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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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Wearable technology featured at the first Toronto Men’s Fashion Week

As the first ever Men’s Fashion Week was hosted in Toronto, all eyes were focused not only on the very latest and hottest in menswear, but were also on high tech wearable technology in a range of different forms.

Everything from LED helmets to brain-sensing headbands – and everything in between
ABA Survey: More Consumers Embracing Mobile Banking
WASHINGTON - While the Internet remains America's most popular banking method, mobile banking has steadily gained momentum and is now preferred by 10 percent of consumers-up from 8 percent in 2013-according to a recent survey by the American Bankers Association. 

The annual survey of 1,000 U.S. adults was conducted for ABA

Consumer Mobile Payment Adoption is Pressuring Banks

While the innovation headlines are being made by the digital innovators and new industry entrants, banks still have a window of opportunity to take strategic advantage and preserve their traditional payments franchise.

The rapid adoption of mobile payments by young consumers, the inroads being made by the digital brands, and

WorldRemit launches mobile recharge service in Taiwan

WorldRemit, the online money transfer provider, announces that customers in Taiwan can now send mobile recharge to friends and family overseas.

Customers can send airtime to 80 countries, with money being added instantly to recipients’ pre-paid phones.

WorldRemit’s founder and CEO, Ismail Ahmed said, “Mobile airtime is a key part of our modern,

Zimbabwe: Econet Offers Telecash Employees Double Salary
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has been blamed for fishing directly in Telecel's skills pond, a move which has been described by analysts as dirty tactics to beat competition.

Econet Wireless has allegedly dangled a 100 percent salary increase offer to Telecel software developers, which saw some programmers threatening to quit if Telecel

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