Category Archives: Analysis

Worldwide smartphone market

According to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC ) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, 2015 will be the first full year of single-digit worldwide smartphone growth. IDC predicts worldwide smartphone shipments will grow 9.8% in 2015 (more…)...
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Alternative payment to tackle card payments head on

In  a new report from Worldpay it is predicted that the alternative payment market will leave its growing pains behind in 2016. 2016 will herald “the third age of digital payments” now that eWallets are growing in popularity, NFC offerings from technology vendors (more…)...
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The State of FinTech in 2015

The term FinTech has come to dominate the headlines of all industry magazines but also the mainstream press. London in particular has made enormous strides in the last year or so and has now surpassed silicon valley in terms of (more…)...
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How consumers rate finance apps

People are obsessed with money. In 2015, people are also obsessed with their smartphones and tablets. It is natural that apps that help people bank, manage their money, make payments and find financial information would be popular in the apps (more…)...
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North America consumer digital payments survey

Digital is the most disruptive force that the payments industry has seen in decades. It is unleashing profound changes and innovation – from the development of digital payment instruments to the emergence of next-generation providers –according to North America Consumer (more…)...
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How the Dridex Malware ring was taken down

Thanks to an international law enforcement operation, the ultra-virulent Dridex malware and related botnet have been disrupted as the US’s DOJ targets a Moldovan man in connection with Dridex malware thefts. But what was crucial to the takedown – and for (more…)...
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Asia Pacific study of digital payment adoption

New findings released from an Asia Pacific study shows the current state of digital payment adoption and how new Internet-based services affect payment trends across Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Thailand. Principle findings of this study by (more…)...
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