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Verizon begins testing new mobile payment solution

February 3rd, 2012

Vantiv, a provider of mobile payment solutions, announced a new point-of-sale product on Friday that it will be rolling out in partnership with Verizon Wireless. The product, which is currently in field testing, includes custom tailored applications and an Android-based point-of-sale solution for accepting payments. The applications will be available in Verizon’s Private Application Store …

NFC payment systems coming to Apple Store locations?

May 17th, 2011

While it seems that most are flipping a coin as to whether or not the upcoming iPhone will have NFC capabilities, BGR has just been given some information from multiple Apple sources that could possibly sway the argument in favor of an imminent NFC-capable iPhone… contrary to recent reports. First off, Apple’s POS devices — …

Verifone to include NFC in all new payment systems

March 5th, 2011

In an attempt to combat what it is referring to as “merchant resistance,” payment solutions company Verifone has taken an unprecedented step with NFC (Near Field Communications) technology. The company will begin to include NFC in all new POS (point-of-sale) systems deployed to merchants. “The retail point of sale represents a point of convergence for smartphone-initiated payments, …

Official: AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon to launch mobile commerce network

November 16th, 2010

Today, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless officially took the wraps off of their rumored mobile payment service. Dubbed ISIS, the new “mobile commerce network” aims to use NFC (near-field communication) technology to make mobile phones the preferred method of payment for consumer point-of-sales transactions. “While payments are at the core of the offering, it is only …

Entire East Coast AT&T Point of Sale system down?

January 24th, 2009

Thanks to a tip from one of our trusty Ninjas, we’ve received word that AT&T’s entire East Coast POS system is down. Details are admittedly a bit scant at the moment, but from what we can gather all transactional systems are offline at the moment. What this means, essentially, is that any and all sales, …