• Industry Executives Have High Hopes for Mobile Payments

    Mobile payments are going to hit the mainstream within four years. At least that’s the overwhelming majority opinion of nearly 1,000 executives in the financial services, technology, telecommunications, and retail industries. The survey, which was conducted by by KPMG International, found that 83% of respondents believe that mobile payments will be mainstream within four years. …   Read More

  • Juniper Research Projects Mobile Payments Industry to Triple in Value in Four Years

    The 4th of July may be over, but major fireworks are ahead for the mobile payments industry according to a new report from Juniper Research. Juniper estimates that he total value of mobile payments for digital and physical goods, money transfers and NFC (Near Field Communications) transactions will hit $670 billion by 2015 – a …   Read More

  • Infographic: The Mobile Commerce Ecosystem

    The team behind Microsoft’s “Tag” technology has published a pretty impressive infographic today that details the mobile commerce ecosystem and it’s massive growth recently — a trend that’s projected to produce $119 billion in mobile purchases by 2015. The graphic covers how people are shopping on their phones, how many retailers have mobile sites and which …   Read More

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    Intuit Garnering Reputation as Top NFC Innovator with GoPayment

    There’s very little doubt about the hottest burgeoning business in mobile today. The advent of mobile payments has left many pretenders to the throne. But the folks at Intuit are quickly garnering a reputation as the leading innovator within this booming field that stands poised to revolutionize the consumer shopping experience. Earlier this month, Intuit …   Read More

  • “NFC” – Not Always Synonymous With Mobile Payments

    The following is a guest post from Mikhail Damiani, CEO & Co-Founder of Blue Bite. Lately, one would be hard-pressed to read through a tech journal or mobile-focused publication without finding some mention of NFC (Near-Field-Communication).  But why the sudden surge of excitement and evangelization of the not-so-new technology? In fact, NFC has been around for …   Read More