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Discover cards be added to Apple Pay starting September 16th. Additionally, Discover is rewarding cardmembers in the U.S. who use their Discover cards through Apple Pay with a 10% Cashback Bonus.
The number of mobile wallets using contactless technology is expected to reach 200 million by the end of 2016, representing growth of more than 100% from the end of 2014.
OH-based Open Cab announced the launch of a new app that enables users to book a cab worldwide without worrying about surge pricing or other inconveniences.
Xoom has launched a money transfer service to Singapore. Xoom customers can now send money online to bank accounts in Singapore via their U.S. bank accounts, credit cards or debit cards.
North American Bancard will introduce the newest version of its PayAnywhere Mobile credit card reader, available exclusively in Apple Stores nationwide and www.apple.com in September.
Meijer announced that its free digital savings program, mPerks, is turning 5 this week and has already set a company record with $100 million in savings to customers this year.
CTIA-The Wireless Association announces finalists in its three awards programs”Hot for the Holidays, Emerging Technology (E-Tech) and The MobITs. CTIA will showcase entrants’ products and services and announce the winners Thursday, September 10 at CTIA Super Mobility 2015.
2K announced the action-packed entertainment of WWE SuperCard, the Company’s renowned collectible card-battling game, will raise the stakes with extensive content in WWE SuperCard – Season 2.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Steve Fredette, President & Co-founder of Toast.
Australian retail technology specialist, Lokket has teamed up with Eagle Eye Solutions (Asia Pacific) to pioneer mobile engagement solution for Australian retailers by integrating Apple Wallet (formerly Passbook) with Chip & Pin (EMV) known in Australia as Eftpos. Creating a closed loop mobile engagement automation platform redeemable at existing credit card terminals.
MS-based Renasant MasterCard debit cardholders now have access to payments through Apple Pay. When paying for goods and services within apps, Apple Pay is compatible with iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3.