02 October 2014


Ben PooleFinextra - London

World Retail Congress 2014: The Future Is Now!

29 September 2014  |  1382 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The first morning of World Retail Congress 2014 in Paris featured a one-on-one interview conducted by the event’s founder and chairman, Ian McGarrigle, with Anne Cairns, president, International Markets at MasterCard. The title for the interview was ‘The Future Is Now, Are You Ready?’ Cairns began by highlighting just a few of the areas that have ...

Simon DickinsonFIS Global - Birmingham

Putting your pounds with your post

23 September 2014  |  1162 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Post Office’s foray into financial services is picking up pace. Building on the success of the Travel Money Card, it launched the Post Office Money Card - a prepaid MasterCard with support from Raphaels and First Rate. With over 17 million customers served per week, it’s quite a clever move for the Post Office to diversify its offerings and c...

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Jane AdamsCurrently looking for a job - Edinburgh

Security versus convenience - am I never satisfied?

23 September 2014  |  1057 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

One of the biggest aggravations involved in dealing with banks and credit card issuers is their security checking process when you contact their call centre. Questions, questions, so many questions. S...

Ketharaman SwaminathanGTM360 Marketing Solutions - Pune

Apple Puts Banks Squarely At The Center Of Mobile Payments

10 September 2014  |  4570 views  |  3  |  Recommends 1

Like many, I’ve long held that nothing is broken with plastic cards for instore payments and made the case for mobile wallets to stick to gift, loyalty, ID and other forms of non-payment cards (see ...

Derek CorcoranAvoka - Manly

Amazon launch a credit card - This will EXPLODE!

06 September 2014  |  2625 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, has just launched a credit card. And given the $75bn in 2013 sales (and growing in 2014), the Card divisions of all banks (except maybe Chase...the bank be...

Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Contactless payments are not a choice

29 August 2014  |  2806 views  |  4  |  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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Brett KingMoven - New York

Coin Card delays launch to Spring 2015, upset backers

22 August 2014  |  4973 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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Balazs FejesEPAM Systems - Meilen

No More False Starts: Time For mPOS To Get Unified

19 August 2014  |  1701 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The move to mobile point of sale (mobile POS) is radically changing the face of customer interactions and payments in certain sectors, particularly in retail, as both customers and merchants grow incr...

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Matt ScottWincor Nixdorf International GmbH - Bracknell

Will Host Card Emulation save NFC?

14 August 2014  |  2066 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Coexistence: Host Card Emulation supports the coexistence between the Secure Element issuance model and the HCE CloudSE and in-software approaches. This leaves an open-door to a shift in approaches or...

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Tim BrewTim Brew Consulting - London

Size does matter!

14 August 2014  |  1235 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Interesting isn't it that two of the worlds' largest regions, the US and the Euro Zone, both end up trailing the leaders in payment technology by years. In the US the roll out of EMV has finally k

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