While most consumers today likely view bitcoin, bitcoin cash and alternatives such as Ethereum and Litecoin as assets, some payments companies in the past couple of months have announced plans for consumers to more easily use cryptocurrencies as payment, and merchants to accept them.
Go isn't necessarily a new concept, but Amazon's take on cashierless shopping brings with it questions about the future of retail, and changes the way we as consumers buy goods.
All the necessary software and hardware components together with the processes for the creation of the connected car pay at pump use case are currently available. The creation of a commercially viable, fully integrated solution is the next step and there are no technical or regulatory barriers to doing so.
It's time for a look back at last month's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.
Mobile Payments Today recounts all the ways we love our favorite transaction method, flaws and all.
The Boston-based company has a new twist on in-vehicle payments that uses a device already present in some 35 million automobiles on the road today.
Some fintech pundits believe that mobile payments players must adopt a single, universal platform as a solid push-start toward global ubiquity. On the other side are industry-watchers who believe that uniformity is the hobgoblin of stunted innovation.
The pending arrival of another mobile wallet in the U.S. raises some questions about how a new entrant can succeed among a growing number of options in the market.
NFC, QR codes and various in-app payment methods have helped change the way consumers pay via a smartphone.
Mobile Payments Today takes a look at the top blog posts in 2017.
Mobile Payments Today takes a look back at the top features on the site throughout the past year.
These areas present great opportunities, but also significant challenges.
Globally, the reliance on card-payment methods is failing merchants and their ability to further monetize. Despite the fact that there are 5 billion phone owners globally, there are only 1.5 billion credit card owners.
Jeremy Gumbley, the CTO at Creditcall, believes this category of merchants are the ideal candidates for turning a regular mobile phone into a payment device.
Despite the less-than-stellar numbers for in-store, proximity-based mobile payments, Cyber Monday set a record for mobile-based remote payments.
Verifone North America President Joe Mach shares insight on what retailers are doing, the big trends in play with customer experience and how consumers are spurring trends and retail customer experience strategies.
ICXA Managing Director Christopher Hall muses about customer experiences that are cashless, staffless and have no gaps in covering customers everywhere they go.
While this period brings great opportunity for retailers, it also creates considerable challenges. Retailers must respond to evolving behaviors and manage huge increases in footfall, but still deliver the exceptional in-store experience consumers demand.
With its focus on premium influencers and its control over a large ecosystem, Apple is in a unique position to effect massive change where others cannot.
It's time for a look back at October's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.