Mobile wallets: The hidden commerce model

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Ed Busby, a former Softcard executive, discusses an overlooked aspect of today's mobile wallet game.

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CONNECT: How to get your app into the hands of millennials

Millennials will only keep 20 apps on a phone so the challenge is creating one that makes the cut.

Preview: 2015 ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit

Technology offers new ways for consumers to hold, control and spend their money. This summit promises to help execs get their arms around the former and meet the expectations of the latter.

CONNECT: Putting a bow on the mobile experience

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez discusses some of the key points from this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit.

Watch highlights from this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit

Couldn't make the CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit? Catch the highlights with this video.

CONNECT: The issues preventing widespread beacon deployment

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit discussed beacon technology's role with retailers today.

Wearable payments: The next frontier?

Companies like Nymi are attempting to take this corner of the industry to another level, but where does the market stand as we roll towards 2016?

CONNECT: The current state of mobile wallets and mobile ordering

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit attempted to clarify today’s mobile payments market, which is becoming an increasingly difficult task when you consider the options available to merchants.

CONNECT: Does your mobile experience offer 3 crucial elements?

Ryan Carver, senior vice president of strategy and emerging brands at Lamour, gave the keynote address at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit and told attendees retailers need to connect with customers on their turf.

Banks seek to capitalize on mobile customers

Mobile banking is on the rise, but how do financial institutions connect with consumers on a smaller screen?

Banking's digital future: Becoming more relevant to millennials

Dan Glessner, the chief marketing officer at Quisk, wrote a blog post about what changes financial institutions need to make to reach younger consumers.

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NEWS


Report: Most consumers believe nontraditional players will drive financial services

But only 38 percent of consumers would actually consider a nontraditional provider for their future financial services needs.

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.

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.

Prepaid provider CashStar closes $15 million funding round

This financing brings the total capital raised by CashStar to $50 million.

Study: Digital, mobile payments gain ground with US consumers

In a survey of 1,000 shoppers and payment processes in the past year, 93 percent used cash, 68 percent used debit cards and checks, 67 percent used credit cards and 62 percent used PayPal for payments.

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.

Study finds mobile plays larger role in consumers' shopping habits

Results show that the use of mobile technology by shoppers continues to climb, with adoption growing among key segments of the population.

Mobile money transfers expected to increase 150 percent in 2015

Several social media firms are already seeing a dramatic rise in service use, according to analysis from Juniper Research.

PayPal officially separates from eBay

PayPal previously was listed on the Nasdaq under the same ticker symbol "PYPL" before it was acquired by eBay Inc. in 2002 for $1.5 billion.

Detroit businesses adopt bitcoin payments

Several businesses in Detroit are beginning to accept bitcoin as a payment option.

Bitcoin companies offer services to Greek citizens

Since the Greek debt crisis began, there have been a number of reports on whether Greek residents were making use of bitcoin. However, several companies are now beginning to offer services specifically to Greek residents.

PayPal acquires Xoom in $890 million deal

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.

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