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Mobile payments news

LG Pay Will Expand to Lower-End Smartphones and Markets in 2018
July 6th, 2017

Currently, LG Pay is restricted to the LG G6 and LG G6 Plus in South Korea but hopes to enter the international market soon.

BNP Paribas and Carrefour Launch Universal Mobile Payments System ‘Lyf Pay’
May 15th, 2017

The new payment platform, which is set to be launched across France later this week, will allow users to make purchases using their mobile phones.

Chinese Top Mobile Payment Service Alipay to Launch in the U.S.
May 11th, 2017

Ant Financial, the operator of Alipay, is expanding its mobile payments platform into the United States market, following limited trials in California and New York.

PayPal Integrates Venmo as a Payment Option During Checkout
May 6th, 2017

Online payments giant is adding Venmo as a new payment option and is planning for more partnerships with companies across multiple sectors.

Alibaba’s Ant Financial Extends Mobile Payment Services to Indonesia
April 13th, 2017

Ant Financial is set to bring mobile payments technology to customers in Indonesia via a new partnership with major local media company Emtek.

LG Electronics to Launch Its Mobile Payments System in South Korea in June
March 22nd, 2017

LG must have solved the problems it encounted during testing in 2016 and is preparing to launch LG Pay in June.

JP Morgan Chase to Acquire Payments Technology from MCX
March 14th, 2017

The bank will buy the technology, developed by Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), to drive the expansion of its smartphone payment application Chase Pay.

Samsung Pay is Now Live in India
March 7th, 2017

South Korean electronics giant is officially launching its mobile payment platform in India, following a successful trial of the platform last month.

Payment Trends to Watch in 2017: The Promise of Mobile Payments 2.0
January 23rd, 2017

The global payments industry is facing a number of trends like growing mobile usage and higher customer expectations that will continue shaping the future of payment processing.

Daimler Acquires Bitcoin Services Company PayCash to Develop ‘Mercedes Pay’
January 19th, 2017

German automotive giant is launching its own ‘on-the-go’ payment solution to let drivers pay for the company’s mobility services using their mobile phones.