Category Archives: emoney

Russia’s bitruble to be world’s first state-controlled cryptocurrency

Bitruble will be very similar to Bitcoin, but unlike any other cryptocurrency, it will be regulated by the Russian Central Bank Source: Russia’s bitruble to be world’s first state-controlled cryptocurrency | Russia & India Report Advertisements

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India – An intrepid Approach for Financial Inclusion

Aadhaar is the ​federal government’s ​biometric identification system in India, which currently has 820 million residents registered – a phenomenal base – somewhere around 2/3 of the population. By all reports, the basic technologies, both the biometrics and the database, … Continue reading

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Amazing read on Apple’s long-run strategy to challenge the financial industry after bending telecom carriers.

MPD CEO Karen Webster walks thru Apple’s mobile carrier playbook over the last 8 years and draws some interesting parallels to its entry into mobile payments. Source: Are Banks At Risk Of Losing Out To Apple Pay? | PYMNTS.com

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India shakes up financial sector by issuing new payments bank licences

India shakes up financial sector with payments bank licences – FT.com. Way to go, India!

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Denmark Legislates Cashless Society

the Danish government has initiated a proposal that will allow selected retailers to refuse payments in cash. via Denmark Legislates Cashless Society | PYMNTS.com.

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The death of cash?

Negative Interest Rates May Spark Existential Crisis for Cash – Bloomberg Business.

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You Can Now Send Money on Facebook.

You Can Now Send Money on Facebook. What’s in It for Them? | WIRED.

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