Apple Pay Potentially Coming to Canada this November

Apple Pay Potentially Coming to Canada this November

Ottawa Adds Mobile Phone Payments to Code of Conduct

This Monday, Finance Minister Joe Oliver added mobile phone payments to the voluntary code of conduct governing credit and debit card payments in Canada, among other updates.

Square Payment Service Now Available in Canada

Square, founded by Twitter creator Jack Dorsey, has launched it’s mobile payment system in Canada making it even simpler for businesses to accept credit cards. Square provides a free Mobile Card Reader that plugs into the headphone jack of an iPhone, iPad, or Android device and runs with a free app called Square Register, which […]

Digital River Acquires Vancouver’s LML Payment Systems

Digital River will acquire Vanacouver-based LML Payment Systems in an all cash deal worth $103 million USD. This amounts to Digital River (NASDAQ: DRIV) acquiring each LML share (NASDAQ: LMLP) for $3.45 each. Both firms participate in the electronic payment processing industry where Digital River is a leader in servicing enterprise and mid-sized merchants and […]

Starbucks Adds Mobile Payment in Canada & UK

Canadians eager to pay for their Starbucks coffee using their smartphones now have an Android app to make that happen. Basically, you just download the app, enter your Starbucks Card number, scan and go. Starting July 11th, customers in the UK and Canada will also be able to use the app to locate stores, load […]