While Balsan and the other three panelists agreed that this is truly the "launch year" for NFC, they also came to the consensus that it's going to be baby steps from here.
Yesterday, BilltoMobile and BOKU announced they would get together to offer secure mobile payments for Verizon Wireless customers.
Starbucks has gone nationwide with its mobile payment service, allowing customers to pay for in-store purchases with smartphones...
KDDI is investing $22 million in U.S.-based Microfinance International to fund the creation of a mobile payments platform.
AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless today announced a joint venture, which will be called Isis and will be charged with building a national mobile commerce network.
Google is taking another stab at designing a game-changing mobile phone, this time by including a built-in payment system...
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...
Obopay, the mobile payment service with backing from Nokia, has struck an agreement with the STAR Network to incorporate the STAR Expedited Transfer Service into its Mobile Money for Banks offering. Obopay's Mobile Money for Banks allows banks to deploy
In the world of mobile apps, Apple is the undisputed market leader. In fact, Apple was responsible for approximately 99.4 percent of all mobile apps sold last year...
Rivals AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA may be looking to capitalize on the mobile payments space...
Last week, mobile payment company Zong announced beta trials for its in-app carrier billing technology on Google's Android platform.
Mobile payment solutions provider mopay says it now supports the purchase of physical goods via mobile phones in 28 countries, and the list is growing every day.
DeviceFidelity announced the availability of its In2Pay solution for iPhone...
One of the top European providers of mobile payments, Germany's mopay, thinks U.S. wireless subscribers are getting more interested in using their phones to pay for content and services.
Wells Fargo is rolling out a mobile alert service for its Visa credit card customers which sends out alerts within seconds of a suspicious transaction.
Verizon Wireless and Danal said today that Verizon Wireless plans to launch Danal's BilltoMobile payment service later this spring.
Speaking at a session at SXSW on Tuesday, MocoSpace Vice President of Business Development and Marketing Casey Jones discussed various methods of monetizing traffic on the mobile Web.
Mobile money consists of mobile banking and payment services, two distinctly different types of financial instruments. Their success varies depending in large part on those financial tools already in place in any given region.
The country's four nationwide carriers defended their early termination fee (ETF) policies in separate filings with the FCC yesterday...
Canadian operator Telus had a difficult fourth quarter as sales, wireless net adds and ARPU all posted declines.
Last Thursday, Macmillan CEO John Sargent gave Amazon an ultimatum on pricing for its eBook titles.
Mobile payments company BOKU has raised a cool $25 million in a Series C funding round led by DAG Ventures and existing investors Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures and Khosla Ventures.
Mobile payments are frequently discussed and written about, but all too often it is without specificity or exactly "how" mobile payments will work and why.
According to a document leaked to the Web site Boy Genius Report, Verizon Wireless has plans to double its early termination fee on "advanced devices."
Two online payment companies recently took steps to allow consumers to pay for goods using their cell phone numbers, but the charges don’t appear on consumers’ cell phone bills. Instead, Zong and Obopay are allowing users to pay with