EMV Implementation: Who Is Ready?April 09, 2013With EMV deadlines approaching, merchants, acquirers, issuers and consumers are all going to be affected as new merchant terminals and messaging protocols must be developed and customers need to be educated about what EMV will mean for them.
Isis Sees Mobile Payments Succeeding Through PartnershipNovember 23, 2010Formed through the partnership of three of the four largest mobile phone operators in the United States, the recently-announced Isis payment network could be the first successful attempt at getting domestic cell phone customers to ditch plastic and start p
Smartphone Manufacturers Commit to NFC, but Will Banks?November 16, 2010With Google CEO Eric Schmidt's announcement yesterday at Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco that the next edition of Android — officially version 2.3, or Gingerbread — will have Near Field Communications capabilities baked in, came new evidence of
AT&T and Verizon to Support Contactless PaymentsNovember 09, 2010AT&T and Verizon Wireless have signed on to support integrated contactless payments on their phones, giving the technology a much-needed boost, according to IDC Financial Insights' Aaron McPherson.
Citi Brings PayPass to Cell PhonesJune 10, 2010Expanding its contactless payment offerings, New York-based Citibank is now offering its customers the Citi payment tag, a MasterCard PayPass-enabled sticker that can be placed on the back of cell phones.