21 September 2014


Chris YaldezianIBM (Software Group) - San Ramon

It is not about the payment, it’s about commerce.

19 September 2014  |  1420 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I recently read a very interesting article by Karen Webster regarding Apple and NFC payments, which after all was said done I came to the interesting conclusion that I believe Apple actually doesn’t give 2 hoots “whether it’s NFC or XYZ that powers payments, just that it all happens inside its ecosystem and that its platform is that which can bot...

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John GessauACI Worldwide - Johannesburg

Apple Pay: Considerations for banks and retailers

19 September 2014  |  949 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With the launch of Apple Pay, a question on everyone’s mind is what the impact will be for retailers and banks. For most retailers, especially those in the US, the question is whether they want to start accepting Apple payments and if they do, how this will affect their overall omni-channel strategy. For banks, the question is more around whether...

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Neil GarnerProxama - London

Apple: Bringing NFC to the Mainstream

19 September 2014  |  1163 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

History has shown us that many people and businesses wait to see what Apple does before committing to a new technology, and we have just witnessed that with regards to mobile payments, and in particul...

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Christina BowePerceptive Software - Maidenhead

Reversing the Headwind

19 September 2014  |  612 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

How to combat the business challenges that slow insurance processes, profits and customer responsiveness One of the largest challenges insurers currently face is reducing compliance risk resulting fr...

John GessauACI Worldwide - Johannesburg

Why we should take our hats off to Apple

17 September 2014  |  987 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With last week’s news of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch debuting with mobile wallet capabilities, there is no doubt that Apple has given the (mobile) payments industry a shot in the arm. But in what dir...

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Chris DunneVocaLink Limited - London

Faster Payments takes off for small business

16 September 2014  |  1030 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Latest figures from the Payments Council show a dramatic rise in the use of Faster Payments, with volumes of spontaneous customer-initiated payments (knows as ‘Single Immediate Payments’) rocketing by...

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Hari SubramanianWipro - Greater New York City

Card Present or Not Present?

12 September 2014  |  1636 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

When plastic cards become digital tokens, a strange thing happens. They become virtual. So how do you say that the Card is Present or Not Present, the legendary regulatory difference that the cards in...

Hari SubramanianWipro - Greater New York City

Apple Pay is here. Ka-Ching NFC POS sales? Not so fast

12 September 2014  |  3836 views  |  9  |  Recommends 0

Yes, Apple endorsed NFC in the latest announcement. If you are thinking this is going to increase sales of NFC POS terminals, don't hold your breath. Here's why. Apple is smart enough to know that NF...

David PipePowa Technologies - London

My thoughts on Apple Pay

11 September 2014  |  2152 views  |  9  |  Recommends 0

So now that I’ve had a day or so to digest the recent announcement by Apple regarding “Apple Pay”, here are some of my thoughts: My first thought was: after coming late to the party, and having al...

Brett KingMoven - New York

Africa, ApplePay and the iPhone 6: Resistance is futile

10 September 2014  |  15096 views  |  11  |  Recommends 3

If you've followed my bullish ramblings on mobile payments here at Finextra, you'll know that talk of the coming ubiquitousness of mobile payments is nothing new for me: Why Square Wallet failed, a...

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