What is Apple Pay & How Does it Work?

Apple’s corporate history demonstrates a proven ability to shape consumer demand and drive mass adoption. The launch of Apple Pay in 2014, therefore, brought mobile contactless payments firmly into the mainstream.

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[WEBINAR] Why mobile, personalization are key to a successful, seamless customer journey

Download this webinar to hear insights from the 2017 Digital Trends in Retail report, along with highlights from Adobe’s most recent Digital Economy Project from March 2017.

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Carrier billing in Asia: 2017 market report by Fortumo

This market report gives an overview of the carrier billing landscape of Asia covering Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, South Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Cambodia, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fortumo


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FEATURES


Alipay puts emphasis on partnerships as merchant acceptance grows in North America

Souheil Badran, president of Alipay North America, spoke Sunday at the annual Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas to give attendees the current bird's-eye view of Alipay's operations outside of China.

Mobile wallets: In a lull or never really a thing?

A study from JPMorgan Chase and Forrester Consulting concludes that both consumers and merchants are taking a break from adopting digital wallets as they wait for the "next wave of progress."

Playing with the 'Pays': The bank approach to mobile payments

While there are pros and cons to a bank forging its own way with mobile payments outside the Pays, industry executives on a panel last month at the Bank Customer Experience in Chicago agreed financial institutions should be aware of, and explore, all developments in the industry.

In Depth: Payments industry was (mostly) quiet this summer

Mobile Payments Today takes a look back at the top stories from the past three months.

Contactless payments turn 10 in the UK

Since the introduction of contactless cards in September 2007, it has gradually become the payment method of choice for many consumers in the U.K as society gradually moves away from cash.

Merchants miss the mark with in-app Apple Pay acceptance

While the use of Apple Pay in mobile apps isn't a new concept, most retailers, especially in the SMB and mid-market world haven't taken advantage of its conversion advantages.

5 excellent reasons — and counting — to attend the upcoming Bank Customer Experience Summit

And the sixth reason: "Change takes a much longer time coming than you think, and then it happens much faster than you would have thought." It's happening right now for you and your banking customers and BCX is the place to learn how to manage it.

Mobile Payments Today: July's best reads

It's time for a look back at July's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.

Can a marketing promotion help lift Apple Pay to new heights in China? Probably not

China's mobile-payment incumbents have made it difficult for Apple Pay to gain a significant market share in the country despite Apple's best efforts.

India's march to a cashless society begins with 3 things

Demonetization in India is a policy of extraordinary scope and ambition, combining advanced solutions in identity, mobile and payments to revolutionize commerce and financial services across the nation.

While fintech investment rises, cash remains king

Fintech investment hit an all-time high in 2016, but has this massive investment translated into consumer adoption? A new study suggests that it might not have — at least, not yet.

Visa continues to thumb nose at cash

The card this week announced a program to award small-and-medium sized business to renounce cash in favor of shiny new point-of-sale systems that accept credit and debit payments as well as those of the digital variety.

Want to increase mobile payments? Give consumers more control over their cards

While mobile wallets make it possible to manage several cards in one application, the challenge facing financial institutions is becoming the default card option within mobile wallets and payment applications.

The digital retail wallet: 5 reasons it makes sense

The retail landscape is evolving rapidly as emerging technologies and trends are changing expectations of the in-store experience. As retailers look to find their place in this brave new world, many are now seeing payments as an opportunity.

6 key themes from Money 20/20 Europe

Mobile wallets, security and Alipay were just a few of the many discussions that took place at the recent conference in Copenhagen.

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Follow companies looking to replace leather wallets with the digital variety, where consumers can hold not only electronic payments, but ID, tickets and more.

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