Starbucks Australia and Major League Baseball are among the first marketers to leverage MasterCard’s new in-application purchasing capabilities introduced today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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While most fast food giants are testing mobile payments at the point-of-sale to clear up in-store lines, McDonald’s Singapore is taking a page from the success of online delivery services to increase adoption.
As exciting as mobile phones are – and trust me, as a former CEO of a mobile banking and payment company, I have had a decade-long infatuation with the technology – I am here to say that I think mobile phones are not the sole future of payments at all.
While MCX moved one step closer to bringing its proposed mobile payments solution to market this week with the announced Paydiant partnership, an actual launch date has still not been set.
Following Target’s recent data breach, the retailer announced plans to speed up its transition to the chip-based payment standard called EMV, a move that could give mobile payments a boost.
Starbucks’ new leadership changes earlier this week position the retailer’s mobile and digital ambitions beyond its bricks-and-mortar stores to compete head-on in the emerging mobile payment space, underpinned by its loyalty program.
Android smartphones are catching up with the iPhone when it comes to driving payment transactions through a browser or application, according to a new report from Adyen.
JD Sports recently added PayPal payments to its mobile and desktop Web sites and in-store, joining the ranks of other British sports and fashion retailers.
A recent comScore report revealed that there were one billion credit and debit cards in circulation in the U.S. in 2012 – approximately three cards for every person.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia customers who own a Samsung Galaxy S4 can now pay for purchases using the bank’s mobile application at merchants accepting MasterCard PayPass contactless payments.