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China Mobile’s payments chief talks openness

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2015: Fan Jinqiao, CEO of China Mobile Payment, …

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Samsung’s LoopPay move is more of a threat to Google than Apple – analysts

Samsung’s acquisition of LoopPay, marking the South Korean giant’s aggressive entry into the mobile payments …

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Payment wearable with a difference set for showcase

A new wearable device by German vendor Wirecard enables users to make a payment by …

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About 30M phones will be used for contactless payments by end 2015: Deloitte

By the end of 2015, about five per cent of the global base of 600 …

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Asia Pacific will continue to lead on NFC payments — study

The Asia Pacific region will account for the largest share of spending via NFC-based smartphones …

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SimplyTapp finds it has money-raising knack

SimplyTapp, the US firm that claims to have invented host card emulation (HCE) technology, has …

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Optus claims Australian mobile payment app “first”

Australia’s Optus has introduced a mobile payment app that uses NFC and Visa payWave technology. …

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The HCE tap is open, let NFC services flow

I was prepared for Mobey Forum’s third annual Mobey Day event to be a lively …

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Asia Briefs: Phone ban at banks, Coolpad targets Indonesia, NFV progress & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup …

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iPhone 6 delay in China: blame NFC capability

NEW BLOG: The omission of China in the first wave of iPhone 6 launches has …