President Obama sent a strong message to American consumers and the payments industry by endorsing the highest level of security for government payment cards and terminals. He set the government the task of “leading by example” by calling for “chip & PIN” EMV cards to combat fraud on 3 million credit cards issued to government […]
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Posted on 22nd Oct 2014 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
Posted on 14th Oct 2014 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
In our last blog, we looked at the recently-released Hype Cycle Research Report from Gartner and the outlook for NFC technology. Next we will turn to another important technology that was included in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Payment Innovation: EMV, and the U.S. migration. EMV has been gaining a lot of attention from payments experts […]
Posted on 7th Oct 2014 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
The tech industry has been talking about NFC technology for a long time, and experts have repeatedly posed the same questions: “Are the uses and benefits of this technology realistic, or is it just hype?” And, “When will it become a productive part of the industry?” Gartner’s 2014 Hype Cycles separate the hype from the […]
Posted on 29th Sep 2014 by Dominique Brulé in Mobile
Transport for London’s new contactless payment system marks the tipping point for wide-spread mobile payments adoption.
Posted on 18th Sep 2014 by Arta Sylejmani in Financial Services
American millennials aren’t interested in what banks have to say. How can the industry address this?
Posted on 16th Sep 2014 by Arta Sylejmani in Financial Services
With current account ‘switch’ rates up nearly 20% in the UK, what must banks do to build loyalty?
Posted on 11th Sep 2014 by Dominique Brulé in Mobile
Mainstreaming the technology and embedded security are two key ways Apple’s move into NFC is helping the industry
Posted on 3rd Sep 2014 by Naomi Lurie in Mobile
Whilst the idea of keeping your money in a bank account seems commonplace to most in the developed world, for large parts of the developing world it is either a novelty or a pipe dream. There are many advantages to having a bank account, such as keeping your money safe, earning interest and also having […]
Posted on 28th Aug 2014 by Pierre Lelievre in Mobile
Mobile technology has come a long way in recent years and continues to open up new doors in payments. Innovation in payments has been driven by not only forward-thinking retailers and banks, but also by consumers who are looking for the added speed, convenience and security offered by mobile payments. This has created an exciting […]
Posted on 15th Jul 2014 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
Hot Issues in the Payments Industry We recently gathered leaders from across the banking industry at our annual Smart Payments Forum (SPF), held this year in San Francisco, to discuss trends in the payments industry. Attendees at the SPF agreed that EMV and the protection it provides is integral to reducing card fraud and also serves as a conduit […]