25 October 2014

Beyond TEDIPAY

Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Cash is king, but of which kingdom?..

09 June 2014  |  2603 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

It was interesting to see many Finextra readers defending cash. Most arguments in favour of cash are based on sentiments, rather than hard facts. The best authority on that subject, IMHO, is Dave Birch of Consult Hyperion. He wrote almost 150 blog posts on cash, citing or referencing mind-opening statistics and facts. Attempting to sum up Dave...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Checking my crystal balls

02 June 2014  |  1535 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Summer is upon us, and it's time to do mid-year revision of my predictions for 2014 (last year I got 6 out 7 right). Wearables - tick Samsung's Gear 2, Moto 360 by Motorola, G watch by Google (developed by LG), One by HTC and iWatch by Apple are going to hit the shelves soon. None of those smartwatches support mass transit or mobile payment...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Apple's Siri - iPhone security hole

23 May 2014  |  3344 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Spear phishing is a powerful fraud technique. The objective is to get sensitive/confidential data which can then be used to mount at attack. A combination, for example, of my home and mobile numbers, ...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Colonic irrigation for payments

04 April 2014  |  1679 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

We have always had two different payment flows without realizing it: pull and push. "Pull" flow is your in-store payment - merchant makes a request for payment, "pulls" payment c...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Bitcoin vs real life

29 January 2014  |  3310 views  |  6  |  Recommends 2

Heated polar debates over Bitcoin are in full swing. Even the banking community, let alone non-fin companies, are divided in their opinion. With over 80 (!) competitors and wannabes, Bitcoin is not ...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

How Zapp can beat Visa in its own game

15 January 2014  |  3718 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Zapp made some further progress by bringing onboard major banks. When it comes to e-commerce, Zapp could indeed represent a compelling value proposition if they do three things: (1) offer consum...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Is PayPal talking to a lighthouse?

12 December 2013  |  2317 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Aircraft carrier is an awesome sight: it's huge, full of energy, impressive in all respects. It's worth a lot of money too. However, when you see an aircraft carrier on the horizon heading towards you...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

5 myths about Google's HCE

22 November 2013  |  3817 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Hardly a day goes by without someone getting excited about Google's Host Card Emulation (HCE). Media is selling it as the "Open Sesame" for mobile payments. Is that true? Executive summary:...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

White men can't jump

04 October 2013  |  3202 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I had to register a new card with Skype this morning (the old one expired). Tried my newly minted Barclays Mastercard. At the first attempt, the transaction was aborted, without any explanation. Trie...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

On 'shoe payments'

03 October 2013  |  3696 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

I had an interesting discussion with Brett King as to what "mobile" payments really are. Let's look at history, semantics and the core element of any payment (Exec Summary - it's all about ...

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