Monday, April 9, 2012

Only 12 Percent of Mobile Shoppers Know What NFC Means

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HTC One X: Best phone ever of the week

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HTC One X: Best phone ever of the week
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NFC/Mobile Payments: Sarab Sokhey, Verizon Wireless - YouTube

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Nokia gets NFC payment on in Brazil, demo between Nokia N9 and PagSeguro

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T-Mobile Training For The HTC One S Begins, April 25th Release Date Looking Likely

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Google Alert - "Near Field Communications"

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Hidden Bank Fees Cost Consumers Up To 10 Cents Extra at Gas Pump, New Study Finds

WASHINGTONApril 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  Your bank has its hands in your pocket at the gas pump, and you don't even know it.
new study by the National Association of Convenience Stores found that drivers are paying 6 to 10 centsa gallon in hidden bank fees every time they gas up.
To make matters worse, the banks' "swipe" fee goes up inexorably with the price of gas, even though your bank is doing nothing extra to process your debit or credit card transaction.
These "swipe" fees are what your bank charges the store to process your transaction. You may not know about them, but the convenience-store owner does.
All kinds of card fees, including swipe fees, are set in secret by Visa and MasterCard. They have grown to be the owner's largest operating expense after labor – more than rent, more than utilities. Convenience stores paid more than $11 billion in card fees last year, a jump of almost 25 percent and an amount almost 90 percent greater than their profits.
"These fees have come to be a tremendous burden on convenience stories, most of which are run by small business people," saidLyle Beckwith, senior vice president of government relations for the National Association of Convenience Stores. "In many cases, the banks are profiting more from the sale of gas than our members."
As gas goes to $4 in some markets, the bank's average cut of swipe fees alone increases to 7 cents, if you pay with a debit card and up to 10 cents with a credit card.
You pay the extra money even if you pay cash because the credit card companies' rules push the merchant to pass along the costs to everyone, not just customers who pay with plastic.
The study also found that gas prices increased 80 percent between 2004 and 2011. Card fees rose 180 percent. In other words, even when gas prices level off, the bank fees continue to rise.
Because credit-card fees are fixed in secret by a duopoly of MasterCard and Visa, they always are on the increase, to the point where they are now the highest in the industrialized world.
For a copy of the report, "Hidden Bank Fees Siphon Money from Customers and Merchants at the Pump," click here.
The National Association of Convenience Stores is a member of the Merchants Payments Coalition (MPC) -  MPC is a group of retailers, supermarkets, drug stores, convenience stores, fuel stations, on-line merchants and other businesses who are fighting against unfair credit card fees and fighting for a more competitive and transparent card system that works better for consumers and merchants alike. The coalition's member associations collectively represent about 2.7 million stores with approximately 50 million employees.

