Doubt has been swirling around the potential widespread use of near field communication, or NFC, a technology that links consumers’ mobile phones to merchants’ point-of-sale terminals, enabling instant mobile payments. Apple released the iPhone 5 without an NFC chip, leaving millions of consumers out of the NFC equation.
Tracking the mobile banking revolution in credit unions with veteran technology writer Robert McGarvey.
LAS VEGAS — Disruption. Disintermediation. Reinvention. These three themes rocked the first installment of Money2020, a bustling conference that attracted a full house of 2,000-plus attendees and, more importantly, it brought in very senior executives from major financial services players ranging from American Express to Visa, MasterCard and Discover; from...
Beware the ides of Google, and while Isis is no gift from the gods, Bluebird just may prove to be a vulture.
LAS VEGAS — "It has to be secure." "It has to be easy to use." "It has to be exciting."
Isis, the mobile payments joint venture formed by AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile has launched its pilot in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City.
In his latest column, technology writer Robert McGarvey says lack of wave-and-pay in iPhone 5 a blow but there are a lot of other players.
Mobile wallets are coming – that is a certainty, some experts say. But just about everything else around this issue remains uncertain as credit unions, banks, and merchants scramble to attempt to keep pace with a fast evolving marketplace.
Near-field communications panelists watching Isis pilots, says wave-and-pay technology awaiting consumers, security rules.
What’s your wallet made of – leather, or bits and bytes? At CUNA’s recent Government Affairs Conference held in Washington that was a key question raised among those close to the evolution of payment transactions.