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Mobile payment news & views, March 12 – April 8

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.

  • Online Shoppers in Europe Value Their Preferred Online Payment Methods [, March 12]
  • Explaining the struggles of Apple Pay and mobile payments [Beta News, March 14]
  • Messaging app WeChat is becoming a mobile payment giant in China [TechCrunch, March 17]
  • Retailers ponder ways to embed loyalty into mobile wallets [Mobile Payments Today, March 18]
  • Swedish central bank wants cash to be a legal right [PaymentEye, March 22]
  • Social media becomes more of a mobile commerce tool worldwide [Mobile Payments Today, March 23]
  • Apple Pay Coming to Mobile Websites Before Holiday Shopping Season [CNBC, March 24]
  • Google’s Android Pay Will Arrive In The UK ‘In The Next Few Months’ [Tech Times, March 25]
  • Samsung follows Apple with launch in China of mobile payment [, March 29]
  • What Starbucks Can Teach Apple and Facebook [Bloomberg, March 31]
  • Amazon takes on PayPal and others with launch of Amazon Payments partner program [TechCrunch, April 4]
  • Singapore monetary authority mulls mobile payments [Mobile Payments Today, April 6]
  • How Can Banks in Europe Prepare Themselves for PSD2? [Let’s Talk Payments, April 7]
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