Mobile Payments Today: August's top reads

Mobile Payments Today: August's top reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read content on the site.

Mobile Payments Today: July's top reads

Mobile Payments Today: July's top reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read content on the site.

World of Money to bring readers the latest news about financial tech

World of Money to bring readers the latest news about financial tech

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Mobile Payments Today: April's best reads

Mobile Payments Today: April's best reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read content on the site.

Mobile Payments Today: March's best reads

Mobile Payments Today: March's best reads

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

Mobile Payments Today: February's top stories

Mobile Payments Today: February's top stories

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

Venmo, Zelle among trending topics in 2017

Venmo, Zelle among trending topics in 2017

Mobile Payments Today takes a look at the top blog posts in 2017.

Best of 2017: Did those predictions about mobile payments come true?

Best of 2017: Did those predictions about mobile payments come true?

Mobile Payments Today takes a look back at the top features on the site throughout the past year.

Mobile Payments Today: October's top reads

Mobile Payments Today: October's top reads

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

Is blockchain for banking hype or opportunity?

Is blockchain for banking hype or opportunity?

The banking industry has always tended to be conservative and extremely cautious with any kind of experimentation. This is certainly true with blockchain. But it's also true that banks realize the technology does have applicability, and cannot be ignored.

Mobile Payments Today: July's best reads

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.

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

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.

Mobile Payments Today: April's best reads

Mobile Payments Today: April's best reads

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

Mobile Payments Today: March's best reads

Mobile Payments Today: March's best reads

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

Mobile payments help Sweden's move to a cashless society

Mobile payments help Sweden's move to a cashless society

All the signs seem to point to Sweden becoming an entirely cash-free country. However, the phasing out of a payment method that has been in use for centuries will not be simple, and it's possible that the country will never become truly cashless.

Mobile Payments Today: 2016 in review

Mobile Payments Today: 2016 in review

Was 2016 the year of mobile payments?

Financial services industry waits on US presidential election

Financial services industry waits on US presidential election

With this wacky and wild U.S. presidential election season near its end, some executives in the payments industry wonder how the result will affect financial regulations going forward.

Banks and the blockchain: Do they fit together?

Banks and the blockchain: Do they fit together?

Banking giants are moving toward the blockchain at an increasingly aggressive pace. But, are they right for the blockchain? Will their efforts translate into apps? What does it mean for the bitcoin industry?

March mobile payments 5 for 5: Mobile World Congress in focus

March mobile payments 5 for 5: Mobile World Congress in focus

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in March, and what we can learn from them.

Mobile payments, IoT and wearables all the talk at Mobile World Congress

Mobile payments, IoT and wearables all the talk at Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress may be over, but the dust is still settling from the biggest mobile event of the year.

February mobile payments 5 for 5: EMV in the spotlight (again)

February mobile payments 5 for 5: EMV in the spotlight (again)

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in February, and what we can learn from them.

Bank Customer Experience Summit slated for September

Bank Customer Experience Summit slated for September

The two-day event caters to bankers who want to transform their FI's culture, technology and environment in order to reach and retain a new generation of retail customers.

January mobile payments 5 for 5: New year, different questions

January mobile payments 5 for 5: New year, different questions

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in January, and what we can learn from them.

Consolidating payments innovation in 2016

Consolidating payments innovation in 2016

Philip King, founder and CEO of myPINpad, shares his thoughts on what the industry will experience next year in the U.S. and the U.K.

A fine line between innovation and regulation for fintech industry

A fine line between innovation and regulation for fintech industry

A panel discussion at the Money 20/20 payments conference in Las Vegas focused on some of the ongoing issues between regulators and fintech companies.

Bitcoin brings the blockchain, and regulation, to the forefront

Bitcoin brings the blockchain, and regulation, to the forefront

The annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in Washington, D.C., included discussions about virtual currency and the role it might play in financial services.

New York's BitLicense in review

New York's BitLicense in review

When the New York BitLicense landed last month, it created a massive storm of protests. It brought the debate on virtual currency regulations front and center.

A voice for mobile carrier commerce

A voice for mobile carrier commerce

One long-time industry supporter is exploring the formation of a group that would help promote the benefits of direct carrier billing and mobile money services worldwide.

