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Photo review: The 2014 ATM & Mobile Summit

View highlights from the event, which drew attendees from Walla Walla, Washington to Tokyo, Japan - and points in between - to discuss the future of money and payments.

Apple Pay: Is it enough?

Rick Oglesby, senior research analyst for Double Diamond Payments Research, examines what Apple's recent announcement means for mobile payments.

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#FutureOfPayments: Too many choices could hamper mobile wallets

A lack of interoperability and exclusivity causes headaches for consumers and banks.

Softcard seeks an Apple hand

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez examines some challenges potentially facing the mobile wallet on Apple's new iPhone 6.

5 Tactics to Reduce Abandonment in your m-commerce Channel

Mobile shopping cart abandonment is at an alarmingly high level of 66%. In this white paper, find out some key insights on how to keep customers shopping and closing out purchases.

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Apple Pay explodes onto the scene

Apple intros mobile wallet capabilities that combine NFC, Passbook and Touch ID. Company has support from banks, major card issuers and retailers.

The mobile George Costanza wallet

ACI Worldwide's Mark Ranta discusses the problem of keeping your mobile apps in order on a smartphone.

Gemalto wants to connect the world

Digital security company releases new service to bring industry stakeholders together for NFC-enabled mobile payments.

Apple is the main event, but don't forget the undercard

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez reviews what has been an exciting week for the future of mobile payments.

The challenge of, and solution for, secure mobile payments

Greg Tennant from Cybera talks about what the industry is facing today in regards to mobile payments and security.

#CONNECTsummit14: Using Big Data to give customers what they want

The big message from this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit was not about retailers and restaurants deciding if mobile should be part of their digital efforts. Rather, it was about how brands should layer mobile into everything else they are doing.

Apple and NFC: 10 key considerations for retailers

Ed Busby, founder of Hudson Mobile Advisory, lays out a plan for merchants to accept mobile payments.

Will Apple Touch ID-enabled mobile payments reduce interchange rates?

At least one merchant services provider believes the card networks should consider it to stay relevant as more payment providers, and alternatives such as Bitcoin, enter the market.

#CONNECTsummit14: The analyst's view: think mobile first

Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, shares her key takeaways from last week's conference.

Fuel operator partners with PayPal for mobile payments

MAPCO Express customers can use the new mobile app at 276 locations across Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.

#CONNECTsummit14: mobile experience first, payments second

Brands are more concerned about creating the right overall mobile experience that will keep users coming back again and again.

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NEWS


PayPal Here comes to Android tablets

PayPal Thursday announced its mobile point-of-sale product is now available for Android tablets, according to a company blog post. The PayPay Here app is available for download in Australia, Japan, the U.K and the U.S.

Blackberry expands BBM Money in Indonesia

New partnership with TransferTo will bring contact to contact airtime remittance enabled from within BBM.

Home Depot data breach comes into focus

The account information for 56 million payment cards was compromised in a malware attack that lasted five months.

Flint Mobile intros new app features

Team Accounts feature enables multiple users within an organization to use a single Flint account to accept payments, create invoices and send Apple Passbook coupons from their smartphone.

ID TECH lists new mPOS as Visa Ready

UniPay is a combination magnetic stripe and EMV mobile reader that connects through the audio jack port of a mobile device.

Chick-fil-A adds mobile payment app in Ohio markets

Chick-fil-A restaurants in the Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio, area can now pay for their meals through their smartphone. The chain has rolled out a new mobile payment system in this market, according to Fox 19 News. The free app is available on Android and iOS platforms.

Visa explores options to sell stake in Monitise

Card network first invested in the company in 2009, says this sale is consistent with past investment practices.

Association expects NFC projects to expand

FIME believes the entire contactless payment infrastructure will grow as a result of Apple's inclusion of NFC capabilities as part of the iPhone 6.

Fortumo entices Windows mobile app makers with $5K ad credit

Company has launched a program to help developers drive downloads for their apps in emerging markets.

Boku works with Corethree on mobile ticketing

Partnership will enable consumers to charge their bus tickets to their mobile bill using a smartphone app.

A better burger experience through mPOS

Infinite Peripherals and Digital Dining help a Chicago restaurant streamline the ordering process.

Bango working with Amazon and Telefónica Deutschland

Bango, a direct carrier billing company, today announce it is working with Amazon and Telefónica Deutschland for carrier billing services on Telefónica’s network in Germany, according to a press release. The service will be deployed gradually through next year on...

Orange Money offers mobile transfers with Bank of Africa

Service is live in Madagascar and will be available in more countries in the coming months.

Trade association set to discuss NFC ecosystem in London

SIMalliance, the global nonprofit industry association that promotes secure element implementation to drive secure mobile services, will bring together a number of experts from across the NFC ecosystem in October.

Zapp strikes a pose at UK vending machines

TouchGo has partnered with the mobile payments service that has partnerships with HSBC, first direct, Nationwide, Santander and Metro Bank.

Subway goes with Softcard for mobile payments platform

Softcard users who tap and pay at a Subway restaurant will receive $1 back on every purchase over $1 made with the American Express Serve card throughout the end of the year.

Weve abandons NFC mobile payments in the UK

Joint venture between top telcos decides Apple Pay will be too much to overcome.

Evernote expands mobile checkout capabilities in China

Ayden will provide Alipay's new one-click service within the note-taking app.

Open Sesame: ING intros voice controls into mobile app

Customers in the Netherlands will get the first opportunity to use new feature.

Bangladesh promises jail time for cryptocurrency use

Government cites the country's strict anti-money-laundering laws in order to take extreme measures.

Macy's new tech plans include Apple Pay, smart fitting rooms, more

The company outlined its latest advancements in omnichannel strategy and technology as the company continues to add new dimensions for attracting shoppers and serving the needs of individual customers.

United Way Worldwide partners with Coinbase to accept bitcoin donations

Donors can support nonprofit's Innovation Fund with virtual currency.

Apple, China UnionPay work together on Apple Pay

The companies are working on a plan to bring the new mobile payments system to China.

Security Service Federal Credit Union joins CU Wallet venture

The credit union wants to draw younger consumers to its institution with mobile payments.

BBVA grows digital and mobile customers in South America

Bank announced a $2.5 billion investment plan last year for the region.

TSYS works with merchants on Apple Pay

Company announced a partnership with iMobile to process transactions from Apple's new mobile-payments system.

Coinbase expands outside the US

Consumers in 13 European consumers can now use the bitcoin digital wallet.

Bank of England addresses digital currencies

Institution does not believe Bitcoin poses a risk to financial stability in the UK.

Fiserv gets into Apple Pay act with expanded tokenization availability

Technology provider expands mobile payments product portfolio to include tokenization capabilities.

SumAll to provide additional analytics to Square users

Square sellers can now view their sales data alongside additional analytics from dozens of other platforms such as social media services and other payment providers.

VeriFone helps combine NYC taxi apps

Rides can use VeriFone's Way2ride or CMT's RideLinQ to pay for fares in 20,000 yellow and green taxis.

MasterCard mandates contactless acceptance in Europe

Card network wants all merchants in Europe accepting its brand to have contactless terminals by 2020.

Apple unveils Apple Pay mobile wallet at iPhone launch event

Apple Pay, which is set to launch in the U.S. in October, uses a secure element in the phone to store card information. It eliminates the need for a mag stripe, instead generating a single-use, unique number for each transaction.

Home Depot confirms data breach

Retailer is still in the process of determining the scope of the intrusion, which first began in April.

Jamaican credit unions move forward with mobile wallet pilot

Service is expected to help financially underserved consumers access traditional services.

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