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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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CIBC Tim Hortons Double Double Visa Card Recognized with Innovation Award

"We're delighted with the strong response from our clients and from Canadians to the new CIBC Tim Hortons Double Double Visa card," says Jenny Fagg, Executive Vice-President, Products & Payments, CIBC. "This award from ACT Canada speaks to our leadership in innovating for our clients to enhance their everyday banking experience."

How Mobile Technology Has Revolutionized Small Business

Mobile technology, whether you believe it or not, has — and will undoubtedly continue to — revolutionize the way business is done.

A look at the numbers

Each year, AT&T and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council conduct a poll that focuses small-business technology. The most recent study revealed some pretty interesting statistics

CVS And Rite-Aid Turn Off Apple Pay: What's Really Going On

In fact, by disabling the Near Field Communications (NFC) chip readers in all their credit card terminals they also turned off customers’ ability to use Google GOOGL +0.04% Wallet.  Why would they do this in the middle of the positive buzz surrounding Apple Pay? The answer is simple: Follow the Money.


Indian e-commerce set to hit $ 6 billion mark in 2015

Praveen Sengar, research director at Gartner, said digital commerce in the country is still at a nascent stage, representing less than 4 % of the total retail market, but it is one of the fastest growing e-commerce markets in the Asia-Pacific region, Enterprise Innovation reported.

Sengar added that B2C e-commerce leads

Competition is holding Apple Pay, mobile payments back

Apple Pay, the new mobile payment system for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and upcoming Apple Watch, promises to let you use your mobile device for purchases at a wide variety of retailers, from Macy’s to McDonald’s. But for any mobile payment system to truly succeed, much less actually replace your

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