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.

FEATURES


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.

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.

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.

Will Apple Touch ID-enabled mobile payments reduce interchange rates?

At least one merchant services provider believes the card networks should consider it to stay relevant as more payment providers, and alternatives such as Bitcoin, enter the market.

Fuel operator partners with PayPal for mobile payments

MAPCO Express customers can use the new mobile app at 276 locations across Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.

#CONNECTsummit14: mobile experience first, payments second

Brands are more concerned about creating the right overall mobile experience that will keep users coming back again and again.

Cortex MCP founder discusses current state of mobile payments

Mobile Payments Today sat down with Shaunt M. Sarkissian at the company's new headquarters in the Boston area.

Ukrainian company wants patrons to Settle bill with new mobile app

Advice Wallet Inc. is set to test a mobile payments service that will enable users to pay their restaurant check without waiting for the wait staff to arrive.

Consumers want three main things from mobile payments

Kristen Gramigna, chief marketing officer for BluePay, gives some insight into what she believes works at the point of sale.

Leave my physical wallet at home? No thanks

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez addresses one particular marketing issue that is backfiring on mobile wallet providers.

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NEWS


Fortumo entices Windows mobile app makers with $5K ad credit

Company has launched a program to help developers drive downloads for their apps in emerging markets.

Evernote expands mobile checkout capabilities in China

Ayden will provide Alipay's new one-click service within the note-taking app.

VeriFone helps combine NYC taxi apps

Rides can use VeriFone's Way2ride or CMT's RideLinQ to pay for fares in 20,000 yellow and green taxis.

Braintree adds bitcoin acceptance

PayPal-owned company partners with digital wallet provider Coinbase.

Twitter adding a 'Buy' button

The initial partnership consists of deals with Burberry, DonorsChoose and GLAAD, and also with a variety of big names in entertainment, including Brad Paisley, Demi Lovato, Eminem, Pharrell, Paramore, Ryan Adams, Soundgarden and others.

Study: Prepaid card users highly likely to adopt mobile payments

The greater the number of features -- such as mobile payments -- associated with a card, the greater the likelihood of customer retention.

Pizza Hut kicking off Visa Checkout partnership with national ad campaign, giveaway

Pizza Hut’s partnership with the new Visa Checkout platform – first announced in July – will officially kickoff with a new national TV ad campaign debuting Sunday.

MCX reveals its mobile payments network, CurrentC

CurrentC has been launched in private pilot mode in select locations across the country. The private pilot will expand through 2014, with regional and national rollouts to follow in 2015.

Boston Fed provides update on mobile payments

Mobile Payments Industry Workgroup said industry and regulators are still trying to come to a common understanding about the different mobile technology solutions and how they impact the payments system.

OpenTable expands mobile payments to NYC

OpenTable plans to expand outside of San Francisco and bring its mobile payments service to New York and 20 additional cities by the end of the year, the company wrote in a blog post.  Consumers already use OpenTable's app to book reservations at a participating restaurant.

'Push for Pizza' app hits the market

A group of 19-year-olds from Brooklyn, N.Y., have developed the new Push for Pizza app, which allows customers to order their pizza with one tap. According to the Huffington Post, the founders call the new app the "Uber for pizza." The app made its debut this summer.

MyCheck's full integration with POSitouch aimed at restaurants

MyCheck has announced a complete integration into POSitouch point-of-sale software for quick-service and full-service restaurants. According to a news release, the MyCheck install onto POSitouch systems is done remotely and involves the implementation of a button straight onto the payment...

Target app uses image recognition to speed mobile purchases

Earlier this week, Target unveiled its new iOS app "In a Snap," which lets users scan images of products in an advertisement and either purchase them or save them for later.

Bango enables direct operator billing for Samsung Galaxy Apps with Etisalat

Bango announced Wednesday that it has enabled one-click direct operator billing for Samsung Galaxy Apps with Etisalat, a telecoms company with operations in 19 countries in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, according to a press release. This marks Bango's...

Payments Council report claims UK leads the world in mobile payments

Following the April launch of Paym, a person-to-person mobile payment service, the U.K. Payments Council Thursday launched a research paper comparing mobile payments markets on an international basis.

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