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Apple Pay Scores Big Wins with Best Buy, Discover

Apple Pay Scores Big Wins with Best Buy, Discover

by April 28, 2015 at 11:50 am 0 comments

Best Buy and Discover just moved into Apple Pay’s camp. Could these wins for Apple Pay mean that Cupertino is emerging as the winner in mobile payments and that more players, particularly major merchants, will inevitably follow? Not necessarily, but that doesn’t mean they’re not big deals. The addition of DiscoverRead More

Google’s Plan to Catch Up with Apple Pay — Softcard?

Google’s Plan to Catch Up with Apple Pay — Softcard?

by January 20, 2015 at 11:53 am 0 comments

News broke last week that Softcard, formerly known as Isis, may have a suitor in mobile wallet competitor Google. What would be the price tag, considering the hundreds of millions — perhaps even billions — of dollars telcos poured into Isis/Softcard over the past five years? Try $50 to $100Read More

Why Amazon is Better Placed to Disrupt Payments Than Apple

Why Amazon is Better Placed to Disrupt Payments Than Apple

by June 3, 2014 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

Apple may be catching all of the headlines with its rumored interest in mobile payments, but some industry watchers think another tech giant may be better positioned in the mobile payments industry: Amazon. IDC’s James Wester writes that Amazon — with its rumored handset, highly customized version of Android OS,Read More

Square Eliminates Monthly Pricing Option, Courts Larger Businesses

Square Eliminates Monthly Pricing Option, Courts Larger Businesses

by November 11, 2013 at 11:37 am 1 comment

Payments processor Square announced Friday that it will discontinue its monthly flat-rate pricing option in February 2014 and move all its customers to a 2.75%-per-swipe fee. This appears to be part of a strategy to bring larger merchants into the service. It’s actually 2.75% but less for higher volume merchants — more onRead More

Partnership with Carriers Essential for FI Success in Mobile Wallet

Partnership with Carriers Essential for FI Success in Mobile Wallet

by May 13, 2013 at 11:28 am 3 comments

Financial institutions own the customer’s primary relationship with his money, so patience and persistence should win them the mobile wallet wars, right? Maybe. In a panel discussion on mobile payment trends at a recent event in the Carlisle & Gallagher Insight Series, attention was called to the carriers, who controlRead More