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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Blockchain for blockheads - Distributed Ledger for Dummies in five minutes

02 February 2016  |  3631 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Food for thought for those in a hurry: why doesn't a card payment terminal need to check with all other terminals worldwide that your card is genuine?.. Bitcoin hype seems to be superseded by its blockchain flavour. Bitcoin start-ups still raise money, so do blockchain ones - it's tempting to chase unicorns in the "rocket science" area fe...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Fancy a quickie?

21 November 2015  |  1718 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Tinder, 3nder, schminder. Welcome to the new world where non-committal promiscuity is the norm of the day (if not de rigueur), both in personal life and in business. Welcome to the "tinder" world with "tinder" business models. One could say it all started with the "liberation of women" - being less dependent on men (h...

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Alexander Peschkoff
Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Samsung Gear S2: a hairpin bend that throws Apple into the second position

05 September 2015  |  2008 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

My hat off to Samsung. Those familiar with my blogs know that I am more likely to dish out harsh blunt criticism than a praise. Not this time (well, almost). Executive Summary For those in a hurry: wi...

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Alexander Peschkoff
Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

How Samsung can beat Apple - it's all about the smartwatch now

03 August 2015  |  2344 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As usual, Samsung is too late to the (mobile payments) party. Not because of Apple, but because of Google - read this fantastic piece by Tom Noyes whom I greatly respect (although Will, CEO of LoopPay...

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Alexander Peschkoff
Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Apple Pay and TfL tidbits

20 July 2015  |  2031 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When you tap in with Apple Pay on the TfL's network in London (e.g. enter the Tube), the transaction goes to the issuer for authorization. In the case of Amex, they - unlike Visa - charge you £0.10 at...

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Alexander Peschkoff
Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Apple Pay: lessons for Cupertino

17 July 2015  |  14457 views  |  7 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

One could be more forgiving and attribute bad UX to "teething problems", but not when it comes to the world's largest company and expansion launch (rather than greenfield ops). Apple should ...

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Alexander Peschkoff
Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Seven stupid things about Apple Watch

12 April 2015  |  3490 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

One might call them "mistakes", but they are not. They are things that Apple was no doubt aware of (and could/should have fixed). Their arrogance, perhaps, caused them to think "why bot...

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Alexander Peschkoff
Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

To those who still don't get it...

09 September 2014  |  3361 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

It's been a while since I blogged here at Finextra (for many reasons)... Today is a special occasion. The day Apple (and I) said "FU!" (You'll understand the context better if you glance thr...

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Alexander Peschkoff
Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Checking my crystal balls

02 June 2014  |  2694 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Summer is upon us, and it's time to do mid-year revision of my predictions for 2014 (last year I got 6 out 7 right). Wearables - tick Samsung's Gear 2, Moto 360 by Motorola, G watch by Google (develo...

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Alexander Peschkoff
Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

What Steve Jobs knew back in 1984 and why that matters today

10 March 2014  |  4548 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Mobile payments. HCE. Mobile wallets. Wearables. This launch, that announcement. Blah, blah, blah... There is so much overlapping noise, confusion and lack of any clear direction in the market right n...

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