American Express puts a new twist on mobile payments

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Mobile payments could change thanks to American Express Mobile payments are becoming more common throughout the world and have garnered the support of technology and financial firms in recent years. The growing popularity of mobile payments is largely due to the proliferation of mobile technology. Higher smartphone and tablet ownership is encouraging consumers to seek out new forms of commerce that are more aligned to their interests. As mobile payments continue to attract more attention, businesses are working to provide more comprehensive services to consumers. Mobile commerce could become less…

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Isis announces new mobile commerce services

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Isis adds American Express Serve to mobile commerce platform Mobile commerce platform Isis now leverages the services associated with the American Express Serve platform. Isis is a joint venture from AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless and has managed to establish a relatively strong following in the world of mobile commerce. The platform is in direct competition with Google’s own mobile commerce platform, called the Google Wallet. Isis has managed to gain a significant advantage over the Google Wallet by winning the support of many of the world’s major financial institutions.…

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A Change of Pace: Four Online Payment Alternatives to Paypal

Mobile and online¬†payment alternatives… Americans spent more than $2.25 billion online on the two shopping days known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday alone, according to ComScore. The market analysis company also found Americans spent $43.2 billion total online in Q2 2012. These numbers were music to the cyber-ears of electronic payment processor Paypal, one of the more popular payment processors on the web. But there are many people out there who simply dislike Paypal because of its success, its policies, or both. Thankfully there are several alternatives merchants and…

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American Express cardholders to use Isis Mobile Wallet

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U.S. Consumer OPEN Serve and Small Business cards are now available in the mobile payment joint venture. American Express has announced that its mobile wallet joint venture with T-Mobile USA, AT&T Mobility, and Verizon Wireless, called Isis, has now entered into an agreement that will allow the U.S. Consumer, OPEN Serve and Small Business Cards to be available. The cardholders of American Express products will be able to use their NFC smartphones this year. It will begin with the first cities of Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah, which…

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ISIS platforms gains momentum over competitors due to slow and steady approach

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Mobile commerce giant takes small steps. ISIS, the mobile commerce joint venture between Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile, is making slow, but steady progress toward a new pilot test this summer. The platform may be lagging behind the Google Wallet, which was formally launched late last year, but has already become one of the more popular platforms in the industry, despite the fact that ISIS has yet to see commercial release. The slow progression of ISIS seems to have been beneficial, as it has allowed the project to overcome the challenges…

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