Category Archives: NFC

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 Advertisements

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Surprised? Apple Pay Declining Use

Apple Pay Declining Use | PYMNTS.com.

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Apple Pay Hurdles at Checkout Counter

Apple Pay Running Into Hurdles at Checkout Counter, Survey Finds – Bloomberg Business. Check out recent trends in usage and the most common hurdles found in the field.

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The endangered SIM card. Apple disrupting the telco establishment

Mobile telecoms: The endangered SIM card | The Economist. Control of the last mile has been put now even closer to the mobile phone. Reports claiming that Apple is developing a new soft SIM card, will make it easier for … Continue reading

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Implications of the Apple pay and CurrentC’s stand-off in the US

CurrentC And The Big Merchant Mess | PYMNTS.com.

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NFC’s come back

Why NFC Could Soon Become the Real Deal │NFC Mobile Payments │n>genuity Journal. Lots of experts are now saying that NFC could make a quick come back, mainly due to the advent of HCE technology to bypass the secure element … Continue reading

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Apple’s Next Trick: Making the Retail POS Disappear

Apple’s Next Trick: Making the Retail POS Disappear | Street Fight. This potential for Apple to make it happen has been known for along time. Apple is best suited to dominate the consumer side armed with the iPhone and  iTunes. … Continue reading

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