Tag Archives: mobile payments

Faster payments: Everyone’s trying to speed checkout

Kelly Dilworth

If you’re still complaining about how long it takes you to jam your card into a payment terminal and wait for it to beep, your laments about slow credit card payments have been heard. Consumers’ frustrations with payments that take…
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Closing cards and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 19 percent That’s the number of smartphone users who use mobile payments at the register. It’s not so much that these users are unlucky, but it’s just rather unfortunate that mobile wallets and contactless cards still haven’t hit…
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Starbucks gift cards are now just a text away

Taylor Tompkins

Do you have a Starbucks addiction? Do you know someone with a Starbucks addiction? Do you have an iPhone with the latest update? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, boy, are you in for a…
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Walmart expands the (scan-and-checkout) future of shopping

Antonio Ruiz-Camacho

Walmart is expanding the deployment of a scan-and-go technology that could potentially transform the way we shop at brick-and-mortar stores. The nation’s largest retailer is rolling out the new service in at least 10 additional locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth and…
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Mastercard’s ‘Open Tab’ makes it easier to close out

Brady Porche

Paying your tab at a packed, understaffed bar can be a drag on a fun outing, but Mastercard wants to change that. The payment network in February announced a new feature in its Qkr! with Masterpass mobile payment app that…
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