27 January 2015


Martin GloorAbrantix Pty Ltd - Sydney

Mobile Wallets for Major Scheme Cards

19 January 2015  |  1430 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Mobile payment is THE hot topic in the card payments industry. The main focus is certainly around the major card schemes like Visa and MasterCard and how to put their cards into a mobile phone. Once this has been achieved, the functionality of the cards can be enriched like never before. From on-device cardholder verification to loyalty and much m...

Ketharaman SwaminathanGTM360 Marketing Solutions - Pune

Why I Went From Card To COD

18 January 2015  |  2289 views  |  5  |  Recommends 1

I’ve been shopping online since circa 1998 but, over the years, the following factors have taken the shine off my initial enthusiasm for ecommerce in India: Driven by VCs braying for profits, many ecommerce players in India have moved from the traditional inventory model to the asset-light marketplace alternative. Based on my exposure to this mode...

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Lu ZurawskiACI Worldwide - London

How to be charitable with electronic payments

16 January 2015  |  3171 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

What do you do when a homeless person asks you for cash? No-one is judging you. We are a broad church here across Finextra and acceptable answers may include giving a donation, doing absolutely nothin...

Charmaine OakShift Thought - Bristol

The year 2014 was a tipping point for NFC payments

09 January 2015  |  1853 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I recently caught up with Jonathan Vaux Director, New Digital Payments and Strategy at Visa Europe, to discuss the trends he observed over 2014 and the outlook for 2015. In short, 2014 has been a real...

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Charmaine OakShift Thought - Bristol

How payments changed in UK in 2014 and what's next

02 January 2015  |  6463 views  |  5  |  Recommends 1

We in the United Kingdom already use so little cash that we could easily have gone the way of the Nordics, where consumers have such good payment systems that mobile payments took a back seat. Yet thi...

Martin GloorAbrantix Pty Ltd - Sydney

Strategies to implement EMV on Terminals

23 December 2014  |  2065 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

The EMV liability shift in the U.S.A is getting closer so I would like to share some basic strategies on how to implement EMV on POS terminals. While EMV has been a key component for terminals in Eur...

Simon SandersonSuits Me Ltd - Knutsford

The Festive Financial Crunch

17 December 2014  |  2189 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Christmas is almost upon us – a time for festive frivolity, laughter and fun. Or is it? New research from the Debt Advisory Centre (DAC), shows that 19% of people cannot afford the cost of Christmas a...

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Paul LoveCompass Plus - Nottingham

Good Old Days of Chip and PIN Vs. The Wild West of FinTech

12 December 2014  |  3789 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

At the Connecting Payments conference on Wednesday we celebrated 10 years since the successful roll out of Chip & PIN in the UK. This was the largest coordinated shift in consumer payment behaviou...

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James TomaneyQ-ATM Ltd - London

The Future Of Cards Payments Systems

08 December 2014  |  3101 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

To me, there are 4 pillars that together form the foundation of any future state for payment systems. Consumers, Environment, Governance, and lastly (yes lastly) Technology. As an industry, we tend ...

Paul UnderwoodThames Card Technology - Essex

The Technology of Financial Inclusion in Africa

02 December 2014  |  2770 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With close to 80% of African families still without access to a conventional banking system, there is much work to be done to get basic financial services into the hands of the 1.1bn people that inhab...

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