Twitter set to test card-linked offers

Social network also is still testing a Buy button as it enhances position as an e-commerce portal.

FEATURES


Webinar explores 5 mistakes retailers make with mobile

Presentation examines the checkout process, speed, security concerns and more.

Consumers shifting to mobile payments

A panel discussion at the recent Fast Casual Executive Summit examined why the restaurant industry needs to focus its efforts on emerging technologies.

Bytemark rides the rail in Toronto

Mobile ticketing provider to develop app for train service that will connect the city's downtown transportation hub with the airport.

Restaurants and the mobile revolution

Five payments executives discuss how this sector is changing the way it interacts with consumers through technology.

What does Apple's new mobile wallet mean for restaurants?

Seth Priebatsch, LevelUp's Chief Ninja, wrote about his outlook for Apple Pay.

When Apple Pay met MCX

Ed Busby, the former chief commerce office at Isis (now Softcard), believes both emerging mobile wallets need to work together to ensure success.

Apple Pay: A short-term wallet plan for 500 banks?

Costs associated with the Apple partnership might accelerate financial institutions' plans to release their own wallets, maybe with some help from merchants.

Five trends in mobile payments worldwide in 2014

Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, examines the key areas in the market as the year enters the final quarter.

5 for 5: Apple rules the roost

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.

Boku acquires mopay

Direct carrier billing receives a major shot in the arm as the merger gives the San Francisco-based company significant reach across digital content brands.

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NEWS


Atlanta neighborhood gets its own mobile rewards system

Sionic Mobile is the company behind what's being called Midtown Loyal.

Canadians resist mobile payments

Only 21 percent of Canadian shoppers reported making a mobile payment online and in-store in the past six months, according to GfK survey.

GSMA spills details about Mobile World Congress Shanghai

Conference will focus on how mobile technology is revolutionizing and enhancing every aspect of individuals' lives.

Mobile payments comes to Snapchat thanks to Square

Snapcash enables P2P payments within popular messaging app.

Venmo adds new features to mobile app

Company updates app to provide extra layer of security for iPhone users.

Smart device users contributing to mobile commerce

Juniper Research study finds mobile consumption is surging as consumers are either migrating from desktop usage or becoming first-time ecommerce users through their smartphones or tablets.

Trade association set to host mobile payments session in DC

The Merchants Payments Coalition wants to educate Congress members and their staffs about upcoming innovations in payments.

UK supermarket chain tests new mobile ordering app

Sainsbury's will eventually enable customers to create a virtual shopping list before they enter a store and skip the checkout line when it's time to pay.

GSMA publishes Code of Conduct for MNOs

The trade group has outlined common practices for companies who serve as mobile money providers.

Amex partners with NBA's Nets for mobile payments

Fans can access the Brooklyn eWallet through the team's official app.

Forget Apple: Starbucks wants to rule mobile payments

United States consumers made $1.3 billion in mobile payments in 2013 and the coffee retailer accounted for over 90 percent of those purchases.

QVC shoppers get one-touch checkout in update app

The new app will give customers the option to log in to their QVC accounts on all iOS 8-enabled iPhone 5S, 6 and 6 Plus mobile devices. ​

SelfPay mobile shopper app integrates Apple Pay

Integration aims to eliminate waiting in line.

Webinar will take marketers beyond mobile payment

For restaurants and retailers, the possibilities opened by the mobile wallet revolution extend far beyond payments.

Samsung signs with Bango for direct carrier billing

Bango will provide carrier billing, collection and settlement for digital content such as games, e-books, music and videos purchased through the Samsung Galaxy Apps store.

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This section follows companies helping content creators monetize their digital content seamlessly with payment tools designed for mobile devices.