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.

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Restaurants just getting started with mobile, Tillster CEO says

The technology should have maximum utility for consumers, such as ordering and loyalty; payment alone isn't enough.

Consumers shifting to mobile payments

A panel discussion at the recent Fast Casual Executive Summit examined why the restaurant industry needs to focus its efforts on emerging technologies.

FIS executive discusses the convergence of mobile and ATMs

Company claims more than 27 million mobile banking customers as it tries to find the best experience for users.

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.

Restaurants and the mobile revolution

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

What does Apple's new mobile wallet mean for restaurants?

Seth Priebatsch, LevelUp's Chief Ninja, wrote about his outlook for Apple Pay.

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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NEWS


Real time payments coming soon ... or not?

A new report from Mercator Advisory Group considers opportunities in real-time payments for US service vendors and financial institutions.

6-year-olds with smartphones? That's what Ericsson predicts

Yes, you read that right. What's more, the mobile network provider predicts that units will exceed 6.1 billion by 2020.

Canadians resist mobile payments

Only 21 percent of Canadian shoppers reported making a mobile payment online and in-store in the past six months, according to GfK survey.

North American consumers embrace mobile payments and virtual currency

Accenture survey finds that 40 percent of consumers in Canada and the U.S. have used their smartphone to make a payment at a merchant location.

Three-quarters of consumers plan to use their mobile for holiday shopping this year

According to a new survey, 82 percent plan to spend the same amount or more on holiday spending as compared to last year, while just 18 percent plan on scaling back and spending less.

NFC users to top half a billion by 2019

NFC-based Apple Pay and host card emulation technology will drive awareness and acceptance, a Juniper Research report says.

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.

Apptive intros features to help online merchants tap burgeoning m-commerce trends

Mobile-commerce merchants can leverage features for the holiday shopping season.

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.

New report examines emerging payments in Africa

With new technologies, a growing middle class, government initiatives, and many drivers towards greater inclusion, Africa’s payment systems are changing rapidly.

US gov't to introduce EMV for EBT cards

Following on high-profile data breaches originating at POS terminals, the Obama Administration is reportedly taking measures to ensure the security of electronic benefits payments data.

Prepaid cards rule in September spending; checks see rare increase

Total dollar volume was up year-over-year, but month-to-month growth slowed slightly as consumers took a breather between back-to-school and Halloween spending.

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.

NFC Forum launches developer program

"Tap Into NFC" is meant to deliver resources and support developers to leverage NFC for applications and services.

Data breach extends beyond Jimmy John's to other restaurants

Data breach extended beyond 216 Jimmy John's restaurants to include 108 other restaurants.

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