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PayPal acquires Paydiant, puts NFC into its Here readers

PayPal is buying Paydiant, a startup that provides the mobile payments and loyalty technology used by many big-name retailers use in their apps, for an undisclosed amount. 433 more words

PayPal to Pay $280 Million for Paydiant, the Startup Behind Walmart’s Apple Pay Competitor

PayPal isn’t giving up on payments in brick-and-mortar stores.

The eBay payment unit plans to acquire Paydiant, a payments startup that licenses a technology platform used by big retail chains to create their own branded mobile wallet apps. 489 more words

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Samsung unveils Galaxy S6, S6 Edge smartphones

NEW YORK – Samsung’s new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality.

Samsung ramped up its camera technology in last fall’s Galaxy Note 4, and the camera is even better in the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge announced Sunday. 665 more words

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Part 3/3: Apple, Samsung, PayPal - the smart money's on instore mobile payments but who will win?

In store mobile payments have a way to go when it comes to consumer acceptance. Yet according to market research by Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group, within five years, half of today’s smartphone users will be using mobile wallets as their preferred payments method.   573 more words

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Samsung Pay has all the tools it needs to surpass Apple Pay

A lot of the features in the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, like curved edges and glass-and-metal design, are examples of Samsung playing catch-up on the latest smartphone trends, but Samsung’s new mobile payments app stands apart. 799 more words

Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.

The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with a display that curves around the left and right edges so that information can be quickly glanced at on the side. 375 more words

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Re/wind: Kara Swisher Talks With Hillary Clinton, Net Neutrality's Big Win and More

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A bunch of stuff happened this week in Silicon Valley, including tectonic policy shifts and a high-profile gender discrimination trial ensnaring one of tech’s biggest VC firms. 504 more words

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