Out of Africa: AML compliance for mobile payments

Out of Africa: AML compliance for mobile payments

John A. Cassara, a former U.S. intelligence officer, shares his experiences from his time in Lesotho.

States still wrestling with virtual currency regulation

States still wrestling with virtual currency regulation

Last week at the Virtual Currency Today Summit hosted by Networld Media Group, representatives from the Massachusetts government and the FTC discussed their views on the virtual currency regulatory landscape from the state and federal level.

Working together to deliver faster payments

Working together to deliver faster payments

Matt Wilcox from Fiserv discusses the need for the industry to come together to improve the US payment system.

Canadian government extends code of conduct to mobile payments

Canadian government extends code of conduct to mobile payments

Just before Apple Pay rumors began to circulate, the country's finance minister extended the Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry to mobile payments.

The challenges of ID authentication

The challenges of ID authentication

Join Jumio, BlockScore and Mobile Payments Today in a live, global webinar March 10 that explores how financial institutions can find better ways to make the consumer signup process for online and mobile banking easier.

The bitcoin-ISIS connection

The bitcoin-ISIS connection

An analyst says he has found proof that the terrorist organization is using virtual currency to fund its operations.

2014 in review, part II: Security, bitcoin, carrier billing, and mPOS

2014 in review, part II: Security, bitcoin, carrier billing, and mPOS

Data breaches were a hot-button topic in 2014, maybe even more so than Apple Pay.

Lawsky announces changes to proposed bitcoin regulations

Lawsky announces changes to proposed bitcoin regulations

"In a new area like this, with very complex issues, it's very important for regulators to listen and see where the regulations makes sense -- and course-correct where necessary."

Virtual currency dominates day one of Money 20/20 conference

Virtual currency dominates day one of Money 20/20 conference

Ben Lawsky, New York's superintendent of financial services, addressed the status of the state's controversial BitLicense regulatory framework.

Virtual currencies are very much a global reality

Virtual currencies are very much a global reality

Mark Ranta from ACI Worldwide believes bitcoin and its alternatives are here to stay, but how can they be regulated?

Bitcoin has advantages over traditional banking services

Bitcoin has advantages over traditional banking services

Experts weigh in on virtual currencies during a panel discussion at the ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit.

Summit to take a deep dive into the future of ATM and mobile technologies

Summit to take a deep dive into the future of ATM and mobile technologies

The second annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in September will feature experts with exceptional depth of knowledge in areas of innovation, security, compliance and regulation.

Cortex MCP founder discusses current state of mobile payments

Cortex MCP founder discusses current state of mobile payments

Mobile Payments Today sat down with Shaunt M. Sarkissian at the company's new headquarters in the Boston area.

Governments worldwide continue scrutiny of virtual currencies

Governments worldwide continue scrutiny of virtual currencies

New York's proposed BitLicense regulatory framework is one of several current initiatives developing around the globe.

Will India’s Aadhaar fulfill its mobile payments promise?

Will India’s Aadhaar fulfill its mobile payments promise?

The main goal of the system is to finally deliver the most basic financial services to a large number of citizens that have, in their abject state of financial exclusion, been reduced to mere spectators to the oft-spectacular Indian growth story.

CFPB turns its attention to mobile financial services

CFPB turns its attention to mobile financial services

Agency wants to know how emerging tech can help financially underserved consumers

Bitcoin: The Future of Currency? [infographic]

Bitcoin: The Future of Currency? [infographic]

Top bank industry executives are all talking about Bitcoin’s threat to legacy payments systems, once they understand how it works. Will Bitcoin be the future of currency?

Agenda: ATM and Mobile Innovation Summit 2014

Agenda: ATM and Mobile Innovation Summit 2014

Kurt Helwig, CEO of the Electronic Funds Transfer Association, and Tom Harper, president and CEO of Networld Media Group talk about points of focus — innovation, regulation and security — for this year's ATM and Mobile Innovation Summit. The two-day...

Preview: ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit 2014

Preview: ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit 2014

Tom Harper, president and CEO of Networld Media Group talks about what to expect from this year's ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit and why executives should consider it imperative to attend and hear what high-level presenters and panelists have to say about the future of payments.

