• Mobile Wallets: What does Linda think?

    Mobile Wallets: What does Linda think?

    Many years of observation have revealed that my wife, Linda, is fairly representative of the average consumer when it pertains to the adoption of new technologies. If she likes something, it's fairly …
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  • The '3X factor' of carrier billing in app store purchases

    The '3X factor' of carrier billing in app store purchases

    2012 was a record year in the growth of app store purchases over mobile operator billing. Google Play sales processed via carrier billing by Amdocs for leading NA operators tripled in revenues last …
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  • Seven myths about the new credit card fees you have to pay

    Seven myths about the new credit card fees you have to pay

    It's been called a "Surcharge," "Swipe Fee," "Credit Card Fee" "Interchange," or a "Checkout fee." Until today, retailers were not allowed to pass these fees on to their customers. If you heard about …
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  • Google Wallet takes off the training wheels

    Google Wallet takes off the training wheels

    At midnight yesterday, Google sent me an email on how the new GoogleWallet update will now allow me to store my "Citi MasterCard" online. As other Google Wallet aficionados may recall (Bueller..? …
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  • Are mobile payments really about payments?

    Are mobile payments really about payments?

    Especially in banked markets, where payment card penetration is often above the hundred percent, we have all learned to recognize that mobile payments needs to be more then "mobilizing" payments by …
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  • MCX - MerChants reduX

    MCX - MerChants reduX

    Recently, I spent an hour chatting with friends of mine who launched a small business about what worked and what didn't. When the topic veered off to card acceptance costs, the reaction was visceral &…
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  • Mobile Wallet: What's your value prop?

    Mobile Wallet: What's your value prop?

    Today's open-loop mobile wallet offerings generally concentrate on three things: payments, loyalty and promotions. Most are primarily focused on enabling the smartphone to connect with a merchant's …
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  • Technology's Risky Allure

    Technology's Risky Allure

    I saw an article today about the apparent slow adoption of a very cool technology Citi had incorporated in their C2 card—a Finovate "Best of Show" technology from Dynamics, Inc. that makes …
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  • Should retailers really be concerned with who controls the mobile wallet?

    Should retailers really be concerned with who controls the mobile wallet?

    MCX isn't the first retailer(s) to try either controlling the mobile wallet or creating their own. The question at this point is should they even be concerned. All retailers have concerns about the …
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  • Bango holds Nexus 2012: ‘Making money from the mobile web’

    Bango holds Nexus 2012: ‘Making money from the mobile web’

    Earlier this month, we at Bango held the latest in our long-running Nexus event series, in San Francisco. Bango Nexus is a prestigious, invite-only event that brings together key players shaping the …
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  • There and back again: a customer journey with PayPal

    There and back again: a customer journey with PayPal

    I remember creating my PayPal account back in 2000 when an acquaintance of mine wanted to split the lunch tab with me and sent me $20 via email a couple of days later. I remember hurriedly opting to …
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  • Why successful mobile payment solutions succeed

    Why successful mobile payment solutions succeed

    Talk of mobile is on everyone's lips these days, the word "mobile" appears in more and more LinkedIn profiles, and articles about new initiatives appear daily. But I've seen very few attempts to …
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  • Kenyan Banks vs. M-PESA: the gloves come off

    Kenyan Banks vs. M-PESA: the gloves come off

    Kenya has made impressive strides in overall financial inclusion over the last five years, thanks to the launch of the M-PESA mobile money transfer service by Safaricom Ltd. M-PESA has within the …
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  • Bill & Ted’s Mobile NFC Transit & Ticketing Adventure

    Bill & Ted’s Mobile NFC Transit & Ticketing Adventure

    We are excited about the impact that mobile and near field communication (NFC) technology could have on the transit and ticketing sector. Following Bell ID's recent acquisition of smart card …
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  • The revolution you're missing: mobile payments and emerging markets

    The revolution you're missing: mobile payments and emerging markets

    We mobile payment watchers love to get hot under the collar over the latest VC backed payment technology or oddly-named initiatives from banking giants. We picture well-dressed early adopters waving …
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  • The top 8 features of the Square/Starbucks launch

    The top 8 features of the Square/Starbucks launch

    Square launched at Starbucks today, and it is an interesting step forward in the world of mobile commerce – not just for Starbucks, but for other Square retailers. For all of the good and not-…
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  • Legally blind

    Legally blind

    Most major banks have treated mobile banking as an enigma wrapped in a paradox over the last two years. They have convinced themselves that the growth of mobile banking was an unpredictable …
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  • Let's talk about fraud

    Let's talk about fraud

    I am in Vegas and I am fascinated by my room key. This is not the usual "insert into the slot, wait for it turn green or hear it chime" key cards; these are 'tap and hold to a door scanner till the …
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  • Why is Isis a big deal?

    Why is Isis a big deal?

    On Monday, Isis will finally launch. There are some who support Isis and some who don't. In this case, I'm truly Switzerland. That being said, Isis is a big deal. And the reasons aren't talked about …
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  • No doot aboot it

    No doot aboot it

    Credit card giant MasterCard recently released a mobile payments readiness index for the world. If you haven't seen it you might be shocked as to what countries are the leading the charge. A country'…
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