Monthly Archives: October 2013

India’s audacious plan to embed mobile payments into national ID card

India’s audacious plan to bring mobile payments to the masses: pair them with a national ID card – Quartz. Worth following up given the magnitude of India’s population. This is the largest biometric collection endeavour ever undertaken. Their numbers a … Continue reading

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The risks of digital payments to central banks.

As the world goes digital, is cash still king? | Central banks have woken up to the fact that their wholesale interbank clearing and settlement systems can be bypassed by mobile-to-mobile payments. If that is the case, Bitcoin and … Continue reading

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