AndroidPay could be a thing in China next year

China UnionPay reportedly working on a system like Apple Pay that combines fingerprint authentication and NFC.

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Webinar explores 5 mistakes retailers make with mobile

Presentation examines the checkout process, speed, security concerns and more.

5 for 5: MCX grabs unwanted attention

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

Mobile wallets: It’s a matter of trust

Ed Busby, founder of Hudson Mobile Advisory, examines how recent data breaches have an affect on how consumers view mobile payments.

Former Google Wallet exec on Poynt with new venture

EMV migration in the U.S. has opened the door for a new entrant into the point-of-sale terminal industry.

Restaurants and the mobile revolution

Five payments executives discuss how this sector is changing the way it interacts with consumers through technology.

Virtual currencies are very much a global reality

Mark Ranta from ACI Worldwide believes bitcoin and its alternatives are here to stay, but how can they be regulated?

When Apple Pay met MCX

Ed Busby, the former chief commerce office at Isis (now Softcard), believes both emerging mobile wallets need to work together to ensure success.

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.

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.

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KPMG says payment security issues will impact holiday shopping

More than half of consumers are either unsure or not confident at all in the security of their personal information when shopping both in-store and online.

US smartphone owners want to use Apple Pay and Google Wallet

Survey found some 30 percent of respondents want to use the mobile wallets but are unsure where they're accepted.

GSMA spills details about Mobile World Congress Shanghai

Conference will focus on how mobile technology is revolutionizing and enhancing every aspect of individuals' lives.

Mobey Forum examines bank attitudes on HCE

Seventy percent of respondents to a survey said they are keen to outsource mobile product development to third parties.

Venmo adds new features to mobile app

Company updates app to provide extra layer of security for iPhone users.

Trade association set to host mobile payments session in DC

The Merchants Payments Coalition wants to educate Congress members and their staffs about upcoming innovations in payments.

Square begins pre-orders for EMV products

Company will release a standalone chip card reader for $29 and a Square Stand accessory for $39.

Infobip touts data protection certification

Company used recent investments to enhance its security efforts.

Amex intros tokenization, HCE services

The token service is available in the US, and international rollout is expected to begin in 2015. HCE specifications are available today globally.

ROAM updates mPOS application

The new version of its application features a completely redesigned user interface and claims it is the first and only native tablet application for both iOS and Android that supports all mobile payment transaction types and all acceptance methods.

It's November — peak season for card fraud

Criminals Christmas-shop, too. Data analysts at Feedzai say last November was big for fraud, but this November will be bigger yet.

QVC shoppers get one-touch checkout in update app

The new app will give customers the option to log in to their QVC accounts on all iOS 8-enabled iPhone 5S, 6 and 6 Plus mobile devices. ​

Organizations not prepared adequately for targeted cyberattacks

A Kaspersky Lab study finds that although businesses know the threat is real, they aren't doing enough to protect themselves against targeted attacks.

Singapore's goSwiff intros new mobile products

The platform is designed to maximize revenue and customer loyalty via the increasing number of channels through which customers make purchases today.

FIME urges financial industry to add NFC along with EMV

The company says the financial industry should expect growing consumer demand for contactless following the rollout of Apple Pay.

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This research center deals with perhaps the most sensitive topic in the mobile payments industry – security. We cover fraud prevention for your business, privacy issues, regulation, malware, hacking, shortcodes, privacy, lost or stolen phones, and EMV.