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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

What's up, doc?!

13 February 2015  |  1336 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

It's been a while since I blogged here at Finextra. Several of my regular followers were curious as to why I am staying below the radar. Firstly, we are nearing the launch of MultiPass pilot with a major transport operator in London, and 24 hours in a day is simply not enough. (Cannot say more here due to Finextra rules.) We are also in the proce...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

How Barclays 'borrowed' my children's money

03 December 2014  |  2204 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

My children, four and six, are lucky to have a full set of grandpas and grannies, who spoil them with presents and some "monetary contributions". In fact, over the last few years the little ones squirreled away between them over three thousand pounds that was safely stashed in Barclays' special "Children's Savings Account". Or ...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Colonic irrigation for payments

04 April 2014  |  1857 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 cr...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

What Steve Jobs knew back in 1984 and why that matters today

10 March 2014  |  4279 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Mobile payments. HCE. Mobile wallets. Wearables. This launch, that announcement. Blah, blah, blah... There is so much overlapping noise, confusion and lack of any clear direction in the market right n...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Bitcoin's problem No.1

10 February 2014  |  2345 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Security flaw(s) and other related issues apart, Bitcoin has one fundamental problem - its proponents position it as digital currency. Sure, some of the high-profile VCs do highlight BTC's potential...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

How Zapp can beat Visa in its own game

15 January 2014  |  4262 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 consumers ...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

There is a stranger in your car

10 January 2014  |  2582 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

When you are on a crowded bus, you don't know who is standing next to you and what that person is up to. There are a lot of weird and obsessed people out there... Now, imagine your own car - what wou...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Rising tide trends in 2014

16 December 2013  |  2351 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Last year, my magic crystal balls helped me get 6 out of 7 predictions right. Let's see if I can do even better this year. As a quick summary, my predictions for 2014 are based on proliferation of alt...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Is PayPal talking to a lighthouse?

12 December 2013  |  2414 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  |  3973 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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