Wednesday, May 9, 2012

It's Apple vs. Google vs. Everyone In The Mobile Payments War

ePaymentNews                5 new results for NFC Mobile Payment
It's Apple vs. Google vs. Everyone In The Mobile Payments War
In a prior post on the topic of mobile payments, I made the case that the mobile wallet will become the foundation of a new, disruptive "payment Operating System." The watershed moment will come when Apple includes Near Field Communication (NFC) ...
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MasterCard introduces PayPass Wallet Services
PayPass Acceptance Network allows merchants to accept electronic payments across multiple channels, including in-store NFC mobile payments or online payments using a computer, tablet or smart phone. PayPass Online also simplifies the check-out process ...
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The Money And The Numbers In Mobile
MediaPost Communications
To be sure, money is being spread around a range of areas that touch on mobile, including advertising, marketing, games, apps, coupons, and the acronym-challenged quartet of SMS, MMS, 2D and NFC. To say all research shows agreement on the state of any ...
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Nellymoser Expands Beyond QR Codes with Biggest Ever Mobile Campaigns Using ...
PR Web (press release)
2012 is shaping up to be the year that next generation mobile technology such as NFC, augmented reality, and image recognition is being deployed on a large scale by major brands and publishers. Nellymoser, a Massachusetts-based mobile marketing and ...
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Sprint Launching HTC Evo 4G LTE
NFC is used in the phone's Android Beam feature, which lets users share web pages, apps and YouTube videos by tapping phones together. The phone also features Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, which enables 3G/4G mobile hot spot capability supporting up to eight ...
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First Data Releases April 2012 SpendTrend®

April Sales Impacted by Tough Easter Comp, Earlier Start to Spring Spending Season
ATLANTA--()--First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, today released its First Data SpendTrend® analysis for the full month of April 2012 compared to April 2011. SpendTrend tracks same-store consumer spending by credit, signature debit, PIN debit, EBT cards and checks at U.S. merchant locations.
“April’s card spending was impacted by an earlier Easter, plus the unseasonably warm weather in February and March, which pulled forward seasonal demand”
Overall year-over-year dollar volume growth was 5.7% in April, down from March’s 8.7% growth. Transaction growth slowed to 5.8% in April, down from 9.3% in March. Despite the slowdown in overall year-over-year dollar volume and transaction growth, discretionary spending was healthy in April.
“April’s card spending was impacted by an earlier Easter, plus the unseasonably warm weather in February and March, which pulled forward seasonal demand,” said Silvio Tavares, SVP and division manager of First Data Global Information and Analytics Solutions, which publishes SpendTrend.
PIN debit remained the leading payment type among consumers, although its upward growth trend moderated in April. PIN debit dollar volume growth was up 7.4% in April, while PIN debit transaction growth increased 7.5%.
April Dollar Volume Growth
Signature Debit
PIN Debit
Note: All transactions are same-store growth.
For more information on First Data SpendTrend, visit or call SpendTrend Customer Care at 800-430-0169. A supplementary podcast including further analysis of the SpendTrend April 2012 report is available here.
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Around the world, every second of every day, First Data makes payment transactions secure, fast and easy for merchants, financial institutions and their customers. First Data leverages its vast product portfolio and expertise to drive customer revenue and profitability. Whether the choice of payment is by debit or credit card, gift card, check or mobile phone, online or at the checkout counter, First Data takes every opportunity to go beyond the transaction.
First Data SpendTrend, a macro-economic indicator, is based on aggregate same-store sales activity in the First Data Point of Sale Network. First Data SpendTrend does not represent First Data’s financial performance.

