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Mobile payment news & views, October 2 – October 22

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.

  • Starbucks Mobile Order and Pay lets UK customers order coffee on their phones [Independent, October 2]
  • Apple Pay Faces Tough Crowd in First Year [Bloomber Business, October 5]
  • Samsung says customer payment data not affected by hack attack [CNET, October 8]
  • Security, Data Breaches Slow Down Mobile Payments Adoption [eMarketer, October 12]
  • Singapore taxis add MasterPass mobile payments [NFCWorld, October 12]
  • What’s In A Messenger? [PYMNTS.com, October 13]
  • Banks and Apple Pay: The Love-Hate Relationship [Let’s Talk Payments, October 14]
  • Swatch beats Apple to mobile pay in China with new watch [CNBC, October 15]
  • MasterCard launches a fully tokenized e-commerce service [PaymentEye, October 20]
  • Microsoft is getting serious about payments in Windows 10 [TheVerge, October 20]
  • W3C Web Payments Working Group to create APIs for online checkout [Finextra, October 21]
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