04 March 2015


Anthony LouposMisys - New York

Would you bank with your bank?

26 February 2015  |  1458 views  |  0  |  Recommends 3

Would you bank with your bank? Consider this real life scenario that just happened a few weeks ago. 8:45 PM, Wednesday, ubiquitous Irish pub midtown Manhattan. Ba-Ding! Reflexively my eyes glance toward my iPhone screen. $832.00 at Target, says a push notification from my mobile banking app. These days, my mobile is not just a phone, it’s a

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Paul UnderwoodThames Card Technology - Essex

Plastic is dead? Long live plastic!

24 February 2015  |  1760 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Apple Pay, Google Wallet, Samsung Pay and PayPal are just a few of the solutions which financial technology commentators predict will bring about the downfall of cash and the plastic card. Others predict cashless and plastic-free societies by 2025. Do banks and their consumers genuinely believe this is true? A Smarter Card This month, the Smart Pa...

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Lu ZurawskiACI Worldwide - London

Do payments exist on the big screen?

03 February 2015  |  2914 views  |  6  |  Recommends 1

This week’s announcement (www.finextra.com/news/fullstory.aspx?newsitemid=26946 ), of Visa’s product placement deal to show contactless payment technology on popular ITV soap operas like Coronation S...

Martin GloorAbrantix Pty Ltd - Sydney

Mobile Wallets for Major Scheme Cards

19 January 2015  |  2216 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 t...

Ketharaman SwaminathanGTM360 Marketing Solutions - Pune

Why I Went From Card To COD

18 January 2015  |  2988 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 ec...

Lu ZurawskiACI Worldwide - London

How to be charitable with electronic payments

16 January 2015  |  3654 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  |  2497 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

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  |  7241 views  |  6  |  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  |  2237 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  |  2429 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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