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PayPal's President Weighs in On Payments Disruptions Coming in 2013
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Jonathan_Camhi
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Jonathan_Camhi,
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4/15/2013 | 4:03:54 PM
re: PayPal's President Weighs in On Payments Disruptions Coming in 2013
I think the success of NFC is dependent on if/when EMV adoption occurs. Once merchants make that switch to EMV they are almost ready to start taking NFC payments. But that's still several years away at best.
Alex.Johnson
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Alex.Johnson,
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12/28/2012 | 10:21:38 PM
re: PayPal's President Weighs in On Payments Disruptions Coming in 2013
David Marcus makes several valid points. NFC is not currently offering
any great advantage to consumers. I agree that opening an app and
tapping a phone against a register is not significantly easier than
pulling a credit card out of a wallet and swiping it. The idea of a
"mobile wallet" is going to have to evolve to offer consumers more value
and less risk. Many consumers are worried about what will happen if
their phone dies or loses reception. What happens if their phone is
hacked? Currently, I see NFC-enabled mobile wallets actually creating
more problems than they solve.


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