Nikki Baird to give keynote on privacy at CONNECT summit

Nikki Baird to give keynote on privacy at CONNECT summit

Top retail analyst Nikki Baird will explore rapidly advancing technology and consumer tolerance for being tracked.

A primer on the FTC's authority over financial institutions

A primer on the FTC's authority over financial institutions

Malini Mithal, assistant director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, explains the FTC's purpose and influence over banking and payments. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit)

Why the FTC thinks mobile payments are more secure than magstripe

Why the FTC thinks mobile payments are more secure than magstripe

The Federal Trade Commission weighs in on the mobile vs. magstripe debate. (From a keynote address by Malini Mithal of the FTC at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit) 

Lessons from the FTC's lawsuit against HTC

Lessons from the FTC's lawsuit against HTC

"Data security is a big area for the FTC," said Malini Mithal, assistant director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the FTC. "We have brought nearly 50 cases here, including dozens alleging violations of GLB rules." (From Mithal's keynote address at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit)

Debate: Has Dodd-Frank given the government too much power?

Debate: Has Dodd-Frank given the government too much power?

Kurt Helwig, CEO of the Electronic Funds Transfer Association (EFTA), puts it succinctly: "P.J. O'Rourke said, 'Giving the government money and power is like giving car keys and whiskey to teenage boys.'" Laura Udis of the Consumer Federation of American offers a counterpoint in this engaging session at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.

Have banks become regulated utilities?

Have banks become regulated utilities?

Joe Samuel, SVP of global public affairs for First Data, said FIs are constantly balancing new regulation, new supervision and enforcement. Dodd-Frank has worked in some areas of banking, he said, "but in some areas I think it didn't." (From a panel at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit)

Durbin's

Durbin's "limbo" effect on EMV

"When you're looking at having every bank in the country potentially having to reissue debit cards and change their whole debit card structure ... to then think about introducing EMV at the same time, I think it puts EMV on hold to a large extent." (Attorney Lynne Barr at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit)

Is Durbin heading to the Supreme Court?

Is Durbin heading to the Supreme Court?

Attorney Lynne Barr and Joe Samuel of First Data analyze the probable paths resulting from Judge Leon's ruling on the Durbin Amendment. (From a "Front Page Focus" panel at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

The problem of consumer education in EMV migration

The problem of consumer education in EMV migration

Panelists at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit in Washington, D.C. discuss the EMV migration issues surrounding consumer education.

Mobile payment regulatory activity over the next 3-5 years

Mobile payment regulatory activity over the next 3-5 years

For starters, "It's going to be a fight for jurisdiction," says Liz Garner of the National Restaurant Association. (During a panel at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

MasterCard explains the EMV liability shift

MasterCard explains the EMV liability shift

What exactly shifts in Oct. 2015, and to whom? A MasterCard representative clarifies the issue at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.

Will the date shift for EMV merchant liability?

Will the date shift for EMV merchant liability?

Currently, Oct. of 2015 is the targeted date when card fraud liability will shift to merchants who have not deployed EMV-compliant terminals in their businesses. But is there a chance the date will shift, too? (From a "Front Page Focus" panel at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit)

Litigation that may redefine mobile vs. plastic

Litigation that may redefine mobile vs. plastic

Private litigation in New York pitting a group of merchants against Visa, MasterCard and a number of large banks could stifle innovation in the mobile space. (From a panel at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

Judge Leon's surprise demand on Durbin

Judge Leon's surprise demand on Durbin

Retailers and the Federal Reserve were both unprepared to respond to a demand by Judge Richard Leon in his Durbin ruling. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

Will Judge Leon's Durbin ruling get overturned?

Will Judge Leon's Durbin ruling get overturned?

