• Credit Breaches Fueling EMV Fire

    Credit Breaches Fueling EMV Fire

    The high-profile information breaches that recently occurred have the consuming public in an uproar over fraud and identity protection – and not without good reason. While the potential for …
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  • Apple will change consumers' behavior about contactless mobile payments

    Apple will change consumers' behavior about contactless mobile payments

    No matter what you think of Apple and its products, you cannot deny the fact the company changes consumers' behavior. And it will do the same for mobile payments one way or the other. A couple of …
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  • No widespread mobile ticketing a glaring omission

    No widespread mobile ticketing a glaring omission

    For as much energy as this industry spends on the mobile payments hype machine, we tend to forget the smartphone can solve minor issues that can result in better consumer experiences. Mobile …
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  • The Philippines is ripe for mobile remittances

    The Philippines is ripe for mobile remittances

    Filipinos and mobile share a special relationship. With a mobile penetration of over 100 percent, almost everyone in the country has a mobile device. A recent study found that more than 50 percent of …
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  • Mobile payments should be fun

    Mobile payments should be fun

    Ask yourself, what are the most popular mobile apps out there? Now let's have a little experiment. Ask your friends if you can have a look at the apps installed on their mobile devices. Try to see …
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  • Mobile and money remittance: A perfect match

    Mobile and money remittance: A perfect match

    There are real benefits money remittance companies can have by embracing a mobile-first strategy. In fact, when it comes to financial institutions, I believe that mobile and money remittance are the …
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  • Beware of BOB!

    Beware of BOB!

    As this very publication has made clear, Direct Operator Billing, or DOB, is "the world's most popular mobile payment method." DOB (or Direct Carrier Billing — DCB — as it is sometimes …
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  • 5 things your restaurant’s mobile app must include [infographic]

    5 things your restaurant’s mobile app must include [infographic]

    Mobile innovations continue to grow at a staggering pace and to win the game, your brand's mobile app is going to need more than just a menu, nutritional information and restaurant locations. If you'…
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  • BLE vs. NFC: The future of mobile consumer engagement now [infographic]

    BLE vs. NFC: The future of mobile consumer engagement now [infographic]

    One thing I notice in the fast-moving mobile payment space is the constant struggle for accuracy. In this case, I don't exclusively refer to location-based accuracy (though we will get to that …
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  • The growing role of the ATM

    The growing role of the ATM

    When you look at the demise of stores like Best Buy and Blockbuster, it's easy to see why physical retail stores, at least mid-market ones, are going out of business. The value proposition these …
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  • After a natural disaster, mobile payments can speed the inflow of monetary aid

    After a natural disaster, mobile payments can speed the inflow of monetary aid

    Mobile technology has evolved to the point where it is in almost everyone's pockets, and that can make a big difference in the event of natural disaster. Japan's tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti …
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  • As mobile wallet fatigue sets in, look for consolidation among providers

    As mobile wallet fatigue sets in, look for consolidation among providers

    A review of mobile wallets in the United States reveals that these solutions have yet to gain major market traction because of two key factors. First, currently available solutions have no strong …
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  • The Internet of everything and payment by things

    The Internet of everything and payment by things

    At the present moment, mobile payments are thought of as mostly a payment system through the use of mobile phones. These phones allow us access to our online accounts through websites and apps, and …
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  • Balancing mobile payments security vs. ease of use

    Balancing mobile payments security vs. ease of use

    Mobile is all about ease of use. The key reason why mobile apps use has skyrocketed is because they are so easy to pick up and use on a whim. Apps are always on; there is no need to wait for them to …
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  • Food and Money in 2020

    Food and Money in 2020

    Eight years after launching my company OLO - the first of its kind to combine mobile commerce and food ordering - I found myself sitting on a conference stage in Las Vegas, addressing a crowd that …
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  • Look beyond the obvious for mobile payments' value proposition

    Look beyond the obvious for mobile payments' value proposition

    We can probably thank King Alyattes for minting the first coin around 610-600 BC, and we've been happily using physical currency ever since. But 2,600 years later (give or take a few), are we finally …
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  • Recent announcements place NFC payments on life support

    Recent announcements place NFC payments on life support

    Recent announcements by leading players in the payments industry indicate that NFC's prospects for any sort of sustainable future are becoming increasingly dim. It all began in with press …
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  • Direct Carrier Billing: The world’s most popular mobile payment [Infographic]

    Direct Carrier Billing: The world’s most popular mobile payment [Infographic]

    There's a certain assumption about mobile payments, namely that it's not really happening yet. But that overlooks direct carrier billing. Direct carrier billing, which first came into use several …
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  • Five types of offer stacking — and how to beat them

    Five types of offer stacking — and how to beat them

    What exactly is offer stacking? Offer stacking occurs when people combine deals or rewards in a way that isn't intended by either the manufacturer or the merchant who issued the coupon. With new …
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  • Government payments

    Government payments

    As a result of the recent IRS scandal, I am pretty sure credit card charges for government employees will draw extra scrutiny. There are some 3.5 million charge card accounts in the General Services …
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