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Recharge your recharge, the winner/loser debate doesn’t mean jack in the post-Apple Pay Japanese payments market

I love articles like this one. It’s fun examining how the writer, freelancer Meiko Homma, takes old news bits, worn-out arguments and weaves them into a ‘new’ narrative with a titillatingly hot title: “QR Code payments won the cashless race, Suica utterly defeated.” Her article trots out some QR Code […]

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Why the fuss about an iPhone NFC payment terminal?

I have to admit I’m a little confused about the brouhaha over the latest Mark Gurman rumor: “Apple is planning a new service that will let businesses accept payments directly on their iPhones without any extra hardware.” Okay, so what are we talking here? Oh, Apple is adding new Core […]