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Mobile payment news & views, November 13 – December 4

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.

  • Apple’s P2P mobile payment service would ‘create a shockwave’ in the industry [Computerworld, November 13]
  • Samsung Pay May Create Peer-to-Peer Payment via Phones [Venture Capital Post, November 13]
  • Canadian Apple Pay launch set for Nov. 17, credit card representatives say [Apple Insider, November 16]
  • PSD2 receives green light from EU Council [The Paypers, November 17]
  • Mobile payments bubble to the surface amid EMV growing pains [Mobile Payments Today, November 20]
  • MasterCard Boosts Apple Pay Adoption With Free TfL Travel; UK Contactless Payments Grow [Let’s Talk Payments, November 21]
  • Square’s new reader arrives to accept mobile payments and chip cards [Engadget, November 23]
  • UOB joins mobile payments market with new app [Channel News Asia, November 24]
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Launch Marks Major Push Into Mobile Payments [International Business Times, November 24]
  • LG Plans its Own Digital Payment Platform, LG Pay [Small Business Trends, November 27]
  • China’s Mobile Payments War Is Going Global [Advertising Age, November 30]
  • Swatch announces wider rollout for mobile payment watch in 2016 [Trusted Reviews, November 30]
  • The merging of social media, payments and mobile [Mobile Payments Today, November 30]
  • Congress Probes Mobile Payments Security [Bank Info Security, December 1]
  • We got another major sign that cash is dying [Business Insider, December 2]
  • Congress is looking into mobile payments security [Mobile Commerce Press, December 3]
  • The explosion of mobile commerce [Venture Beat, December 3]
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