Talking With: Alipay's Souheil Badran about merchant partnerships, consumers' needs

Talking With: Alipay's Souheil Badran about merchant partnerships, consumers' needs

Souheil Badran has been the face of Alipay in North America as the company continues to expand merchant acceptance in Canada and the U.S. to keep pace with the growing number of tourists visiting popular tourist cities every year.

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How cash and digital payments can coexist going forward

How cash and digital payments can coexist going forward

One clear conclusion we can make, based on recent trends in the financial services industry, is that the increasing prevalence of new transaction methods does not necessarily mean that more traditional payment mechanisms are being left behind.

5 for 5: Top reasons to attend the ICX Summit

5 for 5: Top reasons to attend the ICX Summit

There are a multitude of reasons to attend the upcoming ICX Summit being held in Dallas in June. Here are five top reasons not to miss the annual event from Networld Media Group, which publishes Mobile Payments Today.

Retailers and the move toward a mobile, cashierless checkout experience

Retailers and the move toward a mobile, cashierless checkout experience

Tom Chittenden, vice president and general manager of retail solutions, NCR Corp., writes about how the reinvention happening in retail is pushing more merchants towards the cashierless model.

Intel's drive to redefine the customer experience is all about technology

Intel's drive to redefine the customer experience is all about technology

Christie Rice, director of the worldwide global digital signage and interactive kiosk segment for the Internet of Things Group at Intel, talks about her company's work with so many of the technologies that enable interactive customer experiences of today — and tomorrow.

How the smartphone can help reinvigorate financially underserved consumers

How the smartphone can help reinvigorate financially underserved consumers

Dan Puterbaugh, senior legal advocate for Adobe, discusses the opportunity for the underbanked and unbanked to break into the financial mainstream.

Mobile Payments Today provides showcase for mobile wallet providers

Mobile Payments Today provides showcase for mobile wallet providers

Mobile Payments Today is preparing the 2018 edition of the Mobile Wallet Comparison Guide. If your company provides a mobile wallet, you're eligible for a free listing in the guide.

Can real-time payments transform the US market?

Can real-time payments transform the US market?

Real-time payments infrastructure officially arrived in the U.S. with the launch of The Clearing House RTP system in November. Will the technology ultimately prove to be, as predicted, "one of the most important payment transformation efforts in our industry"?

Mobile Payments Today: April's best reads

Mobile Payments Today: April's best reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read content on the site.

Travelers increasingly turn to digital payments over cash

Travelers increasingly turn to digital payments over cash

Nav Kullar, marketing manager for NCR Payments, cites a recent Visa study about this trend with consumers traveling abroad.

The wait is over: Why real-time redemption makes loyalty better

The wait is over: Why real-time redemption makes loyalty better

Julian Wallis, the retail director at Rambus, believes better value-added services can help retailers reverse declining revenue growth.

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Securing Real-time Payments with Payment Account Tokenization

Securing Real-time Payments with Payment Account Tokenization

Real-time payments (RTP) have been proliferating globally since 1973, increasingly driven by the need for payments clearing to keep pace with today’s on-demand digital world.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Rambus


White paper: bundling and co-marketing with TV providers

White paper: bundling and co-marketing with TV providers

Fortumo's latest white paper looks at how digital service companies can work together with cable & satellite TV providers on bundling their services. The goal of such partnerships is to achieve user and revenue growth while creating loyalty among customers of both companies.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fortumo


Carrier billing in Latin America: 2018 market report by Fortumo

Carrier billing in Latin America: 2018 market report by Fortumo

Fortumo's latest market report gives an overview of the mobile payments landscape in Latin America. It covers 9 of the biggest countries in the region by population where Fortumo has coverage: Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala and Bolivia.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Fortumo


The Software Vendor’s Guide to Faster EMV

The Software Vendor’s Guide to Faster EMV

As the use of chip cards becomes more prevalent, consumers are able to pay more securely, but not necessarily more quickly (or conveniently). Chip card transactions can take up to 15 seconds. When time is money, 15 seconds can feel like an eternity.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Clearent


Tokenization vs. Encryption Cheat Sheet

Tokenization vs. Encryption Cheat Sheet

Tokenization and encryption are often mentioned together because they both cipher sensitive card data; however, they are not interchangeable terms.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Clearent


FSS Toggle

FSS Toggle

Instant Card Control at Your Fingertips

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: FSS


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