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17-Apr-14
Be agile to win mobile payments race

Be agile or lose out if you want to win the mobile payments race. Discover the role of agile development methodologies in the adoption of effective and risk free mobile payments technology....

Mobile Banking, Mobile Payments, EMEA

16-Apr-14
Sound City festival goes cashless with Znap

Up to 15,000 festival goers per day at this year's Liverpool Sound City, the UK's largest festival of new music, film and creative technology, will enjoy a much more convenient experience with the arrival of cashless mobile payments for the first time through Znap....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, ZNAP

14-Apr-14
Ditch your wallet at shops that read your palm for payment

Swedish students are paying for things with their paws using Quixter, a palm scanner that reads the unique pattern of blood vessels in your hand....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Biometrics, Quixter

14-Apr-14
Santander ‘superwallet’ targets m-commerce

A Santander subsidiary has added m-commerce to its mobile banking and payment app, in a development it is claiming as the world’s first ‘superwallet’....

Mobile Banking, EMEA, Mobile Wallet, Elliott Holley

14-Apr-14
Facebook plans to launch money transfer service in Europe

Social network Facebook is planning to launch a mobile money transfer service in Europe, as well as in developing countries. ...

Mobile Money Transfer, EMEA, facebook

10-Apr-14
DIMOCO partners with Slovenian network operator Si.mobil:

New payment product for billing digital content via direct carrier billing launched...

Mobile Payments, EMEA, DIMOCO

07-Apr-14
Retailers Push into Crowded Mobile Payment Market

Big retailers are muscling in on the likes of Visa, MasterCard and Google in a fiercely competitive and growing mobile payment market that promises to cut transaction costs and increase customer loyalty....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Americas, Retail

03-Apr-14
Paym invites registrations for 29 April 2014 launch date

A mobile payment service supported by top British banks is to launch later this month....

Mobile Banking, Mobile Payments, EMEA, Paym

03-Apr-14
UK mobile payments doubled in 2013, says BBA

The number of mobile payments made in the UK doubled between 2012 and 2013, according to the BBA....

Mobile Banking, EMEA

03-Apr-14
Free mobile transfers for Nigerians through Transferbee

Transferbee, a UK based company, has launched a campaign, running until 1 May 2014, which enables Nigerians living in the UK to transfer money home to friends and family free of charge via their mobile phones....

Mobile Money Transfer, EMEA, APAC, Transferbee

02-Apr-14
Tap to Pay (Not So Much in the U.S.)

LONDON — Science fiction writers have long envisioned a cashless society. But some places have taken bigger steps in that direction than others....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Americas

01-Apr-14
Former Safaricom CEO launches M-Pesa in Europe

The former chief executive officer (CEO) of leading Kenyan operator Safaricom, Michael Joseph, has launched M-Pesa in Romania, the first European launch on the mobile money transfer system....

Mobile Money Transfer, EMEA, APAC, Safaricom, Vodafone, M-PESA

31-Mar-14
Mobile phone banking transactions double in a year, BBA says

A "revolution" in mobile banking use is under way in the UK, the British Bankers' Association (BBA) has said. ...

Mobile Banking, EMEA

31-Mar-14
Vodafone launches M-Pesa mobile payment service in Europe

Since launching in 2007, Vodafone’s mobile payment service M-Pesa has transformed African finance. The firm is hoping the service will be popular in Romania, also...

Mobile Money Transfer, Mobile Payments, EMEA, Vodafone, M-PESA

25-Mar-14
Survey Reveals Mobile Payment Users Spend Twice as Much as Other Buyers

(IDEX Online News) – A recent survey by consulting firm Bain & Company has found that overall users of mobile payments spend nearly twice as much through digital channels than those not buying on mobile devices....

Mobile Payments, EMEA

21-Mar-14
Zapp confident of signing more banks but no word on retail partners

UK mobile commerce outfit Zapp says it is hopeful of bringing more major banks onboard ahead of its launch later this year but has still not gone public with any retail partners....

Mobile Banking, Mobile Payments, EMEA, Zapp

20-Mar-14
Juniper Research & DIMOCO demonstrate the development of the digital generation:

From morning to night, Mr. D. produces, consumes and shares digital content. In 2017 5.2 bn. Euros will be billed via cell phone billing....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Juniper Research, DIMOCO

14-Mar-14
Digicash launches Beacon mobile payments using Sepa credit transfers

Luxembourg's bank-led mobile payments scheme Digicash has begun piloting in-store beacon devices that let customers use their handsets to make Sepa credit transfers straight from their current accounts....

NFC, Mobile Payments, EMEA, QR Code, DigiCash

13-Mar-14
Flypay eats £1m investment to power waiter-free restaurant payments

Wahaca and Burrito Mama already signed up to the British startup's scheme. ...

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Restaurants, Flypay

13-Mar-14
How your mobile is about to replace your wallet

The days of reaching for your credit or debit card could soon be over ...

EMEA, Digital Wallet

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