WorldPay: Alternative Payments to rise exponentially by 2015

Technology, a new generation of shoppers and developing online economies driving the demand for alternative payments
SAN FRANCISCO--()--WorldPay, the global leader in payment processing, risk and alternative payments has today launched Optimizing your Alternative Payments, an in-depth global whitepaper and interactive heatmap of the alternative payments landscape, and the varying cultural preferences of payment types by geography.
The alternative payments (AP) market is growing at a phenomenal rate. Today, it accounts for €165 billion of global eCommerce transactions around the world – 22% of the total transactional value. It is estimated that there are currently over 230 AP schemes operating globally including: real-time bank transfer, offline credit transfer, direct debits, eWallets, paper-based payments and mobile payments.
The AP market is expected to grow 13% by 2015 and within eCommerce, spend via alternative payments will outstrip that of card payment schemes. Growth rates of payment types vary; for example, eWallets currently lead the way with 36% of the market and this is expected to rise to 43%. Real-time bank transfers only make-up 12% of the AP types today but this figure is expected to rise to 20% in the next three years.
In the US, card payments dominate (17%). It is only due to the scale of the eCommerce market in the US, that AP transactions comprise €46.6 billion of online spend. In other regions APs have a stronger share of the payments market.
Key regional findings from Optimizing your Alternative payments whitepaper:
  • Germany – Germany is a leading AP market globally. Currently 66% of eCommerce purchases (€45 billion) are made via alternative payment types. Online credit card penetration is low whilst managed offline credit transfers are popular. Elektronisches Lastschrift Verfahren (ELV), a form of direct debit payment, makes up a huge 28% of the market
  • India – Internet bank payments are the preferred choice when paying online. Prepaid cards and cash payments are also popular but mobile payments are gaining prominence due to the large number of mobile phone users in this region
  • China – Alipay dominates in China with 60% of the market share. Cash on delivery is also a popular form of payment (20%). China UnionPay credit cards are also important for retailers entering the Chinese market. As a card scheme, it is already bigger than MasterCard and forecast to be bigger than Visa this time next year
  • Austria – Mobile payments are popular with Paybox supporting over five million users
  • Netherlands – Whilst the eCommerce market is relatively underdeveloped, two thirds of payments are made using alternatives (66%) – the vast majority using iDEAL, a native real-time bank transfer
Phil McGriskin, Chief Product Officer, WorldPay, comments: “Cultural payment preferences have always existed but until fairly recently, online purchasing options were dominated by global card schemes. With the advances in technology, a new generation of shoppers and developing online economies, alternative payments are growing in popularity. This presents an opportunity in the eCommerce space for merchants to gain a competitive advantage by offering customers the option to pay using their preferred payment type. Merchants need to identify where their target customers are located and offer the relevant payment options to cater to cultural preferences. This will ultimately drive revenue for merchants, especially in new and developing economies.”
The fraud risk of AP to date is typically lower, although not zero. However, significant attacks on banks and eWallets have taken place and different threats exist by payment type. The relative lack of data within AP compared to card payment schemes can also make it more difficult to identify, track and defend against fraud.
McGriskin concludes: “Whilst fraud risks may appear lower amongst alternative payment types, as they increase in popularity, fraudsters will look at ways to exploit these channels. Merchants need to understand the different risks each payment type is vulnerable to. The ability to set different fraud rules dependent on payment type should therefore be a priority, and it’s important that merchants engage a payment processor who understands the AP market and is able to advise them on the most appropriate strategy.”
As part of WorldPay’s aim to become the largest provider of APs globally, they acquired Envoy Services, a global payment service that offers single point access to popular local payment and collection services worldwide. WorldPay has now fully integrated Envoy Services’ capabilities into its offering, giving their customers access to over 200 local payment methods. This is more than any other provider in the market can offer, and new methods are being added rapidly.
Reflecting this achievement, WorldPay was recently voted as the 'Best Alternative Payments Program' at the prestigious 2012 Card & Payments Awards.
The judges awarded the title to WorldPay for the work it has undertaken to make alternative payment services accessible to businesses globally.
To download a copy of the whitepaper or to view the interactive heatmap visit:
Optimizing your Alternative Payments: A Global View and the interactive heatmap was commissioned by WorldPay and created by Loudhouse in March 2012. The data was collected via online research amongst 1,820 merchants operating online in the USA, UK, Australia, Canada, France and Germany. In-depth interviews were also conducted with 40 global merchants and 10 payment expert. The data is supplemented by a wealth of WorldPay’s own transactional data globally and secondary sources (refer to the full whitepaper for details).
About WorldPay
WorldPay is a leading global provider of payment and risk services, processing millions of transactions every day. WorldPay is a unification of seven leading retail payment solutions and offers a range of services including acquiring, gateway, alternative payments, risk management, and mobile payments. WorldPay became an independent company in December 2010.

