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ePayments Week: Who do you trust for mobile payments?

ePayments Week: Who do you trust for mobile payments?

Consumers trust old school, PayPal researches online game payments, and a look at smartphone market share.

A survey by Ogilvy & Mather shows consumers trust Visa, MasterCard & American Express the most, but PayPal beats out Google and Apple. Also, PayPal researches online game payments, and a quick look at smart phone platform market share.

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ePayments Week: Customers still wary of mobile payments

ePayments Week: Customers still wary of mobile payments

Mobile payment companies have an adoption issue, and a new batch of iPhone 5 payment rumors.

Consumer Reports says only 5% use mobile payments, and they better be darned careful about how they do. Also, an infographic shows the uptake in mobile banking, and we've got new reports from the rumor mill about Apple tapping PayPal for iPhone 5.

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ePayments Week: Is "0000" your passcode?

ePayments Week: Is "0000" your passcode?

Bad passcodes, in-app payments for all, mainstreaming mCommerce.

In the latest ePayments Week: 10 iPhone passcodes make up 15% of all those in use. Also, Google In-App spreads its wings beyond the Chrome store, Isis signs deals with major credit cards, and execs expect mCommerce to be mainstream in 4 years.

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ePayments Week: Is “0000” your passcode?

ePayments Week: Is “0000” your passcode?

Bad passcodes, in-app payments for all, mainstreaming mCommerce.

In the latest ePayments Week: 10 iPhone passcodes make up 15% of all those in use. Also, Google In-App spreads its wings beyond the Chrome store, Isis signs deals with major credit cards, and execs expect mCommerce to be mainstream in 4 years.

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ePayments Week: AliPay gets physical

ePayments Week: AliPay gets physical

Barcodes in china, acoustic fingerprinting, and mCommerce is on the rise.

China's top online payment service launches a barcode payment system. Also, an app looks for acoustic fingerprints and mCommerce is predicted to hit $670 billion by 2015.

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ePayments Week: Google debuts coupon service

ePayments Week: Google debuts coupon service

Google Offers is in beta, Virtual Piggy limits kids' spending, Android user builds his own Starbucks app

Google Offers rolls out a beta in Portland, Ore. Also, Virtual Piggy puts a check on spendy kids, and an Android user couldn't wait for an official Starbucks app, so he built his own.

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ePayments Week: Mobile payments target the point-of-sale

ePayments Week: Mobile payments target the point-of-sale

Google offers NFC stickers, Square branches out, banks improve transfers.

Google offers NFC stickers in the first phase of its Wallet program, while Square reaches beyond merchants with a customer-friendly app. Also, major US banks take a cue from PayPal and finally make it easy to send money.

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ePayments Week: Who will deliver swipe-and-pay first?

ePayments Week: Who will deliver swipe-and-pay first?

Isis invites everyone into its NFC effort, rumors swirl around Apple retail, and mobile banking is on a tear.

Isis' CEO opens the doors to its NFC effort, while a stealth project at Apple's retail stores makes some wonder if it will leap ahead of other NFC players. Also, mobile banking is on a tear, especially where it's the first option for the unbanked.

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ePayments Week: Report says developers chill on Android

ePayments Week: Report says developers chill on Android

A report says Android dev interest is stalling, Facebook Credits gets noticed, PayPal buys another real-world service

A report says developers are holding back on Android, put off by fragmentation in the platform and a disappointing uptake in Android tablets. Also, Facebook Credits gets attention and we take a look at PayPal's latest purchase.

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ePayments Week: Where adds context to PayPal

ePayments Week: Where adds context to PayPal

Ebay buys Where, the White House wants identity protection, and researchers find interesting data about themselves on the iPhone.

EBay's purchase of a mobile advertising and check-in service adds another piece to its mobile payment puzzle. Also, the White House calls for an online identity ecosystem and two researchers discover caches of location data left unencrypted on their iPhones.

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