Apple Pay: Is it enough?

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Rick Oglesby, senior research analyst for Double Diamond Payments Research, examines what Apple's recent announcement means for mobile payments.

FEATURES


Apple Pay explodes onto the scene

Apple intros mobile wallet capabilities that combine NFC, Passbook and Touch ID. Company has support from banks, major card issuers and retailers.

Gemalto wants to connect the world

Digital security company releases new service to bring industry stakeholders together for NFC-enabled mobile payments.

Apple is the main event, but don't forget the undercard

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez reviews what has been an exciting week for the future of mobile payments.

The challenge of, and solution for, secure mobile payments

Greg Tennant from Cybera talks about what the industry is facing today in regards to mobile payments and security.

Will Apple Touch ID-enabled mobile payments reduce interchange rates?

At least one merchant services provider believes the card networks should consider it to stay relevant as more payment providers, and alternatives such as Bitcoin, enter the market.

Can smart cards bypass mobile?

The ability to securely download apps to a consumer's smart card has been demonstrated. But why is this important to a market that is already moving toward mobile payment?

Summit to take a deep dive into the future of ATM and mobile technologies

The second annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in September will feature experts with exceptional depth of knowledge in areas of innovation, security, compliance and regulation.

CONNECT Summit to delve into the evolving impact of mobile

Nikki Baird, Jack Philbin among the keynote speakers for the inaugural executive event.

Cortex MCP founder discusses current state of mobile payments

Mobile Payments Today sat down with Shaunt M. Sarkissian at the company's new headquarters in the Boston area.

How will HCE affect mobile payments security

Simon Keates, principal consultant for mobile security at Thales e-Security, discusses some of the challenges involved with this technology.

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NEWS


Fiserv gets into Apple Pay act with expanded tokenization availability

Technology provider expands mobile payments product portfolio to include tokenization capabilities.

Home Depot confirms data breach

Retailer is still in the process of determining the scope of the intrusion, which first began in April.

Apple to use NFC, tokenization in new iPhone and iWatch, according to report

Devices will work in tandem to share tokens to verify payments.

ATMIA publishes global position paper on Bitcoin ATMs

The paper maintains that regulators might see Bitcoin in a more positive light if it were to align itself with an established global industry organization such as ATMIA.

Alipay, Huawei intro biometric-based mobile payments

New smartphone will use a fingerprint scanner to confirm payments made through Alipay's wallet app.

Russian hackers steal massive amounts of customer data from US banks

The intrusion bears the hallmarks of political posturing; its timing corresponds to the enactment of sanctions against Russian banks and stolen information has not been used for fraudulent transactions.

Verizon Wireless chooses Danal for secure mobile transactions

Danal's Mobile Identity platform connects real-time with Verizon systems to provide merchants with capabilities such as device identification, fraud prevention, and consent-based mobile account details.

Swisscard flips switch on mobile authentication

Entersekt's mobile application provides an addition to 3D Secure protection of online purchases.

Zumigo closes $6 million in financing round

Intel Capital leads latest funding round for mobile device location and identity verification company.

Australian bank to add Apple TouchID mobile app access

St. George Bank plans to release the feature next month once Apple updates its mobile operating system.

What can 'Brown' do for data theft victims?

The UPS Store has notified customers of a potential data compromise occurring at 51 franchised locations between Jan. 20 and Aug. 11.

Boston Fed provides update on mobile payments

Mobile Payments Industry Workgroup said industry and regulators are still trying to come to a common understanding about the different mobile technology solutions and how they impact the payments system.

Zumigo mobile tech joins Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator

Zumigo Corp., a provider of mobile device location and identity verification solutions, is an inaugural member of the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator, launched today by Wells Fargo & Co., Zumigo announced today. Wells Fargo is exploring Zumigo's mobile location intelligence...

Oberthur acquires security company

NagraID Security SA develops and markets powered display cards to secure access to the cloud.

Quisk secures patent for mobile security

Feature enables consumers to lock their digital cash account anytime, anywhere to prevent unauthorized use.

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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.