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POS
Point of Sale (POS) forecast report

At 93% of total US retail dollar volume, the point of sale (POS) retail market towers above the online market and will continue to do so for years to come.

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Mobile Payments
Analytics and loyalty will drive proximity payments growth

Mobile proximity payments have to date proven lacklustre and despite hundreds of millions spent on developing these platforms, consumer take-up remains low.

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Mobile Payments

  • Mobile payments go beyond mainstream According to research by IDC, 1.5 billion smartphones will ...
  • Amazon Wallet Amazon has quietly released a new Android and ...
  • Could this be Apple’s biggest innovation since the iPhone? This spring, Apple CEO Tim Cook offered a ...
  • Apple launches iTunes mobile payments in Japan In a small step towards Apple’s payments ambitions, ...
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    Contactless NFC

  • Analytics and loyalty will drive proximity payments growth Mobile proximity payments have to date proven lacklustre ...
  • EE unveils contactless payments plans with London Underground As reported late July, London Underground, DLR and ...
  • Apple and Visa to work together? In another bout of analyst fuelled prospecting, Apple ...
  • PBZ to test HCE for mobile NFC payments on American Express network Privredna Banka Zagreb (PBZ, Intesa Sanpaolo Group), Intesa ...
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    Mobile Banking

  • IBM uncovers Android banking vulnerability The message for Android is increasingly bleak in ...
  • Mobile payments to India through Pingit service Barclays has launched new functionality allowing mobile payments ...
  • Westpac New Zealand release world first augmented reality banking app Westpac New Zealand will release the world’s first ...
  • Tablet banking has arrived A notable proportion of those who own a ...
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    Mobile Remittance

  • Airtel Africa move $2bn in mobile money transactions in Q1 Bharti Airtel used Q1 numbers to highlight how ...
  • Daily mobile transactions rise to $71m in Kenya Kenyans are transacting Sh6.2 billion ($70.49m) daily through ...
  • The rise of mobile wallet-to-wallet cross-border remittance services New MNO wallet-to-wallet international remittance services have launched ...
  • Mobile money use on the rise in Africa Despite the slow take off of mobile money ...
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    M POS

  • Amazon launches mPOS In a widely anticipated move, Amazon.com has unveiled ...
  • Point of Sale (POS) forecast report At 93% of total US retail dollar volume, ...
  • Amazon Wallet Amazon has quietly released a new Android and ...
  • MasterCard enable card payments in Vietnam MasterCard and Sacombank have announced a partnership to MasterCard and Sacombank have ...
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    Analysis

  • Global Mobile Payments Index Q2 2014: UK Ahead of Rest of World Adyen announced findings from its latest global Mobile ...
  • Contrasting HCE and SIM secure element approaches to NFC payments Digital payments experts Consult Hyperion, in conjunction with ...
  • EcoCash mobile money transfer exceeds $4 billion Econet Wireless’ mobile money transfer service EcoCash has ...
  • Royal Canadian Mint axes digital currency MintChip Just three months after announcing its Bitcoin rival ...
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    Opinions

  • NFC: A technology in search of a problem? According to a report from IHS, contactless payments could ...
  • Live @ MWC: Google Glass barcode scanning GS1 have announced that they will be demonstrating ...
  • Consumers beware: five ways your identity can be stolen Jumio has revealed the top five ways that ...
  • Contactless and the future of payments Our society has seen an incredible rate of ...
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    Vendor Zone

  • Paym hits 1 million users for mobile payment service More than 1 million people have registered for ...
  • Dictao integrates Apple Touch ID fingerprint recognition technology Dictao, a publisher of software solutions for digital ...
  • Yaap launches “Yaap Shopping” Yaap, the joint-venture between CaixaBank, Banco Santander and Telefónica, ...
  • Powa Technologies acquires MPayMe to expand global footprint Powa Technologies Group has announced the acquisition of ...
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