Samsung and Visa Showcase Mobile Payments at the London 2012 Olympics

May 9, 2012, 2:00 a.m. EDT

NFC technology takes a leap forward in the form of the Samsung GALAXY S III with Visa mobile contactless payments

LONDON & SEOUL & NEW ORLEANS, May 09, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Samsung Electronics and Visa today announced that the Samsung GALAXY S III, the latest in smartphone innovation, will be Samsung's Olympic Games Phone during the London 2012 Games.
A limited edition showcase device enabled with Visa's mobile payment application, Visa payWave, will be available for Samsung and Visa sponsored athletes and trialists, making it possible to buy merchandise with a wave of the device at thousands of retail locations throughout London.
Samsung's Olympic Games phone for the London 2012 Games, comes equipped with Near Field Communication (NFC) payment capability and is the next step in the partnership between the two global Olympic Games sponsors as they work together to drive the availability of commercial mobile payments around the world.
"Mobile payment services enabled by NFC technology are gaining momentum around the world. The Samsung GALAXY S III has been created with our human needs and capabilities in mind and is the ideal device to showcase the ease and convenience of Visa's mobile payment application at the London 2012 Olympic Games," said DJ Lee, Executive Vice President and Head of Sales and Marketing team of Samsung's Mobile Communications Business.
By the time of the Olympic Games there will be more than 140,000 contactless terminals around the UK. From the moment visitors land at Heathrow they will be immersed in a contactless payment experience with everything from taxis, to retail outlets, to the Olympic Park itself.
Sandra Alzetta, Senior Vice President of Mobile at Visa Europe says: "Mobile technology has long been a revolutionary force in our lives and NFC-enabled devices such as the Galaxy S III will fundamentally change the way we pay. The future is mobile and cash usage will only continue to decline as people use their mobile devices to manage their money, shop and pay. This summer our partnership with Samsung will showcase all the advantages of the future of payments: security, convenience, speed and flexibility being forefront among them."
"The GALAXY S III with NFC technology is part of an evolution that will entirely change the way people shop, pay and get paid all over the world," said Bill Gajda, Global Head of Mobile Products at Visa Inc. "This summer we will be demonstrating the future of payments in London -- a future where most consumers will rely on mobile devices, tablets and PCs to manage their daily financial lives. Our relationship with Samsung gets us closer to that vision, with a stunning new device that is sure to turn heads at the London 2012 Games."
The showcase device is supported and enabled by London 2012 Games partner Lloyds TSB in the UK.
Mike Regnier, Personal Current Accounts & Credit Cards Director, Lloyds TSB, says: "Mobile payments are set to transform the payment process around the world, and will revolutionise the way people pay in the run up to, during, and beyond the London 2012 Games. We are delighted to be working with Visa to showcase the flexibility and convenience of this new technology at the world's biggest sporting event, and excited to see the Samsung Galaxy S III in action."
Visa payWave for mobile allows users to simply select the Visa icon on their mobile device and hold the phone to a contactless payment terminal to pay. Purchases above GBP 20 require a passcode. The application also allows customers to check their transaction history and view their account balance.
Introducing Samsung GALAXY S III to provide a life extraordinary
Designed for natural, intuitive use, the GALAXY S III is a phone that recognizes, understands, responds, and lets you share a moment instantly and easily. An evolution of the GALAXY S brand, the GALAXY S III is a sleek, smart, and simple phone that offers advanced software and technology, with greatly enhanced usability and practicality to make life easier.
The GALAXY S III is packed with an array of intelligent, interactive new technologies that responds interactively to the human face, gestures and voice. Using its motion detection software, the phone allows the user to place a call by simply bringing the phone to their ear. Equipped with S Voice, the phone also offers the most advanced natural language voice recognition software.
Stylish, comfortable and elegant, the Samsung GALAXY S III transforms how users experience and share content. It can beam multimedia to other GALAXY S III phones with a single tap or touch; or mirror it directly to a TV or PC screen so that everyone can share in the fun. It's Pop up play feature brings video multi-tasking to a mobile phone for the first time. Whatever you are doing or sharing, however you are communicating, the GALAXY S III makes it effortless and natural.
How NFC is Transforming Mobile Phones into Payment Devices
NFC technology has been adopted by payment networks, banks, merchants, mobile device manufacturers and mobile network operators as the global standard for mobile payments.
NFC is already becoming the norm: Berg Insight reports that annual global sales of NFC-equipped handsets has increased ten-fold to 30 million devices in 2011 and is forecasted to reach 700 million units by 2016. In addition, an estimated 20 countries are expected to launch NFC services in the next 18 months, resulting in transactions approaching $50 billion worldwide by 2014, according to Juniper Research.
Samsung, the Worldwide Olympic Partner for Wireless Communications Equipment, and Visa, the Worldwide Olympic Partner and exclusive payment services sponsor, will be demonstrating this new payment innovation with the GALAXY S III in the Olympic Village and throughout London for the duration of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

