In a speech to the European parliament in Strasbourg, Pope Francis wasn’t in a complimentary mood
Age: Geologically, 20m years – formed after the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea. Historically, 9,000 years, when southern Europeans be…
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Brian Feldt, bizjournals.com
Research firm Forrester anticipates mobile payments in the United States to surge to $142 billion by 2019, up from the $50 billion they account for today. Further, a new report from Juniper Research says more than 2 billion people will complete a…
In the past five days, 23 powerful Brazilians have been arrested, with even more warrants still outstanding.
The country’s stock market has become a whipsaw, and its currency, the real, has hit a nine-year low.
All of this is due to a…
segunda-feira, 17 de novembro de 2014
Digital payment networks enhance financial inclusion in Mexico
Duncan Tucker in Guadalajara, theguardian.com
A baked goods provider is working to help mum-and-pop shop owners realise the benefits of digital payments
In every corner of Mexico you will find small, family-run grocery stores that stock the basic essentials and provide a vital source of inc…
sexta-feira, 14 de novembro de 2014
Apple Pay, Google Wallet, PayPal: Pros and cons of mobile payment systems
IBNLive.com email@example.com, in.com
With Apple Pay, the phone unlocks automatically when you hold it near the NFC reader on the merchant’s payment system.
quarta-feira, 12 de novembro de 2014
Anna Helhoski, nerdwallet.com
If you’re among the unbanked in America and you own a smartphone, that little device could be your onramp to the financial mainstream. Mobile apps may encourage the use of traditional banking services, according to a Federal Deposit Insurance Corp…
sábado, 8 de novembro de 2014
Nowadays, we find ourselves carrying cold hard cash less and less because you can just as easily make your purchase with payment cards, and track your spending online. Plus, it’s more secure than carr …
quinta-feira, 6 de novembro de 2014
quarta-feira, 5 de novembro de 2014
Three stories of how digital payments are changing healthcare delivery
Esha Chabra in Los Angeles, theguardian.com
Projects from Pakistan to Tanzania are showing how mobile money is facilitating both access to finance and to healthcare
According to a 2013 USAid report, public health schemes rely heavily on cash: to make payments for medical services, to pay…
terça-feira, 28 de outubro de 2014
The list of retailers supporting Apple Pay during its launch in September was long and impressive, but in the weeks following the launch, some major retailers have blocked the service in favor of a competing option set to debut in 2015.
What if you could skip the late-night line at Taco Bell by ordering from your phone? It would be Doritos Locos heaven.
Taco Bell is trying to reinvent the drive-through with a new mobile app released today for iOS and Android. The entire Taco Be…
quarta-feira, 22 de outubro de 2014
By Dan Seifert, theverge.com
Yesterday, Apple released iOS 8.1, and along with it, the company’s new mobile payments service. Apple Pay isn’t the first of its kind — we’ve seen options from Google and others for years. But it is the first one that works natively on the iPhone…
segunda-feira, 20 de outubro de 2014
Ranked: All 32 billion-dollar mobile Internet startups (report)
John Koetsier, VB Insight, venturebeat.com
A little less than two months ago there were 25 billion-dollar mobile Internet startups. In a sign of just how quickly the mobile ecosystem is exploding, there are now 32.
Today in a report on VB Insight, mobile consultancy Digi-Capital released…
sexta-feira, 17 de outubro de 2014
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Over the weekend we detailed how Apple and retailers are preparing for Apple Pay, the iPhone 6 and Touch ID-secured mobile payment system launching as soon as this week, including the setup process through Passbook. At launch Apple Pay will be…
Payments Cards and Mobile, paymentscardsandmobile.com
A total of 205 billion card payments were made worldwide in 2013, a rise of 13% on 2012, according “Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts 2013-2019”, a new report from RBR. This growth was slightly higher than the 11% increase in card numbers to…
quarta-feira, 8 de outubro de 2014
segunda-feira, 6 de outubro de 2014
The 10 Best Destinations For People Who Want To Move Abroad
Christina Sterbenz, businessinsider.com
If you want to leave your home country behind, move to Ecuador.
