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Banks eye tech upgrades and mobile tops the list

KAL and Mobile Payments Today sister publication ATM Marketplace took the wraps off the 2015 software trends report — and offered a detailed look at what the survey results indicate.

The EMV countdown is on: What merchants should be doing now

The U.S. is the last developed country in the world to move from the magnetic stripe card standard to EMV. It is also the largest and most complex market so far to make the switch, and Ingenico is finding that many merchants — especially medium-size ones — are not fully aware of what they need to do to get ready.

June mobile payments 5 for 5: Apple, Google, and Microsoft

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

Out of Africa: AML compliance for mobile payments

John A. Cassara, a former U.S. intelligence officer, shares his experiences from his time in Lesotho.

Apple Pay gets more 'Wallet'-like with new additions

Apple has added private-label and loyalty card support to its mobile payment system. The company also has announced that Apple Pay will launch in the UK next month.

May mobile payments 5 for 5: Authentication, MasterCard Send, social media

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

With Android Pay's arrival, battlefield lines have been drawn

Google is back in the game with another mobile payments product, but how does it stack up against Apple Pay and Samsung Pay? Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, examines where Android Pay stands at this point.

Google gets back into mobile payments with Android Pay

The new system is similar to Apple Pay, but there are some differences in the way Google will present its mobile wallet to consumers.

A look inside consumers' security concerns about emerging payments

When Facebook announced Messenger payments in March, some users weren't thrilled about the idea of giving their debit card information to the company. But one security expert believes consumers should be more worried about the safety of their overall digital identity.

ATM and mobile: A perfect match

Mobile devices are becoming ATM-access tools, able to offer many of the display and keyboard functions currently available on the self-service device.

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NEWS


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.

Moneris certifies Verifone's payment devices for EMV

Verifone's UX Solutions are a series of customizable and versatile unattended payment devices for use in all types of self-service environments.

North American Bancard mPOS device to debut in Apple stores

The device will retail for $39.95 and North American Bancard is also offering merchants $5,000 in free Apple Pay transaction processing.

Mobile security startup MagicCube raises $2.2 million in funding

Visa is the first company to participate in the company's Charter Partner program.

Report: Biometric device shipments for financial industry to total 212M units by 2024

Tractica anticipates that finance biometrics hardware and software revenue will increase from $126 million in 2015 to $2.2 billion in 2024.

Eval 4dev sends EMV Level 2 kernel testing to the cloud

Fime says its new solution allows development teams to check their work step by step, reducing the risk of failure in certification testing.

Nok Nok Labs completes latest funding round with $8 million

New strategic investors were added to the oversubscribed round, including DaouKiwoom Group from South Korea; DOCOMO Capital from Japan; and Thundersoft from China.

Bluefin partners with EchoSat to enhance data security

EchoSat serves a wide variety of clients, including convenience stores, gas stations, truck stops, restaurants, grocery stores and large retailers.

Kaspersky Q2 IT report highlights mobile security threat

The report finds a nearly threefold increase in mobile malware in the quarter, in addition to cyberespionage attacks targeting SMBs.

Small businesses lag in EMV preparedness

Wells Fargo study finds just 31 percent of the merchants it surveyed have POS terminals to accept chip cards.

Nearly half of smart cards shipped bound for US, China

Of 2.1 billion cards shipped, 903 million will end up in the wallets of Chinese and American cardholders, an ABI study finds.

Study: US generates 21 pct. of card volume, 48 pct. of card fraud

The Nilson report attributes lopsided US statistics to the fact that the nation has not yet moved to EMV, and predicts that loss totals will only go higher.

Citibank brings MasterPass to India

The bank and MasterCard claim that the digital wallet, which is accepted worldwide at 250,000 online retailers as a checkout option, is the first of its kind available in India.

Missing EMV liability shift date NBD, IT execs say

In a recent survey, 42 percent of IT pros said their company was making no apparent progress on EMV; 58 percent didn't think missing the deadline would affect the bottom line.

EMVCo qualifies FIME contactless terminal RF test tool

FIME says that its test tool is the first to achieve EMVCo qualification for Level 1 PCD analog testing on contactless terminals.

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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.