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Samsung takes mobile payments fight to Apple

Unlike Apple, the South Korean tech giant views Samsung Pay as an engine to drive sales of its phones and other devices

"What we're trying to do is get people who hold (one of) our phones . . . to just love it more," says Ms Kim.


SMARTPHONE leader Samsung Electronics has for years been a spectator as Apple built a services "ecosystem" supporting its products. But now, as the two develop the market for mobile payments, the South Korean tech giant is taking the fight to its US arch-rival.

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