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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...
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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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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