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New York City Offering More Mobile Payment Options for Taxis, With Hailo Jumping On Board

Published on September 5, 2013
by Lauren Goode

E-hail app Hailo is now using VeriFone’s API to offer in-app payments for New York City taxi riders. In other words, a taxi customer can now both hail and pay for the cab using the Hailo app — provided that the driver is using Hailo, too — while Hailo uses VeriFone’s system on the back end to process the payments. The new Hailo feature comes on the heels of VeriFone announcing its payment app for NYC taxis a couple weeks ago; VeriFone is one of two payments companies that processes all the credit card transactions for New York City taxicab rides.

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