'Mobile Wallets 101': Your guide to the future of cardless transactions


FIs have an edge in a bid for mobile wallet loyalty due to their trusted provider status. For those that have been late to the party, now is the time to capitalize on this advantage.


The ATM-and-mobile age is here. Where are you?

For deployers who are not quite there yet, a free "ATM and Mobile 101" report offers valuable guidance on the integration of ATM mobile channels.

ICX Symposium: The future of customer experience is coming fast

With the Interactive Customer Experience Association set to host 'Inflection Point: The Future Tech of Customer Experience,' aimed at getting B2C brands ready for the future of customer engagement tech, we talked to the Association's executive director about what to expect.

Mobile payments in the QSR sector

Why is mobile so key to digital ordering success? This question and others are answered by experts.

The mobile shift is now for companies, software developers

Executives from mobile commerce and marketing companies such as Facebook and Stripe gathered in New York City last week to discuss the current state of the mobile economy.

The 'Pay' model is strong, but banks are still in play

Despite Apple, Google and Samsung soaking up all the hype with mobile wallets, the banks are slowly starting to make their own moves.

September mobile payments 5 for 5: Samsung Pay to rule them all?

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

Brace yourselves: EMV is here

The liability shift hits October 1, but there's still a lot of work to be done to get consumers and merchants ready for a new payments environment.

Android Pay, ISIS and the road to mobile payments ubiquity

A number of different factors could help Android Pay pull ahead in 2016, according to Tim Spenny, the vice president of financial services consulting at GfK Custom Research, North America.

AMIS: 'The Future of Payments' revisited

A video presentation of highlights and insights from the 2015 ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit, Sept. 9–11, in Washington, DC.

The omnichannel imperative

In a panel discussion at the ATM & Mobile Summit, bankers talk about the forces and technologies that are driving institutions to deliver a seamless customer experience.

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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.

CardFlight raises $4.2 million to aid mPOS business

CardFlight said the funding will enable it to continue to grow its engineering team and accelerate the rollout of their EMV-approved mobile payment acceptance products in the U.S.

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

Poll: In Canada, millennials drive charge toward new banking tech

Like their US counterparts, Canadians prefer to do their everyday banking via digital channels, but want to speak with a live person when they have more complex needs.

Report: Shift from physical to digital spurs payments innovation and growth

The report goes on to note that banks are still in a strong position to develop innovations that improve the customer experience despite the rise of other competitive payment providers.

The ATM-and-mobile age is here. Where are you?

For deployers who are not quite there yet, a free "ATM and Mobile 101" report offers valuable guidance on the integration of ATM mobile channels.

98 percent of US cards forecast to be EMV-enabled by end of 2017

By the end of 2015, 60 percent of cards will have chips, compared with 30 percent in June, the Payments Security Task Force says.

Study shows wide adoption of mobile banking app among US consumers

Seventy percent of consumers said that they use a mobile banking app a few times a month or more.

Samsung Pay transactions top $30 million in South Korea

Consumers have made more than 1.5 million total transactions to date, with approximately 60 percent of the transactions taking place on the Galaxy Note5 device.

Security experts expect increase in mobile payment-related breaches

The 2015 Mobile Payment Security Study from global cybersecurity association ISACA suggests that cybersecurity professionals are willing to balance benefits with perceived security risks of mobile payments.

Report: Aussie smartphone users forecast a cashless future

A new study by Australian bank Westpac reveals that consumers Down Under believe cash could be history by 2022.

The EMV merchant liability shift: A last-minute look

One week out from the Oct. 1 deadline, consumer awareness of and about EMV remains low, an ACI Worldwide survey finds.

Apple planning Apple Pay move into China?

Apple in June registered itself as a payments business in Shanghai's free trade zone.

Canada moves to modernize payments infrastructure

The Candian Payments Association and the Bank of Canada have released research that supports the initiative, outlining critical issues the industry must investigate to improve the payment system.

Most consumers unaware of EMV shift

Lower-income survey respondents were less likely to know about EMV cards than those in higher income brackets, according to merchant services provider Habortouch.

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