Mobile payments platform with latest support for Isis launched

Isis Mobile Payment Platform

The smartphone wallet joint venture created by Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile continues to expand. The mobile payments program that has just recently gone nationwide, Isis, has now announced the details of its Isis Alliance Program, which will be the latest platform for supporting this system. It has been designed to support the merchant technology ecosystem while providing resources and tools. The hope is that it will enhance the experience for merchants who wish to take advantage of what mobile payments has to offer. The launch of this Isis Alliance…

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New mobile payments initiative launches in United Arab Emirates

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Etisilat and Du look to make mobile payments more accessible Etisalat, one of the largest telecommunications companies in the United Arab Emirates, and Du have launched a new initiative to promote mobile payments among tech-savvy consumers. The two companies have begun issuing NFC-enabled SIM cards to customers. These SIM cards can be used to give nearly any mobile device NFC capabilities, allowing these devices to engage mobile commerce services. These services primarily exist within the public transportation sector. NFC-enabled SIM cards offered by Etisalat and Du Mobile payments are growing…

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Mobile payments and Google Wallet’s future explained at Money 2020

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Ariel Bardin and Peter Hazlehurst presented and described the massive and far reaching value of the mobile space. The Google Wallet presentation at Money 2020 in Las Vegas had attendees on the edge of their seats as Ariel Bardin, the vice president of Google payments, placed a tremendous spotlight on the future of the mobile payments service and on the importance of being in the mobile space. He used the example of the Google AdWords platform and the data delivered to companies. Bardin explained the idea that the AdWords platform…

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Mobile payments set to take off in UK retail

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Next year, a much larger number of retailers are expected to allow shoppers to buy using smartphones. An agreement has just been announced in the United Kingdom, which has revealed that consumers will be able to use their smartphones for mobile payments at a much larger number of retail stores across the company. This process makes it possible to complete a transaction in a matter of 12 seconds, on average. As of next year, shoppers will be able to use mobile payments to pay for their purchases at locations such…

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Apple patent outlines possible future for mobile payments participation

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Patent could hint at mobile payments future for iPhone 5S There have been many speculations concerning the next iteration of Apple’s popular iPhone, the iPhone 5S. Much of this speculation has revolved around Apple’s recent acquisition of AuthenTec, a developer of security technology, and the use of fingerprint sensors in the new smartphone and what it could mean for Apple’s mobile payments plans. A new patent filing has been discovered in Europe through the World Intellectual Property Organization that has shed some light on what the future of the iPhone…

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Mobile payments from MasterPass focuses on quick service restaurants

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MasterCard has added its smartphone friendly transactions to the Burger King delivery program. MasterCard has just announced that BK Delivers, the Burger King delivery program, is the latest to add its name to the businesses that are now accepting the MasterPass mobile payments program. This most recent addition came alongside U.S. LivingSocial also having joined to use the transactions. MasterPass is a mobile payments digital wallet that was initially introduced in February at a large technology event. It functions by keeping the payment and shipping information of a customer all…

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Mobile payments service to stem from PayPal and Magento deal

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The new service will allow consumers to be able to pay using the app while inside stores. Magento has belonged to eBay since 2011, providing it with an e-commerce platform that merchants were able to use for the creation of customized online shops, but this has been kept separate from PayPal, another acquisition, until the latest mobile payments service was developed. This program will bring eBay’s PayPal and Magento together, changing the current environment. eBay has just announced its most recent partnership which will bring Magento’s service together with the…

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