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John DringIntel Network Services - Swindon

Does NFC equal mobile payments?

21 May 2011  |  3589 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

OK, I have not initiated a Finextra blog for a while. Time to at least put an alternate perspective on the raft of NFC spawned mobile payment announcements. NFC is being embedded in devices. POS terminals are being cycled to include NFC readers. The public are being groomed to go ‘contactless’. All well and good. But I have a problem callin...

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John DringIntel Network Services - Swindon

Elementary, but please explain...

10 July 2009  |  2746 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Why, when a Bank will hound a defaulting mortgagee for 50 years for repayment, adding new charge after new charge and top rate interest on top, can a Bank get away with the idea that its debts will be wiped off the slate and forgotten? When public money was funneled into the Banks, I for one thought it was the right thing to do because I believed ...

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John DringIntel Network Services - Swindon

Nice try

06 November 2008  |  2659 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Nice idea, but I am sure all those that received double will get a letter informing them that 'an error was detected, and your account was not correctly debited, so we have corrected it for you'. If ...

John DringIntel Network Services - Swindon

Digital Signatures....

17 October 2008  |  2751 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

Well not PKI, but I have always had a grudge about those digital tablet or handheld POS things you are sometimes asked to sign on top of. With all the talk about Chip + PIN, it reminded me... I ...

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