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.
Google breathes new life into NFC with support for Host Card Emulation (HCE) in Android 4.4 KitKat, Amex lets customers pay with Membership Rewards in New York taxis, and mobile location analytics firms agree to customer data code of conduct.
Borica Bankservice’s Bogdan Stavrev explains how Bulgaria’s new Mobb national mobile payments platform works, a national mobile payments service to launch in Colombia this year, and BNP Paribas Fortis’s Gunter Uytterhoeven explains how the new Belgian Mobile Wallet platform has been designed to meet merchants’ needs.
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 reveal how nearly 50,000 consumers have signed up for Poland’s Iko mobile wallet platform since its launch in March 2013; who has launched a service that enables New York taxi passengers to pay for fares with a tap of their mobile phone; the Spanish mobile commerce […]
In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we reveal how Isis has partnered with Amex for its NFC mobile payments rollout in the US; how Pulse financial institutions and retailers will be offering their own branded mobile wallets to customers; 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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