Pat Bakey, global retail EVP at SAP, encourages retailers to embrace smartphones as a way of life for their customers.
The service is being touted as the first of its kind to enable businesses, merchants, governments, nonprofits and issuers to transfer funds to consumers' checking accounts via any U.S. debit card, including non-MasterCard debit cards.
What merchants need to know about mobile point-of-sale technology.
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Apple Pay already has jumped to the forefront of mobile payments in its short lifespan, and it appears ready to make the jump into kiosks as well.
Mobile devices are becoming ATM-access tools, able to offer many of the display and keyboard functions currently available on the self-service device.
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Alex Hum wrote his latest blog post about the power social media could have in regards to the retail digital transformation.
Peri Kadaster, the director of strategy and marketing at Monitise, wrote a blog post about a question the industry has been asking for some time.
Excerpted from the author's opening remarks at the Virtual Currency Today Summit last week in Boston.
Eran Feinstein, founder of 3G Direct Pay Limited, discusses the opportunities and challenges for mobile payments on the continent.
The partnership enables LevelUp users who are Sprint subscribers to charge in-store purchases to their mobile phone.
Last week at the Virtual Currency Today Summit hosted by Networld Media Group, representatives from the Massachusetts government and the FTC discussed their views on the virtual currency regulatory landscape from the state and federal level.
Executives from across the bitcoin ecosystem gathered in Boston last week for the first Virtual Currency Today Summit.
A study from Experian and the Ponemon Institute finds pause among payments ecosystem executives about how innovative technology could lead to more data security breaches.
It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in April to see what we can learn from them.
Rich Hope, CMO of Jersey Mike's Subs, talks about the restaurant chain's mobile app.
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In a rush to take advantage of changing consumer shopping preferences, retailers might be inadvertently putting themselves at risk. Fortunately for them, the card networks have a say in the fraud fight.
SimplyTapp, PromptNow and TIS have created the Asian Payments Cloud initiative to bring the first end-to-end, cloud-based payments products to the banking and financial services community in the APAC region.
A new study from Javelin finds that nearly 25 percent of mobile users now name it as the go-to mode of access for their primary bank checking account.
The Digital Enablement Program is meant to connect banks and technology companies in order to simplify and accelerate the rollout of new payment and commerce services.
The technology will allow developers to take advantage of Bindo's systems and expand upon them.
The deal is worth $10.6 million, of which $5.85 million will be payable in cash.
Company is the world's first mobile network operator to deploy FIDO authentication throughout its network.
A white paper by the forum analyzes the impact of the secure element and the role of third parties, as well as current acceptance status and business models.
Powa says that its PowaTag platform adds a new level of engagement to MobilePay, creating a way for Danske Bank to enable instant purchases through a variety of different triggers.
Neteller customers can now top-up their stored value accounts by charging the purchase amount for goods and services directly to their mobile phone bill.
The company this past week launched mobile and online money transfer to nine banks in Pakistan.
The payment processor expects that 50 percent of its issuer clients will be signed up for the NFC payment solution by the end of the year.
The company announced that its mobile ad tech also is compatible with the smartwatch.
M&M operates 25 full-service vending routes servicing approximately 4,000 vending machines and single-cup coffee brewers, as well as a growing number of micromarket locations.
With its recent approval from the Apple App Store, Sekur.me brings the convenience of Apple Pay to mobile shopping sites, according to the announcement.
Visa also announced some marketing campaigns with merchants revolving around Visa Checkout.
The NCR Hosted API Platform is a cloud-based gateway that enables third parties to integrate, maintain and deploy their services across NCR's installed base of point-of-sale systems.
Gemalto's Ezio Authentication Server and Mobile token will enable BancNet customers to pay their bills, check account balance, and transfer funds from their accounts with any member bank, using their computers and mobile devices.
Interpay said in an announcement its TZ OTP application uses two-factor authentication and signing to secure m-commerce and banking transactions.
Direct bank transfers can be sent to all major Chinese banks.
The company's new hardware will support contactless payments in addition to chip-and-PIN transactions.
The Orderman7 handheld devices can be used by servers to take orders and payment at the table or in seats at theaters, to line-bust during peak traffic periods, and to serve guests in bars and nightclubs.
The company said the new enhancements make it easier than ever before for restaurants and retailers to customize their apps while simultaneously making them easier and more compelling for customers to use.
Contracting with Samsung and Oberthur, banks will be able to offer their NFC payment card in the Samsung Pay application.
EnStream announced MTS and SaskTel customers now have the ability to make mobile payments.
The Interactive Customer Experience Association is now accepting nominations for its Industry Excellence Awards, meant to honor the best self-service, digital signage and mobile technology deployments across all vertical market segments.
The Biometrics Institute, Mobey Forum and Natural Security Alliance will hold its inaugural meeting July 1 in Paris.
The organization invites interested potential service providers to express their interest by completing the Request of Information downloadable.
Acceptance will begin with 25 stores in Shenzen.
The issue goes back as far as December, according to a published report.
The companies say they plan to work on next-gen account opening, biometric authentication, real-time marketing and an improved experience for Moven customers.
The GSMA said in a report that the two regions boast a total of 37 mobile money services accounting for approximately 14.9 million registered users across 19 countries.
Olo and LevelUp have launched the restaurant industry's first fully turnkey mobile commerce solution with built-in ordering, loyalty and payment in one user experience.
The platform will enable card issuers to instantly fulfill digital cards, analyze real-time cardholder behavior and increase loyalty and engagement.
The SDK enables Android and iOS developers to support EMV, NFC and a wide array of the latest payment options, including Apple Pay, via their apps by connecting to Apriva’s secure payment gateway.
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The agreement will enable the rapid introduction of NFC and embedded secure element on Snapdragon-based devices to meet market demands for increased functionality in a broad range of consumer applications.