Rumors of an Apple-Nordstrom partnership on mobile payments are surfacing just before the release of the iPhone 6.
Read the latest mobile IT news for May 13, including the rumors abound about the Apple's iOS 8, BlackBerry's opening of BB 10 for MDM vendors, the (lack of) difference based on gender for CIOs, how mPOS is becoming a fixture and why $150 in materials adds up to $1,500 in Google Glass.
While mobile point of sale (mPoS) was a tool initially geared towards small merchants, it didn't take long for retailers to leverage this disruptive technology for a competitive advantage. Over the past two years, many of the nation's largest merchants have eschewed the traditional cash wrap in favor of a flexible mobile alternative. In doing so, they're finding that mobile point of sale (mPoS) isn't just a solution for combating long lines during the holidays--it's much, much more.