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.
Square announced Wednesday as part of its first earnings report as a public company that it had received over 350,000 preorders for the company's new EMV-enabled contactless reader.
The card network hosted a hack event this past weekend at The New School Parsons School of Design in New York City.
The company is testing what it calls a 'Hands Free' app that enables users to make and confirm purchases without a payment card or mobile wallet.
It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in February, and what we can learn from them.
Starbucks will accept Chase Pay as a payment option later this year at its 7,500 U.S. locations.
This renewed focus on the customer experience comes at a time when the smartphone, wearables and the Internet of Things become more relevant to consumers and retailers.
Will Hernandez, editor of Mobile Payments Today, had one thing on his mind after he watched PayPal's Super Bowl 50 commercial: hipsters.
Mobile Payments Today spoke about this concept with payment technology providers at the recent National Retail Federation Big Show in New York City.
The card network has outfitted the big game's venue, Levi's Stadium, with over 500 contactless-enabled point-of-sale terminals and 200 more across other Super Bowl-related venues in San Francisco and Santa Clara.
It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in January, and what we can learn from them.
As consumers demand more access to their favorite brands at all times, financial institutions are trying to oblige.
At the NRF Big Show, a panel discussion about what's next in payments focused on the role technology has played in consumers' expectations as they interact with their favorite brands.
At the National Retail Federation Big Show, London-based multinational retailer Marks and Spencer described how it created a new loyalty program.
FutureProof Retail has introduced what it claims is the first start-to-finish, secure self-checkout mobile app.
Near the end of 2015, many mainstream publications rushed to declare Apple's iBeacon technology a dud — even though it's been around only since 2013. But some industry insiders believe it's too early to pass judgment.
Will Hernandez, the editor for Mobile Payments Today, shares a recent shopping trip that made him think about the mobile experience in 2016. Here's a hint: it still needs work.
Mobile Payments Today was at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. This photo gallery gathers a little bit of what we saw.
Mobile Payments Today was at the annual Consumer Electronics Show to moderate a panel about where mobile payments stand with consumers.
Groceries by MasterCard is a new app that Samsung will include in its upcoming refrigerator, the 'Family Hub.'
This was a question Mobile Payments Today attempted to answer last month during an hour-long Twitter Q&A session.