ShopSmart Shares the Rewards (and Risks) of Store Cards

YONKERS, N.Y.April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Retailer credit cards can have big payoffs or pitfalls, so it's important to understand new twists and terms before you sign up.  The May 2012 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, takes a close look at new card offerings including store debit cards and lower interest rates, as well as a sampling of generous store cards and the benefits they offer.                                                                  
"Retailer cards are very tempting – it can be hard to say 'no' when you're standing at the register and the clerk tells you about a sign-up discount and hands you a card application," said Lisa Lee Freeman, editor-in-chief of ShopSmart. "But it's important to understand exactly what it is that you're signing up for. We took a look at some new offerings and their gotchas and compiled a list of some very generous cards."
What's New in Store Cards
Retailer-branded debit cards.  The first store cards were charge cards that could be used only at the retailer that issued it. Next, many retailers started issuing cobranded credit cards that can be used anywhere, and they let you earn points on all of your purchases. Now some retailers, such as Nordstrom and Target, offer a store debit card, which links to your checking account.
What you need to know: You probably don't want to get one of the new cards if you often overdraw your account and rely on your bank's overdraft-protection program. If you go over your balance using a retailer's debit card, you'll not only owe a fee to that retailer but you'll owe one to your bank. To avoid the fee frenzy, opt out of your bank's debit overdraft protection. If you go over your balance, your transaction will simply be rejected.
Lower interest rates.  Although interest rates on many store cards used to be sky-high, some are now lower than the average bank credit-card rate, which was recently about 14 percent.
What you need to know: Those low rates are only given to the most creditworthy customers. If your credit is less than stellar, you could be charged 20 percent or more.
Cards that finance only big purchases.  These cards are issued by home-improvement and electronics stores, such as, Apple, Best Buy, Home Depot, and Lowe's. Most offer from six months to a year of 0 percent financing on your purchase, though some go even longer.
What you need to know: These cards will help you spread out payments, which might be less of a budget buster. The catch: If you don't pay the entire balance by the end of the interest-free period, you'll be charged interest retroactively to the date of purchase.
Fantastic Plastic
Below is a sampling of some of the store cards highlighted in the May issue of ShopSmart and some of the benefits they offer. Keep in mind that perks can depend on how much you spend and the interest rate might vary given your credit worthiness. Read the agreement, and be selective, especially if you are about to apply for a loan. Signing up for too many cards can ding your credit score.
Best Cards for Cash Back
Costco American ExpressAPR: 0 percent for 6 months, then 15.24 percent.
Perks: 3 percent back on gas purchases up to $3,000 a year, 1 percent on higher amounts; 2 percent at restaurants, and 1 percent on other purchases, including at Costco.
Amazon.comAPR: 13.24, 18.24, or 21.24 percent.
Perks: $30 sign-up bonus. Three points back on your Amazon purchases, two points back at gas stations, restaurants, and drugstores; one point elsewhere. Take rewards as cash back, gift cards, or in Amazon points.
Best Cards for Discount ShoppersJCPenney: APR: 26.99 percent.
Perks: 20 percent off your first purchase. One point for every dollar spent. Monthly double-point bonus events.
TargetAPR: 22.9 percent.
Perks: 5 percent off every time you shop. Extra prescription discounts. After filling five prescriptions, coupon for 5 percent off a future shopping trip.
About Consumer Reports:Consumer Reports is the world's largest independent product-testing organization. Using its more than 50 labs, auto test center, and survey research center, the nonprofit rates thousands of products and services annually. Founded in 1936, Consumer Reports has over 8 million subscribers to its magazine, website, and other publications. Its advocacy division, Consumers Union, works for health reform, food and product safety, financial reform, and other consumer issues in Washington, D.C., the states, and in the marketplace.
About ShopSmart magazine:Launched in Fall 2006 by Consumer Reports, ShopSmart draws upon the publication's celebrated tradition of accepting no advertisements and providing unbiased product reviews. ShopSmart features product reviews, shopping tips on how to get the most out of products and "best of the best" lists. It's ideal for busy shoppers who place a premium on time. ShopSmart has a newsstand price of $4.99 and is available nationwide at major retailers including Barnes & Noble, Wal-Mart, Borders, Kroger, Safeway and Publix. ShopSmart is available by subscription at  
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Two-Tier Pricing Options Help USA Technologies’ Customers Accelerate Adoption of Cashless Payment Solutions

