The Mobile Wallet Report, 6 December 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 6 December 2013

Fingerprints, voice prints, palm vein patterns, face recognition and iris scans are all now being tested for verifying a consumer’s identity for payments at the point of sale and to protect access to mobile wallets, online commerce, mobile banking applications, individual apps on a device and physical locations. We take an in-depth look at the latest developments.

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The Mobile Wallet Report, 22 November 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 22 November 2013

The European Central Bank sets out recommendations for mobile payments services, the CEO of Kopo Kopo explains how his company has enabled 10,000 Kenyan merchants to accept M-Pesa mobile money payments in their stores, and how ex-Google Wallet execs are set to bring Amazon-like customer awareness to brick and mortar stores.

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The Mobile Wallet Report, 18 October 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 18 October 2013

Borica Bankservice’s Bogdan Stavrev explains how Bulgaria’s new Mobb national mobile payments platform works, a national mobile payments service to launch in Colombia this year, and BNP Paribas Fortis’s Gunter Uytterhoeven explains how the new Belgian Mobile Wallet platform has been designed to meet merchants’ needs.

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The Mobile Wallet Report, 4 October 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 4 October 2013

As MasterCard, Visa and American Express propose a new digital payment standard, Mike Matan, head of global network business at AmEx, and Jim McCarthy, global head of innovation and strategic partnerships at Visa, comment on the technology options, rollout timing and thinking behind the plan.

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The Mobile Wallet Report, 27 September 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 27 September 2013

In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we reveal how Royal Canadian Mint is to pilot its new digital currency; MasterCard tests QR payments at Yankee Stadium; Chinese payment services provider launches new mobile payment solution; the launch of the first mobile ticketing app in the US to work across multiple transit systems; and more…

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The Mobile Wallet Report, 20 September 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 20 September 2013

In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we reveal how Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group has signed up the distributors of 90% of China’s vending machines for a sound-based mobile payments rollout; US startup LikeUs Network has unveiled a mobile payment device that plugs into any vending machine to instantly start accepting payments via an app; Barclays has added QR codes to its Pingit mobile payment application; and more…

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The Mobile Wallet Report, 6 September 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 6 September 2013

In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we look at the wide range of mobile wallet features in PayPal’s updated iOS and Android apps; Canadian startup Bionym’s US$79 wristband that uses the wearer’s cardiac rhythm to verify their identity; Hungarian mobile payments platform provider Cellum develops technology to enable consumers to buy products they like the look of on the go — just by taking a picture with their smartphone’s camera; and more…

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The Mobile Wallet Report, 30 August 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 30 August 2013

In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we reveal how Weve has set out its vision for a loyalty-led mobile wallet — without support for payments; how marketing technology provider Vibes’ annual Mobile Wallet Consumer Report supports Weve’s viewpoint; how a MasterCard debit card with a built-in LCD display has proven popular among customers of Poland’s Getin Bank, despite the bank charging customers for the cards; and more…

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The Mobile Wallet Report, 23 August 2013

The Mobile Wallet Report, 23 August 2013

In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we reveal how nearly 50,000 consumers have signed up for Poland’s Iko mobile wallet platform since its launch in March 2013; who has launched a service that enables New York taxi passengers to pay for fares with a tap of their mobile phone; the Spanish mobile commerce joint venture given the all clear by the European Commission; and more…

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