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.
The transition to EMV in the U.S. has caused some headaches for consumers and retailers.
Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez discusses the rapidly changing mobile payments market in a blog post.
Mobile payment took more steps forward this year, but still has a way to go before it reaches its full potential.
Cloud-based mobile payments were once thought to be an insecure payment method, but the card networks helped change that perception last year with their support for it.
Consumers can access the new system through the retailer's existing mobile app; the system relies on QR code technology to complete a purchase at the physical point of sale.
Some companies are making the payment method available for physical goods, but don't expect a widespread trend anytime soon.
As consumers become more comfortable with their devices, a trip to a brick-and-mortar retailer is becoming less necessary.
It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in November, and what we can learn from them.
A blog post by Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez argues that the customer buying experience is going backwards with chip cards.
Matt Johanson, vice president of Discover Network Operations at Discover Financial Services, sat down with Mobile Payments Today at last month's Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas to discuss the company's current view on mobile payments.
It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in October, and what we can learn from them.
Multiple executives at last week's Money 20/20 conference talked about the importance of user feedback when developing and tweaking products and services.
A panel discussion at the Money 20/20 payments conference in Las Vegas focused on some of the ongoing issues between regulators and fintech companies.
Chase Pay, which is scheduled to debut in mid-2016, is both an in-store and in-app scheme that will give consumers the ability to pay for goods and services at MCX partners.
At Money 20/20, the card network announced a new program that will enable companies to add card credentials to devices such as automobile key fobs, smart rings and even clothing.
EMV and bank innovation also should be hot topics next week in Las Vegas, writes Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez.
The proprietary device works with smartphones and tablets running either the Android or iOS mobile operating system.
Mobile Payments Today recently conducted a Q&A with Ronald Herman, the company's founder and CEO, to get his thoughts on the current state of the industry.
Executives from mobile commerce and marketing companies such as Facebook and Stripe gathered in New York City last week to discuss the current state of the mobile economy.
It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in September, and what we can learn from them.