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Peer-to-peer payments, transfers via Facebook, and support for contactless near-field communications: the Commonwealth Bank has reached for the buzzword book to create a new payment system it hopes will help it ride on the back of huge growth in mobile payments systems. It also targets the huge growth of the iPhone in Australia …

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The devil will be in the fees and charges

Instant money transfer via the CBA? I’d like to see that! (What’s their cut, 10%?)

They don’t even credit an ATO cheque immediately these days.

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Fail

"the new all-embracing mobile payments system is only going to be offered for iOS 4.3 and above"

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bank ignores facts

news:

"Bank ignores NFC-supporting number 1 platform Android, currently out-selling Apple's iPhone 2:1, in favour of a device that sells less and doesn't even support NFC without expensive addon hardware."

<facepalm>

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