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Mobile operators need to get their heads around users m-money fears

More evidence this week about why mobile operators and other players must keep a mind on how understandably sensitive users are about the security of their debit and credit card data.

Can anyone match Google in the mobile payments market?

By Graham Friend Mobile payments and the perceived opportunity to make money from them was …

Isis handset announcement: it’s not the substance that counts

The Isis joint venture in the US between Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile this week …

Broadcom widens the competitive challenge to NFC chipset incumbents

Leading chip vendor Broadcom has revamped its NFC offering with a new chipset family. The company has upped its game in the NFC market following the acquisition of Innovision Research & Technology last year. The move gives the NFC chipset market a shot of much-needed optimism.

Google opens its wallet but what do we find inside?

Google Wallet has launched commercially. The service was of course first announced in May and Google has subsequently been trialling it. The launch was originally scheduled for the summer so anticipation has built up. What new do we know?

Paypal goes shopping but NFC is not on its list for point-of-sale technology

Online payments giant Paypal last week unveiled the technologies it will use to compete against rivals as it attempts to move into the market for physical rather than virtual payments.

I feel safe: it’s what the mobile industry should want to hear from users

Two announcements this week have demonstrated how mobile money providers are looking at the concept of consumer trust as central to turning their mobile money businesses into mass market propositions.