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. View Will Hernandez's profile on LinkedIn

Brace yourselves: EMV is here

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.

Ashley Madison: The new face of data breaches

Ashley Madison: The new face of data breaches

At the recent ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in Washington, DC, a pair of security experts discussed the implications of the Ashley Madison data breach, as well as other worrisome cybercrime trends.

Bitcoin brings the blockchain, and regulation, to the forefront

Bitcoin brings the blockchain, and regulation, to the forefront

The annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in Washington, D.C., included discussions about virtual currency and the role it might play in financial services.

Samsung Pay: The mobile wallet winner?

Samsung Pay: The mobile wallet winner?

That's what one industry executive declared during the first day of the annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in Washington, D.C.

August mobile payments 5 for 5: Digital wallets in focus

August mobile payments 5 for 5: Digital wallets in focus

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

CONNECT: Putting a bow on the mobile experience

CONNECT: Putting a bow on the mobile experience

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez discusses some of the key points from this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit.

CONNECT: The issues preventing widespread beacon deployment

CONNECT: The issues preventing widespread beacon deployment

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit discussed beacon technology's role with retailers today.

Wearable payments: The next frontier?

Wearable payments: The next frontier?

Companies like Nymi are attempting to take this corner of the industry to another level, but where does the market stand as we roll towards 2016?

CONNECT: The current state of mobile wallets and mobile ordering

CONNECT: The current state of mobile wallets and mobile ordering

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit attempted to clarify today’s mobile payments market, which is becoming an increasingly difficult task when you consider the options available to merchants.

Major mobile wallet providers not distinguishing themselves

Major mobile wallet providers not distinguishing themselves

Apple Pay leads the pack in media hype, but it's been difficult to gauge its success, along with other schemes.

Banks seek to capitalize on mobile customers

Banks seek to capitalize on mobile customers

Mobile banking is on the rise, but how do financial institutions connect with consumers on a smaller screen?

Remember that time when Rowdy Piper was in a Softcard commercial?

Remember that time when Rowdy Piper was in a Softcard commercial?

The now-defunct mobile wallet's marketing machine was plagued by problems from the start.

Mobile POS market expected to increase 400 pct. by 2019

Mobile POS market expected to increase 400 pct. by 2019

A new report from 451 Research predicts that the global installed base of mPOS devices will increase fourfold to just over 54 million units at a 32 percent compound annual growth rate in 2019 from the current 13 million devices in the market today.

July mobile payments 5 for 5: The march towards the EMV liability shift

July mobile payments 5 for 5: The march towards the EMV liability shift

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

InComm's drive to bring open-loop prepaid to mobile wallets

InComm's drive to bring open-loop prepaid to mobile wallets

The company has partnered with Gemalto to use the digital security company's Allynis Trusted Services Hub to digitize its open-loop prepaid card offerings.

Three years later: Where does MCX stand today?

Three years later: Where does MCX stand today?

Best Buy, Target, and Wal-Mart were among the first major retailers to announce their support for the Merchant Customer Exchange. More than three years later, the proposed mobile payments system is still more an idea than an actual product.

No surprise: Gallup finds mobile wallets low priority for consumers

No surprise: Gallup finds mobile wallets low priority for consumers

Just 13 percent of more than 17,000 consumers surveyed have a digital wallet on their smartphone.

Mobile online retail payments in focus

Mobile online retail payments in focus

Total mobile online retail payments are expected to grow from $75.8 billion to $217.4 billion at a 23 percent compounded annual growth rate between 2014 and 2019, according to Javelin's Mobile Online Retail Payments Forecast.

June mobile payments 5 for 5: Apple, Google, and Microsoft

June mobile payments 5 for 5: Apple, Google, and Microsoft

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

A voice for mobile carrier commerce

A voice for mobile carrier commerce

One long-time industry supporter is exploring the formation of a group that would help promote the benefits of direct carrier billing and mobile money services worldwide.

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