That’s according to the largest survey of expatriates in the world. Nine out of 10 respondents from the South American country reported being satisfied with their lives there, makin…
sábado, 4 de outubro de 2014
O deputado federal Tiririca foi o mais votado nas eleições de 2010 (Foto: Agência Brasil)Tiririca, Paulo Maluf, Luiza Erundina e Marco Feliciano. Todos eles figuraram na lista dos deputados federais mais votados nas eleições de 2010. No próximo…
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Marconi Perillo (GO), Simão Jatene (PA) e Beto Richa (PR) foram os que apresentaram maior aumento na declaração de bens ao TSE desde 2010
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Eymael, Aécio e Levy Fidelix foram os que mais aumentaram o patrimônio desde as últimas eleições presidenciais, segundo as declarações informadas ao Tribunal Superior Eleitoral ( …
10 aplicativos e sites que ajudam a decidir em quem votar
Da redação de Época Negócios, globo.com
Site criado pelo Google é uma das ferramentas que agregam informações sobre os candidatos (Foto: Reprodução)Mesmo depois do debate da última quinta-feira (02/09), você ainda não decidiu qual candidato merece seu voto? Pois existem diversas…
Vale muito conferir os APPS e os sites indicados neste Post! É muito interessante e útil!
O Atlas Político chegou. Tudo que você já quis saber sobre os políticos mais poderosos do Brasil mas ninguém teve coragem de mostrar. Esses dados não mentem.
Levando em consideração as eleições de amanhã! Vale muito conferir este material para confirmar ou não a sua intenção de voto! Traz o histórico do político e seu posicionamento durante o exercício do mandato!
terça-feira, 30 de setembro de 2014
Jawbone, one of the leading makers of wearable fitness trackers, just made its own wristband obsolete.
The company, which previously said it was working on a new standalone Jawbone UP app, finally launched it on Sunday for iPhones. With the new…
Strategy turn around!!!!
sábado, 27 de setembro de 2014
In recent years, data sources for financial inclusion have become richer but more complicated to navigate. How do we navigate this busy data landscape? There is no single “best source” for data on financial inclusion, and each source in this list …
quinta-feira, 25 de setembro de 2014
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Bionym Raises $14M Series A For Its Heartbeat Authentication Wristband
Darrell Etherington, techcrunch.com
Toronto-based startup Bionym has raised a $14 million Series A round of funding, including investment from Ignition Partners, Relay Ventures, MasterCard and Salesforce Ventures. The round includes a lot of strategic investment from participants li…
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Every day consumers are confronted with countless logos, mostly unaware of how these icons are constantly transmitting a slew of messages aimed at the subconscious.
"A company’s logo is its shorthand, a visual cue that tells a story of the brand…
sexta-feira, 19 de setembro de 2014
Sumit Mehra, Y Media Labs, wired.com
No doubt about it: the mobile payments marketplace is set to explode — and soon. The fuse has been burning for years, lit perhaps by PayPal, perhaps by Apple, perhaps by Near Field Communication (NFC) or other enabling technologies. Whatever the…
quarta-feira, 17 de setembro de 2014
BNDES lança financiamento para empresas inovadoras
Da redação de Pequenas Empresas e Grandes Negócios, globo.com
São Paulo foi escolhido para a divulgação dessa nova linha de crédito por concentrar um grande número de empresas com características inovadoras na área de TI (Foto: ThinkStock)A Associação Brasileira das Empresas de Software (Abes) apresenta nest…
Use iTunes instead of downloading it right on your phone
Apple’s new iOS 8 was released Wednesday, and it’s a pretty great update with lots of new features that’ll make iPhone users happy. One bummer, though, is that if you try to install it…
7 Skills All Digital Marketers Need to Succeed (Infographic)
BY Graham Winfrey @GrahamWinfrey, inc.com
If your digital marketing team isn’t adding these new skills, chances are your business will soon be playing catch up.