MALVERN, Pa.--()--USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAT), (“USAT”), a leader of wireless, cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions for small-ticket, self-serve retailing industries, today announced that data from its customer Knowledge Base shows that its recently introduced Two-Tier Pricing Program (“Two-Tier”) can be a valuable tool in moving the small-ticket industry to cashless payments. More specifically, cashless sales and usage data extracted from a diverse sample of USAT’s Two-Tier customer base, showed greater sales activity in the two weeks after deployment of the Two-Tier Pricing Program than before—an important insight for customers waiting to gauge the effect of two-tier on consumer behavior.
“USAT is committed to helping customers accelerate their adoption of cashless technologies—consumers are asking for cashless options and mobile trends only make the investment more compelling”
“These recent findings should help alleviate customer concerns about declining cashless sales with a two-tier pricing strategy,” said Michael Lawlor, Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development for USA Technologies. “USA Technologies has been watching consumer response very closely. We knew our Two-Tier Pricing Program would be popular with our vending customers looking for ways to offset the processing costs associated with cashless transactions. Not only does USA Technologies’ Two-Tier Pricing Program give them the ability to do that, but now we have positive information about the consumer response to two-tier pricing that we believe strengthens the case for further expansion of cashless payments in vending.”
USA Technologies’ Two-Tier Pricing Program gives operators of small-ticket, unattended terminals like vending machines the ability to charge two different vend prices—the standard retail price for credit/debit transactions and a lower discounted price for cash purchases—allowing operators to offset the cost of card processing. As an extension of USAT’s ePort Connect® service offering, operators have the ability to adjust prices by account or by machine, utilizing USAT’s over-the-air-update system. ePort Connect is USAT’s one-stop suite of services for unattended, small-ticket cashless transactions that currently includes card processing, merchant account services, wireless connectivity, DEX data transfer, online sales reporting, settlement services, level 1 PCI-compliant data security, over-the-air updates and machine health alerts.
In evaluating the impact that the Two-Tier Pricing Program has had on consumer behavior, USA Technologies collected sample data from existing cashless terminals (approximately 450 terminals) that adopted the Two-Tier Pricing since it was first offered by USAT in early 2012. Key metrics were tracked, per terminal, for the two weeks before and after deployment of USAT’s Two-Tier Pricing Program to gauge the impact two-tier pricing was having on cashless sales and usage. For the two weeks post deployment, USAT discovered that the percentage of cashless sales to total sales grew. In addition, cashless vends, in total, grew.
“We already know that a cashless payment offering can boost total sales and average price per transaction—explaining those benefits wasn’t our goal here,” added Jim Turner, USA Technologies’ VP of Deployment Services. “Rather, we wanted to use our Knowledge Base to address the perception that cashless sales would go down under a two-tier model. This information is what many of our customers have been waiting for as they continue to evaluate when and where to deploy cashless solutions into their existing base of vending machines. The good news here is that cashless sales still appear to be trending up post Two-Tier deployment. And, since a two-tier pricing strategy enables operators to cover the cost of fees associated with processing card transactions, the cashless business case is now stronger for an even larger population of deployed machines.”
“USAT is committed to helping customers accelerate their adoption of cashless technologies—consumers are asking for cashless options and mobile trends only make the investment more compelling,” concluded Lawlor. “USAT’s Two-Tier Pricing Program clearly strengthens the business case for operators and, using data we collect through our extensive Knowledge Base, we can help our customers make the right cashless decision for their particular industry, location or demographic. In the end, going cashless needs to be as good for our customers as it is for today’s consumer.”
To learn more about USA Technologies’ Two-Tier Pricing Program, visit the ePort Connect section of under the Products & Services tab.

Starbucks apps account for 42M mobile payments

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Verifone The Safe Play In Mobile Payments
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A reader asked, after my most recent piece on mobile payments, who besides the processors might be on his investment radar screen. Today may not be your day to buy. They popped, following a Goldman Sachs upgrade. They're up almost 50% so far this year, ...
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Accumulate makes m-payments easy for banks, FIs
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Accumulate, a Stockholm-based mobile payment company, is trying to make it easier for banks and financial service providers to offer mobile payments. The company recently launched its Accumulate Card Overlay, which it calls a "safe, easy-to-use and ...
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Indoor Navigation with Pinpoint Precision: The Better to Track You via Smartphone
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The Nokia Lumia 900: A good phone at a great price that you probably shouldn't buy

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The Nokia Lumia 900: A good phone at a great price that you probably shouldn't buy
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This will include, among other things, new hardware capabilities, with the company confirming that it will include Near Field Communications (NFC) support. Other features, including multi-core and higher screen resolutions, are also likely.
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Amazon's Security System Makes It Easy To Use A Stolen Credit Card

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Amazon's Security System Makes It Easy To Use A Stolen Credit Card
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Tech at home: Consumers take note of ultras

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Below: HP's Envy Spectre boasts high-end audio and near field communications technology that makes it easy to share information with a smartphone. It has a 14-inch screen, weighs less than 1.8kg and starts from $1899. Bottom: Apple's MacBook Air comes ...
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Global Financial Services Veteran Joins BillMyParents Strategic Advisory Board

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April 09, 2012 09:31 ET

Global Financial Services Veteran William Hernandez Joins BillMyParents Strategic Advisory Board

