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mobilepayments

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Google, PayPal heat up mobile-payments fray

PayPal announces acquisition of mobile-wallet maker, while Google unveils another mobile-payments service, in the growing fight for a piece of the smartphone payments market.

By March 2, 2015

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Google reportedly in talks to buy mobile-payments company Softcard

The Internet giant could be hoping to take another stab at going head-to-head with Apple, Amazon, PayPal, Square and a slew of other tech giants looking to grab a slice of the payments pie.

By January 16, 2015

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Apple seen inching closer to a mobile-payment service

The iPhone maker has long been expected to jump into mobile payments. Now a new report says that Apple's talks with payment industry players have "heated up."

By July 24, 2014

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Apple looking to build mobile-payments service, report says

The tech giant may be planning to take on services like PayPal, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By January 24, 2014

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BofA takes aim at Square with new mobile-pay service

Bank of America's service lets vendors use smartphones to swipe customers' credit cards. BofA is charging vendors 2.7 percent per purchase, just a hair below Square's rate.

By November 13, 2012

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Isis, yet another mobile-payment outfit, to launch trials Oct. 22

The venture, a partnership between Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and T-Mobile, said as many as 20 compatible handsets would be in the market by the end of the year.

By October 17, 2012

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Bank of America tests QR code mobile-payment service

The latest company to get into the mobile-payment market, the bank is using QR codes that let customers use a smartphone to scan pictures and make their payments.

By September 27, 2012

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Apple granted patent for kid-friendly mobile-payment tech

Apple has been granted a new patent detailing a way for parents to control the spending habits of their kids through their phone.

By March 6, 2012

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Mobile-payment startup unveils Square 2.2

Merchants can now identify and reward regulars, wirelessly print receipts and open cash drawers, and track sale history.

By November 15, 2011

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Branson invests in mobile-payment startup Square

San Francisco-based Square has a new investor who is anything but.

By November 8, 2011