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.
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.
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.
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.
Just 13 percent of more than 17,000 consumers surveyed have a digital wallet on their smartphone.
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.
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.
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.
Suretap now boasts support from Bell, Telus and its subsidiary Koodo, and Virgin Mobile Canada. CIBC also will allow its customers to load their credit cards into the mobile wallet, and consumers have the ability to store gift cards from more than 30 retailers.
For all the talk about third-party mobile payment providers in recent weeks, financial institutions can still have a place in the conversation going forward.
Apple has added private-label and loyalty card support to its mobile payment system. The company also has announced that Apple Pay will launch in the UK next month.
Gemalto is working with rugby and soccer clubs in the U.K. on a contactless wristband that could eliminate the need for fans to carry cash with them on match days.
It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in May, and what we can learn from them.
The new system is similar to Apple Pay, but there are some differences in the way Google will present its mobile wallet to consumers.
When Facebook announced Messenger payments in March, some users weren't thrilled about the idea of giving their debit card information to the company. But one security expert believes consumers should be more worried about the safety of their overall digital identity.
The service is being touted as the first of its kind to enable businesses, merchants, governments, nonprofits and issuers to transfer funds to consumers' checking accounts via any U.S. debit card, including non-MasterCard debit cards.
The partnership enables LevelUp users who are Sprint subscribers to charge in-store purchases to their mobile phone.
Last week at the Virtual Currency Today Summit hosted by Networld Media Group, representatives from the Massachusetts government and the FTC discussed their views on the virtual currency regulatory landscape from the state and federal level.
Executives from across the bitcoin ecosystem gathered in Boston last week for the first Virtual Currency Today Summit.
A study from Experian and the Ponemon Institute finds pause among payments ecosystem executives about how innovative technology could lead to more data security breaches.
It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in April to see what we can learn from them.