For Mobile Payments Companies, iOS Is A Much Bigger Revenue Opportunity

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Americans who make payments using their iOS devices in stores spend nearly double that spent by Android users making the same type of payments, according to a survey from The Yankee Group. Mobile proximity payments made with an iOS device … Continue reading

Who Will Win As Mobile Payments Go Mainstream?

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Consumers gravitate to convenience. That’s as true with payment technologies as it is with anything else. A prime example is the decades-old trend away from cash or checks and toward credit cards. Now, the mass adoption of smartphones and tablets … Continue reading

Square Wallet Now Accepted In Over 7,000 Starbucks Stores In The U.S., Only 3 Months After Deal Signed

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Square Wallet Now Accepted In Over 7,000 Starbucks Stores In The U.S., Only 3 Months After Deal Signed We knew that Square did a huge deal with Starbucks that would eventually wipe out the need for old-school cash registers, and the … Continue reading

Credit Cards Go Social [infographic]

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I have been told over and over again by parents, teachers and friends to never get a credit card until I have sufficient income. Unfortunately not everyone my age has been informed of that. Recent legislature has curbed aggressive marketing … Continue reading

MOBILE PAYMENTS: What’s Taking So Long, And Who’s Going To Win?

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Mobile payments: everyone talks about it, but no one knows exactly how it works or who will win Today, BeAngryBeFoolish lays out the four kinds of mobile payment solutions that currently matter: Carrier billing. Where the consumer pays by text … Continue reading

Apple Announces New PassBook App To Store Movie Tickets, Retail Cards, And Boarding Passes

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Apple just announced at WWDC a new iOS app called PassBook that aims to store all of your “passes” — a category that includes boarding passes, store cards, and movie tickets. The idea is to create one app that replaces … Continue reading