Saved by the ‘Shark’ – Leveraging a Valuable Tool

Dominic Lachowicz | VIEW PROFILE

November 14, 2013

Wireshark

Fifteen years ago Gerald Combs released a little network protocol analyzer called Wireshark (then called Ethereal). At the time it only dissected five protocols and only ran on Linux and Solaris. He decided to share it with the world and released it as open source software...

Payment Technologies: Analysis and Guidance for Merchants

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

October 22, 2013

Payment Technologies: Analysis and Guidance for Merchants

In the past five years, the point-of-sale (POS) terminal landscape has changed significantly. Prior to the launch and mass consumer adoption of smartphones, merchants relied exclusively on legacy POS systems for consumer checkout, but in the years since, new technologies and...

Comparing QR Codes vs NFC in the Battle for Your Mobile Wallet

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

October 7, 2013

Comparing QR Codes vs NFC

Currently two forms of mobile technology are leading the charge in the race to for mobile wallet supremacy. The major players in the field are currently focused on leveraging either QR codes or NFC technology in their efforts to replace your current credit card, with their...

Merchant Warehouse and LevelUp Announce $1 Million Development Fund

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

April 25, 2013

Merchant Warehouse and LevelUp

Fund Will Support Development of Custom-Branded Mobile Payment Apps on the LevelUp Platform Boston, MA -- April 24, 2013 -- Today, Merchant Warehouse™ and LevelUp are announcing a $1 million co-sponsored development fund, which will support the creation of custom-branded...

Why Wait for a Leader to Emerge? Execute Your mCommerce Strategy Today!

Matt Cicciari

March 6, 2013

Mobile Commerce

I just finished reading, “Mobile Payment Platform Wars: LevelUp, Paydiant, PayPal, & More” by Gregory T. Huang on the Xconomy website, and I am reminded of the common question I get asked whenever I speak at a conference or attend a mobile payment industry event: “Who...

Choosing the Right Mobile Payment Option

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

February 21, 2013

Choosing the Right Mobile Payment Option

The phrase "mobile payments" continues to build recognition both with business owners and consumers. However, while many individuals might be using the same term, what they are actually talking about can vary greatly. For some mobile payments refers to Near Field Communications...

LevelUp

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

January 16, 2013

LevelUp is a mobile payment platform that uses quick response (QR) technology to let customers make payments at participating businesses using their Android or iPhone mobile devices. Created by Cambridge-based social gaming company SCVNGR, LevelUp currently works with businesses...

Mobile Payments Security

Henry Helgeson | VIEW PROFILE

November 27, 2012

Mobile Payments Security

As the mobile payments’ media spotlight shines on who will ‘win’ the digital wallet race or when near-field communication (NFC) will evolve to a mainstream technology, another critical topic is security and how digital wallets work to protect consumer data. Interestingly enough...

Announcing General Availability of Genius TX

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

November 5, 2012

Genius TX

Delivers seamless traditional and mobile payment acceptance with mobile commerce, featuring LevelUp. Boston, MA – November 5, 2012 – Merchant Warehouse, a leader and innovator in payment and program acceptance solutions and merchant account services, announces the general...

Is there a clear market leader in Mobile Wallets?

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

October 24, 2012

Henry Helgeson, CEO Right now, I don't think there is a clear leader in the mobile wallet space. I think there are a lot of great contenders out there. Certainly, partners like LevelUp and ISIS, are out ahead. ISIS has the backing of three major carriers out there in the U.S...