Retailers remain slow to embrace emerging payments tech

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Although technology continues to enhance the customer experience, retailers are still guarded when it comes to embracing upgraded payment options.

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Mobile: The smart approach to in-store shopping

Pat Bakey, global retail EVP at SAP, encourages retailers to embrace smartphones as a way of life for their customers.

Can Facebook and Twitter accelerate retail m-commerce markets?

Alex Hum wrote his latest blog post about the power social media could have in regards to the retail digital transformation.

LevelUp teams with Danal, Sprint for direct carrier billing

The partnership enables LevelUp users who are Sprint subscribers to charge in-store purchases to their mobile phone.

Mobile payments: Innovative, but with security concerns

A study from Experian and the Ponemon Institute finds pause among payments ecosystem executives about how innovative technology could lead to more data security breaches.

April mobile payments 5 for 5: Facebook Messenger, EMV, HCE

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

Why Jersey Mike's added ordering and payments to their mobile app

Rich Hope, CMO of Jersey Mike's Subs, talks about the restaurant chain's mobile app.

The merchant's role in mobile fraud

In a rush to take advantage of changing consumer shopping preferences, retailers might be inadvertently putting themselves at risk. Fortunately for them, the card networks have a say in the fraud fight.

Canadian government extends code of conduct to mobile payments

Just before Apple Pay rumors began to circulate, the country's finance minister extended the Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry to mobile payments.

The rise of HCE-based mobile payments

Mobile Payments Today recently conducted a Q&A with a Sequent Software executive to discuss some issues regarding how HCE affects the mobile-payments industry going forward.

Restaurants continue mobile shift

Fast casual and QSR establishments are upgrading the customer experience with more digital touch points.

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NCR teams with OpenTable to enable more restaurants to add mobile payments

The NCR Hosted API Platform is a cloud-based gateway that enables third parties to integrate, maintain and deploy their services across NCR's installed base of point-of-sale systems.

Mobile POS provider iZettle launches new device to accept mobile payments

The company's new hardware will support contactless payments in addition to chip-and-PIN transactions.

NCR unveils mPOS for hospitality industry

The Orderman7 handheld devices can be used by servers to take orders and payment at the table or in seats at theaters, to line-bust during peak traffic periods, and to serve guests in bars and nightclubs.

Paytronix upgrades mobile-app features for restaurants

The company said the new enhancements make it easier than ever before for restaurants and retailers to customize their apps while simultaneously making them easier and more compelling for customers to use.

Hackers exploit Starbucks mobile payment app

The issue goes back as far as December, according to a published report.

Government proposal would let Danish retailers reject cash payment

The measure would save retailers considerable expense related to cash-handling and security, the government claims.

Tillster intends to lure hungry consumers into QSRs with mobile location services

A partnership with Gimbal gives Tillster's partners the ability to add customer location and engagement services within an app.

Visa Europe expands digital wallet coverage

More banks and retailers agree to roll out V.me support.

Plenti officially opens doors to retail loyalty

Plenti, the first U.S.-based loyalty coalition, Monday announced that the program is now available to consumers online at Plenti.com and at thousands of partner retail locations.

Harbortouch selects Verifone for contactless EMV terminals

Harbortouch will use Verifone's VX 520 countertop payment terminal in combination with the VX 805 PIN pad to accommodate EMV and contactless NFC payments.

Industry organizations work to simplify EMV transition

Payments Security Task Force, PCI Security Standards Council and the EMV Migration Forum have launched educational and prequalification tools for resellers and software vendors.

Mooney succeeds Davidson as MCX interim CEO

Mooney was most recently CEO and a board member of Bank of America Merchant Services.

Tillster brings PayPal mobile payments to QSRs

Tillster said the wide-scale implementation provides its restaurant clients with an option to access PayPal's millions of active digital wallet users and certain PayPal marketing resources.

Global Payments peddles Ingenico mPOS device in Canada

The iCMP mPOS product includes a secure Bluetooth-enabled reader that pairs with a merchant’s Apple iOS or Android device.

India-based gift card provider launches retailer mobile app

Qwikcilver said it has partnered with 50-plus brands enabling access to 3,000-plus stores and online portals including India's leading retail chains, entertainment platforms, travel partners and leading currency providers.

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