Category Archives: smartphones

Surprised? Apple Pay Declining Use

Apple Pay Declining Use | PYMNTS.com.

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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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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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The future for consumer-driven retail payment models

Who will decide the future of retail payments? | Banking industry. Excellent analysis on the demand aspects for the emerging models. My 50 cents to this view is that the new payment systems will also be required to process funds … Continue reading

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Canada’s First Open Mobile Wallet to go live in Spring 2014

TD Bank Group | PC Financial and TD Announce Ugo™ – Canada’s First Open Mobile Wallet. Interesting commercial development for mobile wallets in Canada. From the consumer side, the application is restricted to NFC enabled mobile devices that run on … Continue reading

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Why Apple’s iBeacon Is Better Than NFC

Why Apple’s iBeacon Is Better Than NFC ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community. We have long known that Apple was not interested in NFC, and the detrimental implications to mobile payments that a big player was not carrying a long-awaited … Continue reading

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Look out for the next trigger for mobile payments with the iPhone fingerprint reader.

iPhone transforms security with fingerprint reader – Daily News Egypt. The full extent of this paradigm shift is still unknown, but there are huge implications for the future developments in mobile payments with the advent of the i-phone finger print … Continue reading

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