MasterCard launches a Mobile Payment digital wallet

News3 new results for "Near Field Communications"
RIM Announces Approval of BlackBerry 7 Smartphones for U.S. Department of ...
MarketWatch (press release)
... to experience an even greater level of performance on new smartphones that include features such as voice activated universal search, Near Field Communications, Augmented Reality, and Social Feeds 2.0 just to name a few," said Scott Totzke, SVP, ...
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Samsung partners Visa for limited-edition Galaxy S III
Samsung, a sponsor of the London Olympics, is working with Visa (another Olympics partner) to release limited-edition showcase devices that come equipped with near-field communications (NFC). These handsets will be capable of making Visa payWave ...
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MasterCard launches a digital wallet
In stores, consumers who sign up for the service can pay at checkout using PayPass Contactless, which will use NFC, or Near Field Communications, technology. NFC is a wireless technology that enables two-way communication between devices, ...
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Who will win the mobile payment wars?

Blogs9 new results for NFC Mobile Payment
NPD Group Blog » MasterCard Launches its Own Mobile Wallet ...
By Linda Barrabee, Research Director, NPD Connected Intelligence
1) PayPass Acceptance Network, including PayPass Online and PayPass Contactless, which looks to help merchants drive a consistent payments experience in mobile (NFC) and online and across devices (computer, tablet and smartphone).
NPD Group Blog
Samsung Galaxy SIII named official handset for 2012 ... - Mobile News
By Michael Garwood
Samsung, in partnership with Visa, will launch a limited edition version of the device which includes the Visa payWave application to allow NFC payments. Visa payWave for mobile allows users to select the Visa icon on their mobile device ...
Mobile News Online
Who will win the mobile payment wars? | memeburn
By Graeme Lipschitz: Columnist
All of the tech talk around mobile payments has been about NFC or Near Field Communication technology which is a set of standards used by smartphones to communicate when they're within a certain proximity (usually centimetres) of one ...
MasterCard's digital wallet a nod to how mobile is driving ...
By Chantal Tode
Mastercard's digital wallet will enable mobile payments via NFC. MasterCard is the latest company to throw its hat into the ring for digital payments with a new suite of services intended to simplify the use of making purchases on smartphones.
Mobile Commerce Daily
Samsung Galaxy S3: The Official Olympic phone - Recombu
By Alex Todd
"Mobile technology has long been a revolutionary force in our lives and NFC-enabled devices such as the Galaxy S III will fundamentally change the way we pay. The future is mobile and cash usage will only continue to decline as people use ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 declared as the official phone for the London ...
By Tyler Lee
Thanks to the phone's NFC technology, Samsung and Visa have also partnered up and will be bringing mobile payment services to various Olympic venues thanks to the Visa payWave app. Unfortunately it appears this service will be limited ...
Eight Years? Google Will Still Bank on NFC | NFC Near Field ...
By admin
With the increasing use of NFC technology not just for payments but also for other stuff such as marketing, device pairing and sharing information, people will become more comfortable using NFC. Soon, they will learn to trust it and clamor for their favorite stores to have NFC as a payment option. ... On the other hand, Google's main competitor, ISIS, has three mobile carriers working behind it. But its NFC-based product is nowhere where Google Wallet is. The dominance of Google's ...
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Samsung Galaxy S III Olympic Phone To Ship With Visa PayWave ...
By Steve McCaskill
"Mobile payment services enabled by NFC technology are gaining momentum around the world," said DJ Lee, executive vice president and head of sales and marketing at Samsung Mobile. "The Samsung Galaxy S III has been created with ...
TechWeekEurope UK
Olympics 2012 edition Samsung Galaxy S3 not for public » Phone ...
By James
Samsung Mobile Communications, head of sales and marketing, DJ Lee has said that the Samsung Galaxy S3 is the ideal handset to showcase the convenience and ease of the Visa payWave mobile payments app during the Olympics 2012 ... To use Visa payWave the user requires the Visa app on their smartphone and then holds the handset near an NFC enabled terminal, and apparently transactions above 20-quid, approximately $32, require a passcode to be put into the device ...
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30 Breaking Mobile Payment News Stories for May 9th 2012


