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Barclaycard trials new ‘queue-less checkout’ payment concept

Barclaycard has begun trialing a brand new payment concept that streamlines the way consumers buy low-value goods by allowing them to scan and pay for their shopping using their smartphone, without the need to visit a physical checkout. Grab+Go transforms a smartphone into a ‘pocket checkout’, allowing users to simply scan the items they want […]

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Payment platform Alipay sets its sights on Europe

Alipay, now the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group, has announced a series of partnerships with some of Europe’s largest financial institutions and a leading payments-service provider to provide Alipay’s 450 million active users with more opportunities to use its services across Europe. The partnerships with BNP Paribas, […]

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Barclays pilot contactless ATMs in UK

Barclays bank customers will soon be able to withdraw as much as £100 in cash by tapping their smartphones on high-tech contactless cash machines under a new scheme being rolled out by the bank. The pilot is set to start in December and would be the first of its kind. The initiative, for Android smartphone […]

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Barclay’s mobile banking now updated to include contactless mobile payments

This week, Barclays quietly upgraded its Android-based banking app to allow UK customers to make contactless payments worth up to £100 at eligible points of sale via their handsets. The bank has opted to provide the facility rather than support Google’s Android Pay service.
Both allow payments of up to £100 via compatible terminals, although sums […]

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Barclays, BlackBerry adds BBM support to Pingit app

Barclays and BlackBerry Limited have revealed that they are bringing the security of BBM™ to Pingit money transfers in the UK. Pingit, Barclays’ mobile payment app, allows instant money transfers using phone numbers, and now BBM. From now on BBM users can initiate mobile payment transfers to each other in seconds using the Pingit application. […]

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Barclays, Verifone partner to ensure ‘Pingit’ accepted on m-commerce gateway

Barclays is partnering up with payments technology company Verifone to ensure that its own payment service, Pingit, will now be an accepted payment method for retailers using Verifone’s m-commerce gateway. Any customers of any bank can now pay for goods via the Pingit app almost instantaneously, thanks to the fact that Pingit eliminates the multi-stage […]

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