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Is NFC dead? Is EMV alive? Will BLE rule? And will you be assimilated? Our experts weigh in.
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Like most people, I speculate on the future all the time. But unless specifically asked, I gave up making a laundry list of predictions for the new year. While it's
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As monumental a year as 2013 was, 2014 promises even more. Here is a run-down of predictions for the evolution of mobile commerce and payments in 2014.
The Target data breach is old news to most people by now, but the “terrible roars” unleashed by those responsible for this breach will be heard throughout the payments industry for years to come.
Insiders weigh in on the year's biggest stories and trends.
The future of retail payments isn’t about payments at all. It’s about shaping, driving and enabling a commerce experience – one that will reinvent the way in which merchants and services providers and consumers interact.
The theft is the latest blow struck in a technological cat-and-mouse game between retailers and criminals, who experts say can attack along a wide variety of avenues.
In the well-worn fable, the tortoise beats the hare. But in the e-commerce shipping world, speed is money and tortoises lose.
Mobile payments will replace more than cash. And cards.
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