Industry News

Mobile payment news & views, June 23 – July 17

Welcome to the latest installment of our regular look at the top news and views from the world of mobile payments, with items selected because of unique content, or because their source makes them notable. For more headlines and insights on the industry follow us on Twitter @cellum_group.

  • 3 forces dictating the shopping experience (Infographic) [PaymentEye, June 26]
  • China’s UnionPay Exceeds VISA in Combined Transaction Volume [Let’s Talk Payments, June 26]
  • Restaurants See Bigger Orders & Tips From Mobile Payments [PaymentWeek, June 29]
  • Google Creates Payments Platform To Manage Users’ Financial Data [PYMNTS, June 29]
  • How Square aims to bring Apple Pay into mom-and-pop shops [Macworld, June 30]
  • Will BYOD lead enterprise to mobile payments? [PYMNTS, July 3]
  • Apple has filed a patent for a new feature that could kill off mobile payment apps like Venmo, Paypal, and Square Cash [Business Insider, July 3]
  • McDonald’s, KFC to add digital payment in China [MarketWatch, July 5]
  • Mobile parking, highway sticker payments exceed HUF 11 bn in first year [Portfolio.hu, July 8]
  • MasterCard’s Report On Consumers And Data Security [PYMNTS, July 9]
  • 70% of people make over a quarter of their purchases online [PaymentEye, July 10]
  • The perfect checkout page (Infographic) [PaymentEye, July 13]
  • Google Takes On iBeacon [PYMNTS, July 15]
  • Samsung Pay shows promise, but mobile payments face uphill battle [CNet, July 16]
  • Google Intensifies its Commerce Challenge With Upcoming “Purchase on Google” Feature Along With Ads [Let’s Talk Payments, July 17]
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