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Customer Desire Will Drive Mobile Payment, Mobile Wallet Innovation

May 26, 2016 by

A new report revealed that there would be a lot of new development in the mobile wallet market thanks to increasing customer support for mobile payments.

TeslaCrypt Ransomware Operation Shuts Down, Apologizes

May 26, 2016 by

In what may be one of the strangest mobile payments developments in some time, the ransomware organization known as TeslaCrypt has shut down its operations for good.

Pavlok: The Wearable Device That Keeps Users Frugal…or Else.

May 26, 2016 by

The Pavlok may represent the best step that keeps a user financially honest via one of the greatest incentives known to man: pain.

MasterCard: U.S. EMV Adoption by Merchants and Issuers Increases

May 26, 2016 by

Since the EMV shift, the learning curve for merchants and consumers has begun to diminish.

REPORT: 7 in 10 Prepaid Cards Are Hiding Fees

May 26, 2016 by

News out of Austin, Texas today surfaced revealing some interesting findings regarding prepaid cards.

Google’s New Mobile Payments API to Make Android Pay More Accessible

May 25, 2016 by

A new application programming interface (API) for Android Pay emerged, all with an eye toward making it easier for users to put the mobile payment program to work.

SEC: Security Still the Biggest Risk to the Financial System

May 25, 2016 by

Recently noted at the Reuters Financial Regulation Summit in Washington D.C that the biggest threat to the financial system was still security.

How Mobile Payments Saved Lives, Cash in Sierra Leone’s Ebola Outbreak

May 25, 2016 by

Workers who needed to be paid, and workers who—according to reports from the Better Than Cash Alliance—may have not only saved money, but also saved lives, just by using mobile payments.

Alibaba & Samsung Team Up For Mobile Payments Push

May 25, 2016 by

The two companies will offer users access to some new features that should add value to the overall ecosystem.

SEAMLESS AND SECURE: Navigating the Future of E-Commerce

May 25, 2016 by

During 2015, online, or card-not-present (CNP), fraud increased 215 percent[1] and, according to Aité Group, CNP fraud is likely to double to $6.4 billion by 2018.


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