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Wearable technology market in Europe to reach over $2.5 billion by 2019

A new report issued by Transparency Market Research has revealed a very rapid wearables growth rate....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Wearable Technology

Mogoogi.com launched in Ghana

Online fashion and lifestyle brand Mogoogi has been launched in Ghana with grand plans to expand onto Nigeria and the rest of Africa industries later this year....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, APAC, Mogoogi, ProfPay

Rocket Internet raises $445 million to invest in mobile payments in emerging markets

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company is purchasing a 10% stake in Rocket, a German e-commerce investment firm. The deal will combine the Philippines telecom operator’s mobile expertise with Rocket's global e-commerce and web services footprint....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Rocket Internet

Mobile and PC bill payments to exceed $20 billion in 2014

The number of consumers using computers, tablets and mobiles to pay household bills is rising, according to new analysis released by Juniper Research. Meanwhile, both American and British banks see a rise in the number of mobile banking participants. ...

Mobile Banking, EMEA

Paym hits 1 million

More than one million users have registered with Paym, the mobile payment tool, within a 100 days of the service going live....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Paym

Fingerprint scanners most popular alternative to banking passwords

Fingerprint scanning technology is the most favoured biometric security alternative to passwords for UK bank customers....

Mobile Banking, Mobile Security, EMEA, Fingerprint

iOS users dominate mobile commerce

iPhone owners outspend their Android rivals in online purchases, despite making up a smaller proportion of the UK smartphone market according to EPiServer research....

Mobile Commerce, EMEA, Apple, iOS

High Speed International Payments Coming Soon To Your Smartphone

World First has announced the launch of The World First Money Transfer App, which will enable users to make high-speed currency transfers directly from their portable devices....

Mobile Money Transfer, EMEA, Mobile App, World First

Denmark heading towards cash-free future

The Danish 'krone' is losing out to bank cards and mobile payments...

EMEA, Mobile Money, Digital Currency

Barclays Pingit brings mobile payments to London's taxis

Ian Cable becomes first cabbie to accept payment using mobile app....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Barclays, Pingit

Barclays to get rid of cashiers from branches: 'Community bankers' armed with iPads will push customers to use machines

Barclays is taking 6,500 cashiers from its branches and retraining them as 'community bankers' who will walk around with iPads helping customers to use automated machines to carry out their everyday banking....

EMEA, Barclays

InComm taps Sweden's Seamless for mobile pre-paid

InComm has signed an agreement with Swedish Seamless (SEAM.ST) that enables the digitization of the company's vast portfolio of closed-loop stored-value cards using the mobile payment solution SEQR....

Mobile Payments, EMEA, Americas, Incomm, Swedish Seamless

R.B.S. to Spend $1.7 Billion on Mobile Banking Growth

LONDON — The Royal Bank of Scotland is making a major bet that consumers in the future will do most of their banking on mobile phones or tablets....

Mobile Banking, EMEA, RBS

UK mobile payments set to grow this year

Report highlights the growth of mobile commerce in the UK this year...

Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, EMEA, MTN

Weve CEO Sear quits

Telco-owned UK mobile commerce joint venture Weve has lost chief executive officer David Sear, who has quit for a new job....

Mobile Commerce, EMEA, Weve

Royal Bank of Scotland to close branches as online banking booms

Royal Bank of Scotland yesterday warned more branches would have to close as customers moved to online and mobile banking....

Mobile Banking, EMEA, Online Banking, Royal Bank of Scotland

Barclays ranked best in the UK for mobile banking

British banks increasingly adopting and developing their services after slow start, research finds....

Mobile Banking, EMEA, Barclays

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