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American Express Syncs Cards to Twitter for Hashtag Discounts

American Express will tie its cards to Twitter so that cardholders are able to load couponless savings directly to their cards by tweeting using special offer hashtags. @amexsync is an automated notification handle that is triggered when someone sends a tweet that includes one of the special offer hashtags. The handle detects if a userContinue Reading

Omnego Launches White-Label Mobile Payments App

Toronto-based Omnego Inc. announced a white-label mobile app that would provide companies with their own branded service, with loyalty program features such as gift cards, membership cards, or coupons. The platform also allows companies to advertise and track the number of clicks for card and coupon access. The white-label system goes a step further thanContinue Reading

American Express, Levi’s Partner to Offer On-Demand Mobile Coupons

The card giant is developing a pilot for Android-delivered couponless loyalty offers with Levi Bank Technology News  |  May, 2011 By John Adams The success of mobile financial services largely hinges on whether handset transactions are substantially easier to execute than those enabled by physical cards, and whether they provide greater utility. American Express isContinue Reading

How mobile payments will work (FAQ)

by Erica Ogg 2011 could go down as the year of NFC. NFC, for the uninitiated, is short for near-field communication, a chip technology that, when placed in two different devices, lets small amounts of data be sent over very short distances between them. This can include credit card information, train ticket info, a couponContinue Reading

Report: Sprint also planning mobile payment service

Sprint is reportedly setting up a mobile payment network via cell phones, Bloomberg reported today. The carrier’s Vice President of Product Platforms Kevin McGinnis told Bloomberg that Sprint phones will eventually have near-field communication (NFC) chips inside and those phones can be waved over a terminal installed in retail stores in order to pay forContinue Reading

Smartphones becoming wallets

Silicon Valley is looking to replace your worn-out wallet. And some of the biggest names are looking to replace your credit and debit cards with a technology called near-field-communication (NFC) on your smartphone to make your purchases. NFC lets devices transmit data such as payment information, loyalty points and coupons by tapping them against speciallyContinue Reading

Microsoft Is Said to Plan Mobile Payments in Phone Software

March 30 (Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp. is working on a version of its Windows Phone software that will let users buy merchandise with a flick of the handset at a checkout counter, two people familiar with the plans said. Microsoft plans to include mobile-payment technology in new versions of its operating system for smartphones asContinue Reading

Microsoft Is Said to Plan Mobile Payments in New Phone Software

Microsoft plans to include mobile-payment technology in new versions of its Windows Phone software that will allow users to buy merchandise using their smartphones, according to people familiar with the plans. According to Gartner Inc., mobile payments may be used in $245 billion in transactions in 2014, up from $32 billion in 2010. The moveContinue Reading

The Technology Behind Making Mobile Payments a Reality

It’s only a matter of time before your mobile phone swallows up yet another piece of technology: your credit card. In this not-too-distant future, rather than pay for gas or dinner with a piece of plastic that you slide through a machine, you will simply tap your phone to pay the bill. For this toContinue Reading

Google Is Said to Plan Payment Test in New York, San Francisco

Google reportedly intends to start trials of a mobile payment service in New York and San Francisco stores within four months. The company will cover the installation costs for thousands of special VeriFone cash registers, which accept payment from near field communication (NFC) enabled mobile phones, at merchant locations. The initiative would place Google inContinue Reading