Mobile Payments


Will Banking Apps Kill Debit Cards?

Will Banking Apps Kill Debit Cards?

Forget your debit card? Soon, withdrawals by smartphone may become routine, if they can overcome security issues that continue to plague mobile banking apps.
Kate Knibbs in Mobile Payments



The Future of Mobile Payments: Why PayPal Is a Challenger

The Future of Mobile Payments: Why PayPal Is a Challenger

PayPal is taking the express lane to in-store mobile payment dominance — but competitors’ efforts and consumer suspicions may block the road to success.
Kate Knibbs in Mobile Payments



Buyer Beware: Why You Should Be Wary of Mobile Banking

Buyer Beware: Why You Should Be Wary of Mobile Banking

Thinking of buying those shoes with your iPhone? Make sure you’re protected from identity theft first.
Kate Knibbs in Mobile Payments



On Location: Chicago Yawns at Buying Groceries with Phones

On Location: Chicago Yawns at Buying Groceries with Phones

Virtual grocery stores won customers over in Philadelphia and Seoul, but the newest Chicago iteration has yet to catch on with commuters.
Kate Knibbs in Mobile Payments



Why Mobile Payments Are in Trouble

Why Mobile Payments Are in Trouble

Retailers, financial institutions, carriers and phone makers are banking on mobile payments, but the emerging industry could hit a significant roadblock: reluctant consumers, concerned about privacy and security.
Kat Ascharya in Mobile Payments



Apple Hints at "IWallet" with IPhone Patent

Apple Hints at "IWallet" with IPhone Patent

Apple has patented a payment system based on near-field communications technology, hinting at mobile payments on iPhones in the future and giving NFC a boost in the burgeoning digital wallet market.
Kate Knibbs in Strategies & Solutions



Retailers Join Mobile Payment Industry

Retailers Join Mobile Payment Industry

The mobile payment industry will get a major push, with an upcoming new smartphone payment system backed by top retailers like Wal-Mart and Target.
Melissa Daniels in Mobile Payments



MWC: Isis, Banks Team Up in Mobile Payment Race

MWC: Isis, Banks Team Up in Mobile Payment Race

Mobile payment venture Isis will partner with Chase, Capital One and BarclayCard, pointing to its focus on establishing a secure, NFC-based payment platform as the market ramps up.
Kate Knibbs in Mobile Payments



Google Addresses E-Wallet Security Flaw as Rivals Close In

Google Addresses E-Wallet Security Flaw as Rivals Close In

Google disabled use of prepaid cards for Google Wallet, as privacy concerns threaten the service’s chances in the competitive mobile payments field.
Cam Lincoln in Mobile Payments



Facebook Adds Mobile Payments to Boost IPO, Gaming

Facebook Adds Mobile Payments to Boost IPO, Gaming

Facebook will ramp up mobile payments on its network, as it readies for its IPO and strives to compete with Google for ad and gaming revenue.
Lorien Crow in Strategies & Solutions