Visa to Enable Secure Cloud-Based Mobile Payments, Samsung Is Going to Copy Apple, CloudZync releases Android version of Zwallet, Payment News

Payment Industry News for today from our News Aggregation wing

1. Marketwatch - Visa to Enable Secure, Cloud-Based Mobile Payments

Visa today announced it is offering clients new options to securely deploy mobile payment programs, including for the first time an option to host Visa payWave-enabled accounts in a secure, virtual cloud. The move expands Visa’s support for mobile payments globally and will give financial institutions greater choice in offering consumers secure ways to pay with smartphones.

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2. Dailyfinance - Turns Out Samsung Is Going to Copy Apple After All

Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, will have a fingerprint scanner on its home button, according to SamMobile. Although a Samsung executive had teased a retina scanner as an alternative biometric that could leapfrog Apple's technology, it looks as if Samsung will, once again, be following Cupertino's lead.

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3. Telecompaper - CloudZync releases Android version of Zwallet m-wallet

UK-based m-wallet services provider CloudZync has launched an Android version of Zwallet, its mobile wallet app for consumers. Customers can use the Zwallet app to pay for items at participating retailers, digitally manage their loyalty cards, access exclusive offers, buy and redeem digital gift cards from a single smartphone dashboard.

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