Category Archives: EU

Mastercard, Visa to cut French card fees

Mastercard, Visa to cut French card fees: watchdog | Reuters. Following the announcements on the big overhaul of the PSD directive in Europe, the proposed reforms to cap interchange fees to credit cards are already beginning to find their way … Continue reading

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Vive La France: Orange Plans Nationwide SIM-based Rollout of NFC

Vive La France: Orange Plans Nationwide SIM-based Rollout of NFC. This inaugurates the race to trigger massive deployments of NFC enabled devices in Europe. Interesting to see when other major carries follow suit. via Vive La France: Orange Bites The … Continue reading

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Sweden moving towards cashless economy

Great insight about the pros and cons of places where cash is seriously retreating. Unfortunately, not all countries in the world have the technological penetration that Sweden enjoys. Key fact: Sweden passed a law that prohibits passing any surcharge onto … Continue reading

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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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EC green paper: Breaking down barriers to secure and innovative card, internet and mobile payments, Documents | Mobile Money Live

April 11, 2012. Deadline to submit comments to the EC green paper: Breaking down barriers to secure and innovative card, internet and mobile payments via EC green paper: Breaking down barriers to secure and innovative card, internet and mobile payments, … Continue reading

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EU suspects major publishers, Apple of illegally raising e-book prices – Yahoo! News

EU suspects major publishers, Apple of illegally raising e-book prices via EU suspects major publishers, Apple of illegally raising e-book prices – Yahoo! News.

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