MasterCard and the PGA Tour’s plan to make Apple Pay part of the spectator experience at the Waste Management Open will ratchet up pressure on United States merchants to accept contactless payments as more customers become enabled.
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Bauer Hockey is leveraging a mobile point-of-sale system to deliver interactive and personalized shopping to customers, enhancing the experience.
Numerous mobile wallets have launched in the past year, but Amazon’s decision to pull the plug on its offering just six months after launch could be the beginning of a shakeout as the primary use cases and leaders become more apparent.
While Apple Pay has quickly become the mobile payments platform to beat on iOS, the ongoing leadership void for Android users could be solved by Google’s reported interest in acquiring Softcard.
Niagara Falls, Ontario, and Chicago are the latest cities to join the mobile ticketing parade with Niagara Falls leveraging mobile parking program administration and payment while Chicago is embracing Navy Pier mobile ticketing.
NEW YORK – A TGI Friday’s executive at the NRF 104th Annual Convention & Expo said that the restaurant chain prides itself in taking a different approach toward tablet integration in its locations in contrast to its competitors, such as Applebee’s, by placing tablets in the hands of servers rather than on tables.
PayPal is extending its reach to all major mobile devices with its new app for BlackBerry smartphones, making it clear that it intends to remain a top mobile payment solution despite competition from Apple Pay and Google Wallet.
Coinbase’s redesign of the bitcoin wallet application adds security features such as touch identification and enhanced pin locking to assuage mobile users’ concerns about mistakes, theft and fraud that have slowed the crytocurrency’s broader acceptance.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will pilot a new smartphone application for purchasing and using transit fares across the Municipal Railway system, becoming the latest public transportation provider to embrace mobile.
Mobile entertainment ticketing will move into a more mature phase in the months ahead as it embraces the full range of devices for an audience accustomed to receiving on-the-go services, according to a report from the Ticket Factory.