Big news with Chase entering in to a 10 year expanded partnership with Visa to create a ‘differentiated experience’ for its merchants and consumers. I would warn anyone thinking “offers and deals” when they hear “differentiated experience," because I believe...
Connected mobile devices are changing consumer behavior and altering the way we shop.
When MCX (Merchant Customer Exchange) announced that they were going to launch their own mobile payments platform in 2012, that news reverberated in the American payments market like a shot. Prior mobile payment efforts were impressive thanks to heavyweights like...
2012 was a record year in the growth of app store purchases over mobile operator billing. Google Play sales processed via carrier billing by Amdocs for leading NA operators tripled in revenues last year.
The world has already turned mobile, but the question of how soon and in what way will money go mobile still remains. Optimistic predictions were made for 2012, which was supposed to be the boom year for mobile payments of...
At midnight yesterday, Google sent me an email on how the new GoogleWallet update will now allow me to store my "Citi MasterCard" online. As other Google Wallet aficionados may recall (Bueller..? Bueller..?), Citi was the lone standout in Google Wallet's journey to the cloud and its race to conformity.
Especially in banked markets, where payment card penetration is often above the hundred percent, we have all learned to recognize that mobile payments needs to be more then "mobilizing" payments by changing the form factor from plastic card to a...
Mobile payment startup raises $2 million from group of private investors.
Carrier biller now connected to 90 percent of U.S. wireless subscribers.
Major developments in 2012 highlight how far the mobile payment market has come.
Customer email and screenshots of the new Google Wallet app leaked.
It may not be sexy, but mediation is key to the future of mobile payments.
Carrier partnering with CorFire and Gemalto to offer mobile wallet to its 400 million subscribers.
I am in Vegas and I am fascinated by my room key. This is not the usual "insert into the slot, wait for it turn green or hear it chime" key cards; these are 'tap and hold to a door scanner till the door opens' RFID key card.
Isis flips the switch in test markets Austin and Salt Lake City.
(UPDATED) Companies partnering on making Google Wallet more accessible in the offline world.
Contrary to what may be said, Isis is a big deal for mobile payments.
A U.K. tech journalist tries his hand at actually using some mobile payment methods.
Card giant adds another mobile provider to its web of carrier partners.
Mobile payment JV waits to launch pilot program while it sorts out issues.