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McDonald’s Uses QR codes and Mobile Marketing for NFL Campaign

McDonald’s is taking a multichannel approach for marketing itself as the official restaurant sponsor for this year’s NFL season. This is their second season sponsoring the league....

Global, Americas, Mobile Marketing, QR Codes, McDonald’s

The SUBWAY® Restaurant Chain Selects Softcard™ as Key Strategic Partner for Mobile Payments

HEADLINE2SUBWAY launches Softcard-branded NFC payment terminals at more than 26,000 locations nationwide, the largest NFC restaurant deployment in the United States...

NFC, Mobile Payments, Americas, SUBWAY

Why Apple Pay could succeed where others have had underwhelming results

Not because Apple is a huge and influential company, but because the timing is right....

NFC, Mobile Payments, Global, Americas, Apple, Apple Pay

16 amazing things you can do with Apple Watch

Apple Watch is here to show the rest of the industry how to really make a smart watch. ...

Mobile Technology, Global, Americas, Apple, Smartwatch, Apple Watch

Twitter breaks into mobile commerce

Twitter launches new feature that highlights mobile shopping among its users...

Mobile Commerce, Americas, Twitter

Has Apple Pay arrived too late?

Apple Inc. keeps giving new meaning to the term “fashionably late.”...

NFC, Mobile Payments, Global, Americas, Apple

Square, led by Twitter co-founder Dorsey, opens offices in Kitchener

KITCHENER — Jack Dorsey looks more like a skateboarder grinding on a King Street planter box than a billionaire technology entrepreneur who officially opened offices in downtown Kitchener Wednesday....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Square, mPOS

Mobile Payments: A Solution Still Searching For a Problem

Lots of people are skeptical of Apple's new mobile payment system. Neil Irwin is one of them:...

NFC, Mobile Payments, Global, Americas, Apple, Apple Pay

Apple Pay Could Finally Make Mobile Payments Happen

Apple wants to destroy your wallet and kill your credit cards with Apple Pay, its new mobile payment system. ...

NFC, Mobile Payments, Global, Americas, Apple, Apple Pay

With Apple Pay, a Push Into Mobile Payments

Tech evangelists have predicted for years a world in which people paid for retail goods with the wave of a smartphone, or the push of a smartphone button. For nearly as long, this so-called mobile wallet has yet to catch on....

NFC, Mobile Payments, Global, Americas, Apple, Apple Pay

Mobile payment startup Square said to be raising funds at US$6b valuation

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28 — Square Inc, the mobile-payments startup co-founded by Twitter Inc Chairman Jack Dorsey, is in talks to raise financing at a US$6 billion valuation, according to a person with knowledge of the matter....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Square

Top Five Mobile Banking Security Tips From Tech CU

First Major Mobile Banking Threats Hit the U.S.; What Consumers Need Know...

Mobile Banking, Mobile Security, Americas

Apple iPhone 6 expected to include mobile payments, NFC

Wired reports a mobile-payments platform powered by near-field communication is coming to the next iPhone, backing up similar stories last month....

NFC, Global, Americas, iPhone, Smartphones, Apple

Mobile commerce popularity crown handed to eBay

According to a recent Ofcom report, the massive online auction site is the most popular retailer for smartphone and tablet users....

Mobile Commerce, Global, Americas, eBay, Mobile Statistics

Sequent Awarded “One Tap” Mobile Payments Patent

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sequent Software, the world’s leading provider of digital issuance and open wallet platform-as-a-service, announced today that it has been awarded a key patent for simplifying mobile payments and enabling fast and seamless transactions at merchants through the “One Tap” mobile payments functionality....

Mobile Payments, Americas, Sequent

St George introduces fingerprint access for mobile banking

St George bank is set to utilise fingerprint recognition software on the iPhone S5 to bring quick and secure banking to mobile customers....

Mobile Banking, Americas, Biometrics

Can smart cards bypass mobile?

Are smart cards getting smarter? Will they leapfrog mobile for payment and other apps?...

Mobile Payments, Americas, Smart Cards

Wearable technology featured at the first Toronto Men’s Fashion Week

As runways were stomped by models in cutting edge menswear fashions, wearables were also in the spotlight....

Mobile Technology, Americas

ABA Survey: More Consumers Embracing Mobile Banking

Internet remains top banking method, but branches gain popularity ...

Mobile Banking, Americas

10 years later: Google's pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets

Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit....

Global, Americas, Google

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