James Wester James Wester is a technology writer and blogger with over 15 years of experience in marketing and communications in the technology and payments sectors. Prior to joining MobilePaymentsToday.com as editor he worked as Director of Corporate Communications for Chase Paymentech and ran payment operations for AOL. James has a BA in English from Drury University in Springfield, MO and an MS in IT Management from the University of Virginia.
From shopping on their phones to ditching change at the parking meter, consumers are embracing mobile payments for an ever larger number of daily tasks.
Well, nuts. San Francisco-based startup Ribbon announced this morning that it had turned on in-stream payments through its service as well as integration with YouTube.
M&S mobile payment pilot shows a retailer's commitment to the mobile channel.
Account holders can order checks, deposit up to $100K annually into FDIC-insured accounts.
Restaurant chain sweetgreen has launched a mobile payment and loyalty app for use in its 16 locations.
Merchant services provider rolls out its new Genius customer engagement platform.
FIS goes from investor to owner of leading mobile banking company.
Mobile payment startup raises $2 million from group of private investors.
Retail POS maker announced it will divest its mobile POS business and pursue channel strategy.
Just in time for last-minute gifters (though curiously too late for the beginning of the holiday shopping season) Square has released new updates for its Square Wallet and Square Register apps. On the Square Wallet side, the company has added...
Startup Cardfree unites experienced mobile payment veterans, nets $10 million in Series A funding.
Isis flips the switch in test markets Austin and Salt Lake City.
Square has signed a new retail partner. The company said its mobile credit card readers will be sold at AT&T's 1,000 retail outlets.
The market's appetite for mobile point-of-sale solutions has yet to be sated. At least that's what some investors are betting when it comes to another European mobile POS company, SumUp.
Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy announce Merchant Customer Exchange to compete with Google Wallet, Isis.
Coffee giant to invest $25 million in payment company and accept Pay with Square.
Mobile app-maker offers free hardware and no upfront costs for its new POS solution.
Regulators looking to keep consumers safe from the perils of mobile payments.
New features let users link any major card to their mobile wallet.
Washington D.C.'s efforts to set the car provider's fees underscore the pain of regulation.