Boku brings direct carrier billing into the physical world thanks to license

Boku brings direct carrier billing into the physical world thanks to license

San Francisco-based company partners with the three major MNOs in the U.K. to extend service beyond digital content.

Mobile payments looks for signs of life as the industry moves on

Mobile payments looks for signs of life as the industry moves on

Ed Busby, the former chief commerce office at Isis (now Softcard), examines what the industry might expect to happen in the next year as Apple Pay emerges.

MNOs face some uncertainty with mobile wallets

MNOs face some uncertainty with mobile wallets

U.K. joint-venture Weve changes direction on its plans as Apple Pay (and HCE) alter the payments value chain.

Softcard seeks an Apple hand

Softcard seeks an Apple hand

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez examines some challenges potentially facing the mobile wallet on Apple's new iPhone 6.

Gemalto wants to connect the world

Gemalto wants to connect the world

Digital security company releases new service to bring industry stakeholders together for NFC-enabled mobile payments.

The top 10 mobile payments stories from 2013

The top 10 mobile payments stories from 2013

NFC was top of mind for readers, but what else struck their fancy? Here's a look at the most-read stories from last year.

Who the FTC sued for fraudulent carrier billing and mobile cramming

Who the FTC sued for fraudulent carrier billing and mobile cramming

Malini Mithal of the FTC recounts recent lawsuits the agency won against fraudulent payment companies. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit)

5 for 5: The most-read mobile payments stories from November

5 for 5: The most-read mobile payments stories from November

Take a look at the most popular mobile payments content from last month.

After a natural disaster, mobile payments can speed the inflow of monetary aid

Mobile technology has evolved to the point where it is in almost everyone's pockets, and that can make a big difference in the event of natural disaster. Japan's tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti earthquake and typhoon Haiyan, all of these...

When a telco turns to banking

When a telco turns to banking

Rogers Communications, first Canadian MNO to gain banking license, looks to disrupt an entire industry.

What Android's KitKat means for NFC

What Android's KitKat means for NFC

Pundits have focused on carrier end run but missed the upside for merchants, others.

Debunking direct operator billing, Part 2

Debunking direct operator billing, Part 2

DOB lets you buy items from your phone bill, but sometimes it's a premium text message in disguise. What's the difference?

Are your customers really who they say they are?

Are your customers really who they say they are?

The first step to knowing your customer: Know Jumio. Jumio’s ID ver­i­fi­ca­tion technology, Netverify, pro­vides you with real-time ID verification. Turn your customer’s smart-phone or com­puter into an ID scan­ning ter­minal that makes it fast and easy to cap­ture and...

Hardware: The key to mobile commerce's future

Hardware: The key to mobile commerce's future

Four recent moves by three large companies have pushed software and the cloud to the back seat.

Desjardins becomes first Canadian FI to announce multi-carrier NFC

Desjardins becomes first Canadian FI to announce multi-carrier NFC

While larger competitors move cautiously toward contactless payments, the Quebec-based financial cooperative plows ahead.

Canadians growing increasingly comfortable with mobile payments

Canadians growing increasingly comfortable with mobile payments

Online transactions dominate, but analysts expect brick-and-mortar use to follow suit.

Monitise, Telefónica Digital team up on mobile money services

Monitise, Telefónica Digital team up on mobile money services

Mobile money provider explores options with partner from a new vertical. 

Bango confirms direct carrier billing deal with Mozilla

Bango confirms direct carrier billing deal with Mozilla

Company will provide billing and settlement services for Firefox Marketplace when it launches this year.

Chase Visa deal and SDWOANAF: where potential and confusion meet

Chase Visa deal and SDWOANAF: where potential and confusion meet

Writing clearly requires more effort than just writing; this becomes more evident the more complicated the subject. The Wall Street Journal provided a good example of that recently with its article "What's in Your Digital Wallet? Lucrative Data" The story...

Add NFC to carrier billing for txtNation's new mobile payment recipe

Add NFC to carrier billing for txtNation's new mobile payment recipe

TxtNation partners with RapidNFC to bring U.K. consumers a hybrid carrier billing and NFC payment solution. 

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