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Google Wallet debuts automatic transfers so you can skip “cashing out”

 Google today is stepping up its battle with Venmo, Square Cash and other person-to-person payment applications with an update to its Google Wallet mobile app, which now allows for automatic transfers to your bank account. That is, transfers will no longer require you to cash out money from your Wallet balance first. This will speed up the time it takes for Wallet users to gain access to… Read More

Google Wallet debuts automatic transfers so you can skip “cashing out”

MCX postpones rollout of Apple Pay rival CurrentC, lays off 30, will focus on bank deals

 As merchants like Walmart move ahead on their own mobile payment strategies, a consortium that once counted Walmart — along with a number of other big retailers and brands — behind it, has taken a step back. Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) today announced it would postpone a nationwide rollout of CurrentC, a smartphone payment initiative originally conceived as a mobile… Read More

MCX postpones rollout of Apple Pay rival CurrentC, lays off 30, will focus on bank deals

The broken world of mobile payments and how to fix it

 It’s being predicted that by the end of this year, mobile payment transactions in the U.S. will grow 210 percent. Despite this impressive gain, it turns out that not everyone is taking advantage of mobile payments. Why aren’t more people enjoying the convenience and ease of mobile payments? Some have said that the system for money exchange in the mobile world was broken before… Read More

The broken world of mobile payments and how to fix it