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5 Ways to Pay Employees with a Mobile Digital Wallet

John Rampton | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Thankfully, there are more than enough ways for me to receive and send funds digitally and remotely. Not only are these ways more convenient, they're also faster, cheaper, and better for the environment as opposed to writing out checks every week.

Company Named Isis Changes Its Name Because, Well, Duh

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.03.2014 | Technology

A mobile payment company named Isis just rebranded. The reasons are obvious. The company announced Wednesday that it will now go by Softcard to...

Timothy Stenovec

The Next iPhone Could Forever Change How We Spend Money | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 09.02.2014 | Technology

If Apple has its way, you may soon be ditching your plastic- and paper-stuffed George Costanza wallet and paying for things with a tap or swipe of you...

Savings Groups, Mobile Phones And A New Solution For Rural Women

Lisa Kienzle | Posted 08.26.2014 | Impact
Lisa Kienzle

For the rural poor -- especially women -- accessing formal financial services is nearly impossible. Few have formal identification needed to open an account; others lack a stable job or collateral needed for a loan.

Opening the Mobile Wallet: Consumer Sentiment Around Mobile Payments

Russell J. Sapienza, Jr. | Posted 12.01.2013 | Business
Russell J. Sapienza, Jr.

Mobile wallets let consumers store everything from their credit and loyalty cards to their personal information in one organized, accessible place -- their smartphone.

Financial Inclusion in India: An Update

Bhagwan Chowdhry | Posted 10.20.2013 | Impact
Bhagwan Chowdhry

Three years ago I blogged "Is Financial Inclusion Imminent in India?" I have just returned from India after observing the progress India has made towards financial inclusion. Yes, there has been progress, but much remains to be done.

Is It Time to Use a Mobile Wallet?

Patrice Peyret | Posted 12.24.2012 | Technology
Patrice Peyret

You may have seen it. You're standing in line at McDonald's, Starbucks, Home Depot or a local store, and the person in front of you waives her phone at checkout then walks out with her stuff. No cash, no card, just a waving phone.

Four Reasons for the Slow Adoption of Digital Wallets

Ken Lin | Posted 12.09.2012 | Money
Ken Lin

There is growing hype over more and more people replacing their wallets with their smartphones. It sounds very convenient, but even with some six billion people worldwide with a cell phone, it is unlikely that there will be a quick transition to digital wallets.

Apple Explains Missing iPhone 5 Feature

Reuters | Alistair Barr and David Henry | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology

By Alistair Barr and David Henry SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - EBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe often quotes a merchant sayin...

What Mobile Payments Can Learn From 'The Newsroom'

Alistair Goodman | Posted 10.15.2012 | Money
Alistair Goodman

Over the past few months, a dizzying array of announcements about mobile wallets have been made leaving many industry insiders scratching their heads as to how, and more importantly when, the benefits will extend to the consumer.

Will You Be Paying Cash, Credit Or Smartphone?

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Big retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores, Target Corp and Japan's 7-Eleven are planning to develop a mobile payment network, the Wall Street ...

Digital Money, Mobile Wallets and Latin America

Anabel Perez | Posted 10.01.2012 | World
Anabel Perez

Whether promoting digital money, mobile payments, mobile banking, prepaid or a mobile wallet, one thing is certain: the lack of consistency in terminology and the vagueness typical of early product releases has made the task of distinguishing all the more difficult with each new announcement.

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 09.05.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

2012-07-06-shawnamosAre you ready to ditch your wallet and pay with your smartphone?

Who Will Win the Battle for the Mobile Wallet?

Brett King | Posted 07.22.2012 | Money
Brett King

Over the next five years paying with your phone will become as commonplace as paying with cash, which is why every man, his bank and his phone company are in the battle to win the mobile wallet space. So who's going to win?

Gerry Smith

Mobile Wallets Present New Set of Security and Privacy Questions | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology

It is billed as the future of commerce: swiping a smartphone at the checkout counter instead of a credit card. On Monday, Google made its foray in...

Amy Lee

Visa Announces 'Digital Wallet' | Amy Lee | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

Pretty soon, your phone may replace your wallet. Visa announced that it will be rolling out a digital wallet that will let customers pay for purch...

Amy Lee

Visa Announces 'Digital Wallet' | Amy Lee | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

Pretty soon, your phone may replace your wallet. Visa announced that it will be rolling out a digital wallet that will let customers pay for purch...

If you're my bank - you better get moving...

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Brett King

Mobility in banking and payments is not a fad. This week I gave a keynote address at the 3rd Mobile Commerce Summit Asia (Manila) and meet with global...