28 November 2014

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Why Ebola might kill cash

17 October 2014  |  4504 views  |  28  |  Recommends 1

The Fear Factor on Ebola is over the top right now. We are spending countless hours in the media analyzing footage of health workers, figuring out how a nurse in Texas contracted the disease despite strict quarantine procedures, and debating over whether to travel on aircraft. In all of this though, the transmission methods of Ebola have been well...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

The Inmates are Reforming the Asylum - Innotribe

29 September 2014  |  1246 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Reprinted with permission from Huffington Post... On September 17, 2011 a group of protestors gathered in Zuccotti Park in New York to protest the growing influence of corporations and the financial services sector. The Occupy Wall Street movement still evades our language today with cries of "we are the 99%" having been damped, but not...

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Africa, ApplePay and the iPhone 6: Resistance is futile

10 September 2014  |  18089 views  |  11  |  Recommends 3

If you've followed my bullish ramblings on mobile payments here at Finextra, you'll know that talk of the coming ubiquitousness of mobile payments is nothing new for me: Why Square Wallet failed, and...

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Coin Card delays launch to Spring 2015, upset backers

22 August 2014  |  5313 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

If you've been waiting for news regarding Coin Card, then you've got a longer wait than expected. Coin launched with HUGE fanfare in November of 2013, promising to revolutionize your credit card by al...

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TSB may have blown their biggest brand opportunity yet

17 July 2014  |  5223 views  |  8  |  Recommends 0

Last night as I got home from a Korean-town dinner in NYC with the Moven management team, I got a message via Facebook from Rob Findlay (Next Bank) about a recently launched Youtube video supposedly p...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Why Square Wallet failed, and why Coin card is next...

13 May 2014  |  17763 views  |  7  |  Recommends 0

Square's recent troubles are not exactly a secret. Wall Street Journal published a detailed analysis on the 21st of April this year, detailing Square's financial troubles and their rapidly shrinking ...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Why kids don't sign and banks shouldn't either

05 May 2014  |  3561 views  |  3  |  Recommends 1

In a recent UN/ICAO commissioned survey on the use of signatures in passports, a number of countries including the UK recommended phasing out the long held practice because it was no longer deemed of...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

My Social Media brawl with HSBC

02 December 2013  |  7157 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

If any of you watch my Twitter feeds, Facebook or Google+ posts or those of the financial services crowd at large, it is highly likely that you will have seen a post I authored on Huffington Post...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Why Smartphones will kill Credit Card Rewards

04 November 2013  |  6177 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Credit cards are expensive. According to BankRate.com the average US annual percentage rate (APR) charges on credit cards is 15.35%[1], but that’s down in recent years. During the financial crisis so...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Why payments are disappearing, and mobile will win

11 October 2013  |  7185 views  |  6  |  Recommends 0

Ok, so if you think we're done with the whole "when is a mobile payment a payment" argument, think again. The reality is that the biggest evolution in payments is not about Visa, Mastercard,...

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