14 Dec 2016
SecureIDNews, The Street, AdNews, Fortune
Check-in on entry using a mobile app; “just walk out” to pay
Amazon Go in US beta, going live early 2017
Challenges are likely to be loss prevention and fall-back
Is Amazon Go “the warning shot that signals an Aussie September launch”?
Commentators suggest “your margin is our opportunity” would be Amazon’s “motto” for...
29 Nov 2016
Forbes, Market Watch, Techcrunch
Commentators suggest ‘retailtainment beats discounting’
Singles’ Day estimated at $40 billion
Alibaba ‘Singles Day’ sales over $9 billion
$2 billion in sales through Alipay app within the first hour and 11 seconds of November 11th
US sales over $12 billion between Black Friday and Cyber Monday
US consumers spent...
24 Nov 2016
Business Insider, Facebook, Virtual Reality Summit
Do UK shoppers want in-store technology?
Alibaba’s Tmall experiments with online VR
Visitors expect more theme park VR within three years
DataMesh uses Hololens AR to redesign spaces
In-store mobile payments continue to disappoint in the US
Apple camera to be a portal for augmented reality
Sources: imrg; Vir...
30 Oct 2016
China Daily, AFR, PaymentEye, NFC World
Six Asia-Pacific countries adopt UnionPay chip card standard
CBA in payments deal with China's Alipay
First Data and Alipay bring Chinese mobile payments to the US
PBoC reports significant rise in mobile payments
Non-bank mobile payments in Q2 2016 up 111% year-on-year to 23.35tn yuan
Sources: China Daily; AFR; Pay...
27 Oct 2016
Bloomberg, The Paypers
Qualcomm to Buy NXP Semiconductors in USD$47 Billion Dea
General Motors, IBM partner to deploy OnStar Go for in-car payments era
Chinese IoT device manufacturer recalls products amidst mass DDoS attacks
Alibaba and Gemalto work hand-in-hand to secure China’s IoT market
Sources: Bloomberg; The Paypers; SC Media; Gemalto
24 Oct 2016
FindBiometrics, Business Insider
FIDO Developing mPayment Standard with EMVCo
FIDO aim to support CDCVM with authentication standard
EMVCo and PCI partner on payment authentication
Collaboration to support launch 3DS 2.0
Sources: FindBiometrics; Business Insider
Point of View
At the recent Money2020 show in Las Vegas, the FIDO Alliance announced working wit...
The Register, MasterCard
MasterCard app lets online shoppers pay with a selfie
MasterCard’s "selfie pay" will be coming to Europe next year after trials in the US, Canada and the Netherlands
Mastercard and BMO make Fingerprint and ‘Selfie’ Payment Technology a Reality in North America
74% of respondents said biometrics—like fingerprints of selfies—w...
12 Oct 2016
MasterCard Makes Commerce More Conversational With Launch of Chatbots for Banks and Merchants
Piloting on Facebook Messenger, aiming for 2017 launch
For banks, partnering with Kasisto
For merchants, being developed by MasterCard Labs
Tribe raises $3 million to bring conversational commerce to video chat
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