It's Apple Vs. Google Vs. Everyone In The Mobile Payments War

This is a guest post by Caribou Honig, a partner with QED Investors in Alexandria, Va. In a prior post on the topic of mobile payments, I made the case that the mobile wallet will become the foundation of a new, disruptive "payment Operating System." The watershed moment will come when includes Near Field Communication ...

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