Boku intros new product for streamlined DCB checkout

Phone-on-File is a new cross-platform product that lets consumers store their mobile phone number as a preferred payment method for one-time and subscription purchases.

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As mobile wallet market matures, MCX sits on the bench

A panel discussion at the recent All Payments Expo in Las Vegas examined current trends, and analysts believe CurrentC can find a place at the table, if it ever launches.

A cashless, mobile day in London

Andrew Hull, the strategy director for Pocket App, wanted to see if he could survive without cash for 24 hours.

Mozido enters China by way of PayEase acquisition

Company buys PayEase, which is one of 22 licensed payment processing companies in the country.

Mobile payments 5 for 5: Focus on digital wallets

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

Cracking the Apple Pay code

Apple released record-breaking first quarter earnings Tuesday afternoon, but the mobile payments industry still doesn't have concrete transaction numbers for the company's wallet.

Paydiant doing just fine after last year's MCX controversy

Mobile Payments Today caught up with the mobile wallet provider at the National Retail Federation's Big Show trade conference.

Apple killed the mobile wallet? No, not in the least

Rob Stringer, the vice president of marketing and product development for Cortex MCP, believes there can and will be many viable secure and exciting wallets on operating systems and hardware stacks that remain open such as Android.

Why merchants should adopt a mobile wallet strategy

Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, states her case for why retailers need to have a way to reach consumers anytime and anywhere.

Payments in 10 years: Very different

If the last 10 years has taught us anything, it's that disruptive technologies can shift the course of events in a way few would expect.

Mobile payments 5 for 5: Focus on loyalty and experience

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

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Fortumo reveals emerging markets payment index

The tool is intended to be used by Web, game and app developers to benchmark their revenue in markets with high smartphone growth and low credit card penetration.

Modest intros new platform aimed at streamlining m-commerce

Modest, a company founded by four engineers from President Obama's re-election campaign, today introduced a mobile commerce platform for retailers designed to allow them to create a free mobile app store or drop a smooth shopping experience into an existing mobile app in minutes.

Transfast latest entrant into mobile remittance market

Company's app features Apple Touch ID and scan technology for added security.

Mobile business app provider adds PayPal acceptance

Users also have the option to use PayPal Here.

UnitedHealthcare adds payments to updated mobile app

The mobile bill-payment service is available to more than 13 million plan participants nationwide

Pyrim intros tool designed to provide clarity to mobile commerce

Product lists over 100 consumer-facing, mobile commerce products and each is fully described and mapped to the mobile commerce ecosystem.

Starbucks' iOS app gets Apple Pay support

Users now can reload their prepaid card with the touch of a finger.

Visa to eliminate 16-digit account number for remote purchases

The move expands the company's Visa Token Service, which is intended to protect sensitive card information.

Centili strives to make in-app purchases easier with new offering

Web widget has a new identification feature to streamline future payments on a merchant's website or app.

Shell UK partners with PayPal for mobile fuel payments

Consumers will be able to use the service through either the Shell Motorist app or the PayPal app.

Cellum plays nice with developers and opens API to third parties

Product uses a proprietary method of tokenization and data fragmentation to store and access cardholder data.

Mobile Payments Today publishes wallet comparison guide

The 61-page document details the capabilities of 151 leading mobile wallets.

Report: Consumers seek customer service in mobile apps

Some 81 percent of shoppers have needed assistance in a mobile app but only 12 percent used their mobile phone to get it.

Bytemark snags another mobile ticketing contract

Company will create a mobile payments infrastructure and smartphone app that relies on Bluetooth technology for the FutureRailway program in the U.K.

More retailers to accept MasterPass

Blue Nile, Neiman Marcus, Office Depot and Rue La La among the latest merchants who plan to offer MasterCard's digital wallet service at checkout.

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