The Mobile Wallet Report, 15 November 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 15 November 2013

A detailed new report from the World Bank member IFC explains why many mobile financial services fail to take off, PXT’s Looped In payments and marketing app for college students is gathering pace with 125 merchants now signed up in the Boston area, and Timberland puts plans in place to roll out Bluetooth LE marketing after a successful pilot.

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The Mobile Wallet Report, 11 October 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 11 October 2013

Amazon pushes into payments, PayPal details the technology it will be using to enable customers to make payments at Discover merchants, and Loop unveils a mobile payment solution that works with standard magnetic stripe terminals and uses NFC technology to secure users’ card data.

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The Mobile Wallet Report, 27 September 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 27 September 2013

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 more…

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The Mobile Wallet Report, 20 September 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 20 September 2013

In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we reveal how Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group has signed up the distributors of 90% of China’s vending machines for a sound-based mobile payments rollout; US startup LikeUs Network has unveiled a mobile payment device that plugs into any vending machine to instantly start accepting payments via an app; Barclays has added QR codes to its Pingit mobile payment application; and more…

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Mobile Wallet Outlook, April 2013

Mobile Wallet Outlook, April 2013

In this 20-page edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we exclusively reveal how MCX’s wallet will work, and examine each of the five main ways in which wallet providers are addressing the issue of how to architect enterprise-grade cloud payments — and at the major players that are following each of these possible routes to market.

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Mobile Wallet Outlook, February 2013

Mobile Wallet Outlook, January/February 2013

In this 20-page edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we examine: Facebook enters the payments market — next step, a mobile wallet? NFC finds a place in the home — the rise of the technology in consumer electronics and appliances; Key moves from around the mobile wallet world; and more…

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Mobile Wallet Outlook, December 2012

Mobile Wallet Outlook, December 2012

In this 16-page edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we examine: Biometrics make a comeback at the point of sale; Marketers flock to Passbook as Apple’s ease of integration and location-based alerts prove irresistible; Lack of reasons to switch overtake consumers’ mobile payment security concerns; and more…

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Mobile Wallet Market Briefing: PayPal

Mobile Wallet Market Briefing: PayPal

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 and merchant acceptance — as well as the possible reasons why the company is so negative about the prospects for NFC.

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