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    Alipay, Huawei leave their fingerprints all over new handset Edit Post

    Handset vendor Huawei has built biometric security into the soon-to-be-released Mate 7 smartphone so that users of the Alipay app can make payments without needing to use their passwords. Users of the mobile payment service just need to leave their fingerprint on the handset’s reader to authenticate a transaction, which should be a speedier process than ...

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    BBVA hails take-up of banking, payment app Edit Post

    Spanish bank BBVA said its wallet app, which was recently upgraded for NFC-based payments, has been downloaded 250,000 times since launch in December last year. The bank claims BBVA Wallet as the most widely used bank app for mobile payments in Spain, and one of the most popular in the world. The app is notable because it ...
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    Apple working on iPhone-based mobile wallet and payments Edit Post

    Apple has developed a mobile payment system through a partnership with Visa, MasterCard and Amex, as well as unidentified banks and retailers, according to Bloomberg. The system, which will also include a mobile wallet, follows a report on Friday that Apple is working on a NFC-enabled version of the iPhone. The long-mooted move by the company looks ...