• Swipe out?

    Swipe out?

    If NFC isn't dead, it's fair to describe it as not feeling very well. The mobile payments industry floats on oceans of hype and buoyed expectations as any industry in its infancy must. NFC, long the …
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  • Mobile banking vs. mobile payments - which is bigger?

    Mobile banking vs. mobile payments - which is bigger?

    The other day, out of sheer curiosity, I Googled the words "mobile payments." The search turned up "About 34,100,000 results." Wow, I thought. Then I searched the same term in the Google News section.…
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  • Oh no! Here we go again

    Oh no! Here we go again

    Mobile Payments Today recently had an article entitled: "Wal-Mart Exec Says 'No' to Google Wallet, NFC." Not long after the article was published, I had people flooding my in-box with both shrieks of …
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  • Which app stores keep their developers happy?

    Which app stores keep their developers happy?

    There are many measures of the health of an app store, but perhaps the most vital measure is how happy are the developers? A thriving developer ecosystem is a prerequisite for app store success; …
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  • Five reasons the iPhone 5 excludes NFC

    Five reasons the iPhone 5 excludes NFC

    Based on Apple's press conference on September 12, their strategy can be described as: change customer behavior now, encourage an upgrade later. The Apple wallet is going to be called "Passbook." It …
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  • But they didn't

    But they didn't

    It's official. The iPhone 5 is out. How do I feel about it? Not good. First, let me say that the iPhone 5 appears to be a masterpiece of engineering excellence. It packs more features and functions …
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  • Mobile commerce in meetings and travel

    Mobile commerce in meetings and travel

    Mobile commerce in the meetings and travel space will be an exciting development because of the need and opportunity for disruption within many facets of the market. It's an industry that has long …
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  • 10 things you (and maybe Google!) didn't know Google Wallet can do

    10 things you (and maybe Google!) didn't know Google Wallet can do

    On a normal business day I probably have a meeting or call with at least half a dozen companies, and the first thing they think of when I mention NFC is mobile payments. More specifically, they …
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  • How mobile POS and payment systems prevent fraud

    How mobile POS and payment systems prevent fraud

    In the past few weeks, I've been reading a lot of blogs and news sites heralding the security risks mobile payments and POS systems will bring for retailers. They've cited issues from validating e-…
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  • Apple's victory over Samsung may yet be a win for NFC

    Apple's victory over Samsung may yet be a win for NFC

    Thanks to the recent judgment in Apple's lawsuit against Samsung, next month we could see a potential import ban placed on Samsung on top of the damages awarded to Apple. So how is this a good thing …
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  • It's all about the data in Generation-M

    It's all about the data in Generation-M

    I recently attended the Retail Solution Providers Association Convention in in Las Vegas, otherwise known as RetailNOW. The event featured a bevy of new retail point of sale solutions. I don't think …
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  • May I see your smartphone and registration please?

    May I see your smartphone and registration please?

    I reach for certain things when I leave the house. A wallet and my cell phone are usually the key items. We know that mobile payments will soon allow me to leave the cash and credit cards behind, as …
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  • Are we seeing the green shoots of a maturing mobile payments industry?

    Are we seeing the green shoots of a maturing mobile payments industry?

    Starbucks' recent decision to endorse the Square mobile payment platform is a huge shot in the arm for the fledging mobile payments solutions provider, which has until now seen rapid adoption with …
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  • Can we get rid of payment terminals?

    Can we get rid of payment terminals?

    Some might call it the nerdy behavior of a passionate m-commerce professional, but each time I check out at the grocery store I am intrigued by these small, strangely designed payment terminal …
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  • Isis, it's not you; it's your business model

    Isis, it's not you; it's your business model

    It's good to be back. Quick update, in case you missed it in three different places: I am now focusing on Mobile Payments and Banking as part of Experian's Global Consulting Practice, which offers me …
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  • Switch to decaf. This isn't the end of NFC.

    Switch to decaf. This isn't the end of NFC.

    Today I should be happy because we launched a new product. You'd think I would be, but I've gotten two dozen emails with concern that NFC might be dead because of the deal between Starbucks and …
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  • NFC takes a shot in the belly

    NFC takes a shot in the belly

    Today's announcement by Square that they secured a processing deal with Starbucks is big, big news, but maybe not for the reasons you think. The obvious benefit is to Square for managing to catch the …
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  • Checking in on mobile banking

    Checking in on mobile banking

    A year ago I wrote a piece on The Future of Mobile Banking sharing my opinion that financial institutions were well positioned to row their own boats when it came to mobile payments. (By the way, let'…
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  • The Ten Commandments of Payments

    The Ten Commandments of Payments

    What people often forget when delivering new payment services is that the execution of the capability is more important that the capability itself. New services are not successful because of the …
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  • TRAVIK (Sixpack) is dead; long live...?

    TRAVIK (Sixpack) is dead; long live...?

    TRAVIK (otherwise known as Sixpack) has announced that given the now mature availability of trusted service management (TSM) products and services, there is no need to continue with its original …
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