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CorFire and InComm Developing Mobile Platform

As other mobile commerce ventures have done, the companies plan to support near-field communication technology for payments once it becomes widely available, Young said. Until then, the companies intend to use available technology such as bar codes, he said. The...

Google Wallet Work New Role, New Risk for First Data

First Data also faces uncertainty over “how open Google plans to be with its open platform,” Todd Ablowitz, president of Double Diamond Group LLC of Centennial, Colo., said in an interview. “To deliver on the promises Google has made will require the...

Mobile POS: Can Proponents Make Good On Their Promises?

“Certainly there are mobile locations being set up,” says Todd Ablowitz, president of Centennial, Colo.-based payments consultancy Double Diamond Group LLC. But “it’s hard to know exactly how many,” he says. The answer is simple economics, says Ablowitz. The key is to...