Tag Archives: apple
Tipping Point for Plastic (Card)?
Will Visa Acceptance Cloud (VAC) be a watershed event that simplifies merchant acceptance and embedding payments into iOT? Changing the merchant side of the network has been a nightmare for all. VAC enables a radical expansion of merchant network capacity with one big asterisk. (Sorry for Typos)
iPhone Acceptance – Mobeewave Pt 2
Apple Pay Fees (Short Blog)
Thought I would give more detail on whats going on with V/MA, Issuers and Apple (from WSJ article yesterday Apple Pay Fees Vex Issuers). Perhaps I’ll collect a fee from the WSJ.. odd that I mention Apple Pay fees on Monday to have it come up in the WSJ on Tuesday. Oh well..
ApplePay Accept (Mobeewave) in October
Note comment June 2022 – This blog did not anticipate the creation of Visa Acceptance Cloud which completely eliminated the device certification requirements.
My track record on Apple is pretty good.. having broken the Apple Pay news in 2014 and Last August I announced the Apple/Mobeewave acquisition. Apple is great at keeping secrets… perhaps the best tech company in the world in this regard. My latest forecast? Apple will enable payment acceptance in the US this October with Elavon as a payment processing partner.
Quick Take – Apple/Mobeewave and Acceptance
Rumor: Apple buys Mobeewave
Acceptance – Part 1
I haven’t written much on acceptance over my 9 yr blogging career for one simple reason.. I was never “in” that side of the business. Given how much is going on in here I can’t leave it out any longer. Acceptance at the POS is a big topic, I see the following areas:
Browser Tokens – Payments in OS Part 4
- mCom/eCom Convergence – Payment in the OS
- ApplePay in Browser
- One Click for Ads – Facebook Pay??
- eCommerce Thoughts – What is fundamentally changing?
Changing Economics of Payments
2 Dec 2015
Happy ‘After’ Thanksgiving everyone, I’m coming out of my tryptophan coma and thought I would go for a mental stretch. This is a pretty big topic, and I won’t do it justice. Thanks in advance for your comments and perspective. [Note I’m not naming the titles of my reference blogs and used only URLs.]