Category Archives: Mobile Payments

Mobile payments in the US 2015

Apple, Starbucks and Disney are all strong brands with loyal followings, but they also have something else in common: They’re early leaders in the ever-evolving mobile payments market. Some analysts predict 2015 will be the first year all the pieces — (more…)...
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PayPal launches One Touch payments

PayPal says it has launched one touch payments in a move to simplify and accelerate their payment service and deal with the large number of incomplete transactions. The payment service, called One Touch for Web, is an extension of PayPal’s mobile One (more…)...
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The global mobile money landscape

The mobile money sector is one of the most fluid in the whole of the mobile ecosystem, with more players entering and exiting, new tech and services being launched or trialled. Here’s MEF’s quarterly update on the key players in the (more…)...
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Differing forecasts for mobile wallet

Research and opinion on mobile payment trends contain conflicting predictions and conclusions, partly as a result of banks commissioning fewer market studies, leaving researchers to find a new starting point for evaluation, says consultant Steve Mott. For example, research from Auriemma (more…)...
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Xiaomi offers interest bearing mobile wallet

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is the latest tech company to cross over into financial services by offering an interest bearing mobile wallet. Xiaomi began public beta testing Tuesday of an online money-market fund that lets users earn interest on money saved in Xiaomi’s (more…)...
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PayPal ramps up operations in Africa

PayPal says that its operation in Nigeria is its second largest market in Africa. Malvina Goldfeld, Head of business development, sub-Saharan Africa at PayPal told ITWeb Africa that South Africa remains the company’s highest market in Africa with over a million (more…)...
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