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Week of May 23rd Articles of Interest

Blog Post created by tony.rose@vantiv.com on May 23, 2016

Mobile Payments Successes And Failures | PYMNTS.com

 

This is a somewhat obvious analysis that before mobile wallets get consumer adoption, they need critical mass of merchant acceptance.  What's interesting about this article is it does a decent job of summarizing all the existing mobile wallet players, merchant wallets, and also potential entrants such as Facebook and Amazon.

 

Android Pay Focuses On Boosting Adoption | PYMNTS.com

 

Good summary of what Google unveiled at Google i/o 2016

 

https://letstalkpayments.com/wells-fargo-to-launch-its-own-wallet-services/

 

  • NFC tap-and-pay at merchants and withdraw cash at ATM's
  • 2.8 M Wells Fargo customers use Android Pay or Apple Pay today
  • Purchases protected by zero liability
  • Only on Android phones because iOS does not allow 3rd party access to the secure element
  • With Android Pay opening up their API to bank apps, we could see a resurgence of banking branded mobile wallets

 

https://letstalkpayments.com/the-latest-blockchain-pilots-across-industries/

 

Real life pilots of blockchain technology

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