Will Hernandez Will Hernandez has 14 years of experience ranging from newspapers to wire services and trade publications. Before becoming Editor of MobilePaymentsToday.com, he spent two years as the content manager for PaymentsJournal.com, a leading payments industry news aggregator and information hub published by Mercator Advisory Group. Will spent four years covering the payments industry as an associate editor for multiple publications in SourceMedia's Payments Group based in Chicago.
While most consumers today likely view bitcoin, bitcoin cash and alternatives such as Ethereum and Litecoin as assets, some payments companies in the past couple of months have announced plans for consumers to more easily use cryptocurrencies as payment, and merchants to accept them.
Go isn't necessarily a new concept, but Amazon's take on cashierless shopping brings with it questions about the future of retail, and changes the way we as consumers buy goods.
It's time for a look back at last month's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.
The Purchase, New York-based card network has already helped MNOs such as Vodafone Ukraine, Digicel Group in the Caribbean, Viettel Telecom in Vietnam and Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom to roll out various services related to digital payments.
Bottom line: don't do business with people on Craigslist unless you meet them in person.
Visa's wearables initiative at the PyeongChang Games continued to illustrate how the card networks have acted more like technology companies than ever before as the payments industry continues to evolve.
Mobile Payments Today recounts all the ways we love our favorite transaction method, flaws and all.
The Boston-based company has a new twist on in-vehicle payments that uses a device already present in some 35 million automobiles on the road today.
And would Satoshi Nakamoto ever emerge to save it?
It's time for a look back at January's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.
The company behind the banking industry's mobile P2P effort had to think outside the box to get the service's core tenants across in three TV commercials.
The pending arrival of another mobile wallet in the U.S. raises some questions about how a new entrant can succeed among a growing number of options in the market.
Today's mobile payments experience has too many potential cracks in the system waiting to form that put a snag in the potential of a smooth ride start to finish. The industry should work to prevent such issues as much as possible.
For a company once known as a threat to the card networks and banks, PayPal is now an ally as it pushes forward with digital payments.
Mobile Payments Today takes a look at the top blog posts in 2017.
Mobile Payments Today takes a look back at the top features on the site throughout the past year.
Consumers want optimal value for the money they spent on a product. But when that doesn't go their way, expect backlash in a huge way.
The company officially became the latest big-box retailer to add an in-store, mobile-payment feature to its app in a move that also combines the company's digital coupon program into a single scan at checkout.
It's time for a look back at November's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.
Despite the less-than-stellar numbers for in-store, proximity-based mobile payments, Cyber Monday set a record for mobile-based remote payments.