Activist investor Carl Icahn says PayPal should be split off from eBay as a separate business, MasterCard explains its plans for remittances, and Swedbank is to close its QR code payments service.
French supermarket chain E.Leclerc begins a national mobile payment rollout, InMarket puts Bluetooth beacons into 150 US grocery stores, with thousands more expected by end of year, and the first products with Fido Alliance password replacement features are demonstrated at CES in Las Vegas.
The European Central Bank sets out recommendations for mobile payments services, the CEO of Kopo Kopo explains how his company has enabled 10,000 Kenyan merchants to accept M-Pesa mobile money payments in their stores, and how ex-Google Wallet execs are set to bring Amazon-like customer awareness to brick and mortar stores.
In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we reveal how Royal Canadian Mint is to pilot its new digital currency; MasterCard tests QR payments at Yankee Stadium; Chinese payment services provider launches new mobile payment solution; the launch of the first mobile ticketing app in the US to work across multiple transit systems; and […]
In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we look at the wide range of mobile wallet features in PayPal’s updated iOS and Android apps; Canadian startup Bionym’s US$79 wristband that uses the wearer’s cardiac rhythm to verify their identity; Hungarian mobile payments platform provider Cellum develops technology to enable consumers to buy products they […]
In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we look at the Samsung mobile wallet’s arrival in US Google Play store; why Yankee Group say mobile wallets are “not robust enough to command mass-market adoption”; who remains by far the most widely used mobile payments service among US iPhone users; and more…
This 42-page report from the NFC World team examines PayPal’s plans for expansion in the international in-store payments market in 2013 and analyses the strengths of the online payments giant’s technical armoury, its vision for a digital wallet in the cloud, its ability to scale at speed and the likelihood of it gaining widespread consumer […]
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