Apple Pay Seriously Drives Sales

USA Technologies, Inc ran a 6 month study that "targeted point-of-sale advertising of Apple Pay" and the results are impressive, if not that surprising. The study essentially seems to have looked at sales before and after adding a "pay with Apple Pay" sticker to their vending

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How to Get Apple Pay on the Web

As it stands today, Apple Pay works in 2 environments: Physical retail via NFC "tap to pay" In-app via the iOS Apple Pay API These are a great start, and they take care of a lot of the transactions that people make on a regular basis, but there's one area

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Now is the Time for Apple Pay to Strike in the US

The switch to EMV in the United States sure has been a mess, hasn't it? Whether you're a customer or a merchant, the conversion has likely been expensive at worst, inconvenient at best, and confusing all the way through. The conversion for merchants has been less than smooth. A study

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The Future of Payments is not QR Codes, it's Apple Pay

Yesterday Walmart rolled out their own payment system called Walmart Pay. Its aim is to get Walmart shoppers to start paying with their phones. As for phone payments, I support Walmart for trying to get on board with what is so clearly the way of the future. However, as I

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Apple Pay Isn't a Big Deal Anymore, and That's Great!

It would be safe to say I'm an "early adopter" when it comes to tech. I get the most I new stuff I can afford as soon as it's available. I keep up with the latest phones, tablets, and web services even though I could certainly get by

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First Impressions of CurrentC

NOTE: This piece originally ran on June XX, 2015 but was taken down at the request of CurrentC. One of the perks of working for a big company is that you sometimes get to try new and interesting things before they’re made available to the public. It doesn’t

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Target "Loves Apple Pay" and Wants it ASAP

Target CEO Loves Apple Pay, but Wants Chip-and-PIN Cards First | Re/code “I’d love to have Apple Pay today,” he said. “Once we finish, we’ll be open-minded” about supporting other payment systems. Cornell said he has met with Apple CEO Tim Cook and told him the same. I

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