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How Apple Disrupts Mobile Payments

By utilizing the fingerprint-sensing technology from its AuthenTec acquisition, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) could easily turn the world of mobile payments on its head. Just imagine the possibilities of simply using your iPhone and your fingerprint to pay for everyday life.

Such a move would revolutionize the mobile payment experience, which currently remains a challenge for users. Presently, entering your billing and payment information from a mobile device is somewhat onerous.

In the follow video, Fool contributor Steve Heller makes a case for why it's practically a no-brainer for Apple to move into the mobile payments business, and how such a move would undoubtedly put a target on eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY  ) PayPal's back.

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