Articles Comments

QR Code Press » Entries tagged with "nfc technology"

Google confirms new mobile payments framework called Android Pay

Google confirms new mobile payments framework called Android Pay

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Google has announced details concerning Android Pay project at the Mobile World Congress Google has confirmed that it is developing a new mobile payments structure, which will be called Android Pay. Rumors concerning this new project have been circulating for a few weeks, but Google had been secretive with its plans concerning the new initiative. During the recent Mobile World Congress, Google announced the Android Pay project, which aims to serve as … Read entire article »

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

Mobile payments could suffer from liability shift and confusion

Mobile payments could suffer from liability shift and confusion

Liability is beginning to shift away from consumers and on to companies As mobile payments become more prominent, liability is beginning to shift. Liability shift places the burden of fraudulent payments on merchants and banks that are not making use of new technology and security standards. Previously, such liability had been placed on the consumer or, more accurately, those conducting fraudulent charges. Because fraud in the mobile payments space can be difficult to track down, merchants … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Tablet Commerce, Technology News, Trends

Apple’s mobile payments service continues to find success

Apple’s mobile payments service continues to find success

Apple Pay now accounts for majority of all mobile transactions in the US Apple has been finding significant success in the mobile payments field. At three months old, Apple Pay now accounts for the majority of mobile transactions made in the United States, according to CEO Tim Cook. Cook offered information concerning the service’s performance during Apple’s first quarter fiscal report, claiming that Apple Pay accounts for more than two out of three mobile payment dollars … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, United States

New mobile payments solution launched by Ingenico Group

New mobile payments solution launched by Ingenico Group

Ingenico Group releases new point-of-sale solution designed for small businesses The Ingenico Group has announced that launch of a new point-of-sale system designed specifically for small businesses. The new solution is meant to help small businesses engage mobile consumers, providing them with the ability to accept mobile payments. The new point-of-sale system is a multi-channel solution that is called Smart TabletPOS and combines the company’s tablet-based point-of-sale technology with cloud-based tools that will allow small businesses … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Tablet Commerce, Technology News

Increased awareness of mobile wallets may power growth in mobile commerce

Increased awareness of mobile wallets may power growth in mobile commerce

Mobile wallets are gaining more attention, allowing the digital commerce space to flourish The increasing awareness of mobile wallets may help power the growth of mobile commerce throughout the world, according to a new report from Infiniti Research. Mobile wallets are relatively simple applications available for smartphones and tablets. These apps allow consumers to store their financial information on their devices, which can be used to make mobile payments both online and at physical stores. These … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Trends

Apple Pay is preparing to get started outside the US

Apple Pay is preparing to get started outside the US

The mobile wallet is now getting itself ready to make its first moves in countries outside of the United States. Apple Pay is now getting itself ready to send its mobile wallet services outside of the United States, where it has been exclusively available until now, as it makes its way into the first countries outside of the U.S. borders. Reports have indicated that online, offline, and mobile marketing materials are being prepared for March. This indicates that … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications

Softcard mobile wallet hit by layoffs

Softcard mobile wallet hit by layoffs

The smartphone based payments venture with wireless company backing is undergoing a restructuring. According to Softcard, the mobile wallet service that was launched by Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and T-Mobile, the company is undergoing a restructuring which has caused it to lay off 60 of its employees. This wave of layoffs at the mobile payments technology company impacts between 12 and 30 percent of its workers. That range is based on the range of the staff size of the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications