Merchant Warehouse working with ISIS to enable mobile commerce

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June 28, 2012

ISIS

Boston, MA – June 28, 2012 – Merchant Warehouse today announced it is working with Isis™, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless. Merchant Warehouse will activate merchants to accept Isis’ contactless payments and...

The "Value" of Mobile Payments

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August 12, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

Interesting report released by Juniper Research last month; the value of mobile payments is estimated to reach $670 billion in the next three years. By 2015 the total value of physical and digital goods purchased via mobile payments will have increased by $430 billion....

Report: Mobile payment adoption waning

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August 2, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

Last week, Gartner issued a report stating that while still somewhat on the rise, mobile payment adoption is not growing as fast as anticipated.The Credit Union Journal followed this up with an article stating that a big reason for the hesitation is...

Is 'Being Google' enough to jump start adoption of the new wallet?

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June 6, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

Since the release of the Google Wallet last week many industry experts and analysts have honed in on the idea that “being Google” is just not enough to make mobile payments become mainstream, but it could get the attention of the mainstream.  And we concur.  One of the...

Visa launches Mobile Wallet

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May 27, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

When one door closes another opens, as the old saying goes. Google launched Google Wallets on May 26th in partnership with Mastercard.  Is Visa soon to follow? We had barely digested the news that Isis would abandon plans to develop its mobile payments network in favor of...

Google Wallet is here! Do we care?

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May 27, 2011

Markiyan Malko |

When you want to look up a restaurant or dry cleaner in your area most people just “Google” it. Well, if all goes according to what we’re hearing, you may be able to pay for your dinner and freshly pressed trousers by just “Googling” them as well. Google announced Google...

Changing habits will drive Mobile Payments Acceptance

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May 20, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

The recent news that Isis, the  joint venture between AT&T Mobility, Verizon Mobile and T-Mobile and Discover is abandoning its pursuit of creating a mobile payments network and instead will focus on developing a basic mobile wallet, got me thinking.Is a ...

Gold, silver or bronze for NFC?

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April 15, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

On your mark, get set, pay!Samsung and Visa announced earlier this month that they are testing Near Field Communication (NFC) technology at the London Olympics in 2012. NFC is a short-range, wireless technology that allows mobile devices to talk to one another, therefore...

iPhone not supporting NFC as of now

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March 17, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

Major League Baseball’s spring training is already well into its Grapefruit and Cactus league schedules, and Opening Day, the official start of the season, is just two weeks out. Following the spring training schedule is Apple Inc., which hurled a drop-off-the-table curve ball...

The Basics of Wireless Credit Card Processing

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December 10, 2010

There is a great variety of ways that merchants conduct business, including online and in-store. But for merchants who must work on-the-go and away from a base location, wireless credit card processing is a crucial part of their sales transactions. Also known as mobile...