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    A third of Americans unconvinced about mobile payment apps

    News in brief

    More than one third of Americans (36%) don’t feel a need for mobile payment apps, compared to 12% of Mexicans and 13% of Chileans, according to mobile banking service Fintonic. 23% of Americans don’t trust the technology, compared to 4% of Mexicans and 6% of Chileans. “Latin American countries such as Chile and Mexico are much more willing to embrace technological advancements in banking like mobile wallets,” the company says.

    Filed by Email Rian Boden nfcworld.com Published • Last updated 29 March 2016, 16:58

    • Willam Hugh Murray, CISSP

      Not to worry. Adoption proceeds apace. Five years ago, a similar number did not see a need for a smart phone or mobile. American survey responders are much more conservative than American consumers.

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