Shazam offers PENTAGON platform for secure mobile payments | Payments 2.0 |

"Shazam, the Des Moines-based network of ATMs and PIN-based debit payments, is launching a mobile card reader payment platform, jumping partway into a market where companies like Dwolla and Google are already wrestling to fuse technology with shifting consumer..." "card numbers and PIN numbers [are kept] separate for security reasons, Kramer said"


Comment: Sharam uses technology from Adaptive Payments. Its big selling points is secure 2 factor (card + phone separate) PIN-based transactions. The result is a bit complex, potentially too slow for small purchase items, though