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Visa launches global mobile payment platform


LAS VEGAS – Saying it is "paving the way for worldwide commercial deployment of mobile payments and services," consumer credit company Visa today launched a mobile payment platform at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The new platform is designed to foster collaboration between the financial services and mobile telecommunications sectors for the delivery of mobile payment applications and payment related services, says the press release. “Visa has long realized the importance of the mobile channel to the future of payments and as a medium to deliver consumer services,” said Patrick Gauthier, senior vice-president, innovation, Visa International. “The launch...