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Tomorrow’s Transactions Toronto Unconference 2013
  Dec. 11, 2013 - Following the success of last year’s Digital Money Unconference sold out event, this year’s Tomorrow’s Transactions Toronto Unconference 2013 was held
Real World Cloud NFC Mobile Payments
I went on a shopping spree yesterday using my Nexus 7 Android tablet to pay via NFC. I wanted to test out KitKat’s new NFC abilities
Is Bitcoin the Gateway to Mobile Money?
If you are involved in mobile money at all, you’ve likely been keeping a keen eye on Bitcoin. The controversial digital currency is getting a
Why NFC mobile payments aren’t dead yet
Android 4.4 KitKat puts NFC on life support NFC fatigue seems like it’s almost become rigor mortis in my conversations with issuers and merchants over the
Mobile Money Trust Issues
Just read an interesting article on the South African based site Business Insight on how consumers are not warming up to mobile money. It cites research that
Searching for Global Financial Inclusion Pioneers
My co-author, Karl Mehta and I have both been working for years in the exciting field of mobile financial services. Reflecting on what has already
October Mobile Money Round Up
 October has been a busy month around the world for mobile money, and we wanted to share a few of our favorite stories with you.  From
Complex eco-systems only works in equilibrium. An argument for using Chaos Theory in Mobile Payments.
Equilibrium is a beautiful state for any eco-system to be in. In this state, all participants are participating and growing at the same rate. In

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As Apple Pay Hits, Visa Signals Hopes To Be Mobile Payment Player

Thursday morning Visa V +0.17% announced that it is working with J.P. Morgan Securities to explore options for exiting its 5.5% stake in Monitise , an early leader in mobile payments. As the battle heats up among tech companies to define the burgeoning space, Visa plans to build out its internal mobile

Mobile Payment Brands Go On Offensive in Fear of Apple Pay Domination

While PayPal, Amazon and Google are all making hay of Apple's payment platform, other mobile wallet brands aren't sitting on their hands. Softcard, formerly known as Isis and backed by Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T in the US, just struck a major deal with Subway restaurants to launch NFC payments across the

PayPal Here, the company’s donglebased mobile payments solution, is now...
PayPal Here Arrives On Android Tablets.

PayPal Here, the company’s dongle-based mobile payments solution, is now available for Android tablets, the company announced this afternoon – a move that will address a large and growing swath of the tablet market. According to Gartner, PayPal notes, 62 percent of tablets sold last year run Android.


BlackBerry Enhances Mobile Payment Capabilities for BBM Users

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, Sep 18, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- BlackBerry(R) Limited BBRY, -2.59% (BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced a series of new initiatives today that will enhance the mobile payment capabilities for users of BBM(TM), the private social network available for smartphones running Android(R), BlackBerry, iOS or Windows Phone(R). These new initiatives will take

Orange, BANK OF AFRICA in mobile financial services partnership
Orange (http://www.orange.com) customers will have the opportunity to carry out safe and real-time banking operations, to transfer money, pay for goods and services (water, electricity, education, television bills, etc.) and purchase airtime credit without going to the bank or to the shop.

The large network of licensed Orange Money distributors will supplement the network

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