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Mobile Money
Mobile money for the unbanked – an industry report

The GSMA Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) programme has releases its 2014 State of the Industry Report on mobile financial services. Published annually, the report provides industry practitioners (more…)

Identity Fraud
$16 billion stolen from 12.7 million identity fraud victims in 2014

Javelin Strategy & Research have published its 2015 Identity Fraud Study. 2014 was a mixed year in the fight against identity fraud, with some advances and some (more…)

Mobile Payments

  • Microsoft enters the world of payments with Microsoft payments Microsoft has officially entered into the domain of ...
  • Differing forecasts for mobile wallet Research and opinion on mobile payment trends contain ...
  • More than half of global professionals use their mobile phones for payments In a recent survey of over 300 global ...
  • Xiaomi offers interest bearing mobile wallet Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is the latest tech ...
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    Contactless NFC

  • Asia Pacific sees 49% growth in contactless payments MasterCard has revealed that consumers across Asia/Pacific are ...
  • UK is the global leader in contactless payments According to a new research from Timetric, contactless ...
  • Vodafone wallet to accept contactless card payments Vodafone customers will soon be able to add ...
  • Apple Pay simplicity raises fraud concerns A recent rise in fraudulent Apple Pay transactions ...
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    Mobile Banking

  • Monitise rejects sale, Lukies ejected Former mobile banking darling Monitise has decided not to ...
  • Digital tipping point: Banks must focus on innovation to harness opportunities A major new report sets out key recommendations ...
  • Banking app prototype for Apple Watch Misys has unveiled what it claims to be ...
  • IBM to create blockchain-based digital payments infrastructure for central banks IBM is rumoured to be considering adopting the underlying ...
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    Mobile Remittance

  • Mobile money transfers double New research from remittance specialist Azimo, demonstrates that the percentage ...
  • MTN Uganda clarifies mobile money fraud rumours MTN Uganda has been forced to call a press ...
  • Facebook Messanger P2P payments Facebook is bringing P2P payments to its Messenger application. The ...
  • M-Pesa launches cross-border remittance Vodafone’s M-Pesa mobile money service opened its first ...
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    M POS

  • Verifone launches cloud POS solution Verifone says that it is launching a new ...
  • Ingenico introduces mPOS Ingenico has launched the RP170c, an audio jack-based mPOS dongle that ...
  • iZettle launches free chip and PIN reader Swedish mPOS specialist iZettle is launching the world’s ...
  • orderbird and ConCardis provide NFC POS orderbird, an iPAD POS provider, and its strategic ...
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    Analysis

  • US mobile banking and mobile financial services According to research from the Federal Reserve Board, ...
  • Youth attitudes to banking and online banking services We all instinctively know that mobile is a ...
  • $16 billion stolen from 12.7 million identity fraud victims in 2014 Javelin Strategy & Research have published its 2015 ...
  • UK Payments sector behind London being Fintech capital of Europe Accenture reported in ‘The Boom in Global Fintech ...
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    Opinions

  • PayPal sets out new plan Dan Schulman, the new CEO of PayPal has ...
  • Gen Z ready for biometric security As the conversation around biometrics continues to dominate, ...
  • Survey on internet security: smartphone and tablet users most reckless It is surprising to see that smartphone owners ...
  • NFC: A technology in search of a problem? According to a report from IHS, contactless payments could ...
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    Vendor Zone

  • PayPal fined £5.2m over failure to block malicious users In an embarrassing moment, PayPal has been forced to ...
  • Google’s ‘Pony Express’ Gmail bill payment Google is reportedly developing a new Gmail feature, ...
  • Alipay and PPRO collaborate on alternative payments for AliExpress in Europe The PPRO Group, will collaborate in Europe with ...
  • PayPal acquires mobile payments firm Paydiant PayPal has agreed to buy Paydiant. In an ...
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