All articles by Kate Palmer

Kate Palmer

Security concerns a barrier to mobile payments in UK

Fewer than one in five Brits have made a mobile payment, with security concerns providing a major barrier to growth, according to consumer research.

Monitise revenues double amid $79.8m pre-tax loss

Mobile payments platform Monitise has reported pre-tax losses of $79.8m despite a doubling in revenue.

CaixaBank brings first Spanish-made point of sale solution

CaixaBank has become the first financial institution in Spain to fully develop a mobile point of sale (mPOS) solution.

Paymetric gains upwards of $50m investor funds boost

Paymetric, a specialist in secure e-payment solutions, has gained a majority investment from equity firm Franciso Partners.

Bluefin creates kit for iPhone payment apps

Payment solutions outfit Bluefin has developed a software kit for developers to use with their mobile payment apps.

Taxi fare app rolls out to New York cabbies

A mobile app for passengers to pay taxi fares has been introduced in New York cabs.

Stripe starts European debut in UK

Stripe, the outfit that integrates payments platforms with online sellers, has launched in the UK.

EC approves digital wallet team-up in Spain

A joint venture in Spain to create a ‘virtual community’ for merchants and consumers has been approved by the European Commission.

Facebook plans payments using login details

Facebook is gearing up to offer its users mobile payments using their login details.

PayPal launches ‘pay with your face’ app in UK

E-payments service PayPal has launched an app that lets UK shoppers pay using their face and smartphone.