Greg Coogan Greg Coogan is the Field Marketing Lead for Morpho Cards USA, and premier provider of secure identity solutions. He has been working on mobile payments since 2005. www
At the heart of mobile payments is identity. In a cash based society, identity isn’t a very big concern as everyone’s cash is the same.
When MCX (Merchant Customer Exchange) announced that they were going to launch their own mobile payments platform in 2012, that news reverberated in the American payments market like a shot. Prior mobile payment efforts were impressive thanks to heavyweights like...
If NFC isn't dead, it's fair to describe it as not feeling very well. The mobile payments industry floats on oceans of hype and buoyed expectations as any industry in its infancy must.
If we want mobile wallets, what do we do with our driver's licenses?
BlackBerry World 2012 was a surprisingly robust and upbeat affair given the travails of Research in Motion as of late. 2011 was such a disastrous year for the company that it was tempting to speculate that the choice of Waterloo...
Will mobile payments mean no more subsidies and long-term contracts?
Is Apple getting in the mobile payment game?
Every February, the mobile industry puts on its finest display of new tech and services at the Mobile World Congress, which took place this year in Barcelona. If you are addicted to all things mobile, this show is a your...
When Steve Jobs died in 2011, it was a media event of huge proportions. People and pundits flooded the internet, airwaves and print with testimonials and appreciations of his accomplishments, evoking comparisons to titans of industry like Thomas Edison and...
A story about one man's concern for issuers in the mobile payment future.
A primer on PCC and how it works to make mobile payments more reliable on a wireless network.
Despite long odds, Isis still has some cards to play.
You may have missed an interesting anniversary in 2009: 100 years since the widespread introduction of the coupon. Since then, coupons have been a useful tool for manufacturers who want you to give their products a try, and are willing to give you incentives to do so.
I have been writing about why I believe mobile payments will eclipse the card-based payment system that dominates the U.S. today.
If you have been watching the recent press releases from Amazon, Sprint, Microsoft and others, you probably have come to the conclusion that there is a great deal of activity in mobile payments, but precious little clarity as to what...
94% of North Americans are ready for Mobile Payments? Yes, with a big caveat. You may have read recently that Mobio commissioned a survey of 1085 North Americans to solicit their views on mobile payments. Mobio was interested in learning why, despite nearly ten years of hype, growth in mobile payments was not exactly through the roof.
Are credit card terminals headed for history's dustbin?
What new rumors about Apple's NFC plans may mean
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