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Tuesday, 7 November 2017 | 7 Pages

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Peer-to-peer Apple Pay launches today, in public beta.
Apple Pay Cash will launch in final form with iOS 11.2 and WatchOS 4.2 “later this fall,” but for now Apple’s letting others try it out in beta with other beta testers.


By Scott Stein
NOVEMBER 7, 2017 10:00 AM PST

Samsung Pay sees addition of one million users in over a month.
Mumbai, Nov 7 () With changing ecosystem and increasing awareness of digital payments, Samsung Pay, the mobile payments service of South Korean handset maker, has seen an addition of 1 million users in over a month.

The Times of India

PTI | Nov 7, 2017, 16:42 IST

Walmart Pay Could Surpass Apple in U.S. Mobile Payments.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s app is close to surpassing Apple Pay in usage for mobile payments in the U.S., giving the world’s largest retailer even more clout as a growing number of people shop with their smartphones.

Bloomberg Technology

By Olga Kharif and Matthew Boyle
November 7, 2017, 3:30 PM GMT+5:30

Facebook Messenger payments comes to UK.
Facebook has chosen the UK as the first country outside the US to get its Messenger payments service. Later on Monday, local users will be able to send each other money in a message.

BBC News Rory Cellan-Jones
Technology correspondent
6 November 2017

One Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses as Much Energy as Your House in a Week.
Bitcoin’s surge in price has sent its electricity consumption soaring. Bitcoin’s incredible price run to break over $7,000 this year has sent its overall electricity consumption soaring, as people worldwide bring more energy-hungry computers online to mine the digital currency.


Christopher Malmo
Nov 2 2017, 12:50am

India’s Top Payments App Adds Chatting, Challenging WhatsApp.
MUMBAI, India — India’s smartphone users love Paytm for sending money and WhatsApp for sending messages. Now each company is getting into the other’s business.

The New York Times

By Vindu Goel NOV. 2, 2017


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