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Apple Pay launches Oct. 20 in a play to kill credit cards

Apple's new mobile payment system hits the ground running on Monday with a slew of new partners.

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Facebook plays catch-up with Messenger cash transfer test

The social network’s move into Venmo territory could signal future financial features.

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Amazon’s Twitter wish lists make more sense than its shopping cart

Sometimes you just want to remember a product, not be pushed into buying it.

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Subway to accept NFC payments starting in October

The sandwich chain will roll out contactless payments at 26,000 restaurants

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Apple Pay aims to replace your wallet with an iPhone

Apple’s new iPhones will use built-in NFC radio antennas to let you pay for purchases at the cash register.

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Isis Wallet mobile payment service changes its name to Softcard

The startup wants to avoid association with the Islamic militant group known as ISIS

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Meet the mobile payment services vying to replace your wallet

Amazon Wallet is just the latest service looking to help you pay for things on the go. But where does it fit in with the other major players looking to manage your digital wallet?

on techhive.com

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Amazon introduces mobile card reader to compete with Square, PayPal

How does Amazon figure to stand out in a market where so many mobile payment players are already going head to head? By offering a promotional rate on transactions as it enters the U.S. market.

More retailers, and ballparks, take a swing at location-based data

MLB and fashion retailer Alex and Ani use location-sensing beacons to ping customers' phones.

Fat wallets begone: Coin combines your payment plastic into a single smart card

Coin's 'one card to rule them all' dream certainly seems alluring, but this plastic needs to stay close to your smartphone.

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