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

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Google goes "hands free" with mobile payments

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.

February mobile payments 5 for 5: EMV in the spotlight (again)

February mobile payments 5 for 5: EMV in the spotlight (again)

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.

Chase's mobile payments strategy includes Starbucks pact

Chase's mobile payments strategy includes Starbucks pact

Starbucks will accept Chase Pay as a payment option later this year at its 7,500 U.S. locations.

NRF BIG Show focused on enhancing customer experiences

NRF BIG Show focused on enhancing customer experiences

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.

The problem with PayPal, 'old money' and digital payments

The problem with PayPal, 'old money' and digital payments

Will Hernandez, editor of Mobile Payments Today, had one thing on his mind after he watched PayPal's Super Bowl 50 commercial: hipsters.

US retailers' EMV pain opens path to contactless-only checkout lanes

US retailers' EMV pain opens path to contactless-only checkout lanes

Mobile Payments Today spoke about this concept with payment technology providers at the recent National Retail Federation Big Show in New York City.

Visa pushes mobile payments at Super Bowl 50

Visa pushes mobile payments at Super Bowl 50

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.

January mobile payments 5 for 5: New year, different questions

January mobile payments 5 for 5: New year, different questions

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.

Mobile banking continues to evolve

Mobile banking continues to evolve

As consumers demand more access to their favorite brands at all times, financial institutions are trying to oblige.

Mobile is affecting commerce decisions for retailers

Mobile is affecting commerce decisions for retailers

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.

Merchants shift priorities to better serve today's consumers

Merchants shift priorities to better serve today's consumers

At the National Retail Federation Big Show, London-based multinational retailer Marks and Spencer described how it created a new loyalty program.

New York company debuts pure mobile-only grocery checkout

New York company debuts pure mobile-only grocery checkout

FutureProof Retail has introduced what it claims is the first start­-to­-finish, secure self­-checkout mobile app.

Retailers find their sea legs with beacons for mobile engagement

Retailers find their sea legs with beacons for mobile engagement

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.

Brands compete with each other to provide best mobile experience

Brands compete with each other to provide best mobile experience

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.

The Internet of Things takes center stage at CES 2016

The Internet of Things takes center stage at CES 2016

Mobile Payments Today was at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. This photo gallery gathers a little bit of what we saw.

Is the time now for mobile payments?

Is the time now for mobile payments?

Mobile Payments Today was at the annual Consumer Electronics Show to moderate a panel about where mobile payments stand with consumers.

Groceries get 'smart' with MasterCard and Samsung

Groceries get 'smart' with MasterCard and Samsung

Groceries by MasterCard is a new app that Samsung will include in its upcoming refrigerator, the 'Family Hub.'

What are some big issues facing mobile payments?

What are some big issues facing mobile payments?

This was a question Mobile Payments Today attempted to answer last month during an hour-long Twitter Q&A session.

Year in Review: The top mobile payments news, articles and blog posts in 2015

Year in Review: The top mobile payments news, articles and blog posts in 2015

With 2015 in the books, it's time to look back at the top editorial content on Mobile Payments Today in the last 12 months.

December mobile payments 5 for 5: Walmart Pay arrives

December mobile payments 5 for 5: Walmart Pay arrives

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

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