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 9, 2012) - BillMyParents, Inc. (OTCQBBMPI) (OTCBBBMPI) -- the Responsible Teen Spending Company -- is pleased to announce that William Hernandez has joined the company's Strategic Advisory Board. Mr. Hernandez has over 30 years of experience in the global financial services industry, with particular focus in the payments, card programs, transaction processing, global card networks, global consumer bank, and brokerage categories.
"We look forward to the deep knowledge and expertise Mr. Hernandez brings to our strategic advisory board," said Mike McCoy, BillMyParents Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "His perspective, insights and relationships will be very valuable as we further build and improve our payments solutions for teens."
Mr. Hernandez served as Executive Vice President of First Data Corporation directing Strategic Financial Services for the U.S. card, processing and output services businesses. Mr. Hernandez also held the position of Senior Vice President of the Americas for MasterCard International for over 7 years, where he managed sales and business relationship teams nationally for the largest U.S.-based financial institutions including Bank of America, Wells Fargo, U.S. Bancorp, USAA Savings, and GE Capital, among others. He has also held various international senior executive positions at Citigroup, where he spent more than a decade spearheading global consumer banking and consumer card product and access channel advancements. Additionally, Mr. Hernandez was the Executive Vice President at Epana/Unidos, a telecommunications and financial services company, delivering products including prepaid debit, money transfer, bill payment and more to Hispanics in the U.S. and Mexico.
"I am very excited to join the exceptionally knowledgeable and experienced BillMyParents team," said Mr. Hernandez. "I look forward to the opportunity to leverage my financial services skills to help continue to build the premier responsible teen spending company. BillMyParents is devoted to promoting smart and responsible spending among teens while enhancing communication between parents and those teens through industry leading product innovation. I am delighted to be part of that process. The opportunity for BillMyParents prepaid product to play a significant and consumer-valued role in the $40 billion annual teen segment spend is clearly exciting."
Mr. Hernandez is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of financial services consulting company Conifer Consulting Group, LLC.
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Visa Inc. To Announce Fiscal Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results on May 2, 2012

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SAN FRANCISCOApril 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) will report its fiscal second quarter 2012 financial results onWednesday, May 2, 2012. The results will be included in a press release, with accompanying financial information that will be released after market close and posted on the Visa Investor Relations website.
Visa's executive management team will then host a live audio webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results and business highlights.
All interested parties are invited to listen to the live webcast at  A replay of the webcast will be available on Visa's Investor Relations website for 30 days.
Concurrent with this press release, Visa will impose its customary "quiet period," during which time company executives will not be interacting with the investment community. This quiet period will extend until fiscal second quarter 2012 earnings are released onMay 2, 2012.
About Visa: 
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. Underpinning digital currency is one of the world's most advanced processing networks—VisaNet—that is capable of handling more than 20,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection for consumers and guaranteed payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa's innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. For more information,

Discover Announces More Cashback Bonus and Rewards

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Discover Jumps into Spring with More Cashback Bonus® and Rewarding Experiences

Discover Cardmembers Earn an Extra 5% on Restaurants, Movies and Groceries
RIVERWOODS, Ill.--()--Discover today announced it has introduced several new rewarding ways for cardmembers to earn Cashback Bonus® this spring that will help to cut costs on restaurant and movies purchases.

