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  • NAB to roll out support for Alipay

    NAB has become the first of Australia’s big four banks to support the Alibaba Group-backed Alipay mobile payment platform.

    Written by Rohan Pearce19 Nov. 18 09:59
  • Jack Dorsey’s Square opens engineering hub in Melbourne

    ​Merchant services, point-of-sale and mobile payments firm Square is expanding its Australian operation, by launching the company’s first engineering hub outside of North America in Melbourne.

    Written by George Nott22 May 18 13:11
  • Samsung Pay connects Four

    Samsung Pay can now be used by NAB customers, making the smartphone mobile wallet the first to be compatible with all of the Big Four Australian banks.

    Written by George Nott26 March 18 14:42
  • Cabcharge to accept Alipay to tap lucrative Chinese tourism market

    ​Chinese tourists and business travellers taking taxis in Australia will soon be able to pay their fare with Alipay, following a partnership between the payment platform’s operator Ant Financial Services and Cabcharge Australia.

    Written by George Nott06 Feb. 18 10:23
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  • Apple, Google, Samsung and others betting on mobile payments

    While it’s not clear yet which of the many mobile payment systems currently available today will be around for the long haul, there’s no doubt that paying for goods and services with your phone will quickly replace traditional credit cards and cash.

    Written by Sharon Goldman24 Feb. 16 23:56
  • Apple Watch won't boost Apple Pay payments by much

    The Apple Watch supports Apple Pay, but it's unlikely that the smartwatch, coming April 24, will significantly boost the number of mobile payments made by U.S. customers.

    Written by Matt Hamblen02 April 15 22:06
  • How a Mobile Payment Service Can Grow Your Online Business

    As more and more smartphone and tablet users shop via their mobile devices, being able to accept mobile payments is becoming a more important element of ecommerce. But does it make sense for your business? Mobile payment service providers Square, PayAnywhere, PayPal and Bank of America discuss fees, security and which types of business would benefit the most.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff29 Jan. 13 21:45