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McDonald's Testing Paypal Mobile Payment Option

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August has been a hot month in the world of mobile payments. Thirty McDonald's in France are testing out accepting Paypal mobile payments through their own app. The added convenience may bring a new level of quickness and ease of purchase for the fast food giant and could spur other fast food or restaurants to explore this payment method as well. [URL="http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/17/us-paypal-mcdonalds-idUSBRE87G0ZB20120817"]Reuters[/URL] explained that patrons using the Paypal mobile payment option would be put in a separate line at each store testing this out. This new mobile payment deal for McDonald's and Paypal comes just after Starbucks and Square [URL="http://www.internetmarketingclub.org/entry.php/632-Square-Gets-a-Caffeine-Boost-From-Starbucks"]announced a deal for mobile payments[/URL]. In addition, [URL="http://mashable.com/2012/08/19/mcdonalds-paypal-france/"]Mashable[/URL] points out that Dunkin' Donuts also added a mobile payment option this month. "[URL="http://mashable.com/2012/08/16/dunkin-donuts-app/"]Dunkiní Donuts launched an app[/URL] that lets people pay for coffee and treats, as well as send up to $100 to a friend via text, email or Facebook to spend on Dunkiní Donuts goods."

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