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Archive for May, 2015

Nacha’s ‘Faster Pay’ Move Won’t Help Banks Protect B2B Share

Thursday, 28 May, 2015

Nacha’s push for faster payments is largely positive, but banks still stand to lose position in the business to business payments market. …read more

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Express focuses on customer service with Apple Pay

Tuesday, 26 May, 2015
Apple Pay creates a seamless purchasing experience for customers in store

Apple Pay creates a seamless purchasing experience for customers in store

Express is joining the growing list of retailers to roll out Apple Pay in bricks-and-mortar stores in an attempt to further develop customer service by offering a faster checkout and shortening purchasing lines.

The apparel retailer released the option for Apple …read more

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MasterCard accelerates mobile P2P payments in quickly growing space

Wednesday, 20 May, 2015
MasterCard Personal Payments.

MasterCard P2P payments.

MasterCard’s newly launched personal payments service aims to be an answer for consumers looking to speed up money transfers while indulging their preference for sending and receiving funds via connected devices.

By connecting to the MasterCard Send platform, businesses, merchants, governments, non-profits, issuers and other senders can send money …read more

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Cole Haan streamlines customer journey with in-app Apple Pay

Monday, 18 May, 2015
Cole Haan app.

Cole Haan app.

Cole Haan has integrated Apple Pay within its mobile shopping application for online-only purchases, as the footwear and accessories brand becomes the latest retailer to embrace what is viewed as a competitive edge offered by the system’s ability to let consumers make one-touch purchases.

The move lets Cole Haan …read more

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Mountain America banks on eye-scanning for mobile security

Monday, 18 May, 2015
Mountain America app.

Mountain America app.

Mountain America Credit Union is taking steps to safeguard data on smartphones by letting users of its mobile application log in by swiping a finger or use a phone’s camera to image unique eye patterns.

In one technology, an image sensor scans a fingerprint, while in the other an …read more

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American Airlines Center taps mobile POS for easy ordering

Thursday, 14 May, 2015
Guests at the American Airlines Center will have streamlined ordering options on mobile

Guests at the American Airlines Center will have streamlined ordering options on mobile

The American Airlines Center in Dallas is bringing mobile point-of-sale systems to consumers attending events in the stadium, allowing servers to accept contactless payments as well as Apple Pay, and providing a streamlined purchasing experience for food and …read more

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Road to in-store mobile payments is bumpy for Apple Pay, MCX

Wednesday, 6 May, 2015
In-store mobile payments face several challenges

Bringing contactless mobile payments to bricks-and-mortar stores continues to be a challenging process plagued with technology difficulties, inexperienced store associates and an evolving landscape.

Enabling in-store mobile payments at scale is viewed as a key goal but one that has proven to be elusive over the past few years for a variety of reasons. The latest setbacks include reports of Apple Pay not working at Home Depot stores, Best Buy switching allegiance from MCX to Apple Pay as well as the departure of MCX CEO Dekkers Davidson.

“The consensus decision is that NFC will be the defacto solution for mobile proximity payments,” said Thad Peterson, senior analyst at Aite Group, Atlanta, GA.

“Now we’re waiting for a sufficient number of terminals to accept NFC and a sufficient number of devices that can carry an NFC capable mobile wallet,” he said. “Both of these will grow fairly rapidly over the next 2 to 3 years.”

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Visa Europe expands mobile payments across British retail space

Wednesday, 6 May, 2015
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Visa Europe’s mobile wallet.

Visa continues to expand the availability of mobile payments services in Europe, as the credit card company strives to keep up with consumers who want to be able to pay simply wherever they are, with whatever device they choose.

The expansion taking effect next month adds Arcadia Group’s …read more

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