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Mobile Payments to Hit $500 Billion This Year Mobile Payments to Hit $500 Billion This Year

As smartphones and tablets have quickly rose to prominence in the tech industry, retailers have readjusted their business models to take advantage of the mobile shopping opportunities the devices provide to consumers. Now revenues from mobile payments are rising to …

Contactless Mobile Payments to Hit $10 Billion by 2018 Contactless Mobile Payments to Hit $10 Billion by 2018

Though the mobile payment industry has been slow to emerge for a variety of reasons, the deals and technology are now in place for the industry to take off. Market research firm Juniper Research today released a report predicting that …

NFC Finally Coming to Most Smartphones NFC Finally Coming to Most Smartphones

Apple has ignored NFC, choosing instead to implement other mobile payment systems in its iPhone devices. This has limited the reach of NFC in the premium smartphone market and, in turn, limited the rollout of NFC to the greater smartphone …

Why Smartphones Are Forcing Retailers To Rethink Their Business Models Why Smartphones Are Forcing Retailers To Rethink Their Business Models
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As smartphones become more ubiquitous in established markets, traditional business models have begun to quickly shift and adapt. Entire markets based on specific technologies have been wiped away by a handful of smartphone apps. The instant access to information that …

NFC Mobile Payments Slowly Gaining Traction NFC Mobile Payments Slowly Gaining Traction
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Just over one year ago, banks and mobile operators were scrambling to implement NFC mobile payment systems. They were most likely convinced that Apple would soon put the technology into its latest iPhone, propelling demand for NFC services overnight. It’s …

U.S. Wireless Carriers Unite Around Mobile Payments U.S. Wireless Carriers Unite Around Mobile Payments
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The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), a trade association for the electronic payments industry, today announced the beginning of its new Mobile Payments Committee. The committee will be a task force whose job it is to consolidate consensus on mobile payment …

Deutsche Telekom Looks to Expand its Mobile Payment Reach Deutsche Telekom Looks to Expand its Mobile Payment Reach

Yesterday it was announced that Deutsche Telekom and MasterCard have partnered to begin bringing mobile phone payment methods to more Europeans over the next year. Today it has become clear that MasterCard is not the only company Deutsche Telekom is …

Worldwide Mobile Payments to Hit $171 Billion in 2012 Worldwide Mobile Payments to Hit $171 Billion in 2012

The IT analysts at Gartner, Inc. have announced that worldwide mobile payment transaction values will reach $171.5 billion this year. That is a 61.9% increase over 2011. The number of mobile payment users will also significantly increase this year, hitting …

The World of Mobile Payment [Infographic] The World of Mobile Payment [Infographic]

The world of mobile payment is starting to look like a game of survivor. Company after Company is jumping into the mobile payment game, trying to get a piece of the $6.2 trillion credit card transaction pie. What we are …

Pay Your SXSW Bar Check With Tabbedout Pay Your SXSW Bar Check With Tabbedout

What better time to unveil a new feature on your restaurant and bar payment app than in Austin, Texas during SXSW? With so many technology professionals eating and drinking in one place, it’s the perfect time to bring your technology …

First Look at Isis Mobile Wallet First Look at Isis Mobile Wallet

We are getting our first glimpse of Isis, the mobile wallet app that will be available to more than 100 million United State Credit Card holders this summer. The new app will compete with Google Wallet and Opera, offering a …