Monthly Archives: April 2012

Europe Commission launches probe into mobile payments joint venture

The EC has just launched a┬áprobe into mobile payments joint venture to determine possible impacts on competitive conditions. The JV under review is formed by Everything Everywhere, O2 and Vodafone. via Mobile Today | Europe launches probe into mobile payments … Continue reading

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The beginning of ‘the end of money’

Excellent interview to the author of this thought-provoking book. A must-read to understand how the new digital age can attempt to really start making dents to the cash world, accounting to some 60-70% of our every day physical transactions. via … Continue reading

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Royal Canadian Mint to create digital currency

The Canadian Mint has just announced a project to introduce the use of digital coins to be used in physical transactions. This is really pioneer work by an otherwise traditional Mint. A must follow up. http://www.thestar.com/business/article/1159513–royal-canadian-mint-to-create-digital-currency?bn=1   Related articles Royal … Continue reading

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