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Terminal Vendors To Play Key Role In NFC Mobile Payment

“The big change for terminals is that they will need software that requires more than just the ability to pay,” Todd Ablowitz, president of Centennial, Colo.-based Double Diamond Group LLC, tells ISO&Agent. Ablowitz expects terminals to feature software that will...

Google Gears Up for NFC M-Commerce; Wallet War Ahead?

“Wouldn’t Google love to find a Groupon killer with something you could redeem at point of sale?” Todd Ablowitz, president of the U.S.-based Double Diamond consulting firm, told me. He could not say whom he thinks Google might work with for the payment or...

Smartphone Card Readers Win Favor for Payments

And late last week, Square Inc., the company headed by Twitter Inc. co-founder Jack Dorsey, began pitching its ultrasmall card reader on massive billboards in New York’s Times Square. “The trend in mobile acceptance is clearly moving toward a low-cost,...