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Mobile payment news & views, January 30 – February 19

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.

  • Public Services in China to Accept Mobile Payment Soon [China Topix, January 30]
  • Mobile payments soar in China [The Straits Times, January 31]
  • Starbucks Is Winning Mobile Payments, But Others Are Not Far Behind [The Motley Fool, February 3]
  • Mobile payment market to grow 38 pct in 2016 [Yonhap News, February 3]
  • Visa pushes mobile payments at Super Bowl 50 [Mobile Payments Today, February 4]
  • The sharing economy is doing amazing things for mobile payments [Meme Burn, February 5]
  • Visa’s new developer program has hundreds of APIs for mobile payment solutions [TNW News, February 5]
  • Why Is It so Hard to Introduce Instant Payments? [Let’s Talk Payments, February 5]
  • Apple Pay awareness, adoption plateau, according to consumer survey [Mobile Payments Today, February 12]
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 To Push Samsung Pay In The UK At Last [TECH TIMES, February 12]
  • Apple Pay to launch in China despite stiff competition in mobile payment [The Guardian, February 16]
  • Visa Europe expands tokenization service [Mobile Payments Today, February 16]
  • China Circuit: Messaging, Payment Apps Converge [Nasdaq, February 17]
  • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Faces Serious Threat From Apple Pay [ValueWalk, February 18]
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