Rogers hoping to see mobile commerce everywhere in 2014 and beyond

Next year and beyond, mobile commerce may soon become the preferred way to do transactions. At least, that’s the hope for David Robinson, vice-president of emerging technologies at Rogers Communications Inc. On Thursday,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Visa blesses RIM’s mobile payment solution

It may be temporary, but for the moment Research in Motion and its BlackBerry smartphones have an advantage in the soon to be hot mobile payment market.RIM announced today that Visa has approved

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Rogers and CIBC launch mobile wallet

Rogers Communications Inc. and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) held a joint news conference today to announce the launch of a mobile wallet that will put credit card information on smartphones. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canadians cautious about mobile payment security

While many Apple observers were disappointed with the debut of the iPhone 4S this week, it’s not the lack of a near field communications (NFC) chip that’s irking Canadians. Many consumers expected a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 6th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Why it’s still too early to adopt mobile payments

If you're anywhere close to my age, you might remember the late Orson Wells making a pitch for Paul Masson saying, "We will sell no wine before its time." That boast may have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 28th, 2011 Bill Snyder

Visa bringing digital wallet service to Canada this fall

Visa's plan to launch a digital wallet system in the U.S. and Canada this fall is by far the largest and most ambitious of any similar initiative announced by credit card processors, banks

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

Coming soon

Picture an electro-mechanical device that knows, in advance, when it's about to develop a “defect” and can take corrective action to fix the problem. A tall order? Not so. Thanks to work being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Contactless payments set to take off in Canada

Contactless payments are becoming increasingly popular in Canada, with larger stores adopting the new system at a rapid clip, and smaller merchants expected to jump on the bandwagon, a recent study reveals.By 2014,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes