Category Archives: Opinions

PayPal sets out new plan

Dan Schulman, the new CEO of PayPal has set out his vision for turning eBay’s payments arm from a button on a website into the operating system for digital commerce. Schulman, who joined (more…)...
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Gen Z ready for biometric security

As the conversation around biometrics continues to dominate, 16 to 24 year old consumers in the UK have the greatest appetite for biometric security measures and the greatest need to use them in place of traditional authentication such as passwords. Research (more…)...
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NFC: A technology in search of a problem?

According to a report from IHS, contactless payments could be about to receive a significant boost, with global Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled handset shipments set to soar four-fold in the next five years. To date NFC payments have struggled to take (more…)...
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Live @ MWC: Google Glass barcode scanning

GS1 have announced that they will be demonstrating the power of barcode scanning in evolving mobile devices using the widely speculated Google Glass platform. This demonstration, the first of its kind in Europe using Google Glass has been developed in collaboration with (more…)...
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Contactless and the future of payments

Our society has seen an incredible rate of technological change over the past few decades. Never before have people borne witness to such rapid change – not even during the famed Industrial Revolution. This change has had a profound impact on (more…)...
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Banking on mobile payments

Consumers are waking up to mobile payments – and organisations, both banks and retailers, will soon have no choice but to provide this service. Payments players have rung in consecutive years with prophecies of the arrival of the much discussed (more…)...
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The mobile wallet: under the hood

The plethora of smart devices that we have access to today has inevitably blurred the lines between traditional retail, eCommerce and mCommerce – creating new opportunities for both merchants and financial institutions to engage with their customers – writes Dom Morea, (more…)...
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