Button debuts marketplace to bring mobile developers together

The company describes its contextual commerce as the intelligent matching of purchase intent in one app with the services that can fulfill it in another app.


Brace yourselves: EMV is here

The liability shift hits October 1, but there's still a lot of work to be done to get consumers and merchants ready for a new payments environment.

Android Pay, ISIS and the road to mobile payments ubiquity

A number of different factors could help Android Pay pull ahead in 2016, according to Tim Spenny, the vice president of financial services consulting at GfK Custom Research, North America.

The loyalty-program argument with mobile payments

The point of sale is a valuable moment to boost a consumer's experience. If managed right it can also be a huge loyalty-boosting event.

Mobile wallets: The hidden commerce model

Ed Busby, a former Softcard executive, discusses an overlooked aspect of today's mobile wallet game.

CONNECT: How to get your app into the hands of millennials

Millennials will only keep 20 apps on a phone so the challenge is creating one that makes the cut.

CONNECT: Putting a bow on the mobile experience

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez discusses some of the key points from this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit.

CONNECT: The issues preventing widespread beacon deployment

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit discussed beacon technology's role with retailers today.

CONNECT: The current state of mobile wallets and mobile ordering

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit attempted to clarify today’s mobile payments market, which is becoming an increasingly difficult task when you consider the options available to merchants.

Major mobile wallet providers not distinguishing themselves

Apple Pay leads the pack in media hype, but it's been difficult to gauge its success, along with other schemes.

Bitcoin's place with restaurants

Do food and bitcoin mix? What does the virtual currency offer to restaurants specifically?

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PayPal debuts EMV mPOS in the US

PayPal first introduced the particular device in Australia and the U.K.

Seamless intros digital cash register within mobile app

The service enables small enterprises and private individuals to receive payment without the need for a physical card reader.

MyCheck adds menu reordering capability for custom mobile payment apps

MyCheck said the feature leverages its integrations with point-of-sale systems, sending orders directly to POS terminals and prep stations, eliminating the need for tablets or special tableside hardware.

Starbucks expands mobile order and pay nationwide

The service enables customers to place and pay for their order in advance of their visit and pick it up at a participating Starbucks location.

ShopKeep acquires iPad and iPhone POS system provider

Ambur provides a feature-rich set of options specifically designed for full-service, quick-service and fast casual restaurants, as well as bars and food trucks.

POS provider Lightspeed raises $61 million in new funding

Lightspeed said the financing will support the company's rapid global growth, technology infrastructure enhancements and deeper investment in its omnichannel offering.

Mobeam partners with Mobiquity to enhance geolocation offers

As part of the agreement, Mobeam will integrate Mobiquity's location-based advertising and app engagement software into its Beep’nGo app.

MyCheck enables donations through mobile restaurant apps

Round It Up America works with over 100 charities.

Zapper, SalesVu partner to expand mobile payments acceptance for restaurants

Through Zapper, a QR code will be displayed on kiosk screens or printed on receipts, enabling customers to use the free Zapper app to scan the code and pay the bill.

ShopKeep offers free EMV readers to qualifying merchants

The offer comes in advance of the October 1 deadline for the EMV liability shift.

Study: Mobile wallets using contactless tech set to explode

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of mobile wallets using contactless technology is expected to reach 200 million by the end of 2016.

Verifone, Aava Mobile partner to offer Intel-powered mPOS device

The product is based on Verifone's device and operating system-agnostic mPOS terminal integrated with Aava Mobile's rugged handheld tablet PC, which is powered by the Intel Atom processor.

Survey participants wanted for 2016 Mobile Payments State of the Industry Report

Mobile Payments Today has released its latest survey for the upcoming 2016 Mobile Payments State of the Industry Report.

Chipotle testing mobile ordering, delivery on college campuses

Chipotle will be available for delivery through the app at 40 college campuses nationwide this fall and at more than 100 campuses by spring 2016

All-in-one Android smartphone mPOS device on its way

Hong Kong-based BBPOS announced it is set to launch its new WisePOS, which features full Android smartphone functionality.

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