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    Canada billed as second market for Apple Pay Edit Post

    Apple is in negotiations with Canadian banks about a launch of its payments service, according to The Wall Street Journal, although the suggested autumn debut would represent slow progress. Apple Pay is only available in the US and there has been intense speculation about where the NFC-based service will land next. The UK, China and Australia ...

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    Amex, Jawbone join forces on payments Edit Post

    Wearables firm Jawbone struck a deal with credit card giant American Express in the US whereby users can tap-and-pay in locations such as shops and restaurants using a virtual card loaded on the forthcoming UP4, a NFC-enabled fitness tracker, that will be available from this summer. Users must be Amex cardholders to make payments on the ...
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    UK mobile wallet Yoyo swings in with new funds Edit Post

    Yoyo, which claims to be handling over 150,000 transactions per month, has bagged $10 million in Series A backing led by Imperial Innovations. The UK firm, which targets university campuses in the UK with its payment service, claims its transaction volume is growing 25 per cent month-on-month. The proceeds will be used to scale a so-called grey ...