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Are Mobile Payments a Cost-Savings Measure?

We know mobile payments have a lot of different uses. Added convenience, improved customer experiencethese are just two functions of adding mobile payments. A new look at the market from PaymentsSource, meanwhile, suggests that mobile payments could be a bigger value than expected for their cost-savings advantages for businesses.

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Mobile Payments a Major Part of Growing Fintech M&A Market

Are you thinking that theres been a lot of action in mergers and acquisitions (M&A;) in the financial technology (fintech) space lately? If youve been thinking that, then youre not alone. Not by a long shot. Weve noticed that same development lately, and Hampleton Partners sent a report out our way that solidified our perceptions.

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More Mobile Payments-Related Updates Emerge for Bank of America

Weve heard plenty out of Bank of America lately, and its done a whopping lot to augment its mobile presence over the last few months. Now, its loosed word our way that its once again augmented its mobile app.

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Mobile Payments Users Beware: Large Banks Coming Under Cyberattack

Its about the last thing you want to hear if you’re a mobile payments user with a big bank. Or if you just have accounts with one. New reports, however, have said it nonetheless: large US banks have seen marked increases in hacking attempts and other similar cyberattacks over the last few weeks.

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Biometric Mobile Payments: Is the “Creepy Factor” Holding Adoption Back?

While there are plenty of people out there eager to start paying for things with a thumbprint, or even a retinal scan, there are a likewise plentypossibly even biggerthat find the whole concept downright creepy.

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The World’s Biggest Name in Cryptocurrency Is…Lithuania?

One great thing about the cryptocurrency market, a major advance in mobile payments technology, is that it’s brought a substantial quantity of surprises along with it. Yes, we’ve seen some bizarre new developments, but one of the strangest was a report sent our way about Lithuania’s unexpected primacy in the field.

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Three Major Issues to Watch for in Mobile Payments

Mobile payments have come a long way over the last few years, and have broken into the mainstream sufficient that there are plenty of users already on board with more coming on every day. Yet as a new report from KSL.com notes, there are also some pratfalls that come with the platform, and the report […]

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Major Trends Poised to Impact Mobile Payments

The mobile payments industry, for all its gains and advances, is still at its base a young industry. It really didn’t start going mainstream until Apple Pay hit, though things like credit cards had been around for decades. However, a new report from TechGenYZ illustrates some of the major new trends that are poised to […]

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What VR Might Do to Mobile Payments

With all the new technologies that have been arriving on the mobile payments frontier, from biometrics to big data, its easy to see how this still-young technology is taking home a lot of benefits from all this technological attention.

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A Cashless America? One in Five Look for Mobile Payments and More to Take Over

The concept of a cashless society is one of those things you hear about every so often, especially in Europe. Sometimes it crosses into other, unexpected areas, and even the United States will talk about it every so often.

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Good Times Ahead for Mobile Payments Market

If you were wondering what the state of the mobile payments market is looking like these days, the answer is, put simply, really good. At least, that’s the general idea behind a new report from Allied Market Research, who noted that the overall market was set to hit 3.388 trillion by 2022.

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Forrester: Mobile Payments Getting in the Way of Mobile Shopping

We all know that a lot of ground has been gained in mobile payments recently, with new competitors entering the fray regularly and new types of payment systems emerging as well. Yet a report from Forrester suggests that mobile shopping is actually on the decline, and mobile payments may have something to do with it.

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