                         30 new results for "Mobile Payment"
Flint: A New Mobile Payment App For Small Businesses Picks Up $3M From Storm ...
Another mobile payments service is hitting the market today, but unlike Square, Here from PayPal, or solutions from the likes of Isis, this one doesn't require a dongle on the handset — or new technology like NFC — to work. Called Flint, the free app ...
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Will Mobile Payment Companies Expand Into SMB Marketing?
Street Fight
Square, the mobile POS (point-of-sale) and payments company founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, is going great guns. Growth has been stellar. The company is now moving more than $3 billion per month in transactions, which means it is pocketing ...
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Street Fight
MoZeus Worldwide Develops New SMART Activator Mobile Payment Processing System ...
PR Web (press release)
We offer brands and organizations the innovative experiential marketing technology required to capture a consumer's attention and the mobile payment software necessary to ensure a safe, reliable donation transaction. MoZeus Worldwide, creator of the ...
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Mobile Payment Reader Available to Retailers at Retail
Gifts & Decorative Accessories
The mobile payment reader and service easily attaches to iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones and tablets, and BlackBerry smartphones and allows merchants to accept payments from customers with a simple swipe. PayAnywhere offers merchants around the ...
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99Bill's Smartphone Card Reader to Enable Massive Mobile Payment in China
Sacramento Bee
By 99Bill Corporation BEIJING, May 8, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- 99Bill Corporation, China's leading electronic financial service provider, announced the official launch of its new mobile payment product 99Bill Card Reader.
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Major Retail Brands Select VeriFone GlobalBay Mobile POS
MarketWatch (press release)
"Retailers are deploying mobile apps to speed up services and transform the customer experience, leveraging secure mobile payment, online catalogs and streamlined inventory management." GlobalBay mPOS is part of a suite of mobile applications that are ...
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99Bill smartphone card reader pushes mobile payments for China, pretends it's ...
99BILL CORPORATION CARD READER 99Bill's Smartphone Card Reader to Enable Massive Mobile Payment in China. (PRNewsFoto/99Bill Corporation) BEIJING, CHINA BEIJING, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- 99Bill Corporation, China's leading electronic financial ...
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MasterCard Moves Beyond Plastic to Tap Into Mobile Payments (blog)
MasterCard is betting big on mobile payments replacing credit cards and is making moves to stay on solid footing in the mobile payment space. "What we really see all of this leading to, is not only a world beyond cash, but also a world beyond plastic, ...
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Are Mobile Payments Ready for Primetime? Square CTO Weighs In
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Mobile payment options have made a number of headlines recently – from Google Wallet to PayPal Here. Just yesterday, MasterCard also announced PayPass Wallet, which will let its cardholders and partners securely pay with phones or ...
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AuthenTec Introduces New Fingerprint Sensor Targeted for Secure Mobile Payment ...
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
NEW ORLEANS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AuthenTec (NASDAQ: AUTH), a leading provider of mobile and network security, introduced today a new smart fingerprint sensor tailored for mobile commerce (mCommerce) applications requiring strong but effortless ...
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Flint Mobile gets $3M for photo-based mobile payments
The world needs more mobile payment options. Sort of. Really, I'm waiting for the day when someone comes up with a service that will keep my banking information on my phone so that I can shop online and complete a purchase simply by tapping a button.
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They make paying for things a breeze... What you need to ask before ...
We're talking about mobile payment apps which let you pay for coffee, food and even merchandise by waving your phone at the check-out register. But we've learned the feds are about to take a close look at this growing high-tech way to pay.
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M-Pesa places Kenya in developed states' league
Daily Nation
Kenya leads the developing world in readiness to adopt mobile payment technology, according to a survey conducted by MasterCard. Photo/FILE By KEVIN J KELLEY in New York Kenya leads the developing world in readiness to adopt mobile payment technology, ...
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Daily Nation
MasterCard new PayPass plan targets… well, everyone
