Browsing the "Mobile Payments" Tag

LG’s Mobile Arm to Trial Blockchain Payments for Overseas Travelers

| Daniel Palmer

South Korean telco LG Uplus is to trial a blockchain-based mobile payment service aimed to let travelers save fees when shopping abroad.

Softbank Completes Blockchain Test for Cross-Carrier Mobile Payments

| Wolfie Zhao

Japanese telecoms giant Softbank Corp. has completed a blockchain proof-of-concept that allows P2P mobile payments across different carriers.

Intuit Scores Patent for Processing Bitcoin Payments With Text Messages

| Christine Kim

California-based business and financial software company Intuit has been awarded a patent for processing bitcoin payments via text message.

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Bitcoin Powers New Worldwide Cellphone Top-Up Service

| Grace Caffyn

Mobile payments pioneer mHITs has created a bitcoin platform it claims is the "easiest way" to send phone credit across borders.

NFC

Circle Brings NFC to Android App for Touchless Payments

| Tanaya Macheel

Circle has integrated near-field communication to provide its Android users the option for quick, contactless mobile payments.

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What Bitcoin Can Learn From Mobile Money’s Journey

| Sarah Boone Martin

Many of the greatest challenges faced by bitcoin today mirror those of its predecessor – mobile money.

Braintree’s Bill Ready: Bitcoin Will Impact Mainstream Payments

| Joon Ian Wong

Braintree chief executive Bill Ready spoke to CoinDesk exclusively about how he wants to take bitcoin to the mainstream.

New York Law School

Payments Veterans Discuss Bitcoin vs Apple Pay at NY Law Conference

| Tanaya Macheel

Payments veterans waded into the bitcoin vs Apple Pay debate at a New York law conference this week.

dreamforce

Why Marc Andreessen is Long on Bitcoin and Short on Apple Pay

| Tanaya Macheel

Marc Andreessen talks bitcoin, Apple Pay and the problems they face at the Dreamforce 2014 conference in San Francisco.

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Wallettec Brings Bitcoin Point-of-Sale Solution to South Africa

| Tom Sharkey

A new partnership between Wallettec and BitPay will bring bitcoin POS payments to brick-and-mortar retailers.