New B2B Payments Platform Reaches Across Borders


Nanopay has unveiled a new platform that will let companies process business-to-business payments between bank accounts across borders. The platform is currently in private beta. It will become generally available in February, initially enabling cross-border payments between Canada and the United States. Cross-border payments with India and China will be added in Q2. The platform will enable account-to-account payments, with full visibility and payment context with ISO 20022 metadata to enable straight-through processing, or STP.

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Time to get a smartwatch? Here are 5 of the best for summer

Smartwatches are great for checking messages, weather, daily schedules, making payments, and taking quick phone calls. That alone covers a lot of smartphone territory, allowing you to keep your smartphone pocketed much of the time. They’re also great fitness and health trackers. Is it time to put one of these devices on your wrist?

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Time to get a smartwatch? Here are 5 of the best for summer

Smartwatches are great for checking messages, weather, daily schedules, making payments, and taking quick phone calls. That alone covers a lot of smartphone territory, allowing you to keep your smartphone pocketed much of the time. They’re also great fitness and health trackers. Is it time to put one of these devices on your wrist?

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Amazon Takes a Swipe at PayPal


Amazon on Monday launched its Payments Partner Program — a global effort widely seen as a rival to PayPal — in the United States, the UK, Germany and Japan. Currently available by invitation only, the program provides for three levels of partners: premier partners, certified partners and certified developers. The first two are for e-commerce platform providers, and the third is for developers and agencies. A separate agreement is required for all three types of partnerships. Participation is free.

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Apple Pay to feature website integration later this year, report says

Article Image Apple is taking steps to position Apple Pay as a comprehensive digital payments platform, and will later this year move beyond touchless transactions and in-app purchases with support for mobile websites, a report said Wednesday.

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Apple Pay launches in China with support for 80% of credit and debit cards

Article Image Apple launched its Apple Pay mobile payments service in China on Thursday, opening the door to a vast market of smartphone users, as well as newfound competition in an established touchless systems segment leaders Tencent and Alibaba.

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China UnionPay cards purportedly shown working with Apple Pay as launch looms

Article Image As Apple gears up to launch its mobile payments offering in China early this year, some Chinese consumers seem to have found the service coming online more quickly than expected.

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App Store reached estimated $6.4 billion of Apple's revenue during 2015

Article Image After payments to developers, Apple’s revenue share from the App Store during calendar 2015 was approximately $6.4 billion, according to a new analyst estimate.

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Walmart Jumps Into Mobile Pay Fray


Walmart on Thursday introduced its own mobile payments solution to let customers make in-store purchases with an Android or iOS smartphone. The move will make it the only retailer to compete with third-party mobile payment systems. Walmart currently is rolling out the feature through its Walmart mobile app in select stores in the northwest Arkansas area. It will expand to stores across the country by the first half of 2016, according to company spokesperson Danit Marquardt.

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Walmart launches QR code mobile payment system to rival Apple Pay

Article Image Walmart on Wednesday announced it will be entering the mobile payments business with a branded system called Walmart Pay, a direct competitor to existing solutions from the likes of Apple, Alphabet and Samsung.

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Apple Pay to reportedly launch in China by February

Article Image Rumors of Apple’s entry into the Chinese mobile payments market gained momentum on Monday, as sources reportedly told Dow Jones and other outlets current plans hold for an Apple Pay launch by February 2016.

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The best ways to send money to friends and family instantly with your iPhone

Article Image Apple Pay might soon let you send person-to-person payments, but you don’t need to wait on Cupertino to split the cost of a pizza without cash. AppleInsider took a look at some of the most popular money transfer apps available now for iOS.

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Apple considering person-to-person payments for Apple Pay – report

Article Image The next phase of Apple’s mobile payments initiative could reportedly include a new feature that allows users to send money to one another directly, with negotiations between Apple and major U.S. banks already underway.

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Bank website accidentally teases upcoming Apple Pay launch in Canada

Article Image One year after it debuted in the U.S., Apple Pay NFC-based mobile payments may finally be on the verge of launching in Canada, a leak by local bank TD Canada Trust hinted on Tuesday.

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Chevron rolls out first gas pumps with Apple Pay support

More than six months after promising to support Apple Pay touchless payments at gas pumps, Chevron rolled out the service at a station across the street from its headquarters in San Ramon, Calif.

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Apple rumored to have engaged troubled payments startup Clinkle in acquisition talks

A report claims seven employees at much maligned payments startup Clinkle quit on Friday citing in part CEO Lucas Duplan’s withholding of information about supposed acquisition talks with Apple.



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Trader Joe's grocery chain preparing to accept Apple Pay

Popular U.S. grocery chain Trader Joe’s is gearing up to begin accepting contactless payments via Apple Pay at check-out, AppleInsider has learned.



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Apple Pay could launch in Canada this fall – report

Apple is preparing to launch its NFC-based mobile payments service in Canada this fall, a Friday report says, the first time Apple Pay will be officially offered outside of the United States.



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Credit Unions again lead latest round of 39 Apple Pay additions

Apple Pay momentum continues to propel the nascent payments system forward, and Apple on Tuesday announced the addition of 39 participating financial institutions, 27 of which are credit unions.



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