Today In Data

Today In Data: Mobile Payments In Focus

The world of mobile payments has become a major contender in the finance arena. Over the past few years, it seems as though mobile payments have been popping up for various retailers and organizations. To help push mobile payments over the edge, some are saying that there needs to be a revolution on the part of retailers to provide a more well-rounded experience.

Helping move the ball on those experiences are a few organizations found in today’s Today in Data column.

Here are the numbers:

50 | Number of currencies now supported by FinTech company Abra

$1.3 billion | Amount of mobile cash-outs Uber drivers received in 2016

80,000 | Number of Uber drivers enrolled in its mobile Instant Pay feature

300,000 | Number of Deutsche Bank customers that now have access to host card emulation (HCE)–based mobile payments

200 | Number of countries and territories that now have the ability to use Apple Pay for Western Union money transfers

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