Paydiant's large role in mobile payments

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The company's CEO recently spoke with Mobile Payments Today about his work with the Merchant Customer Exchange, Subway and what the future holds for this industry.

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Mobile payments looks for signs of life as the industry moves on

Ed Busby, the former chief commerce office at Isis (now Softcard), examines what the industry might expect to happen in the next year as Apple Pay emerges.

MNOs face some uncertainty with mobile wallets

U.K. joint-venture Weve changes direction on its plans as Apple Pay (and HCE) alter the payments value chain.

Apple Pay creates new opportunities for marketers

Now might be a good time for marketers to get to know Passbook better.

The mobile commerce revolution: Are you prepared?

Steve Gurley, CEO and Chief Consultant for Pyrim Technologies, offers 10 questions to help one determine their level of understanding and preparedness for the coming mobile storm.

Incorporating mPOS for a true omnichannel experience

Scott Holt, vice president of marketing at ROAM, discusses how important it is for retailers to make things as easy as possible for consumers.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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NEWS


Apple snags Visa Europe mobile director

Mary Carol Harris, the former director of mobile at Visa Europe, has joined Apple as the tech company continues to push Apple Pay throughout Europe, according to multiple reports. Harris worked for mobile network operator Telefonica as the head of...

China Mobile selects Gemalto for mobile transit payments

Gemalto will preload China Mobile smartphones with transit application commuters can use to pay fares in Beijing.

VeriFone's unattended payment devices certified for Interac contactless debit

VeriFone Systems Inc. announced its UX Solutions series of unattended payment devices has achieved certification to be Canada's first and only contactless debit payment solution for the Interac Flash 1.5 contactless payment specifications, according to a press release.

FIME secures MasterCard accreditation in Japan

FIME's Japanese operation has been accredited as a MasterCard test laboratory for mobile handsets, according to a press release. The testing focuses on confirming the compliance and interoperability with the EMVCo contactless approval process.

Softcard brings mobile payments to laundry machines

USA Technologies Inc. partners with wallet provider for offers and a loyalty program.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Apple, China UnionPay work together on Apple Pay

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

Fiserv gets into Apple Pay act with expanded tokenization availability

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

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.

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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.