Posted by Bethany Frank on 24 Mar 2017
Check out the latest in payments and financial technology news from around the web:
Via Mobile Payments Today: The Impact of Amazon Go and the Future of Payments
What impact will Amazon’s foray into the brick-and-mortal retail market have on consumers, competitors, and payment providers?
Via Retail Dive: LG Electronics Preps Mobile Payments Launch
LG Electronics announced it will launch its own mobile payments service in June in its native South Korea
Via Business Insider: Here's What's Holding Back Wearable Payments
The wearable technology market is lucrative and promising, but manufacturers will have to address the various hesitations consumers still have.
Via Bloomberg Technology: Samsung's New S8 to Adopt Facial Recognition for Payments
The newest version of Samsung’s flagship smartphone will include facial-recognition technology that enables users to verify financial transactions.
Via Nasdaq: How Will Bots Impact the Payments Industry
AI bots can help various players in the payments industry streamline the payment process and create more personalized customer experiences.
Via Payments Source: U.S. Bank Enables Mobile Payments for Visa Corporate Credit Cards
U.S Bank’s commercial Visa card customers can now use their smartphones to make corporate payments via Apple Pay, Android Pay or Samsung Pay.
Via Entrepreneur: 4 Things You Should Know About Cashless Payments
Cashless payments are the future, and early market leaders are already working to capitalize on the opportunities the industry offers.
Startups in the Fintech space are making the act of giving someone a gift card a lot easier.
Via BankRate: In-Car Payments: A Wallet That's Truly Mobile
Mobile wallets are moving to dashboards as automakers partner with card networks and retailers to equip vehicles with in-car payment technology.
Via Fortune: What You Can Expect From Fintech in 2017
According to the annual FinTech Report, cumulative investment globally will exceed $150 billion in 2017.
17 May 2017 Blog Mobile Payments: The Ball Is in the Merchant's Court Mobile payments adoption could increase in 2017 as merchant acceptance increases and consumers become more familiar with the technology.