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More than 1.25 billion smartphones will be shipped worldwide in 2014.
The ability to securely download apps to a consumer's smart card has been demonstrated. But why is this important to a market that is already moving toward mobile payment?
In the opening session for the CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit, Gartner vice president of research Michael McGuire shared his view of how retailers should approach mobile technology, as well as some new statistics on mobile usage.
Mobile Payments Today sat down with Shaunt M. Sarkissian at the company's new headquarters in the Boston area.
Despite the much publicized consumerization of IT and the growing domination of mobile in the online world, progress with mobile payments always seems pretty slow. Sure, we see high growth numbers but from a low user base.
David Marcus still prefers BLE technology above everything else.
Research firm charts roadmap for Apple's role in payments industry.
Smartwatches, bracelets and even glasses are changing how we pay and access financial information.
Google, VeriFone and ETA execs lay out what companies need to focus on going forward
"Data security is a big area for the FTC," said Malini Mithal, assistant director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the FTC. "We have brought nearly 50 cases here, including dozens alleging violations of GLB rules." (From Mithal's keynote address at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit)
Growth expected to continue as consumers grow more comfortable with mobile banking.
Boku and IPC Media partnership lets consumers subscribe to periodicals such as woman&home;, Marie Claire, InStyle and Ideal Home.
Blazing Onion Burger will partner with eTouchMenu to launch an iPad app for guest-initiated order and payment. "We have been searching for a company that will work with us on our vision," Blazing Onion CEO David Jones said in a...
Visa Inc. today announced the creation of Visa Digital Solutions, what the card company said is a comprehensive suite of offerings that facilitate secure payments across a broad range of Internet-connected devices and wearables. Visa in the press release cited...
United Kingdom-based airline easyJet this week announced that it has become the first airline to trial iBeacon technology across Europe to help passengers navigate their way through the airport, according to a press release. The strategically placed beacons, which are...
Synchrony Financial today announced the completion of a strategic investment in LoopPay, according to a press release. LoopPay is expected to provide Synchrony Financial with special features and benefits for its cardholders and retail partners. LoopPay recently introduced the LoopPay...
The NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use of Near Field Communication technology, and the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), the trade association responsible for the development, promotion and protection of Bluetooth technology, today announced the publication...
This fall's Apple iPhone 6 will include near field communications to enable mobile payments, according to "a source close to the situation," reports VentureBeat. VentureBeat said it was "unclear" if Apple will align itself with ISIS, the mobile commerce joint...
Zimbabwe-based banking solutions provider Edgetech Solutions has announced it is testing a sonic mobile payments solution, according to ITWeb Africa. The sound-based mobile payment solution for point-of-sale transactions will let consumers pay for purchases using sound, without the need for...
Add Morgan Stanley to the long list of analysts predicting that the next iPhone will have an NFC chip and be at the center of Apple's mobile payments initiatives. Last month, KGI securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo also predicted a new...
Prepaid product and transaction services company InComm has announced the launch of InComm Mobile Platform for mobile wallet providers and merchants. According to the company, IMP integrates with multiple platforms to provide a full breadth of capabilities required to process mobile payments made using prepaid cards at the retail POS.
Osaka's Kansai International Airport has become the first Japanese airport to introduce a prepaid data SIM card vending machine. Tourists visiting Japan can buy So-net LTE SIM cards from the kiosk, insert them into their mobile devices and access the...
Apple reportedly is interviewing candidates for two new positions that would focus on building a payments business based on its current iTunes user base, according to a report from re/code earlier this week. The technology publication reported Apple's head of...
Apple this fall will release a new iPhone with NFC integration and also include the technology in its long-rumored iWatch, according to an investor note from KGI securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo. Several media outlets Thursday reported about Kuo's research note.
Independent payment gateway Shift4 Corp. today announced VT4, which is mobile payment product for enterprises.
German mPOS payments company Payleven announced it will launch an NFC mobile chip-and-PIN card reader in Europe in the second half of 2014. Payleven launched a contact-based chip-and-PIN card reader in 2013 in Europe, which connects to a merchant's mobile...
Major mobile phone and POS brands are covered in this research center: Apple's iPhone, RIM's Blackberry, Nokia, Samsung, LG, Casio, HTC, Motorola, Pantech, Sanyo, Sony Ericsson, Hypercom, VeriFone, Nurit, Dassault AT, Mobile Edge and more.
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