MasterCard and P97 partner for mobile payments at fuel stations

The MasterCard fuel product will leverage a wide range of the company's marketing and technical assets, and will use P97's PetroZone mobile commerce platform to integrate with existing gas station infrastructure.


The 'Pay' model is strong, but banks are still in play

Despite Apple, Google and Samsung soaking up all the hype with mobile wallets, the banks are slowly starting to make their own moves.

September mobile payments 5 for 5: Samsung Pay to rule them all?

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in September, and what we can learn from them.

Brace yourselves: EMV is here

The liability shift hits October 1, but there's still a lot of work to be done to get consumers and merchants ready for a new payments environment.

Android Pay, ISIS and the road to mobile payments ubiquity

A number of different factors could help Android Pay pull ahead in 2016, according to Tim Spenny, the vice president of financial services consulting at GfK Custom Research, North America.

Mobilizing EMV in the US

As consumers continue to adopt EMV payments, mobile and contactless payment solutions will also become more commonplace because the two technologies are interconnected, writes Moneris' Karen Cox.

Samsung Pay: The mobile wallet winner?

That's what one industry executive declared during the first day of the annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in Washington, D.C.

Mobile wallets: The hidden commerce model

Ed Busby, a former Softcard executive, discusses an overlooked aspect of today's mobile wallet game.

Preview: 2015 ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit

Technology offers new ways for consumers to hold, control and spend their money. This summit promises to help execs get their arms around the former and meet the expectations of the latter.

CONNECT: Putting a bow on the mobile experience

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez discusses some of the key points from this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit.

Wearable payments: The next frontier?

Companies like Nymi are attempting to take this corner of the industry to another level, but where does the market stand as we roll towards 2016?

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Report: Shift from physical to digital spurs payments innovation and growth

The report goes on to note that banks are still in a strong position to develop innovations that improve the customer experience despite the rise of other competitive payment providers.

Visa helps bring mobile payments to Chevron gas pumps

The companies will launch the the program later this fall at select Chevron stations in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

PayPal debuts EMV mPOS in the US

PayPal first introduced the particular device in Australia and the U.K.

French supermarket chain combines mobile payments with loyalty

The system enables users to pay with their smartphone using their bank's Digicash app and to link it to their Auchan loyalty card.

CSI tokenization to support payments via Android Pay

Android tokenization capability means that CSI customers can now fully participate with the major mobile wallet schemes, the company says.

Samsung Pay transactions top $30 million in South Korea

Consumers have made more than 1.5 million total transactions to date, with approximately 60 percent of the transactions taking place on the Galaxy Note5 device.

Apple planning Apple Pay move into China?

Apple in June registered itself as a payments business in Shanghai's free trade zone.

Mobeam partners with Mobiquity to enhance geolocation offers

As part of the agreement, Mobeam will integrate Mobiquity's location-based advertising and app engagement software into its Beep’nGo app.

Barclaycard sidesteps Apple Pay, Android Pay with its own mobile payments app

The bank will introduce new features to its Android app in November that will allow NFC-enabled payments and real-time replacement of lost cards.

First Data trumpets support for Android Pay

The company says that its Star debit network also supports Android Pay transactions.

Consumers want convenient, flexible, and simple ways to pay

Retailers who make the purchase process slow, arduous and inconvenient aren't going to score big with consumers in the near future.

ShopKeep offers free EMV readers to qualifying merchants

The offer comes in advance of the October 1 deadline for the EMV liability shift.

Android Pay officially arrives

Expect in-app payments support from Android Pay to roll out by the end of the year.

Discover cardholders to get rewarded for paying with Apple Pay

Users can earn 10 percent cash back on in-store purchases up to $10,000.

Study: Mobile wallets using contactless tech set to explode

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of mobile wallets using contactless technology is expected to reach 200 million by the end of 2016.

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Near-field Communications (NFC) is a short-range high frequency wireless communication technology commonly used in contactless cards, mobile phones and passive RFID. Mobile payment applications include retail, public transportation ticketing and interactive advertising.