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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Mobile Payments - May 19

Visa Unveils Next Generation Electronic Payments and Services
"Visa Inc., a global leader in electronic payments, today announced the next generation of payments solutions that will replicate the ease, reliability and security of Visa point-of-sale payments within traditional and digital eCommerce, mobile commerce and burgeoning social networking commerce environments. New offerings are expected to include a secure cross-channel digital wallet and a range of customized mobile payments services that address the specific requirements of geographic markets around the world."

Mocapay Launches Branded Payment Card Integration in Mobile Wallet
"Mocapay today announced the integration of association branded cards into its mobile wallet through the VeriFone PAYMEDIA solution. Through this partnership, Mocapay merchants will benefit from an additional payment type, the ability to learn critical demographic information about their target consumer, and the ability to engage one-on-one with their customers through Mocapay’s integrated mobile marketing database."

Intuit eyes NFC for mobile payment system
"Intuit wants to give its customers a glimpse of the future of mobile payments through an adaptation of its GoPayment service that eliminates the need for credit cards. Tapping into the growing field of NFC (near-field communication) technology, Intuit's reimagined GoPayment service would let consumers wirelessly pay for items on the go through just a touch of an NFC-enabled cell phone."

3 Reasons Mobile Payments Might Not Be Ready
"Mobile payment technology is generating about as much buzz as a typical Apple product release lately. NFC and mobile payment info is such a sexy topic, that just about every other day, we’ll see an article telling us to throw our wallets away forever. But wait, you may want to hold on to your bi-folds because it may be another few years before we adopt mobile payments on a mass level."

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