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Tomorrow’s Transactions Toronto Unconference 2013
  Dec. 11, 2013 - Following the success of last year’s Digital Money Unconference sold out event, this year’s Tomorrow’s Transactions Toronto Unconference 2013 was held
Real World Cloud NFC Mobile Payments
I went on a shopping spree yesterday using my Nexus 7 Android tablet to pay via NFC. I wanted to test out KitKat’s new NFC abilities
Is Bitcoin the Gateway to Mobile Money?
If you are involved in mobile money at all, you’ve likely been keeping a keen eye on Bitcoin. The controversial digital currency is getting a
Why NFC mobile payments aren’t dead yet
Android 4.4 KitKat puts NFC on life support NFC fatigue seems like it’s almost become rigor mortis in my conversations with issuers and merchants over the
Mobile Money Trust Issues
Just read an interesting article on the South African based site Business Insight on how consumers are not warming up to mobile money. It cites research that
Searching for Global Financial Inclusion Pioneers
My co-author, Karl Mehta and I have both been working for years in the exciting field of mobile financial services. Reflecting on what has already
October Mobile Money Round Up
 October has been a busy month around the world for mobile money, and we wanted to share a few of our favorite stories with you.  From
Complex eco-systems only works in equilibrium. An argument for using Chaos Theory in Mobile Payments.
Equilibrium is a beautiful state for any eco-system to be in. In this state, all participants are participating and growing at the same rate. In

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Sorry Square: Etsy Just Released Its Own Mobile Card Reader

Etsy made this move to help its shop owners better integrate its online and offline business — the card reader and accompanying app will help them keep track of inventory and sales all in one place. But it also feels like blow to Square. 

Square's core business is making little card

Mobile Now Plays a Vital Role in Online and In-Store Purchases

In an effort to help retailers gauge the importance of mobile in their world, NinthDecimal recently released their Q2 “Audience Insights” report.

The report had many valuable takeaways, such as the fact that mobile now plays a critically important part in how consumers research products—both before heading out to shop and

Study finds mobile payments high on consumers' minds

"Mobile payments have been around for years, but many consumers are not yet familiar with them. With the launch of Apple Pay, we see that conversation opening up in a way we haven't seen before," said Jonathan Pirc, Founder of Lab42.

In fact, according to Lab42 data 45% of non-iPhone

Europe leads world in mobile payments as North America lags behind

Adyen, the Amsterdam-based payment technology company, released the findings as part of its Q3 Mobile Payments Index. It’s worth noting that the index covers the last period before Apple Pay launched, a service many hope will give mobile payments a boost.

Overall, mobile devices accounted for 23.3%

Taxes payable by mobile money in Kenya
The country's second largest mobile network has partnered with the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) to switch on the service.

As a result, Airtel Money customers across the country can make enquiries over KRA services, generate KRA payment reference numbers, and make payments through Airtel Money using the shortcode *572#.

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