As a result, there are many NFC-enabled devices that do not have Google Wallet on them, so the mobile payment opportunity is lost. MasterCard is a primary backer in Google's Wallet plan, but as it becomes clear that the issues with the carriers isn't ...
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PayAnywhere is like Square, but more so
NEW ORLEANS--If a new player in mobile payment has its way, PayAnywhere will soon be everywhere. If you've heard of Square, then you pretty much already know everything you need to about PayAnywhere's point-of-sale product for mobile devices, ...
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New Tablet-Based Solution From Verizon Employs Industry-Specific Mobile Tools ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Vantiv, an integrated payment processor for businesses and financial institutions in the US, is among the first enterprise users of the new Verizon solution, deploying it as a mobile payment processor for retailers and merchants using Vantiv's payment ...
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Upstart Flint taps smartphone cameras for mobile payments
ZDNet (blog)
Many of the mobile payment solutions for accepting credit cards on-the-go rely on separate readers to collect the card information. A new option from upstart Flint Mobile, which just received $3 million in Series A venture funding, ...
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PayAnywhere card payment system debuts
Backed by North American Bancard, the PayAnywhere mobile payment system has every intention to stamp its mark on the masses, especially against other of the more recent launches, by offering a "free" card reader and no monthly fee as added incentives.
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More Android owners paying for items via their phones
Almost 35 percent of Android smartphone owners are now using mobile-payment apps to pay for goods and services, says research firm NPD. by Lance Whitney May 8, 2012 8:09 AM PDT Follow @lancewhit Android owners are increasingly using their phones to ...
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Dubai improves mobile payment gateway
FutureGov Magazine
By Rahul Joshi | 9 May 2012 New features such as auto-payments have been added to Dubai eGovernment's mobile payment gateway, making it easier to pay government fees or charges. mPay, as the mobile payment gateway is called, is currently used by a ...
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PayMate Launches Mobile Payments App For Merchants; Our Take
By Apurva Chaudhary on May 9th, 2012 | 1 Comment PayMate, the mobile payment company, has launched a PayPOS mobile application, which allows small businesses to accept credit and debit cards and process electronic transactions directly on their mobile ...
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UWI researchers propose marrying mobile money to banks
Jamaica Gleaner
However, the UWI researchers say the clear trend in other markets overseas is that banks have become the holders of the float - that is, the sum of all deposits held in the virtual mobile phone accounts - of the mobile payment systems.
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DeviceFidelity, Inc. Presents Moneto, the World's First Multi-Platform Mobile ...
PR Web (press release)
DeviceFidelity's globally renowned In2Pay® microSD and iCaisse near field communication solutions continue to be a first choice for the deployment of NFC based mobile payment service by financial institutions. The latest product offering, moneto, ...
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PR Web (press release)
Bango and Jagex partner on MasterCard's mobile wallet
Cabume - Cambridge technology news
Bango has provided its mobile payment expertise to MasterCard to help the credit card provider launch its new PayPass Wallet service, which allows users to pay for items online or in-store through a one-touch process. MasterCard says PayPass will allow ...
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Samsung confirms Olympic edition Galaxy S3
PC Advisor
The mobile payment app utilises the Galaxy S III's near-field communications (NFC) chip. DJ Lee, executive vice president of marketing at Samsung said: "Mobile payment services enabled by NFC technology are gaining momentum around the world.
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PayPal forms alliance with Softbank to launch PayPal Here in Japan
"By partnering with a fast-growing mobile Internet leader like Softbank, we can bring our innovative, secure online and mobile payment solutions to market faster and at greater scale across Japan." The PayPal Here service, a competitor to Square, ...
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Samsung S3 Olympics edition confirmed by Visa
"Mobile payment services enabled by NFC technology are gaining momentum around the world. The Samsung Galaxy S3 is the ideal device to showcase the ease and convenience of Visa's mobile payment application at the London 2012 Olympic Games," claimed DJ ...
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Is it time your business mobilized around mobile payments? (blog)
In July 2011, research firm Gartner predicted that the number of consumers using mobile payment options would top 141.1 million in 2011. That actually was slower than originally expected but it is still clear that retailers ignoring mobile payment ...
