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Apple Pay in summary

Below is a summary of the launch yesterday. Apple Pay mobile payment    User iTunes account with Visa or MasterCard or Amex card on file and issued by issuing banks with an agreement with Apple; American Express, Bank of America, … Continue reading

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Mobile enabled commerce the next clondyke

An article that says that the next $100B startup will come from heating up mobile commerce arena. The article also sums up the already crowded space and with a US focus. Read article in Techcrunch here

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Host Card Emulation – winners and losers

The Host Card Emulation (HCE) and now launched/supported by Visa and Mastercard will be a challenge for hardware based solutions (eg. SIM, MicroSD and special memory in phone). Will be interesting to see when/how tech providers like Gemalto, G & D … Continue reading

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Biggest Mobile Payments success story, and it was not written in the US

A summary on mobile payment solutions in Sweden in article by Lets Talk Payments. My comments to the article Klarna’s mobile offer includes that you also can choose post payment (invioce) at mobile sites Seamless has many transactions, very most … Continue reading

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Google Wallet – Two first years learnings

Interesting article on the Google Wallet two first year learnings, including assessment on what went wrong from former product lead for the Google Wallet service. Interestingly summarized into one point of failure – the carriers. Read the article here. As said … Continue reading

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ISIS now officially launched across USA

ISIS, the mobile payments initiative from AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, is now launched across the USA. This after a 18 month trial period in Salt Lake City and Austin. ISIS is a head-on competitor to Google Wallet and is said … Continue reading

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Barclays blames rise of mobile banking for 1700 branch job cuts

Barclays is set to axe 1700 customer-facing jobs from its branch network over the next year, citing the rise of new customer channels, particularly mobile banking. Read article here. We are doing more and more on our smart mobile devices … Continue reading

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