Biometrics is a growing field these days, especially since Apple introduced Touch ID, and while early payments risks associated with multiple enrollments are causing some concern, the benefits far outweigh the pitfalls, according to Kimberly Little Sutherland, senior director for identity management at LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
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Mobile Minutes: NBA sued over DFS; Deutsche Bank goes password free; Star Wars on Google; Samsung Pay expandsNovember 24, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – NBA, sports investment groups among those sued over DFS; Deutsche Bank tests password-free mobile security; Star Wars fan? Google has apps for that; Samsung Pay now works with Chase Bank.
With no one company currently dominating person-to-person payments on mobile, Apple is reportedly hoping to extract the significant value that exists in this area for the right player.
Jamba Juice is stirring up sales by rolling out a new application functionality that enables customers to order before their arrival on premises, capitalizing on the brand’s recent digital payments integration.
McDonald’s in Japan is partnering with wireless carrier NTT Docomo, enabling customers who pay at most of the chain’s 3,000 locations nationwide using the iD mobile payment platform to receive discounts on their purchases.
As Visa continues to evangelize its mobile payment platform, Visa Checkout, the brand has seen strong support from connected moms, who can quickly take an offer viral.
Walgreens is streamlining the in-store checkout process by becoming the first to intertwine Apple Pay with its loyalty program, enabling customers to scan only once to pay and receive rewards.
Higher education is one of the latest sectors receiving a digital makeover, with some colleges opting to drive purchases on campus via Bluetooth-enabled, hands-free mobile payments that resonate with students well-versed in selfies.
Choice is the big news in mobile payments this week, with several announcements pointing to a future where consumers can choose which authentication method to use as well as whether to complete a purchase via their bank’s mobile wallet, Apple Pay or an Android wallet.
Chase plans to bring its newly introduced Chase Pay mobile payments solution to gas stations and convenience stores in an attempt to corner a sector known for the kind of everyday purchases that fit well with mobile.