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NFC technology will be in over a half billion devices next year

NFC technology will be in over a half billion devices next year

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Though it may have appeared that near field communication was losing popularity, that clearly isn’t the case. Although it may appear that some companies are looking for paths other than those using NFC technology – such as the recent moves made by large mobile payments wallets to include QR codes – this is not at all the case when it comes to device manufacturers. In fact, a new report has suggested that the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Technology News, Trends

IBM aims to bring more security to mobile commerce

IBM aims to bring more security to mobile commerce

New security system could help make mobile commerce safer When it comes to mobile commerce, security has become an all-consuming issue. The mobile world has been growing at an astounding rate and smartphones and tablets now play a major role in the lives of thousands of people worldwide. The prevalence of technology has lead to the emergence of mobile commerce, a field that has proven to be very attractive to malicious parties looking to exploit the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications

Mobile payments will be everywhere next year, says Rogers

Mobile payments will be everywhere next year, says Rogers

By the end of 2014, the Canadian communications giant has announced that people will prefer to pay with smartphones. According to a statement that was released by Rogers Communications Inc. vice president of emerging technologies, David Robinson, by next year and beyond, mobile payments will become the preferred way for consumers to process their transactions. This announcement was made as Robinson spoke to developers at a conference about Android in Toronto. The hope from Rogers, which is already … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Payments, Trends

MasterCard mobile payments technology “Blend” maybe a winner!

MasterCard mobile payments technology “Blend” maybe a winner!

The 2013 Money2020 event showed a step away from an exclusive focus on NFC technology. Though Las Vegas is alive and hyped at any given time, the Money2020 event, this year, created even more of a stir as news of the focus of mobile payments giants, such as MasterCard and PayPal, on the use of QR codes has turned tech predictions on their heads. Ed McLaughlin from MasterCard was in attendance and revealed a number of insights. McLaughlin … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Payments, QR Codes

NFC technology has lost its charm for RBC

NFC technology has lost its charm for RBC

The Canadian bank is already looking to introduce cloud based transactions within the country. Though RBC and CIBC – two of the major Canadian banks – have already rolled out mobile payments services based on NFC technology, it seems that this trend may not have caught on fast enough for Royal Bank’s taste. Though the tech has barely had the opportunity to get off the ground, the bank is already moving on to something else. RBC has made … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Trends