Judge Leon's castigation of the Federal Reserve faces off against the agency's long-standing reputation and favor with the courts. (Attorney Crystal Kaldjob at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

What will happen if Judge Leon's Durbin ruling is overturned

What will happen if Judge Leon's Durbin ruling is overturned

The D.C. Court of Appeals could affirm or reverse some or all of the ruling. And there's the likely appeal to the Supreme Court. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

The most debilitating part of Durbin for FIs

The most debilitating part of Durbin for FIs

One factor in the whole Durbin/Leon debacle has thrown the financial services community into disarray, rendering budgeting and planning next to impossible. (Casey Merolla of First Annapolis at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

How banks responded to the Durbin Amendment

How banks responded to the Durbin Amendment

Casey Merolla, senior manager of First Annapolis Consulting, analyzes the responses of various financial institutions to Durbin. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

Likely outcomes of Judge Leon's ruling

Likely outcomes of Judge Leon's ruling

The possibilities span the spectrum of destructive impact on financial institutions. In describing the potential outcomes, Casey Merolla of First Annapolis says, "It changes everything." (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

Strategic options for issuers in a Durbin world

Strategic options for issuers in a Durbin world

Issuing banks have several strategies for mitigating the Durbin rules, including product innovation, re-pricing and cost reduction. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

Judge Leon's Durbin ruling mistakes

Judge Leon's Durbin ruling mistakes

Casey Merolla of First Annapolis Consulting explains how the judge's ruling is in conflict with many network agreements signed as a result of Durbin. Leon also erred in his calculation of transaction costs. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

Congress digs into data breaches

Congress digs into data breaches

With three hearings on Target/Neiman Marcus/Michael's debacles, look for the blame game to take center stage.

U.S. Treasury Dept. concerned about mobile payments in Kenya

U.S. Treasury Dept. concerned about mobile payments in Kenya

Kenya is a terrible example of regulation supervision, says Emery Kobor, Deputy Director of Strategic Planning for the U.S. Treasury's Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes. "Frankly we're very concerned that M-Pesa has risen to the level of being...

Did Judge Leon just wake up in a bad mood?

Did Judge Leon just wake up in a bad mood?

Kurt Helwig of EFTA asks an expert panel about the "inspiration" behind Judge Leon's emotional reaction to the Fed's Durbin rules. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

A summary of Judge Leon's Durbin ruling

A summary of Judge Leon's Durbin ruling

An attorney describes Judge Richard Leon's emotionally-charged actions in his ruling on the Durbin Amendment. (Attorney Crystal Kaldjob at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

10 mobile payment predictions for Asia in 2014

10 mobile payment predictions for Asia in 2014

Growth continues in the world's largest mobile market, leading to many intriguing possibilities this year and beyond.

MasterCard: Why can't government regulatory agencies work together?

MasterCard: Why can't government regulatory agencies work together?

U.S. government agencies must synthesize their payment regulations, says MasterCard. A panel of several agency representatives tries to defend the complex U.S. regulatory system. "Payment innovations can die from a thousand cuts," admits Jeff Marquardt, deputy director of the Federal...

Why Durbin 2.0 will be a win for MasterCard, loss for Visa

Why Durbin 2.0 will be a win for MasterCard, loss for Visa

An audience member asks whether Visa has an unprecedented opportunity to capitalize on signature debit market share under the new Durbin rules.

Chase and Visa's side deal under Durbin

Chase and Visa's side deal under Durbin

Chase's debit and credit cardholders operate on a "separate instance of VisaNet" at Chase's merchant partners. (According to First Annapolis's Casey Merolla at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

How retailers are losing in the payment regs landscape (despite Durbin)

How retailers are losing in the payment regs landscape (despite Durbin)

Mark Horwedel, CEO of the Merchant Advisory Group, lays down the gauntlet to the payments industry to make it easier for merchants to do business. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

Why merchants are losing enthusiasm for EMV

Why merchants are losing enthusiasm for EMV

A major drawback of EMV is that "it circumvents Durbin," says Mark Horwedel, CEO of the Merchant Advisory Group. "We worked very hard in the merchant community on the Durbin Amendment." (From a retail payment trends panel at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

An attorney summarizes the Durbin Amendment in 2 minutes

An attorney summarizes the Durbin Amendment in 2 minutes

Attorney Crystal Kaldjob of Goodwin Proctor highlights what the Durbin Amendment is and how we got to where we are today. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

Has Durbin benefited consumers?

Has Durbin benefited consumers?

"In reality it's just been a transfer of funds from the large banks to the large merchants." (From a panel at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

Does the U.S. government want cash out of the way, or not?

