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PayPal lets you send and request money using Siri in iOS 10

Siri can be your enforcer the next time someone owes you money.

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Here's how businesses can prevent point-of-sale attacks

Retailers, hotels and restaurants have all been victimized through the same Achilles' heel that cyber criminals continue to attack: the point-of-sale system, where customer's payment data is routinely processed.

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Apple Pay at two years: Not much to celebrate (yet)

While Apple Pay supposedly helped spark a revolution for in-store mobile payments, there's not much celebrating by Apple or its rivals.

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Researcher unveils second Samsung Pay vulnerability

A security researcher has found a second vulnerability in Samsung Pay and plans to demonstrate it at a security conference next week in Argentina

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Chip card lawsuit to move forward against Visa, Mastercard, others

A federal judge has ruled it is plausible that four national credit-card companies improperly conspired “in lockstep” to set a deadline of Oct. 1, 2015 for requiring retailers to upgrade their technology to accept embedded chip cards...

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Chip-card rollout a year later -- slow and, mostly, sure

It will be another two years, at least, before chip cards become ubiquitous among U.S. retailers.

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Mastercard launches dev platform for building payment, security apps

Mastercard launched an ambitious open Mastercard Developers platform to help third-party developers create commerce-related apps and services.

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As migration anniversary approaches, only a third of retailers accept chip cards

Retailers were supposed to start accepting chip cards last October, but a year past the start of the EMV liability shift, two-thirds still haven't done so.

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Apple Pay coming to 200,000-plus websites, not just in-store or in-app

Apple Pay on websites launched on Tuesday with the release of iOS 10 and will hit Mac desktops when macOS Sierra launches next week.

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Chase finally signs on with Android Pay

Google is also attempting to bring a smoother buying experience to the mobile web with Android Pay integration in Chrome.

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Hands-on: Samsung's Gear S3 smartwatch is big, bold, and ready to phone home

The Gear S3 Classic goes for posh aesthetics, while the Gear S3 Frontier looks more rugged and comes with LTE support.

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Walgreens is the first retailer to fully integrate its loyalty program with Android Pay

The new feature should speed up the check-out process since the payment and loyalty points will all be handled in one transaction.

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How 3 fintech startups are shaking up security

Over the years, the financial industry has invested heavily in staff, processes and technology to improve security. But some startups are taking a more innovative approach.

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CVS launches CVS Pay, plans to roll it out nationwide

CVS Pay allows customers to pay in store for prescriptions by scanning a barcode at the register.

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Samsung both denies and admits mobile payment vulnerability

Samsung said that reports of a vulnerability in Samsung Pay mobile payments were "simply not true" -- but also admitted that token skimming was, in fact, possible but difficult enough that the potential risk was acceptable

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Reading the Apple tea leaves for what's coming this fall

August represents the summer doldrums between the Worldwide Developer's Conference and September -- when new hardware and OSes arrive. Time to look at what Apple's up to.

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EMV transition involves many moving parts

There's a lot of finger pointing going around about why the transition is going so slowly, but the bottom line, according to experts, is that the United States has a more complicated infrastructure than other countries and the...

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Will the Olympics ‘payment ring’ jumpstart NFC demand?

A group of Olympic athletes will be tapping a ring, instead of swiping a credit card, at the summer games in Rio. Visa is hoping that will raise the profile of Near Field Communication for retail transactions.

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