Study: India surpasses 500 million unique mobile subscribers

The new report, ‘The Mobile Economy: India 2015’, finds that 13 percent of the world's mobile subscribers reside in India and that subscriber growth is forecast to outperform the regional and global averages over the coming years.


The 10 most important bank weapons in the digital wallet battleground

Ed Busby, a former Softcard executive, wrote a blog post on what banks can do to compete with third-party providers.

Mobile payments bubble to the surface amid EMV growing pains

A blog post by Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez argues that the customer buying experience is going backwards with chip cards.

Discover finds its way into mobile payments

Matt Johanson, vice president of Discover Network Operations at Discover Financial Services, sat down with Mobile Payments Today at last month's Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas to discuss the company's current view on mobile payments.

Pathways to payment transformation

Three industry experts discuss compelling reasons and real-world strategies for moving legacy systems into the digital, omnichannel future.

Webinar: Initiatives, strategies and new approaches for payment transformation

As payment services organizations continue to drive some of the biggest changes in global payments, how can companies determine which strategies will work best in the future?

Are millennials from Mars?

Plenty of things about millennials might seem alien to Gen X-ers and boomers, but when it comes to banking, they're all pretty much the same.

A fine line between innovation and regulation for fintech industry

A panel discussion at the Money 20/20 payments conference in Las Vegas focused on some of the ongoing issues between regulators and fintech companies.

Chase teams with MCX on Chase Pay mobile wallet

Chase Pay, which is scheduled to debut in mid-2016, is both an in-store and in-app scheme that will give consumers the ability to pay for goods and services at MCX partners.

MasterCard to drive payments for the Internet of Things

At Money 20/20, the card network announced a new program that will enable companies to add card credentials to devices such as automobile key fobs, smart rings and even clothing.

Uneasy alliance: Banks and fintech startups

Dan Glessner, the chief marketing officer at Quisk, wrote a blog post about how he sees things going down between banks and fintech startups in the future.

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Consumers find digital-savvy banks more trustworthy

The survey findings come from The Balancing Act: U.S. Bank 2015 Outlook on People and Technology, which the bank said uncovered some surprising facts about how consumers expect to use financial services in the future.

Shoppers irked by EMV transaction times

A recent study shows that consumers are four times more likely to fret about speed than about security.

Three-fourths of firms experience internal data security incidents

For 21 percent of companies affected by internal threats, the loss of valuable data affected their business.

Mobile is big for Alibaba's record-breaking Singles' Day sales

Consumers bought $14.3 billion in goods on the holiday, which is up 60 percent from last year.

Consumers more comfortable buying, using digital gift cards

The Retail Gift Card Association found that methods of purchase and redemption are rapidly shifting to a mix of both physical and digital.

Study: Hispanics omnichannel users of banking services

FIs trying to attract Hispanic customers should emphasize the breadth of their banking options, a new study says.

Survey: For payment safety, consumers trust banks the most

Three-quarters of consumers trust banks to protect their payments, while only 1 percent trust major retailers or telecom companies to do so, an ABA study finds.

FFIEC issues statement on 'cyberextortion'

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council warns of an increase in cyberattacks that seek to extort payment from FIs in return for the release of sensitive information.

Study: biometrics important to mobile payments' growth

Fingerprint scanners could push the number of biometrically authenticated transactions to nearly 5 billion by 2019, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

GSMA: North America leads new mobile tech adoption

A new report highlights that the region has been an early adopter of 4G networks, which are driving considerable growth in mobile data traffic.

Report: Apple Pay adoption slows

Higher adoption rates are shown among millennials and Gen X'ers and, currently, these two groups account for 92 percent of Apple Pay users.

Survey: Vast majority of consumers want retailers to boost 
data security

Following major retailer data breaches, consumers want merchants to upgrade security controls and install EMV card readers to stop fraud.

Australia planning new mobile payments scheme

Eftpos, the most widely-used card system in the country, is working with Bell ID to build the new system, which will include tokenization.

UK's Vocalink explores mobile payments in Thailand

Vocalink, which operates the region's Faster Payments system, announced it will work with National ITMX, the operator of Thailand's interbank payments network, to explore the potential development of a real-time mobile payments system.

Local MNOs contribute more than $100B to Sub-Saharan African economy

The $102 billion economic contribution in 2014 was equivalent to 5.7 per cent of the region's GDP

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