It’s no secret, mobile payments are blowing up. There are several apps already available on your smartphone, and more on the way. Here’s how these apps will change your life for the better, make you happier, and save you a boatload of time and energy.
Posts Tagged: Gen-M
Posts Tagged: Gen-M
About a month ago, the editor of Cards and Payments Intelligence reached out and asked for Nooch to contribute an article to the publication. After a few weeks of waiting, it’s finally here!
It’s incredible to think that 10 years ago, when I was 14, I was blown away at the fact I could play Snake on my phone. It’s a phone, but it’s a source of incredible entertainment at the same time. I rode the train to and from school, so I needed something to help me… Read more »
The Mobile World Congress 2013 commenced yesterday in Barcelona, where Apigee – an API development platform – released some cool insights on mobile app usage. The statistics they presented are mind boggling… and slightly concerning. The most jarring stat being that 85% of smart phone users would rather go without water than losing access to their… Read more »
Mobile Payments really are coming. Really, even Visa – the standard bearer of the Status Quo – is now getting into the game. But not, as you might expect, for the Point-of-Sale (Pos) game. Rather, Visa is launching a brand new service aimed solely at consumers: a money transfer function allowing Visa Europe cardholders “to… Read more »
“Where one door shuts another opens.” As everyone in the universe is aware by now, Bank of America just announced a new $5 per month fee on all of their checking account holders. And while the public relations backlash has been damaging and unrelenting, there is a hidden opportunity for BoA and the other big… Read more »
In a well-researched recent study, one industry expert wrote about the evolving technology facing the financial industry and predicts the consequences for the various stakeholders: banks primarily, telcom, card networks, handset manufacturers, merchants, and of course, consumers. The report – titled, “Emerging Mobile Payments Landscape: a study of the proximity payments ecosystem and its inhabitants… Read more »
Over the past few years an outbreak of technological awareness has been sweeping over college campuses all across the country. The smartphone epidemic is upon us, and though the future is unclear, one thing is certain… the days of phones being used solely for phone calls is behind us. In a typical day, a college… Read more »