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CrackBerry was on site as Rogers and CIBC made the first mobile payment in Canada with a BlackBerry smartphone

CrackBerry was on site as Rogers and CIBC made the first mobile payment in Canada with a BlackBerry smartphone

For Canadians who are anxiously waiting to get in on the mobile payment action, that day just got a little closer. Today at a Toronto Tim Hortons restaurant, CIBC and Rogers demonstrated the first ever Canadian mobile payment using their SecureTap system. We learned a few weeks back that Canadian carriers would be using RIM’s secure element manager on their mobile payment applications,...

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Rogers and CIBC bring first mobile credit card payments to Canada using BlackBerry smartphones

Rogers and CIBC bring first mobile credit card payments to Canada using BlackBerry smartphones

This is an exciting and historic day for Canada! Today Rogers Communications and CIBC will team up to complete the first mobile credit card payment in the country, launching the new program initially on the Rogers BlackBerry 9900 and 9360 with other devices to be introduced at a later date. These BlackBerry smartphones are NFC enabled, which will allow customers to pay for items at...

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