Monthly Archives: July 2013

UK gearing up for mobile payments

Zapp! Ping! Wang! UK payments get even more interesting. Vocalink to launch mobile payment service in the UK by mid-2014, by transferring funds between bank accounts, much like a debit card. Advertisements

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Polish banks plan mobile payment system to rival credit cards

Polish banks plan mobile payment system to rival credit cards | Reuters. After Sweden and the UK, now Poland is following the trend to launch a mobile payment solution by which funds are transferred between bank accounts like a debit … Continue reading

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The absurd world of payroll prepaid cards in the US, Workers Feel Sting of Fees

Paid via Card, Workers Feel Sting of Fees – NYTimes.com. The US obsession with prepaid cards has led to this bizarre world where providing prepaid cards to the unbanked population is hurting them through a pletora of unregulated fees. While … Continue reading

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