Articles Tagged ‘mobile payments’


Shoppers prefer retailers’ payment apps to Apple Pay, Android Pay: report

June 30, 2016

Consumers are embracing mobile payment applications, with more than 25 percent of smartphone owners in the United States using these platforms at least once a month, according to new research from Parks Associates.

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Frontier Airlines soars through mobile transactions with tablet POS

June 20, 2016

Frontier Airlines is modernizing its in-flight services by equipping flight attendants with tablets and a mobile point-of-sale system that creates a faster and more convenient checkout process.

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Chase’s QuickPay takes on PayPal with real-time transfers

June 17, 2016

Chase is boosting the mobile capabilities of its peer-to-peer payment program to gain traction against PayPal and others with new features such as real-time transfers.

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Four of Britain’s largest banks enlist new payments app’s services

June 13, 2016

Barclays and Halifax are two of the British financial institutions leveraging VocaLink’s new Pay by Bank application – which enables customers to conduct mobile transactions and check their account balances – reflecting the rise of standalone, bank-branded payment platforms.

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Shell brings Chase Pay to its gas stations, fueling rewards signups

June 10, 2016

Shell Oil Company is the latest to adopt Chase Pay in a long-term agreement that brings mobile payments to its pumps, boosting convenience for consumers while promoting mobile rewards signups.

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Visa’s mobile payments blitz continues with support for bank apps

June 8, 2016

Visa is strengthening its stronghold on mobile payments with the introduction of the Digital Commerce platform, which offers financial institutions such as Webster Bank and PNC Bank the ability to roll out their own consumer-facing apps.

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PayPal advances mobile checkout convenience new One Touch log-in requirements

June 8, 2016

PayPal is making it even easier for consumers to shop on mobile by eliminating the need to continuously opt in for One Touch checkout.

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Early mobile payments adopters prefer Apple Pay over PayPal

June 1, 2016

In a potential threat to PayPal as mobile payments mature, early adopters are extending their use of digital wallets to in-store use and expressing more satisfaction with solutions that support omnichannel payments, according to a new report from 451 Research.

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Can PayPal hold its ground in mobile payments?

May 23, 2016

PayPal has grown since being spun off from eBay and continues to push ahead in mobile, but whether or not this is enough to remain competitive with Apple Pay and others is still unclear.

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Mobile Minutes: Fitbit inches towards mobile payments; Nokia returns to phones; Food delivery shakeout; Amazon’s plans

May 19, 2016

Today in mobile marketing ­– Fitbit acquires mobile payments technology but won’t add this year; Nokia name to return to mobile phones after licensing deal; Food-delivery startups head for shakeout as venture money slows; Amazon plans more stores, bulked-up prime services.

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