In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we reveal how Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group has signed up the distributors of 90% of China’s vending machines for a sound-based mobile payments rollout; US startup LikeUs Network has unveiled a mobile payment device that plugs into any vending machine to instantly start accepting payments via an app; Barclays has added QR codes to its Pingit mobile payment application; and more…
Organisations mentioned include Absa, Alipay, Apple, Aquabit Spirals, Barclays, BMO, BNP Paribas, Bump, Chunghwa Telecom, Cubic Transportation Systems, eFlorist, Google, Juniper Research, La Banque Postale, LikeUs Network, Major League Baseball, Marks & Spencer, Minifounder, Miyuan, Morinaga, Netvouchercodes.co.uk, Otto, Passforce, PayPal, Peerius, Pew Research Center, Rewe, Seatwave, Société Générale, Statewide Federal Credit Union, Tesco, The Body Shop, Thumbzup, Tigo, Tradedoubler, TRG Mobilearth, TrustE, Ubox, US Bank, Visa, Western Union, Yapital and Zapp.
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