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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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Zimbabwe mobile operator, Econet launches debit cards
The card, launched on Wednesday through Econet's money transfer facility, Ecocash is aimed at increasing financial inclusion through the provision of electronic payments in Zimbabwe.

The adoption of electronic payments is critical to Zimbabwe's economic development

The launch of the debit card came barely a month after rival
Why retailers should look in to mobile marketing

To meet this demand, more and more retailers are turning their marketing efforts online to attract the attention of online shoppers.

Shop.org and Forrester Research Inc recently conducted a study that found 85 per cent of US retailers believe search engine marketing is the most effective way to drive online sales.

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Square Raises the Stakes on Mobile Payments Security

The offering in question is an EMV solution to combat card fraud and protect sensitive payment data.

“Continuing its commitment to provide sellers more ways to securely accept payments, Square’s new reader will give sellers the ability to accept chip cards with a low-cost, beautifully designed mobile card reader that offers

Amazon may be building a mobile commerce device

It is no secret that Amazon plans to launch its own smartphone in the future and connect with its customers in a more dynamic fashion, but the company may also be working on its own mobile commerce device. Recent documents from office supply retailer Staples have hinted at the existence of the

A New Technology Is Breathing Life Into The Stalled Mobile Payments Industry

Near Field Communications or NFC, which is used by many mobile payment apps (including Google Wallet), allows people to pay simply by tapping or waving their phone in front of a compatible payment terminal. 

Before "Host card emulation," or HCE, mobile payments that used NFC technology required access to a part of smartphones called "the

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