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July 30

Cards are the hottest new content category on mobile

2015 has been the breakthrough year for consumer mobile payments at physical stores. Beyond the current hype, there is still plenty of debate about whether mobile proximity payment will be successful moving forward. This new consumer value has roots in both the payments and mobile ecosystems and yet is something wholly new – an idea that . . .

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Hans Reisgies
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June 16

Bank’s customer experience problem made worse by not having their own wallets

A new report on the experience of retail banking customers painted a sobering picture of a banking industry slowly loosing touch with its customer base and threatened by all sides by new innovative entrants. The new “Pay” wallet offerings by tech giants may only be the latest threat in a long list, but may be . . .

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Marcelo De Lima
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marcello
June 02

Webinar: The Empire Strikes Back! How Banks Can Win the Wallet Wars

Banks risk being intermediated by major wallet providers by not enabling their own banking app for payments. Learn how they can fight back!
 

The branded mobile app is the closest, cheapest connection banks have ever had with their customers. But banks are under threat to lose this connection and millions of dollars in investment . . .

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Marcelo De Lima
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marcello
May 26

Mobile payments and the great wallet shuffle – which bank will come out on top?

Depending on which survey you read, anywhere from 28% to 48% of iPhone 6 users have already tried Apple Pay, and half of those who haven’t intend to do so in the next 90 days. These astoundingly high numbers will impact the payments industry just as iTunes impacted the music business, and players who . . .

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Rick Davison
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rick davison
May 04

Mobile payment fraud – Emerging ground for cyber criminals

We may love the Hollywood movies about amazing bank or jewelry heists, armored car robberies, art scams, and the like, but smart criminals figured out long ago that a good financial data breach is a much more lucrative form of criminal activity. And it comes with the added benefit of much lower risk of arrest . . .

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Narendra Narayanan
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narendra narayanan
April 17

The rise of HCE-based mobile payments

From an interview published on Mobile Payments Today

Last May, Russia-based Sberbank became one of the first major financial institutions to announce a commercial mobile wallet rollout that integrated Host Card Emulation to bypass the secure element in a smartphone to make NFC mobile payments. Sequent Software Inc., a U.S.-based firm that . . .

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Kaushik Roy
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kaushik roy
March 15

Reinventing the in-store app experience

I recently came across an article on Retail Touchpoints called “Reinventing The Retail App For In-Store Success”. In it Artisan CEO Bob Moul explains why retailers nowadays care so much about native mobile app strategy for in-store experience and how it is essential to maximizing ROI.

According to a Google research, some 84 . . .

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Marcelo De Lima
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marcello
February 26

Tokenization is not enough: Ensuring secure mobile payments using dynamic issuance with on-device security and management

HCE cloud-based mobile payments have opened a new chapter in the industry’s thinking around security of card data on-device and the risk management associated with it.  The lack of secure element hardware storage on-device creates the need for strong software based solutions to mitigate the risk of storing sensitive card data . . .

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Kaushik Roy
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kaushik roy
January 14

Banks and Merchants Must Have Their Own Payment Apps

Banks and merchants are under threat to lose millions of dollars in investment in their apps by allowing them to become obsolete because they don’t provide the most desired functionality of all: Payment.

The reason is simple. A mobile app that offers a new and better way to perform a task that literally occurs . . .

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David Brudnicki
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david brudnicki
December 16

Infographic: What Will Android Pay Look Like?

The launch of Apple Pay may have been the most impactful announcement of any tech firm this year. The tech titan with the Midas touch and customer experience extraordinaire will finally make mobile payments work where so many other have stumbled. I will finally be able to leave my wallet at home and transact anywhere . . .

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Marcelo De Lima
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marcello

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