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(via Payments News – from Glenbrook Partners)

Over on our PaymentsViews.com… blog, Glenbrook’s George Peabody takes a look at mobile payments – vamping off a recent Reuters blog post by Felix Simon. Noting that it is less about payment and more about commerce, he lists four key elements he thinks are required to really bring mobile commerce to life.

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(via Mashable)



Though the market is growing more slowly than previously projected, an eMarketer report predicts that mobile payments in the United States will break the $1 billion barrier this year and then hit $58 billion by 2017.

The eMarketer study defines such payments as “transactions for goods or services made by scanning, tapping, swiping or checking in with a mobile phone at the point of sale.” They differ from mobile commerce, which is defined as purchasing items on a mobile device. The researcher predicts mobile commerce sales will hit $38.4 billion this year.

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