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Let’s talk about mobile payments @ Money20/20

Written by Andre Stoorvogel, Director, Product Marketing at Rambus Rambus is @ booth 833 Billed as one of the world’s largest payment and financial services event, Money20/20 kicks off in Las Vegas on October 22, [...]

The role of the mobile wallet driving the buying experience

The personalization of mobile wallets According to Rambus CMO Jerome Nadel, mobile wallets of the future will be personalized and contextually integrated to intelligently interact with retailers. One such example, says Nadel, is the concept [...]

U.S. proximity mobile payment transactions to total $49.29 billion in 2017

eMarketer analysts are projecting that the value of U.S. proximity mobile payment transactions will total $49.29 billion in 2017, up 78.1% from last year. Although the growth rate is expected to remain in double digits, it [...]

Millennials want to scan and go

A new survey conducted by Acosta (cited by eMarketer) finds that more than 8 in 10 millennials are interested in scanning products in-store and then paying via a mobile app. Nevertheless, very few retailers plan [...]

What’s inside your mobile wallet?

Rambus Payments CTO Chakib Bouda recently sat down with to discuss the future of mobile wallets. According to Bouda, brick-and-mortar retailers are now seriously rethinking their approach to remaining competitive in the digital age [...]

Contactless in London: One billion journeys and counting

Contactless in London UK transport officials confirm that London's transport network has seen more than one billion pay-as-you-go journeys made by contactless payment cards, with the new payment option “substantially changing” the way customers pay for [...]

How to achieve a perfect buying experience – views from around the industry

Earlier this year, Rambus welcomed leading payments experts from around the world to our Rotterdam offices for the Mobey Forum member meeting. During the networking sessions, we spoke to a range of industry experts to [...]

Mobile wallets accounted for 90% of the total contactless transactions in the U.S.

A new report published by Juniper Research confirms that mobile wallets accounted for 90% of the total contactless transactions in the U.S. during 2016. In contrast, cards accounted for well over 90% of transactions by value [...]

How banks can accelerate mobile wallet adoption

Rambus CMO Jerome Nadel recently penned an article in Global Banking and Finance Review that explores how banks can help accelerate the adoption of mobile wallets. As Nadel notes, many payments players, including banks, have [...]

Why mobile wallets are more secure than payment cards

Ahmad Raza, the founder of, recently penned an article in the Huffington Post that explores why mobile wallets are more secure than traditional payment cards. As Raza points out, the latest Capital One Rewards [...]

Europe’s mobile wallet problem

Chris Donkin of Mobile World Live recently penned an article about how mobile wallets are suffering an “identity crisis” in Europe. As Donkin observes, Juniper Research’s latest analysis of the mobile wallet market shows Europe [...]

Mobile payments: Looking beyond millennials

The number of mobile payment users is projected to increase from 50.8 million to 76.0 million, or 24.3% to 33.1% of total smartphone users, between 2017 and 2020. In addition, mobile payment transaction value is [...]

Are we going cashless?

André Pfohlmann, an associate for the Banking Industry Business Unit at SAP, recently wrote an article in DigitalistMag that explores the recent trend amongst millennials and certain countries towards a cashless society. “There is research [...]

Mobile proximity payments to hit $92 billion by 2019


With mobile proximity payments projected to reach $92 billion by 2019, merchants and card issuers are reportedly rushing to release branded mobile apps that capitalize on both in-store and online payments growth. According to Javelin, [...]

The digital evolution of the retail experience

Craig Guillot of Samsung’s Insights recently noted that millennial shopping habits have prompted retailers to adapt with the creation of more personalized, seamless experiences fueled by technology. Indeed, over 85 percent of U.S. millennials own [...]

U.S. mobile payments ready to ramp

New research published by eMarketer confirms that 38.4 million Americans 14 and over will have used their mobile phones to pay at a point of sale at least once in the preceding six months during [...]

Millennials want seamless and secure mobile payments

A recent survey commissioned by VocaLink found that more than a third of Dutch millennials (36%) and a quarter of UK millennials (25%) are now making mobile payments in-store, online and in-app. As Rian Boden [...]

Simplifying tokenization for mobile payments

Martin Cox, a Strategic Product Marketing at Rambus, recently observed that technologies such as tokenization are steadily evolving as the mobile payments ecosystem matures. “Now a security requirement for paying by smartphone, banks are faced [...]

Let’s talk about Money 20/20

Billed as the world’s largest payment and financial services event, Money 20/20 kicks off in Las Vegas on October 23rd. The Rambus team will be at booth 2525 in the Venetian Hotel, discussing all things [...]

Making mobile payments simple

Mobile payments offer a plethora of benefits for consumers, retailers and financial institutions. For consumers, mobile wallets provide a convenient, “tap and go” frictionless commerce experience that seamlessly integrates loyalty cards, boarding passes, ID cards, [...]

Mobile payment trends in 2016 and beyond

Michelle Evans of MobilePaymentsToday recently wrote an article about the top trends shaping mobile payments in 2016. Citing a Euromonitor International survey, Evans reports that mobile-driven commerce will reach an estimated $972.25 billion across 46 markets [...]

Global NFC transaction market to grow at a CAGR of 55.23%

A new report published by Research & Markets states that the global NFC transaction market will grow at a CAGR of 55.23% during 2016-2020. The report also names host card emulation (HCE) as one of [...]

Millennials heart mobile payments

A recent Square survey cited by Business Insider found that 45% of millennial respondents (18-34) have made an NFC payment. According to Business Insider, the poll is a “good indicator” of where mobile payment adoption [...]