Consumers Would Switch Banks for Instant Mobile Payment Capabilities
A little more than half of consumers who are interested in the ability to make mobile payments from their cell phone would consider leaving their bank for one that gives them that capability, according to research commissioned by Redwood City, Calif.-based mobile payments provider Obopay
Two U.S. Bank Payment Products Gain Federal Cooperative Purchasing Status
Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank announced today it has received a Cooperative Purchasing supplier of information technology and professional services designation for two of its products under the U.S. General Services Administration's Schedule 70 program, which leverages federal government buying power to benefit small state and local public entities.
IDC Examines Why Some Mobile Payment Models Succeed
In a report released today, IDC Financial Insights looks at five mobile payment initiatives: MasterCard MoneySend in the U.S., India and the Philippines; Jibun Bank in Japan; Zoompass in Canada; SK Telecom in South Korea; and PayPal Mobile in the U.S. and shares why these projects have been successful.