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Apple Pay

Apple Pay Vs. Google Wallet

Why Google may secretly love Apple Pay’s early success

November 5th, 2014

Apple Pay’s encouraging early adoption isn’t just a boon for Apple — it seems that it might be a boon for Google and its Google Wallet mobile payment platform as well. Ars Technica’s sources say that Google Wallet “weekly transactions have increased by 50 percent, and in the recent couple of months, new users have nearly doubled …

Apple Pay vs. MCX CurrentC Retailers

MCX retailers might cry uncle on Apple Pay sooner than you expect

November 4th, 2014

The Apple Pay vs. MCX CurrentC saga is far from over yet, and it looks like there may be hope for shoppers who regularly go to MCX retailers to soon pay with an Apple Pay-enabled device. At least that’s what a new Re/code report seems to suggest, after having talked with the CEO of MCX, Dekker Davidson.

Apple Pay Second Wave

Apple Pay just went live for a bunch of huge new partners

November 3rd, 2014

Apple Pay launched to great deal of fanfare last month, but it was only the beginning of what Apple hopes will be a continual rollout of new partners and features for the payment service in the coming months and years. In fact, it appears that the second wave of banks has already started to go …

Apple Pay Vs. Google Wallet Comparison

Apple Pay vs. Google Wallet: A detailed comparison

November 3rd, 2014

Google Wallet has been available to Android users for years, although it’s never really caught on in the way that Google hoped. Apple Pay has only been available less than a month but is already the most popular mobile payments platform around. Are there any major differences between these two platforms that explain why Apple Pay …

Apple Pay vs. MCX CurrentC: Meijer

One MCX member will bravely allow Apple Pay in its stores

October 30th, 2014

The Apple Pay vs. MCX’s CurrentC war has been one of the highlights of the week, with MCX having to defend its position against Apple Pay and in favor of its own smartphones payments solution that will launch next year and will be available via its CurrentC app. MCX members, including Walmart, Best Buy, Target, CVS, Gap and many …

Apple Pay Vs. Walmart CurrentC

Walmart’s ‘secure’ Apple Pay rival gets hacked, email addresses swiped

October 29th, 2014

Oops! It didn’t take long after Walmart touted the CurrentC mobile payment platform as a “secure” alternative to Apple Pay for the platform to get hacked. Business Insider has obtained a copy of a message that’s being sent out to people using the CurrentC early trial program that informs them that a third party hacked …