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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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16 amazing things you can do with Apple Watch

There’s plenty to get excited about, but for our money, here’s the 16 Apple Watch features we think are the most important and interesting. 

As well as listing our favourites, we’ve added our thoughts on areas where we think Apple could possibly refine the Watch experience with future versions or updates. 

Even without things

Twitter breaks into mobile commerce

Twitter has begun testing a new mobile commerce service that may lead to profitability in the future. The social media company has been working on engaging mobile consumers more effectively on matters of commerce in recent months. The company has seen a great deal of revenue potential in mobile commerce and

Has Apple Pay arrived too late?
Once again, the company has garnered global headlines and rapturous applause for introducing features and service long after everyone else.

That might be a good thing when it comes to making purchases with your phone. Such “digital wallets” have been around for years, but who uses them? I have, once or

MasterCard forces merchant POS upgrade to contactless as standard
The card scheme has set in motion a two-phase shift to contactless as a standard by insisting that all new POS terminals must be capable of accepting 'tap and pay' cards upon deployment as from 1 January 2016. Existing POS terminals can be replaced at end of their natural lifecycle,
Square, led by Twitter co-founder Dorsey, opens offices in Kitchener

Dressed in blue jeans, slip-on runners and a black T-shirt, the 37-year-old Dorsey is the chief executive officer of Square and co-founder of Twitter. Dorsey's personal style is "normcore," or hardcore normal, that was personified by Steve Jobs at Apple.


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