27 November 2014


Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Chip and Signature, a Paradise Lost

28 October 2014  |  2739 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

By now, most participants in the US payments industry are finally about to realize that the day of the mag stripe is doomed and that EMV, the secure payment card technology rolled out in Europe nearly a decade ago, is finally about to make its debut in the US. Incredulous as it may seem, the financial integrity of the payment card industry continu...

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Ketharaman SwaminathanGTM360 Marketing Solutions - Pune

Fate Of Predictive Analytics After Obama Credit Card Decline

19 October 2014  |  4279 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

President Barack Obama’s credit card got declined in a New York restaurant. The likely reason, to quote Obama himself, was “…I guess I don’t use it enough, so they thought there was some fraud going on.” While this is the most high profile example of predictive analytics going awry, it’s not the first and it certainly won’t be the last. Many of us ...

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Lu ZurawskiACI Worldwide - London

What I talk about when I talk about running

10 October 2014  |  2428 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Dodging the rains, I have just returned home after a run. I prefer to cycle but a run was a necessary and efficient way of re-balancing the calorific excesses of the previous day. As one of the kids h...

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Ben PooleFinextra - London

World Retail Congress 2014: The Future Is Now!

29 September 2014  |  2351 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 Marke...

Simon DickinsonFIS Global - Birmingham

Putting your pounds with your post

23 September 2014  |  1768 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 Ra...

Jane AdamsCurrently looking for a job - Edinburgh

Security versus convenience - am I never satisfied?

23 September 2014  |  1528 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  |  5184 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 M...

Derek CorcoranAvoka - Manly

The Amazon Credit Card - They've got it right!

06 September 2014  |  2905 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, has just offered me a credit card. And they did it right...Amazon recognizes that banking is a companion activity. It's something we do in support of somet...

Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Contactless payments are not a choice

29 August 2014  |  3037 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 bemoan...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Coin Card delays launch to Spring 2015, upset backers

22 August 2014  |  5309 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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