Gilbarco teams with VeriFone at the fuel pump

Companies with combine efforts to offer payment products and create the largest at-pump interactive digital media network.

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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.

#CONNECTsummit14: The analyst's view: think mobile first

Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, shares her key takeaways from last week's conference.

Host Card Emulation: A solution for the 90%

Marcelo De Lima, vice president of marketing for Sequent Software, believes HCE can better connect the mobile consumer and retail stores.

Amazon enters the mPOS fray

The online retailer Wednesday introduced Amazon Local Register with a better transaction rate than Square.

MasterCard, Visa face adoption challenges with respective digital wallet services

MasterPass and Visa Checkout are out in the wild, but will consumers and merchants take kindly to them?

CONNECT Summit to delve into the evolving impact of mobile

Nikki Baird, Jack Philbin among the keynote speakers for the inaugural executive event.

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.

Mobile POS myopia: Moving beyond the micromerchant

Jordan McKee, senior analyst for mobile payments at 451 Research Mobility Team (formerly Yankee Group), writes in a blog post about the opportunity for mPOS providers to offer products and services to larger merchants.

Square rounds into form with an EMV mPOS reader

The company will make a new chip-and-signature-enabled dongle available before the October 2015 U.S. merchant liability deadline.

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.

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NEWS


First Data releases mPOS product in India

Payment processor partners with ROAM for a chip-and-PIN mobile card reader.

Airtel Africa expands mobile payments through VeriFone partnership

Consumers can use VeriFone Mobile Money's Tap n' Pay applications to pay, buy, bank, bill and remit funds with their mobile phone at the point of sale.

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.

Istanbul, Mexico to experience VeriFone's mobile taxi services

Company stands to provide more than 20,000 additional taxis with secure, in-taxi and mobile payments, mobile hailing and booking, and interactive digital signage content.

Square bolsters Register service with Analytics

Square Analytics integrates the full suite of Square Register products as the company continues to add utility to its products.

Square gets defensive

The mPOS provider addressed in a blog post what it called myths about its pricing, service and a number of other issues.

European mPOS provider SumUp closes funding round

Russian fintech venture capital firm Life.SREDA, along with Groupon and BBVA Ventures, invested an undisclosed amount of funds into the London-based company.

Heartland acquires mPOS provider Leaf

Heartland invested $20 million in Leaf in 2013. Leaf will operate as a separate business unit of Heartland.

Singapore mPOS company reveals new global strategy

SCCP Group becomes goSwiff as company also focuses on marketing services for its clients.

Mobile software company finds the Silver lining

Aiming to provide small business merchants with a complete mobile retail offering, iMobile3 announced in a press release it has integrated its storefront application platform PassMarket with the NCR Silver mobile point-of-sale platform to enable merchants to deliver a complete...

First Data SpendTrend analysis: Credit cards tops in payments for July

The dominance of charge purchases reflects consumers' preference for credit when it comes to big ticket purchases like air travel and hotels.

Lithuanian festival parties with iBeacons and QR codes

The annual Vilnius City Fiesta in Lithuania this year will feature 250 merchants offering discounts to consumers who use their smartphones to pay for purchases via QR codes, according to multiple reports. EVP International, which is behind the payments scheme...

Research: 'Preparing for 2015: The Year of the Liability Shift'

A new Mercator research note explores factors influencing the willingness, motivation and speed of payments players in implementing EMV technology.

Newegg adds Visa Checkout

Online computer hardware and software retailer Newegg today announced the addition of Visa Checkout, which consumers can use when shopping the website from a desktop computer and mobile devices. Newegg is running a promotion until August 25 giving customers 10...

Square acquires food-delivery service Caviar

Square announced Monday it acquired food-delivery service Caviar, which operates in seven cities in the U.S. Terms of the deal were not disclosed in a press release announcing the deal. Caviar works with resturants that do not already offer food-delivery...

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This research center covers one of the most competitive markets in mobile payments: enabling merchants to use smartphones as point of sale (POS) terminals to process electronic transactions.