simplifies Healthcare Payments With New Scan to Pay Feature
August 29, 2023

Weave, an all-in-one experience platform for small- to medium-sized healthcare practices, has introduced a new feature called Scan to Pay to its payment suite. The addition aims to streamline the payment process for businesses and their customers by allowing transactions to be completed within seconds...

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Weave Adds Mobile Tap to Pay to Healthcare Platform
July 31, 2023

Weave has added Mobile Tap to Pay to its customer experience platform for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in healthcare. The new feature expands the company’s payment suite, offering patients and clients another way to make payments, reducing transaction time and optimizing the overall customer experience, the...

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Report: African Startup Union54 Plans September Launch of Super App
June 30, 2023

African startup Union54 is reportedly developing a super app that may launch in September. The new ChitChat app aims to provide secure messaging, dollar-based virtual cards, and services around payments, gaming, dating and food delivery, Bloomberg reported Friday (June 30), citing an interview with Union54...

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Money Transfer Firm Instant Cash Receives License From UAE Central Bank
May 25, 2023

Instant Cash has received a license from the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE). With this Retail Payment Services and Card Scheme Regulation (RPSCS) Category 2 License, Instant Cash can build further trust with partners, broaden its scope of services within the money...