On top of giving cardmembers the potential to earn up to $90 in additional Cashback Bonus during its second quarter of rotating categories, Discover is also leveraging its retail partnerships to increase the cardmember rewards experience, including:Starting April 1 through June 30, Discover Cardmembers visiting the online Account Center or calling 1-800-DISCOVER (347-2683), can sign up to earn 5% Cashback Bonus on up to $1500 in restaurant and movie purchases. As an added bonus, Discover Cardmembers also can sign up to earn 5%Cashback Bonus on up to $300 in grocery store purchases from May 1 through May 31. After reaching these spending limits, cardmembers will still automatically earn up to 1% Cashback Bonuson all purchases every time they use their cards.
  • Redeem for Hot Deals & Exclusives: As travel season starts to heat up, Discover is offering access to vacation getaway packages. From a two-night stay at Las Vegas’ Bellagio hotel, to an all-inclusive four-night stay in Cancun, the options for cardmembers to redeem their Cashback Bonus are hard to resist. Those wanting to plan a fun, family-friendly adventure can book travel for a four-night stay in Orlando that will give them access to theme park passes for area attractions such as Universal Studios, Disney Park Hopper or Sea World.
  • New Redemption Partners: Discover already boasts more than 150 brand name partner gift cards for which cardmembers can redeem their Cashback Bonus for increased value. This quarter, Discover plans to add Domino’s Pizza, QVC, Under Amour, Aerie and 77 Kids to the plethora of redemption partners for even greater savings.
  • ShopDiscover: Discover Cardmembers already enjoy earning 5% to 20% Cashback Bonus on purchases made through ShopDiscover, Discover’s exclusive online shopping portal featuring more than 200 top retailers. Several top name brands have joined the online retail website. For a complete list visit
“With our award-winning Cashback Bonus program, we continue to offer meaningful, relevant opportunities for cardmembers to put more money in their pockets,” said Dana Traci, vice president of rewards at Discover. “We know our cardmembers regularly use their cards at restaurants, movies and grocery stores and we’re focused on giving back to them in those categories. This relevancy, coupled with valuable rewards and best-in-class customer experiences, helps us to maintain a leadership position in cash rewards.”
Additionally, Discover has launched a free new iPad App, which was the #1 download in the finance category and made it into the Top 10 of all iPad apps within its first week of introduction. The new Discover iPad app allows cardmembers to securely pay their bill, view transactions and sign up for quarterly Cashback Bonus categories for greater savings potential. They also can instantly redeem theirCashback Bonus and Discover Miles by “swiping” through available mobile merchant redemption partners. The Discover iPad App was part of a trio of technology enhancements that have been recently introduced to cardmembers, which include improved navigation and intuitive design within the smartphone application and mobile website.

Wrapping up WHERE Conference

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Wrapping up WHERE Conference
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March 2012: 33.87M IMPS Mobile Money IDs; 30137 Transactions
By MediaNama on Apr 9th, 2012 | Post a Comment The Interbank Mobile Payment Service saw a growth of 31.05% in the total transactions taking place, with a 1% increase in total number of Mobile Money IDs (MMID) being issued, according to data published ...
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More channels soon for delivery of mobile services through government gateway
The Hindu
It will be equipped with an integrated mobile payment gateway. The framework suggests that government departments and agencies use the gateway for their mobile-based public service offerings to avoid duplication and save on costs.
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The Hindu
Of cashless policy, money laundering and moral burden on banks
It could be through direct debit, including payment cards, such as ATMs, Mobile payment among others. Raphael Eruba, managing director/CEO, Odysyl Venture, said the cashless policy of the CBN is affecting business people negative as they pay a lot of ...
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72 New APIs: Amazon, Google, HarperCollins and PicMonkey
ProgrammableWeb (blog) API: is a mobile payment service. can be integrated within applications for mobile payments. uses the mobile phone's camera for credit card scanning and payment processing. The API allows developers to integrate ...
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Payment Processing: Thought Leadership Series
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Between the need for PCI compliant technologies, new innovations in near-field communications, and the push for mobile payment tools, the market for payment processing has never been more exciting—as long as you know what you're doing.
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Insiders Bought These Stocks on Apr-6
Trunkbow International Holdings Limited is a mobile application enabler, focused on providing telecom operators in China, with application platforms on which to offer Mobile Value Added Solutions and Mobile Payment Solutions to their subscribers.
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Last week at The Fonecast: 9th April 2012
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We even had an upbeat growth forecast from KPMG, which expects the value of global mobile payment transactions to grow by 97% per year over the next 3 years. Finally – and returning to a slightly tenuous Easter theme of new beginnings – Sony Mobile ...
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Interestingly, it supports NFC which can be used for contactless mobile payment systems. The Galaxy S2 comes with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-Fi hotspot and Bluetooth 3.0 Plus HS wireless technology. The Lumia 900 has 16GB of internal storage and 512 ...
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Blogs2 new results for "Mobile Payment"
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Global mobile payment transactions are expected to grow 97 percent per year, over the next three years, reaching a value of £591 billion by 2015, according to a report by KPMG. That forecast is based, in part, on KPMG's view that near field ...
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