mobile payments

Discover Teams Up with PayPal

The Official Merchant Services Blog continues to shine its spotlight of educational information directly on the Mobile Payments Industry. This bristling business sector keeps creating buzz among payment processing persons as well as overall economic assortments. One minute people are predicting hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue will get generated by consumers embracing the …

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What Brand is Your Wallet?

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog keeps examining the rapidly growing payment processing sector of Mobile Payments. With an never ending stream of deals being made by startups and established companies developing the latest gimmicks and technology to bring mobile payments and mobile wallets to the average everyday U.S. consumer driving the marketplace, it’s easy …

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Keepin’ it Mobile

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog brings an update on Mobile Payment Technology. The Mobile Payments Technology sector has been the topic of overt optimism for quite some time now. We’ve reported multiple times that industry analysts have predicted large gains in Mobile Payments profits over the short- and long-term future. Our article from 2011 …

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News for Mobile Payments

Yesterday, The Official Merchant Services Blog defined the term Mobile Payment Processing for its readers. We bring this topic up frequently because it’s one of the hottest trends in credit card processing. Today we’re going to update our coverage of the topic. We have been framing almost every discussion of the topic around a set …

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Mobile Commerce Concerns

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog turns its tech-obsessed eyes once again to the Mobile Payment Solution sector. Recently, Host Merchant Services became fully mobile and able to offer a mobile payment solution for Android and iPhone devices. This expansion continues, and HMS now also provides a payment processing solution for iPads as well. You …

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Mobile Payments 2020

A payment processing related story setting the blogosphere on fire right now is this study by Pew from their PewInternet and American Life Project that suggests that mobile payments — and swiping your phone to pay for things when you shop — will be the standard by 2020. There’s been a wide variety of takes …

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Android Phone Now Takes Payments

Host Merchant Services finally gets to make this announcement official: All mobile payment solutions the company offers now feature both iPhone and Android compatibility. On February 28, 2012 Host Merchant Services teased through its Facebook Page that it would have big news regarding HMS and Mobile Payments in March. But technical difficulties with the full release of Payfox’s Android solution held the …

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1 Step Forward, 2 Steps Back

We’ve been covering Mobile Payments here at The Official Merchant Services Blog since the very beginning. In fact, the Article Archive at Host Merchant Services has extensive coverage of the topic as well. It’s just too sexy a topic — everybody loves the allure of gadgets — and too fascinating a financial prediction — folks …

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E-Commerce: Review and Preview

The Official Merchant Services Blog begins our second year of blogging with a look at one of our favorite topics: E-Commerce. 2011 saw huge gains for online shopping. As reported in The Official Merchant Services Blog on Cyber Monday, online shopping was strong on Black Friday. IBM research unit Coremetrics stated that 20% more consumers shopped online Black Friday …

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