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Mobile payment news & views, October 18 – November 10

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 payments awareness up in North America, but usage remains flat [NFC World, October 19]
  • 54% of Europeans regularly make mobile payments [Ecommerce News, October 19]
  • Why Facebook Is a Dark Horse in the Financial Services Industry [Let’s Talk Payments, October 21]
  • You Can Now Use Paypal to Order Pizza on Facebook [Fortune, October 24]
  • Cellum teams up with M-Snap to launch mobile commerce platform in India [The Paypers, October 26]
  • General Motors, IBM and Mastercard partner on in-car payments [PaymentEye, October 26]
  • Card networks transform into tech companies [Mobile Payments Today, October 28]
  • Alipay Mobilizes for World-Wide Expansion [Wall Street Journal, October 31]
  • European millennials waiting for the ‘Uber moment’ of mobile payments [Finextra, November 3]
  • McDonald’s to roll out mobile order and payment in 2017 [Digital Trends, November 5]
  • In U.S., Mobile Peer-to-Peer Payment Grows, While Mobile Wallet Action Slower [Mobile Marketing Watch, November 8]
  • Demonitisation of Currency in India: What this means for Mobile Payments Industry [EOTO, November 8]
  • Here comes Citi Pay [Mobile Payments Today, November 10]
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