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  1. Where to Use Apple Pay in Canada

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    Curious about Apple Pay and where to use it in Canada? Here's a run down:   Apple Pay is one of the newest contactless ways to pay for products and services. Not quite useable everywhere, its acceptance is growing in Canada, and while it could take a while for more people to come on board...
  2. Videotron Customers With a Desjardins Visa Can Now Pay With Their Phones

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    Yesterday, Videotron announced that some of its customers now have a new way to pay for items. Those customers who have a Desjardins Visa card can now use their mobile phones to make mobile payments at any store equipped with a contactless payment terminal. Using NFC technology, customers will...
  3. Apple Pay is Now Available to BMO, TD Canada Trust and Scotiabank Customers

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    Apple pay has expanded their services and it is now available for customers at many of Canada’s major financial institutions. The mobile payment and digital wallet service, which allows customers to pay for products and services by using an iPhone, Apple Watch or iPad, is growing in popularity...
  4. Need a New Phone? Samsung Launches New Galaxy A

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    Earlier this week, Samsung launched its latest Galaxy A smartphone, which will be selling in China mid-December, and will soon after be expanded to international markets. The Galaxy A (2016) incorporates Samsung’s latest in innovative design and technology, and comes in three screen size...
  5. Apple Pay Potentially Coming to Canada this November

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    According to a report at the Wall Street Journal, Apple Pay will potentially be launching in Canada this coming November. The mobile payment system, which allows iPhone users to pay for goods and services by waving their phone in front of a mobile reader, is already available in the U.S. There...
  6. Ottawa Adds Mobile Phone Payments to Code of Conduct

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    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. The original code was struck in 2010 and did not consider the present growth in near field communication (NFC)-enabled...
  7. Tim Hortons launches new mobile payments

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    by Christina Peden Tim Hortons has launched mobile payment options using the company’s popular TimmyMe app, the company announced today. All customers have to do is register their prepaid Tim Card on the app—available on iOS, Android and Blackberry 10— and they will be set to pay on-the-go...
  8. TIO Networks Partners with Mobilicity on Mobile Payment App

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    Bill payment firm, TIO Networks (TSX-V: TNC) has teamed up with wireless carrier, Mobilicity to develop and launch a smartphone-based payment app. Now available in the Google Play Store, the My Mobilicity Payment App supports Android smartphones, providing customers the flexibility and...
  9. Rogers Expands Mobile Payment Service to Android and BlackBerry 10

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    Rogers suretap mobile payment system will now support Android smartphones and new BlackBerry 10 handsets. The suretap solution, launched in November 2012, allows you to store an existing credit card on the secure SIM Card in your NFC-enabled device to make mobile payments. Additionally, suretap...
  10. CIBC and Rogers Partner on Digital Wallet

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    CIBC and Rogers Communications unveiled Canada's first secure mobile payment solution on May 15th. Canadians will soon be able to pay for goods and services by simply tapping their smartphone at the checkout counter. In this particular case, your NFC-enabled (near field communications) Rogers...
  11. Starbuck lets you pay with your iPhone

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    Starbucks Canada has launched a free iOS application which lets Canadian customers pay for their purchases right from their iPhone. The app builds upon the mobile payment rolled out in the U.S earlier this year and the new Starbucks Rewards loyalty card program launched last month in this...
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