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Valet parking goes mobile

Another parking app for mobile devices is showing how mobile payments can make simple transactions even simpler. Flash Valet, an Austin, Texas-based company, said it will be launching an app soon that lets users get rid of paper tickets, long waits and scrambling for cash to pay for valet parking. To use the tool, consumers [...]

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Saudi Arabia sees rise in online and mobile shopping

About 46 percent of Saudi consumers shop online, led by people in the 18-24 age bracket, according to a MasterCard survey. It found that shopping via mobile phones is increasing, with 26 percent of respondents planning to do this in the coming months. The survey found the greatest proportion of online spend is occurring on [...]

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O2 launches mobile payments service

O2′s new mobile money service will be free for the first six months, but the operator has said no decision has been made about whether it will charge customers afterwards. The O2 Wallet launched today (26 April) and is available as an app across Android, iOS and BlackBerry. The Wallet enables consumers to transfer money [...]

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