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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Payment using mobile phones may become the norm

17

October

A variety of mobile payment devices on the market are changing the way we pay for things. Instead of credit or debit cards, many retailers -- including Starbucks, Groupon, and Google -- are increasingly adopting these devices. Merchants say they get charged cheaper swipe fees, and are faster and easier to use. Other major retailers have announced they'll begin incorporating this form of payment.

[Last modified: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:53am]

    

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