Almost half of Americans are likely to avoid retailers affected by data breaches

This holiday season, almost half of Americans are likely to avoid shopping at stores that were affected by data breaches over the past year.

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Apple Pay: A short-term wallet plan for 500 banks?

Costs associated with the Apple partnership might accelerate financial institutions' plans to release their own wallets, maybe with some help from merchants.

Where's my (your) money?: Overcoming mobile payment growing pains

Ronald Herman, CEO and founder of Sionic Mobile, says having the ability to send relevant promotions, rewarding users with instant incentives and providing security thresholds are critical components of a mobile effort.

Five trends in mobile payments worldwide in 2014

Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, examines the key areas in the market as the year enters the final quarter.

Don't hand Apple Pay the mobile payments title just yet

Consumer behavior and the Android users will affect how mobile payments will shake out going forward.

5 for 5: Apple rules the roost

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

Proxama finds mobile opportunities in North America

Company will expand outside of the U.K. and offer its mobile proximity services in Canada and the U.S., as Apple Pay, BLE beacons, EMV migration and HCE shake up both markets.

LevelUp's Passbook integration goes live with Capital Teas

Apple's mobile wallet gives merchant-branded prepaid cards a chance to compete with the card networks in the same space.

Paydiant's large role in mobile payments

The company's CEO recently spoke with Mobile Payments Today about his work with the Merchant Customer Exchange, Subway and what the future holds for this industry.

#FutureofPayments: In defense of Bitcoin (and its cousins)

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez takes a closer look at why virtual currencies can be beneficial to the financial system.

Apple Pay creates new opportunities for marketers

Now might be a good time for marketers to get to know Passbook better.

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More merchants to support Apple Pay thanks to Braintree SDK

Airbnb, Eventbrite, StubHub, JackThreads and the Levi's Stadium app from VenueNext will support Apple Pay in the coming weeks and months.

Expect 47% of US terminals to be EMV-enabled by 2016

The estimates are based on forecasts provided by acquirers representing approximately 80 percent of U.S. purchase volume.

ShopKeep adds EMV, NFC acceptance to new reader

ShopKeep said its new card reader brings the latest advancement in U.S. payment technology to thousands of merchants.

European mPOS provider raises $10 million in funding

Orderbird to increase its product portfolio and advance its international expansion.

Sionic Mobile to bring mobile payments to fuel stations

Company partners with The Pinnacle Corporation to leverage Bluetooth beacons inside the store and at pump islands to facilitate cloud-based payments and instant rewards for smartphone consumers.

Square makes it easier to order a fancy coffee drink

New Order app features include arrival prediction for preorders and buyer preference for order customization.

Zapp reveals UK merchant partners

The mobile payments initiative backed by banks plans to launch in 2015.

Acromobile partners with Bitnet for merchant bitcoin acceptance

Acromobile Payments with bitcoin acceptance is available to any merchant as a fully integrated Order-to-Bitcoin-to-Cash solution with integration to leading CRM and ERP systems.

Study charts 10 percent rise in shoppers who buy via mobile device

Since 2012, the incidence of shoppers using mobile devices to make purchases has increased from 25 percent to 35 percent.

Lavu iPad POS now accepts PayPal

Customers can pay for purchases using PayPal's mobile app.

Mobile Payments Today publishes State of the Industry report

MobilePaymentsToday.com surveyed consumers in the U.S., U.K., India and Brazil to discover how they are adapting to the growing mobile payments industry. Our fourth edition is available in five versions.

Thailand consumers get mobile wallet from Cellum

Users can store a Visa or MasterCard in PaysBuy and use it to pay top up prepaid cards, pay for utilities and buy items from 30 participating merchants.

VeriFone brings mPOS to Peruvian merchants

A MasterCard acquirer in Peru will deploy the EMV-capable devices to merchants over the next 15 months.

MCX intends to expand network through InComm partnership

InComm, a provider of integrated point-of-sale technology products to retailers, has entered into a strategic partnership with the Merchant Customer Exchange, a company formed by the nation's leading merchants to develop a customer-centric and mobile payment network.

PayPal and eBay to become separate companies next year

Move comes months after investor Carl Icahn suggested a split so that both entities could focus on their strengths.

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