Major financial institutions such as JP Morgan are finishing up blockchain technology pilot tests and other businesses are starting to jump on board, as well. But is blockchain tech worth the hype?
When JP Morgan Chase acquired the Merchant Customer Exchange payments technology last month, a 5-year saga came to a bitter end. The payments industry, which has proven difficult to navigate and succeed in over the past decade, claimed another victim.
A vending/micro market veteran has developed a technology, featuring artificial intelligence, he believes will disrupt the consumer goods distribution industry.
Retailers are inundated with new technology innovations, promising big returns for their bottom lines. It is difficult to decipher which deserve priority. However, few innovations have been able to match the benefits of augmented reality in retail.
The card networks decided late last year to show some mercy on fuel operators and pushed back their EMV deadline to Oct. 1, 2020.
It's time for a look back at last month's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.
Retailers not using Internet of Things technology may soon want to investigate its potential given big opportunities to boost the customer experience and save big bucks.
With mobile blurring the lines between physical and online shopping for both consumers and merchants, these new payment options call for security and trust models that meet the new challenges and threats.
Changes in consumer behavior continue to be rapid, disruptive, and largely driven by technology influences, such as mobile devices, big data, the cloud, IoT and machine learning.
McDonald’s and its recently unveiled plans to implement mobile ordering and curbside pickup is proof that even the mightiest brands now know mobile ordering is the order of the future. But, chains must lay the groundwork for this major transition by preparing a foundation that helps them clear the potential hurdles and move on to future success.
Although mobile payments are convenient for both employees and customers, transitioning to a cashless operation also presents a new set of challenges.
Beacon technology has not been adopted by merchants as quickly as expected, yet changes to devices and strategy will spur 4.5 million active beacons in the U.S. by 2018.
While 84 percent of shoppers are using their smartphone for retail shopping purposes, retailers are facing more than a few obstacles when it comes to downloads of a branded app.
A recent field test from the Boston Fed's Payments Strategies group shows the shortcomings of today's market.
Companies are always looking for new ways to solidify their relationship with their customer base and grow. Some do a good job while others miss. New technology often helps, but is not always the answer.
If 2015 was a defining moment for mobile use in retail, then 2016 showed the industry what is possible as merchants continued to fine-tune their app experiences for consumers. And they will continue along that path well into 2017 and beyond.
Does the consumer-controlled checkout Amazon Go offers hold revolutionary potential, or is it a blip on the radar before a newer, hotter trend dominates the popular narrative? In reality, it's a bit of both.
If mobile commerce is part of your overall selling strategy, understanding the differences between e-commerce and m-commerce fraud management is critical.
Venmo has staked its claim as a verb, which says something about its ubiquity. Masterpass and Zelle? Not so much.
Every ATMIA conference has its trending topic du jour. This year, the buzz was about cardless ATM transactions, a subject addressed in a well-attended 1-hour roundtable discussion among executives leading the charge to a card-free future.