Does the U.S. government want cash out of the way, or not?

Leland Englebardt of MasterCard confronts a government interagency panel on why they seem to be warm on cash, when the cost of cash is so high for them. "I wonder why I don't hear much stronger urging and sentiment from you all to push out of the way." (At the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

New debit alliance aims for communal EMV standard

New debit alliance aims for communal EMV standard

Deliberation over the new payment standard may be tedious, but it is essential, DNA founding member says.

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)

FTC cases against mobile app developers

FTC cases against mobile app developers

In her keynote address at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit, Malini Mithal of the FTC talks about lawsuits against Path, W3 Innovations and Filquarian Publishing.  

Tips on data security from the FTC

Tips on data security from the FTC

Malini Mithal of the FTC highlights several best practices on mobile data security. (From a keynote address at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit) 

FTC principles for mobile payment entrepreneurs

FTC principles for mobile payment entrepreneurs

"If you're working on a new payment product, for example, that's integrating offers and discounts for loyalty programs, you really should be aware of the FTC's advertising law." (From Malini Mithal's keynote address at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit)

The time frame for new ATM/mobile standards and regulation

The time frame for new ATM/mobile standards and regulation

As world governments study the risks inherent in ATM/mobile convergence, is inevitable regulatory activity gathering on the horizon? (Panel discussion at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.)

NFC: It's hiding in plain sight

NFC: It's hiding in plain sight

Though many consumers don't realize it, proximity tech is already driving mobile payments, and making them safer.

'Tis the season to look at mobile privacy

'Tis the season to look at mobile privacy

With holiday shopping in full swing, time's right for merchants to study the new Mobile Location Analytics Code of Conduct.

The Fed's view on cash

The Fed's view on cash

"We spend $1.2 billion a year on cash," said Dan Littman of the Federal Reserve (at the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit.) "We'd like to see cash decline in an orderly way."

Tyfone trials smart card-based mobile banking security

Tyfone trials smart card-based mobile banking security

Hardware-based authentication adds extra layer to outmoded user name/password model.

Mobile payment, ATM regulations on the rise

Mobile payment, ATM regulations on the rise

With increased scrutiny since the financial crisis, banks now viewed as utilities.

ATM & Mobile Executive Summit: Thoughts from the president

ATM & Mobile Executive Summit: Thoughts from the president

The premise of last week's Summit was that the ATM, a 50 year-old technology, is converging fast and furiously with mobile.

Brazil tasks Central Bank with regulating mobile payments

Brazil tasks Central Bank with regulating mobile payments

The South American nation's proactive stance contrasts with tentative U.S. approach.

ATM-mobile payments union will test regulators

ATM-mobile payments union will test regulators

Regulatory oversight will be critical to consumer confidence in the adoption of ATM-mobile services.

FFIEC may be prepping guidance for mobile banking

FFIEC may be prepping guidance for mobile banking

'Appification' and new technology are creating concerns and calls for clarity

Child excesses test in-app mobile payments

Child excesses test in-app mobile payments

Parental finger-wagging falls short, but lawsuits do not mean game over ... yet

PayOne hits Home Depot with patent infringement suit

PayOne hits Home Depot with patent infringement suit

Direct carrier biller PayOne says retailer's mobile payment acceptance infringes on its IP.

Ever more mobile payment guidelines from PCI

Ever more mobile payment guidelines from PCI

Industry organization releases additional best practices based on its ongoing evaluation of mobile payment acceptance.

Commentary: Empowering women with mobile money, the Tanzania report

Commentary: Empowering women with mobile money, the Tanzania report

Part of a series of reports on Visa's work with the GSMA mWomen Programme and the Bankable Frontier Associates to expand women's acces to financial services worldwide.

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.

Seven myths about the new credit card fees you have to pay

Seven myths about the new credit card fees you have to pay

What you think you know about the credit card fees is probably wrong.

CFPB reaching out to innovators through Project Catalyst

CFPB reaching out to innovators through Project Catalyst

Regulators announce program to foster new financial services products.

No doot aboot it

No doot aboot it

Canada is angling to become a world leader in mobile payments.

Mobile payments inviting plenty of regulatory scrutiny

Mobile payments inviting plenty of regulatory scrutiny

Regulators looking to keep consumers safe from the perils of mobile payments.

