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Mobile payment news & views, October 23 – November 12

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.

  • EU’s highest court rules bitcoin transactions are tax-free [PaymentEye, October 23]
  • US small businesses finding EMV liability shift ‘overwhelming’ [PaymentEye, October 23]
  • Square’s Loss Is Chase’s Gain: Starbucks Replaces its Payments Processor [Let’s Talk Payments, October 26]
  • Visa brings tokenization to Visa Checkout [Mobile Payments Today, October 26]
  • Apple Pay coming to more countries [Mobile Payments Today, October 29]
  • How mobile payments will grow in 2016 [Fortune, October 29]
  • Everyone seems to think that everyone is using mobile payments [Computerworld, November 1]
  • When It Comes To Payments, The Customer Rules [Pymts.com, November 2]
  • Samsung Might Release Samsung Pay to Mobile Phones From Other Manufacturers [iDigitalTimes, November 6]
  • Consumers give Android and Samsung Pay a try [MobileStrategies360, November 6]
  • Apple Pay and other mobile wallets have done a terrible job explaining how secure they are [Quartz, November 9]
  • Samsung Pay Could Allow Payments Between Smartphones [Android Headlines, November 9]
  • Apple Might Be Preparing for P2P Payments, In Talks With Banks [Let’s Talk Payments, November 12]
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