Make no mistake, Starbucks is the first name in mobile payments.
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LevelUp’s new(ish) barcode scanners rolled out in the Gregory’s Coffee chain today.
When it comes to mobile apps, the competition between McDonald’s and Burger King is just as heated as it is at countless highway stops across the nation.
QR Codes may be insecure, but they have found a foothold in the payments world. It’s a simple use case: a code comes up and is scanned by a reader, which then yields the information in the pattern of squares. Most famously, this works at the counter at your localRead More
Need cash but the bank account’s empty? No problem, try the ATM — the peer-to-peer (P2P) ATM, that is. Crowdfunding and P2P lending have become mainstream concepts. Kickstarter is practically a household word and Venmo is plastered all over the New York subway system. In the coming months, a company calledRead More
Apple has made several feints toward becoming a full-fledged payments company in the past, and the signs keep piling up. Perhaps most telling is the Motley Fool report today that “Apple is looking for a Payments Software Engineer that will ‘help build a next generation payment platform.’” Rumors have swirledRead More
The Swiss startup Groosker uses QR codes as a digital wallet. The user scans a QR code on an ecommerce site with his mobile phone and payment information, stored with Groosker, which is then used to complete the transaction, much as it would on a point-of-sale device in a store.Read More
Gas up with PayPal! The popular payments platform is now available at the gas station. Simply scan a QR code with your mobile device or enter a unique ID for the pump, and you’re ready to fill up and be on your way. PayPal is increasing its presence at point-of-sale,Read More
WASHINGTON, DC–NCR has officially launched a pilot of a new product that allows for mobile cash withdrawal at an ATM via QR code. NCR told Bank Innovation this week that the new product was still in the “concept” phase. The company said it is seeking “controlled introduction partners” through the fourth quarter, withRead More
By Bob Williams, Director of Marketing Technologies at Harland Clarke and author of the blog, The Merchant Stand.A friend and colleague Jim Marous shared an article from American Banker on Googe+ entitled Banks Underuse Mobile …