The just released study by consulting firm KPMG put up the jawdropping number: By 2015, mobile payments will top $1 trillion, andin the process the volume of mobile payments will spike up byaround 100% per year.

Fueling the growth, said KPMG, is smartphone and tablet computerpopularity, which are lifting consumer comfort with paying viaportable silicon-based devices.

The report predicted measurable drops in cash and credit cardpayments.

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