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Where Will Mobile Payments Happen First? (blog)
The index also found that young affluent consumers are a driving factor in mobile payment adoption in some markets. Mastercard is among many financial companies trying to nudge a position in the mobile payment space at CTIA. Visa.
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MasterCard wants you to ditch the plastic, go digital
For mobile payment systems like MasterCard's PayPass wallet to work on mobile devices, a phone needs to be NFC-compatible, and unfortunately, most older phones aren't. Visa is also developing its own digital wallet system, and like Visa, ...
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Blogs12 new results for "Mobile Payment"
PayAnywhere Mobile Payments App and Credit Card Reader Now ...
By Matt Cameron
PayAnywhere has announced the availability of its highly anticipated mobile payment application and credit card reader for BlackBerry smartphones. With a complete set of mobile payments features, around the clock customer support and an ...
BlackBerry Cool
Verifone Strikes Back, Announces Square-like Payment Card ...
By Juli
... competition because Verifone, the largest maker of credit-card terminals, has decided to enter the world of mobile device payment processing. Verifone is planning on launching SAIL, its new mobile payment processing platform, today. SAIL ...
Samsung and Visa's Official Olympics Phone with PayWave ...
By Mellisa Tolentino
"Mobile payment services enabled by NFC technology are gaining momentum around the world. The Samsung GALAXY S III has been created with our human needs and capabilities in mind and is the ideal device to showcase the ease and ...
Samsung Galaxy S3 Visa payWave edition incoming – for athletes ...
"Mobile payment services enabled by NFC technology are gaining momentum around the world," says Samsung Mobile's Executive VP DJ Lee. "The Samsung Galaxy S3 has been created with our human needs and capabilities in mind and is ... - The UK's...
Visa confirms mobile payments trial with Galaxy S3 at London ...
In March we reported research by which showed that while 20% of British consumers were aware of Google Wallet, only 10% had heard of payWave. It will also face growing competition from mobile payment apps Square ...
SEO & Internet Marketing for...
PayAnywhere Soon Sold Everywhere, Adds BlackBerry App « CBS ...
By Matt Roush
Used today by merchants ranging from billion dollar enterprises to the weekend neighborhood garage sale, PayAnywhere is the payment industry's only enterprise-grade, no compromise mobile payment system suited for any size merchant.
CBS Detroit
35% Android device owners buy things with their phones by VR ...
By Brandon Shutt
"Ultimately," says Barrabee," the success of mobile payment and wallet initiatives rests on changing entrenched consumer behaviors, and shifting the reliance on, and use of, physical wallets and all of its contents to a mobile (digital) version.
VR-Zone Articles
Mobile Payment Readiness Score : Singapore tops the chart, India ...
By Tech News
Consumer Readiness: willingness to use mobile payment and current usage of the three payment types. Environment: Economic, technological and demographic elements, such as Internet access and per-capita income. Financial Services ...
Web 2.0 Asia Blog
MPB (G-Cash) Accreditation Training -May 29, 2012 — Rural ...
... number of GCASH partner rural banks offering mobile phone banking services to their clients and enjoy the benefits to earn additional fee-based income from GCASH transactions, cost savings in mobile payment and increase deposit level ...
Rural Bankers Association of...
Is Your Mobile Product Providing 10x Better User Experience? If Not ...
By Gary Kim
A mobile payment capability, for example, has to offer an experience that is qualitatively and significantly better than paying with cash or a credit card. It can't be a little better. It has to be a lot better. And that means it cannot be new experience ...
IP Carrier
USA Technologies Participating in the International CTIA Wireless ...
The show give us another platform from which to expand industry and customer awareness for our NFC-enabled ePort® and ePort Connect service, both of which we anticipate will benefit from the increasing use of mobile payment and the ...
Verizon Wireless related Press Releases
MasterCard Talks Up Mobile Payment Technology – Twice
By lowes1
MasterCard Talks Up Mobile Payment Technology Twice Here's how the technology would work: A PayPass icon would appear on standard and mobile-optimized websites. Consumers would click on the icon and enter a user name and ...
Mobile Innovators

Web3 new results for "Mobile Payment"
Mobile Payment Bull Market? - CNBC
Crude futures are down about 2% and just above $96, with the FMHR traders. Gary Flood, Mastercard president of global solutions, also discusses the new ...
Sail Mobile Payment system - Windows Phone Forums at
After seeing the article on Engadget, about VeriFone will be releasing an new app called Sail that will give Square some direct competition, I didn't.
Mobile Payment Rediness Index | MasterCard Social Media ...
The official MasterCard newsroom is the place to learn why MasterCard is at the heart of ...

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