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.

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June 5 for 5: Execs discuss the problem of cart abandonment

June 5 for 5: Execs discuss the problem of cart abandonment

It's time for a look back at June's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.

Merchants chase Uber for a better mobile customer experience

Merchants chase Uber for a better mobile customer experience

It's no surprise the ride-sharing service comes up a lot during discussions about personalization and customer interaction. That was a topic of conversation during multiple panels at two trade conferences in May.

Restaurant industry tentatively embraces emerging mobile technology

Restaurant industry tentatively embraces emerging mobile technology

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez went to the National Restaurant Association Show for the first time to get a look at how restaurants are connecting with the connected consumer.

3 quick takeaways from WWDC regarding Apple Pay

3 quick takeaways from WWDC regarding Apple Pay

While Apple didn't revamp Apple Pay like some expected, it officially announced its long-rumored entry into the online checkout world.

Talking With: Visa digital executive about brand awareness, Pay with Amazon, and the IoT

Talking With: Visa digital executive about brand awareness, Pay with Amazon, and the IoT

Mobile Payments Today sat down with Vish Shastry at the Shoptalk conference to discuss Visa Checkout and where the card network plans to take it in the coming year.

May 5 for 5: Mobile wallets still finding their way

May 5 for 5: Mobile wallets still finding their way

It's time for a look back at May's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.

Talking With: Amazon payments exec on connected experiences, Alexa and the IoT (Part 2)

Talking With: Amazon payments exec on connected experiences, Alexa and the IoT (Part 2)

In part two of our chat with Patrick Gauthier, Mobile Payments Today speaks with him about cart abandonment, Amazon's role in mobile commerce and how the way we pay is changing.

Talking With: Amazon payments exec on brokering consumer trust, solving customer pain points (Part 1)

Talking With: Amazon payments exec on brokering consumer trust, solving customer pain points (Part 1)

Mobile Payments Today sat down with Patrick Gauthier at the Shoptalk conference to discuss a wide range of topics about e-commerce, the checkout experience and what makes Pay with Amazon different from MasterPass, PayPal and Visa Checkout.

Retailers should seek to own mobile payments

Retailers should seek to own mobile payments

A panel discussion at the ShopTalk conference in Las Vegas focused on the issues merchants face today as it relates to the mobile customer experience.

Bango's BilltoMobile acquisition puts spotlight back on direct carrier billing

Bango's BilltoMobile acquisition puts spotlight back on direct carrier billing

On the same day that U.K.-based Bango made its acquisition for $3.5 million, Las Vegas-based Axiologix Inc. announced that it had entered into a joint venture with SLA Mobile, a direct carrier biller with headquarters in Malaysia and the U.K. The next day, Austria's Dimoco purchased Italy-based Onebip for an undisclosed amount.

MCX delays nationwide rollout of CurrentC mobile wallet

MCX delays nationwide rollout of CurrentC mobile wallet

Almost four years after its formation, MCX has little to show for its efforts outside a pilot in one Midwest city.

April 5 for 5: Criminals seek to exploit mobile payments

April 5 for 5: Criminals seek to exploit mobile payments

It's time for a look back at April's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.

Talking With: NCR's Eli Rosner about the current state of omnichannel

Talking With: NCR's Eli Rosner about the current state of omnichannel

NCR believes it is at the forefront of the ongoing changes we see in omnichannel, whether it's at a bank or retailer.

Ironing out the wrinkles in mobile ordering

Ironing out the wrinkles in mobile ordering

The actual process of mobile ordering for consumers is simple. But picking up your order at a restaurant can be a little shaky at times.

March mobile payments 5 for 5: Mobile World Congress in focus

March mobile payments 5 for 5: Mobile World Congress in focus

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

Mobile payments play a role in Messenger's quest to become more like WeChat

Mobile payments play a role in Messenger's quest to become more like WeChat

A media report recently revealed a potential plan for Facebook to add an in-store mobile payments option to Messenger. This could be another step in the company's plans to introduce a digital wallet.

Dorsey wants Square to be synonymous with mobile payments

Dorsey wants Square to be synonymous with mobile payments

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.

MasterCard helps fashion make a splash on the payments runway

MasterCard helps fashion make a splash on the payments runway

The card network hosted a hack event this past weekend at The New School Parsons School of Design in New York City.

Google goes

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.

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