Isis

Isis rebranding due to militant Middle Eastern group

Michael Abbot, head honcho at mobile payments outfit ISIS, has put out a statement today saying that his company is about to go on a rebranding process. The call to rebrand has been triggered by recent political and militant movements in the Middle East, where a group with the same acronym (ISIS) has been linked with violent actions in the area.

Isis mobile wallet goes nationwide with T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon

Isis mobile payments are now available nationwide. The mobile payment solution launched with support for three of the four major US carriers and will work with select devices and at select retail locations. The carrier support includes T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon Wireless -- and each have a different version of the Isis Mobile Wallet app available.

Isis eyes Mobile Wallet national availability later this year

Near Field Communication or NFC-based mobile payments might start showing up over counters anywhere and everywhere as Isis starts rolling out its Mobile Wallet system nationwide later this year. Isis is a mobile commerce joint venture created by T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T to implement a system for tap-to-pay and redemption transactions at counters.

Verizon contradicts itself with ISIS approval and Google Wallet block

It looks like we've learned a bit more behind the Google Wallet block on Verizon Wireless today. There's been a lot of talk lately about this "secure element." Most of that talk is from Verizon who claims the secure element is the reason they don't allow Google Wallet on their network. What is that you ask? The secure element is in most new devices using NFC and securely handles credit card information, royalty cards, and everything else for mobile payments.
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