There will be five platforms that matter to the future of payments, Chenault says: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Alibaba. American Express will be embedded in each.


I've never even heard of Alibaba; weird. In any event, mobile payments are definitely on the rise. I've just started seeing them gain traction at conventions where small time artists and vendors can actually accept payment through essentially their iPhone.

posted by thenewgreen: 1702 days ago