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Juniper throttles back on NFC market forecast due to iPhone 5 omission

Juniper Research has throttled back on its mobile near field communications (NFC) market forecast because of Apple's decision to omit an NFC chipset from the iPhone 5.

Isis, USA Technologies team to expand mobile payments to vending machines

Isis is partnering with cashless payment services firm USA Technologies to expand its mobile commerce network to 7,500 vending machines in the Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City markets.

Yankee Group: Why the operator m-payment play could and should win

Two years after Isis was announced and after multiple setbacks, the operator mobile payments initiative has finally launched. Isis has been the subject of much criticism as a result of numerous delays, adherence to NFC--despite considerably momentum towards other, more available technologies--and its U-turn from an original strategy of taking on the card companies directly.

Isis launches consumer trials with 9 NFC-equipped Android phones

Isis, the nationwide mobile commerce network led by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA, is kicking off consumer trials in the Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City markets.

Isis confirms Oct. 22 launch, up to 20 payment-ready devices by year's end

Isis, the nationwide mobile commerce network spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA, has confirmed it will begin consumer trials next week.

Isis payment trial will use SIM cards, Samsung Galaxy phones

Isis, the nationwide mobile commerce network spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA, will support three Samsung Galaxy-branded Android smartphones when consumer trials begin next week.

Isis, MCX, others butt heads on future of m-commerce

SAN DIEGO--CTIA President Steve Largent cited a recent Forrester study that said m-commerce sales on smartphones alone would reach 11 billion this year before blossoming to a hefty 45 billion by 2017. He then clarified that reaching that number would not be without its own challenges--a sentiment echoed by the speakers at the final keynote at the CTIA MobileCon trade show here.

Isis reportedly launching mobile wallet trials on Oct. 22

Isis, the nationwide mobile commerce network spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA, will begin consumer trials in the Austin, Texas, and Salt Lake City markets on Oct. 22, according to a leaked document obtained by  Android Central.

Isis, Micros launch mobile wallet services in Verizon HQ

Isis--the nationwide mobile commerce network spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA--is now live, although its long-planned consumer trials in Austin, Texas, and Salt Lake City remain on hold.

Walmart nixes Google Wallet, Isis partnerships

Walmart, the world's largest retailer, said it is only interested in mobile commerce applications that offer multiple use cases, stating that partnering with third-party payment networks such as Google Wallet and Isis doesn't make sense for its business.