Mobile Payments

Mobile Payments Is a Big Market – And It’s About to Get Much Bigger

In recent years, mobile payment has become a key method of online shopping and other forms of eCommerce. With more members of Generation Z, who grew up in a world where smartphones were not an innovation, but a reality, this segment of the financial space is expected to grow tremendously in coming years.

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Siri: Change the Way I Shop Using Mobile Payments

Voice assistant systems are making a lot of changes in our society. If you believe South Park, theyre either going to take all our jobs until we must rise up against them or force us to employ rednecks festooned with older tech to keep unemployment down. Regardless of your stance on these mechanisms, a new […]

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Thailand Accelerates Mobile Payments Adoption

Like its ASEAN counterparts, Thailand is pushing for greater of adoption of mobile payments with industry participants, including government agencies, financial institutions and fintech companies, all actively working towards increasing awareness and accelerating adoption.

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WhatsApp Works to Expand Mobile Payments in India

WhatsApp, Facebook’s messaging app, is still working to launch its digital payments service nationwide in India. WhatsApp Pay, which is facilitated by the Indian government’s UPI payments system, began testing its service in the country earlier this year with around one million users.

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Mobile Payments Make Cash Obsolete in China

With mobile payments in China booming, cash is going away – despite efforts by the Central Bank to go after merchants who won’t accept cash.

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Xiaomi Testing India Mobile Payment Service

Xiaomi stepped-up preparations to launch its Mi Pay mobile payments brand in India, two years after releasing a similar product in its home market of China.

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Mobile Payments and Finance Should Accompany a Tech Revolution in the Back Office

Mobile payments are eliminating the need for cash, online banking offers fast and easy convenience and banks are incorporating customer-facing front-end operations with digital solutions.

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Mobile Payments Plan Clicks With Bank Clients

SHOPPERS are tapping their smartphones and flicking their wrists in droves as Australians embrace modern ways to pay. Department stores, delivery services, liquor outlets and hardware stores are among the most popular shopping categories where mobile payments – using a smartphone or smartwatch – are being used.

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VIDEO: Consumers Compare the Experience of Using a Mobile Payment App vs a Plastic Card (Part 1)

Mercator Advisory Group takes a look at how consumers compare the experience of using a mobile payment app vs a plastic card. This is part 1 of a 2-part video.

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VIDEO: Mobile Payment App vs Plastic Card (Part 2) 

This episode is part 2 of Mercator Advisory Group’s survey results asking the question, “Thinking of the last time you used a mobile payment app that can be used to pay for merchandise in a store, how would you compare your experience with using a plastic payments card?”.

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A Peek Into the Future of Digital Payments

Driven by increased smartphone penetration and a rise in digital payments adoption, Asia is widely accepted to be leading in mobile payments globally.

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Cyber Security: A Must for the Retailers in the Mobile Era

According to data published by the consumer financial services company, 60 percent of the U.S. consumers believe that on an average, a lot many shoppers will carry a phone but no physical wallet.

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