02 September 2014

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James PiggotMisys - London

BBVA Innovations Center

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With regards to the BBVA linked story regarding their HCE enabled mobile App, the BBVA Innovation Center promises the ability to link accounts or existing physical cards with the wallet eliminating the need to re-charge the wallet as transactions can be debited directly to the linked acount. The customer will receive a virtual card for their wall...

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Martin coxBell ID - Sydney

Why are HCE Mobile Payments Perfect for Australia?

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Mobile payments have been a major talking point in Australia and around the world for a number of years. Hype around trials, joint ventures and roll outs have come and gone and the feeling of frustration that all of this effort and expense has not achieved mass-market deployments has grown. Google changed all of this for the Australian marketpla...

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Elizabeth LumleyFinextra - London

Tips to survive Sibos in Boston

20 hours ago  |  1033 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

So Swift sent out a list on 'How to survive Sibos' on its events page. It included tips like 'download Sibos Issues and 'Sibos Daily News' ??!! Or, maybe, (here's a thought) you could just bookmark F...

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Balazs FejesEPAM Systems - Meilen

Have banks come to the party too late?

21 hours ago  |  879 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Software is increasingly driving competitiveness in financial markets but have banks arrived at the party too late? The increased use of digital channels amongst consumers along with their changing n...

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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Helping through your handset: M-Changa

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“One of the biggest questions we asked ourselves was ‘What’s after M-Pesa?’ What’s the next step?” Says M-Changa CTO, David Mark. In our hour-long interview he goes on to (rhetorically) ask me, ‘Who’...

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Steve D'SouzaSales Kinetics - London

What do you do to get a suitable client? Part 2

01 September 2014  |  682 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.” ― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requires all wealth managers to demonst...

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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Fintech startups: A week in review

01 September 2014  |  612 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Is Crowdfunding helping women break through in technology? A report from VentureBeat shows that women create 65% of Kickstarter projects – yet only make up about 20% of tech founders in general. Th...

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Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Contactless payments are not a choice

29 August 2014  |  1689 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

If you want a new debit or credit card in Australia, you're getting PayWave or PayPass - there's no choice. And Australian police forces, and at least some consumers, don't like it. Police are bemo...

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David MaitlandCouchbase - London

Can NoSQL give financial institutions the edge?

29 August 2014  |  2968 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

In the ultra high-speed world of financial services, a fraction of a second can be a lifetime. Long gone is the outdated view of banks and other financial institutions as dusty old buildings, filled w...

TagsMobile & onlineInnovation
Ian WeaversRule Financial - London

Think global and simple to 'change the banks'

29 August 2014  |  1012 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

One of the consequences of the banking slowdown since 2008 is that there has been relatively limited investment in “change the bank” technology projects. This reduced spend has had the effect of leavi...

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