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Xoom is considered one of the leading international remittance companies in the U.S. It enables consumers to send funds to, and pay bills for, family and friends worldwide using their mobile phones, tablets or computers.
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.
Rich McIver examines the different players in this unique market.
Customers expect a personalized experience that surprises and delights them, and most will trade bits of information about themselves if they receive something in return.
One long-time industry supporter is exploring the formation of a group that would help promote the benefits of direct carrier billing and mobile money services worldwide.
Suretap now boasts support from Bell, Telus and its subsidiary Koodo, and Virgin Mobile Canada. CIBC also will allow its customers to load their credit cards into the mobile wallet, and consumers have the ability to store gift cards from more than 30 retailers.
Consumers with a natural sense of curiosity want to engage with technology, says Eric Vazquez, project manager for Encore Event technologies, but will the technology provide value to the consumer and if so, in what form and to what end?
With remittance fees as high as 12 percent, many migrant workers are stuck in a bind. Hence, some migrants are turning to bitcoin "rebittances" as a less expensive alternative.
For all the talk about third-party mobile payment providers in recent weeks, financial institutions can still have a place in the conversation going forward.
Martin Cox, global head of sales for Bell ID, examines how the new kid on the block stacks up against Apple Pay and Samsung Pay for financial institutions.
Technology should be used in way that's natural for consumers to interact with, and enhance the brand story, rather than be the story itself, says Ben Putland, director of software analysis and development for Grand Visual.
A new study by Javelin reveals that EMV card distribution does not necessarily equate to EMV cardholder awareness.
The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center says that ransomware continues to spread, posing a threat to individuals and businesses alike.
Several African mobile operators — such as Vodacom Tanzania and MTN Uganda — are now generating more than 10 percent of their revenues from mobile money.
One in four US consumers would even be willing share their DNA with their bank to secure financial and personal information, a new report reveals.
'GlobalPlatform Secure Channel Protocol 11' addresses the increasing number of use cases, such as mobile banking, where applications utilize both the SE and TEE to protect a secure service.
The financial services industry tends to align its outlook with the potential of a technology rather than consumer expectations, Compass Plus survey shows.
Visa Europe predicts that 6 in 10 Britons (60 percent) will expect to use their mobile devices for payments at least once a week by 2020.
A new study from Javelin finds that nearly 25 percent of mobile users now name it as the go-to mode of access for their primary bank checking account.
A white paper by the forum analyzes the impact of the secure element and the role of third parties, as well as current acceptance status and business models.
EnStream announced MTS and SaskTel customers now have the ability to make mobile payments.
The Interactive Customer Experience Association is now accepting nominations for its Industry Excellence Awards, meant to honor the best self-service, digital signage and mobile technology deployments across all vertical market segments.
The GSMA said in a report that the two regions boast a total of 37 mobile money services accounting for approximately 14.9 million registered users across 19 countries.
Eight financial institutions, representing approximately 50 percent of the total U.S. payment card volume, estimate that 63 percent of their credit and debit cards will contain EMV chips by the end of this year, expanding to 98 percent by the end of 2017.
Payments Security Task Force, PCI Security Standards Council and the EMV Migration Forum have launched educational and prequalification tools for resellers and software vendors.
A research note from Mercator contends that future prospects for Apple's payment tool are brighter than current use data might suggest.
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