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.

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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.

BJ's Restaurants exec discusses benefits of chain's mobile app

Tim Hackbardt, VP of Marketing for BJ's Restaurants, talks about the many ways the chain's mobile app improves the customer experience.

US EMV transition could open door to more NFC mobile payments

Merchants have until October to make the switch to POS terminals that accept chip cards. Many industry executives expect proximity mobile payments to get a boost since the new terminals also have contactless technology.

Mobile wallets spin their wheels in the mud as consumer adoption stalls

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez shares his thoughts on the current market.

Apple seeks to make mobile payments mainstream like it did for digital music and smartphones

Jim Maholic, vice president of industry consulting for Hitachi Consulting, discusses how Apple can change mobile payments like it did for other industries.

San Francisco Soup Company executive discusses the restaurant's use of BLE beacons

Clayton Chan, COO for San Francisco Soup Company, discusses the restaurant chain's use of BLE beacons.

What will win the day for mobile wallets?

Josh Glantz, senior vice president of Mobiquity Networks, gave his take on what's needed for mobile wallets to grow consumer adoption.

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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.

Discover comes to Apple Pay

When Apple first announced Apple Pay last fall, Discover was the only card brand that did not have an agreement to be included in the new mobile-payment system.

Canadian coffee chain goes mobile with loyalty platform

Second Cup, a Canada-based coffee shop, has launched a free mobile loyalty program.

Heartland partners with PAX for EMV-enabled terminals

Heartland will also equip the devices with its end-to-end encryption and tokenization services.

iPad POS designer announces partnership with Powa

Retailers and restaurateurs in U.S. and Asia can manage transactions through Bindo, powered by PowaPOS next generation POS hardware, according to a company release.

Handepay to use Creditcall product for mPOS

Creditcall's product comprises a payment app, which links via Bluetooth to a secure PIN entry device.

Coinzone debuts in Czech Republic

Merchants are able to accept bitcoin mobile payments through Android and iOS apps, and the Coinzone platform features easy-to-install plugins for dozens of popular e-commerce platforms.

Mobile payments app for restaurant goers seeks to cut wait time and feed the hungry

Full Society launches IndieGoGo campaign to finalize app development designed to allow users to donate when paying for a restaurant bill.

MasterCard's mobile ordering app powers new Harlem restaurant

The app, embedded with MasterPass, enables consumers to pay their bill when they're ready to leave an establishment.

Elavon SDK update enables merchants to accept Apple Pay

Elavon said the Commerce SDK comprehensive kit also accelerates a business' ability to implement a secure, EMV-compliant payment product.

Long John Silver's reels in Ingenico for POS upgrade

The Ingenico product will enable 580-plus Long John Silver's U.S. locations to accept both magnetic stripe and EMV cards, and will provide a platform for NFC mobile wallet acceptance in the future.

Kofax works with Blackhawk to enhance digital wallet

A mobile capture feature is intended to make it easier for consumers to spend, share and keep gift cards secure.

ChowNow gives restaurants ability to add Google Wallet app checkout

All ChowNow restaurant clients' ordering apps have been updated to include Google Wallet at no additional cost and all new restaurant clients will receive it as a standard feature.

Ingenico, Intel to work on products for the Internet of Things

The companies will jointly develop a mobile tablet that supports EMV and NFC payment functionalities.

Mobile-ordering provider secures additional $22 million in funding

Tapingo, which is popular on U.S. college campuses, said it will use the funding to accelerate its expansion beyond the college market.

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