US Treasury supports mobile financial tools with contest

US Treasury supports mobile financial tools with contest

MyMoneyAppUp Challenge promotes development of mobile apps supporting financial inclusion and literacy.

Credit card settlement may benefit mobile, alternative payment methods

Credit card settlement may benefit mobile, alternative payment methods

Agreement between retailers, card brands and issuers may help new payment types gain a foothold.

The Uber fight and regulatory perils

The Uber fight and regulatory perils

Washington D.C.'s efforts to set the car provider's fees underscore the pain of regulation.

NTIA to look at mobile apps and consumer data

NTIA to look at mobile apps and consumer data

U.S. government agency will hold a meeting on protecting data on mobile devices.

PCI offers new guidance to merchants on mobile payment acceptance

PCI offers new guidance to merchants on mobile payment acceptance

Industry organization releases new fact sheet on security and mobile point-of-sale technology.

MasterCard releases new global index measuring mobile payment readiness

MasterCard releases new global index measuring mobile payment readiness

New study looks at which countries are most prepared for mobile payments.

Commentary: mobile payments can expose more consumer data and weaken privacy laws

Commentary: mobile payments can expose more consumer data and weaken privacy laws

Are mobile payments a Pandora's box for privacy, security issues?

Senate committee takes its turn on m-payments

Senate committee takes its turn on m-payments

U.S. Sentate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban affairs convenes hearing on mobile payment regulation.

Commentary: Reconsidering the role of the trusted service manager

Commentary: Reconsidering the role of the trusted service manager

Bell ID's David Worthington looks at TSMs, and how the role might need to change.

US congressional subcommittee looks at mobile payments

US congressional subcommittee looks at mobile payments

House members convened a hearing on the safety and security of mobile payments.

The secret to who makes the most money in mobile payments

The secret to who makes the most money in mobile payments

Who is the early favorite to make a killing in mobile payments? The answer may (or may not) surprise you.

Hitting the big time: Dwolla gets sued

Hitting the big time: Dwolla gets sued

Bitcoin exchange TradeHill files suit against the mobile payment start-up

Mobile payments becomes patent battleground

Mobile payments becomes patent battleground

Bitter fights over intellectual property may slow market's development.

Mobey Forum issues white paper exploring m-payment control points

Mobey Forum issues white paper exploring m-payment control points

Industry group looks at how market players will affect development of mobile payments.

Starbucks named in patent infringement suit over mobile payment app

Starbucks named in patent infringement suit over mobile payment app

Semiconducter company alleges Starbucks, Expedia and others infringed on mobile payment patents.

A Mobile Sales Tax?

Mobile shopping on CyberMonday was huge! According to the PayPal data there was a 552 percent increase in global mobile payment volume on Cyber Monday 2011 compared to 2010. The global mobile payment volume also experienced a 154 percent increase...

PCI expands encryption standard for  mobile devices

PCI expands encryption standard for mobile devices

Recently updated standards now allow mobile mag-stripe readers to be tested and approved for compliance.

A history lesson and European money

How will today's economic and social turmoil affect the way mobile payments are regulated?

Towards a global, interoperable mobile money network

Towards a global, interoperable mobile money network

Organizations worldwide are looking to create a mobile money ecosystem to increase financial inclusion

PCI issues new guidance for mobile payment apps

PCI issues new guidance for mobile payment apps

What effect will the Council's announcement have on mobile payments?

Consumers Union calls for stronger protections for mobile payments

Consumers Union calls for stronger protections for mobile payments

Consumer advocacy group says current protections for mobile payments are insufficient.

What, me worry?

What, me worry?

Maybe we shouldn't be asking "Who will regulate mobile payments?" but "Who won't?"

Council takes wait-and-see approach to mobile payments

Council takes wait-and-see approach to mobile payments

PCI SSC announced it would not approve or list any mobile-payment applications as compliant for the time being.

Mobile payments take center stage at ATMIA 2010

Mobile payments take center stage at ATMIA 2010

ATMIA opens February event with pre-conference session, ‘The Automated Teller goes Mobile: A New Paradigm for the ATM'

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