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Mobile payment news & views, June 17 – July 21

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.

  • Mobile payment systems expand in Asia and Australia [Out-Law.com, June 17]
  • Microsoft brings mobile payments to your Windows 10 phone [Engadget, June 21]
  • Why FinTech Should Welcome Regulations [Let’s Talk Payments, June 23]
  • How we pay around the world: EMV cards [Payment Eye, June 23]
  • Singapore first in Asia to get Android Pay [Channel News Asia, June 28]
  • UnionPay launches HCE mobile QuickPass in South Korea [NFC World, June 28]
  • Walmart Pay arrives in 14 more states [Engadget, July 3]
  • Can Singapore Become the Ultimate FinTech Hub of the APAC Region? [Let’s Talk Payments, July 6]
  • Walmart Pay bets on the Starbucks effect [Payment Eye, July 7]
  • Walmart Pay completes nationwide rollout as impressive returns roll in [ATMmarketplace.com, July 12]
  • Starbucks Coffee (SBUX) Launches Mobile Payments in China in [StreetInsider.com, July 12]
  • Huawei Fighting Uphill Battle with Mobile Payments in China [Android Headlines, July 15]
  • Masterpass to enable in-store NFC mobile payments [NFC World, July 18]
  • 3 Things We Learnt From Visa’s Biometric Payments Study [Payment Eye, July 18]
  • Mobile money giant M-Pesa is getting its own debit card to compete with banks [Quartz, July 19]
  • Dorsey’s Square starts up UK operation for first European foray [Reuters, July 19]
  • Apple Pay’s new lure: A $5 gift card [CNET, July 20]
  • Mobile payments get Isaca’s security approval [ComputerWeekly, July 21]
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