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Under the agreement, EnStream will leverage BlackBerry’s infrastructure to enable financial institutions, including Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank Group, CIBC and Desjardins, and mobile operators to securely provision sensitive payment card credentials into any smartphone capable of near field communication (NFC).
The company conducted a pilot produce where thousands of sellers used Square Capital to buy equipment and inventory, hire more employees, and add new stores. Many neighborhood businesses with access to alternative funding sources chose Square Capital for the simple and fast process.
Check has a mobile app that automates and consolidates the bill-pay process all in one place, which it says reduces complexity for consumers. Check customers can monitor bills and accounts, receive alerts when bills are due or funds are low, and pay bills automatically.
The introduction of any new technology is almost always fraught with quirks and rough edges. When VHS and BetaMax first came out, snarled tape and long rewind times were to be expected. When CDs were first released, skipping on the new players was par for the course. Such is the case with mobile payments.
Isis and Jamba Juice have announced a tasty partnership to jumpstart usage of Isis’s NFC Mobile Wallet: one million free smoothies. "Jamba Juice is committed to supporting new and existing customers in an ultra-mobile retail world," Jamba Juice CEO James White said in a statement.
CBS Sports is opening its fantasy sports platform to third-party developers, allowing them to sell league-specific apps...
The company says Mobile Fusion will allow IT departments to manage smartphones and tablets running BlackBerry, Android and iOS operating systems.
Notwithstanding the challenges of increased merchant competition, high deployment costs and consumer confusion, there is a market need for a true end-to-end m-payment solution that merchants can immediately use to drive consumer behavior and additional revenues.
Google and PayPal are considering entering the mobile wallet space. At two recent conferences, executives from these companies presented information about their wallets and shared descriptions of how banks or merchants will get real estate in this emerging arena.
Mobile advertising agency Jumptap today released its MobileSTAT Report, which covers network data for the month of September.
Banks are putting greater emphasis on mobile banking strategies, according to Keynote Competitive Research's mobile banking scorecard.
Yesterday's Apple keynote was big if you're a Mac or iOS user. If you're not, you might have given it nothing more than a passing glance.
Steve Ballmer today announced that Microsoft will be adding 500 new features to its next iteration of Windows Phone 7...
Nokia's Ovi Store is no more, according to blog post on the company's website.
mSpot is trying to entice more consumers to join its Movies Club with new pricing: offering new releases for as low as $3...
Four top consumer electronics manufacturers have joined a new mobile television forum created by the Open Mobile Video Coalition (OMVC).
As more and more non-BlackBerry devices, including tablets, Androids and iPhones, are brought into the enterprise, the task of managing them securely has become a chore for IT departments everywhere.
While the majority of Cyber Monday shoppers will shop from their home computer, a growing number of people this year plan to shop via their smartphones today.
Over the past few years, advancements in mobile technology have been nothing short of remarkable. Smartphones have become the norm, allowing people to break the chains of the living room PC...
Wireless Week spoke with Babbs about the lab's direction, processes and Qualcomm's strategic thinking behind its launch. Below are edited excerpts from their discussion.
Enterprises that want a fairly easy and straightforward way to incorporate mobile marketing into their business may find it a bit easier now that Air2Web has partnered with SAS.
Flipboard announced today that it has secured $10.5 million in initial funding.
IDC says mobile banking use has nearly doubled since last year but warns that the platform has yet to generate new sales for financial institutions.
MiTek Systems just released what it is calling the "gold standard" for remote mobile deposit of checks by consumers and business people...
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