In the near future, marketing teams will require a broad selection of new digital skills to stay…
As banks, technology giants and would-be disruptors such as Square scrummage over the payment system of the future, German consumers seem perfectly happy with the payment system of the past. Germany remains one of the most cash-intensive advanced…
Infographic: 75% Of Mobile Apps Want Access To User Data
from Felix Richter„ statista.com
According to an extensive study commissioned by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network the privacy practices of app publishers often leave something to be desired. Not only did 75% of the 1,211 sample …
Lawrence Chan, vice president of Asia Pacific Merchants Services at PayPal, shares four e-payment trends that are shaping retail businesses and e-commerce today.1. Omni-channel retail will create demand for digital marketing campaignsDigita…
China’s mobile commerce market is rapidly growing thanks to the fact that Chinese consumers are more open to mobile shopping than those from anywhere else in the world. At the head of the mobile e-commerce game right now is e-commerce behemoth…
terça-feira, 16 de setembro de 2014
U.S. Ranks Near The Bottom For Tax Competitiveness: We’re #32!
Kelly Phillips Erb, forbes.com
Today, the Tax Foundation released its 2014 International Tax Competitiveness Index (ITCI). The ITCI measures the competitiveness of tax systems in the 34 countries in the the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) based on…
Where is Brazil?
segunda-feira, 15 de setembro de 2014
Free Food Makes Employees Happy, So Naturally the IRS Wants to Tax It
BY Suzanne Lucas @RealEvilHRLady, inc.com
If your employees are eating at the office, the IRS just might consider that part of their income. Get your accountants ready, because the taxes might be following.
If there’s food at a meeting, you’ll get higher turnout. OK, I just made…
Fetch, a mobile app that serves as a personal buying assistant by allowing you to submit text or photos then have results returned to you by a professional shopper, is expanding beyond product search with a new release out now.
In the updated…
quarta-feira, 10 de setembro de 2014
Apple is expected to introduce a new mobile payment service on Sept. 9, which is expected to be a standout feature in the new iPhone 6. But based on Nielsen data from July, which was charted for us by Statista, most people are using mobile payment…
Philip Kotler (Foto: HSM Educação)Philip Kotler é um dos gurus do marketing mundial. Segundo uma lista do “Financial Times”, ele é o quarto nome mais importante do setor – atrás apenas de Jack Welch, Bill Gates e Peter Drucker. Nesta…
So why don’t cities and transit agencies take more advantage of it?
In the most recent New York City mayoral election, supermarket mogul John Catsimatidis bragged that he was the only candidate with a vision of the future worthy of the city. Whi…
During the second quarter PayPal-owned Venmo overtook the Starbucks mobile payment app in terms of U.S. transaction volume, according to BI Intelligence estimates.
Venmo transaction volume reached $468 million in the second quarter of 2014. That…
A wave of innovation is driving a dramatic shift in the way we make payments.
In this presentation, we highlight the most important trends fueling the changes: the rise of payment apps, mobile registers, e-commerce, and the decline of cash and…
In its latest mobile app report, comScore tracks the 25 most popular apps in the US. This is an interesting slice of the App Store, as it highlights active usage, not just one-time downloads or recent popularity.
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Rede, do Banco Itaú, compra gateway para pagamento maxiPago!
Tatiana Vaz, de EXAME.com, abril.com.br
Valor da aquisição não foi revelado pelas empresas
São Paulo – A Rede, antiga Redecard, acaba de fazer a primeira aquisição estratégica sob controle do Itaú Unibanco. Trata-se da empresa de gateway para pagamento maxiPago!
Por que vendas de startups no Brasil ainda são casos raros
Editado por Camila Lam, de EXAME.com, abril.com.br
Fernando de La Riva, especialista em negócios digitais, afirma que os casos relevantes de saída no Brasil são relativamente raros
Exit: a peculiar questão de saída no Brasil
Respondido por Fernando de La Riva, especialista em…
terça-feira, 9 de setembro de 2014
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McDonald’s reportedly has a mobile payment and ordering app in the works for Android and iPhone users. Reuters
McDonald’s will roll out a mobile payment platform on Sept. 15, 9to5mac.com reported Tuesd …
Australian bank ANZ’s mobile-to-mobile payment app, ANZ goMoney, has reached $100 billion in transactions since its launch in 2010.
The app acts like the usual banking app, allowing users to pay bills, …
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segunda-feira, 1 de setembro de 2014
The central Bank of Nigeria’s cashless policy recorded a landmark increase of over 300per cent in value transactions across various mobile money (MM) schemes in the country between January and July th …