Visa launches Mobile Wallet

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

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...

Changing habits will drive Mobile Payments Acceptance

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

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 ...

Credit card data theft declines, but theft of mobile data is on the move

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

April 20, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

The Verizon Business 2011 Data Breach report was issued this week and we were not surprised to learn that theft of personal credit card information declined in 2010. This was due in large part from saturation within the market of this information as a result...

Gold, silver or bronze for Salt Lake City ISIS trial?

Markiyan Malko | VIEW PROFILE

April 14, 2011

Markiyan Malko |

“And the ISIS trial city for mobile payments is awarded to (drum roll, please)….Salt Lake City.”This isn’t the first time Salt Lake City has been the centerpiece of extravagant proportions. The 2002 Winter Olympics were held there nine years ago (that was a Yogi Berra-ism,...