What is Android Pay™ & How Does it Work?

What is Android Pay™ & How Does it Work?

Google announced the launch of ‘Android Pay’ in May 2015, and with the global rollout accelerating and adoption growing, what do banks and service providers need to know about this innovative platform?

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Sponsor: Rambus


Deliver the Ultimate Personalized Shopping Experience

Deliver the Ultimate Personalized Shopping Experience

Download this white paper to learn the basics of indoor locationing technologies and how they can enable you to treat your shoppers to whole new level of personalized service.

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mPOS 101

mPOS 101

What merchants need to know about mobile point-of-sale technology.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Mobile Payments Today


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Mobile is lead driver for changes in payments technology

Mobile is lead driver for changes in payments technology

Google, VeriFone and ETA execs lay out what companies need to focus on going forward

Mobile payments taking off in the UK

Mobile payments taking off in the UK

A number of mobile initiatives in the UK is driving consumers there to use their smartphones for payments.

BLE vs. NFC: The future of mobile consumer engagement now [infographic]

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Near Field Communications (NFC) are playing a key role in helping mobile technologies redefine how businesses and consumers engage with one another.


The main reason NFC hasn't caught on

The main reason NFC hasn't caught on

Too many technologies (including NFC) ignore a necessary step toward merchant acceptance. "Users of NFC will be disappointed for many years to come," says George Wallner, CTO of Loop and founder of Hypercom. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit 2013.)




Why Apple didn't put NFC on the iPhone

Why Apple didn't put NFC on the iPhone

Apple wasn't the only manufacturer "mad" at the failed promise of NFC, says George Wallner. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)




How NFC was hacked

How NFC was hacked

"The good news is the proximity has to be very close," says Dmitri Alperovitch of CrowdStrike. (At the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)




Recent announcements place NFC payments on life support

Recent announcements by leading players in the payments industry indicate that NFC's prospects for any sort of sustainable future are becoming increasingly dim. It all began in with press announcements in August when Apple and PayPal continued to reaffirm their...


Taking stock of Apple's iBeacon

Taking stock of Apple's iBeacon

Some see the feature in iOS 7 as an NFC-killer for mobile payments. Others are skeptical.

Which NFC secure element will win the day? (Analysis)

Which NFC secure element will win the day? (Analysis)

Several form factors are likely to enter the market as payments players stake their claims. Take a look at the contenders.

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.

NFC technology will put the 'fast' back in 'fast food' (Commentary)

NFC technology will put the 'fast' back in 'fast food' (Commentary)

NFC adoption will accelerate in the restaurant industry in the form of payments, loyalty programs, customer reviews and more.

Google Wallet kills plans for a plastic card

Google Wallet kills plans for a plastic card

Following the departure of its chief, Google Wallet drops plans to introduce a branded card.

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. 

Return of NFC: The Curse of the Secure Element

Return of NFC: The Curse of the Secure Element

This post is in response to the recent Bankinter story of NFC payments at the point-of-sale without requiring an SE — and the lack of any real detail around how it plans to achieve that goal. I am not privy...

New EMV dates from Visa could have broader implications for NFC

New EMV dates from Visa could have broader implications for NFC

Card brand tightens timeframe for U.S. move to new security standard.

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