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quarta-feira, 26 de novembro de 2014

Why did the Pope describe Europe as an ‘unfertile...






Why did the Pope describe Europe as an ‘unfertile grandmother’?

theguardian.com


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…



quarta-feira, 19 de novembro de 2014

U.S. mobile payments to grow to $142 billion in 5 years

U.S. mobile payments to grow to $142 billion in 5 years:

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…



Brazil’s Massive State-Owned Oil Company Has Become A...






Brazil’s Massive State-Owned Oil Company Has Become A National Nightmare

Linette Lopez, businessinsider.com


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

The Sure Fire Merchant Interchange Fee Fix By Karen Webster...






The Sure Fire Merchant Interchange Fee Fix

By Karen Webster @karenmpd, pymnts.com


I’m sure you’ve heard by now that the internet was on fire last week, and nearly broke. Yes, there was that Kim Kardashian Paper magazine cover that apparently got a few clicks. But what really set ton …



Digital payment networks enhance financial inclusion in...






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

quarta-feira, 12 de novembro de 2014

Mobile Apps Build Financial Inclusion Among Unbanked Americans

Mobile Apps Build Financial Inclusion Among Unbanked Americans:

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

Burger King launches mobile app in UK BigHospitality.co.uk,...






Burger King launches mobile app in UK

BigHospitality.co.uk, bighospitality.co.uk


Burger King has launched its mobile app in the UK just days after it emerged the fast food chain will offer mobile payment in US restaurants as early as next year.



Burger King launches mobile app in UK BigHospitality.co.uk,...






Burger King launches mobile app in UK

BigHospitality.co.uk, bighospitality.co.uk


Burger King has launched its mobile app in the UK just days after it emerged the fast food chain will offer mobile payment in US restaurants as early as next year.



Digital Wallets – 10 Mobile Payment Systems To Take You...






Digital Wallets – 10 Mobile Payment Systems To Take You There

hongkiat.com


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

Major banks prep their own mobile payment apps By Martyn...






Major banks prep their own mobile payment apps

By Martyn Williams, computerworld.com


Several major national and international banks are planning to launch their own mobile payments apps next year.


The banks would be major competitors to handset makers Apple and Google because unlike ot …



Retailers Start Shutting the Door on Apple Pay‏ Shanika...






Retailers Start Shutting the Door on Apple Pay‏

Shanika Tharanga, technoblogarea.com


Apples payment has shaken the world of mobile payments technologies, even before the launch of retailers began to take sides, either for or against the new service payments NFC. Some retailers did not …



Restaurants and the mobile...






Restaurants and the mobile revolution

theappecosystem.blogspot.com


mobilepaymentstoday.com


Taco Bell recently revamped its mobile app to add ordering and payment.


Consumers demonstrate to merchants time and time again that they are more than willing to use their smartp …



quarta-feira, 5 de novembro de 2014

Three stories of how digital payments are changing healthcare...






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…



Major banks prep their own mobile payment apps By Martyn...






Major banks prep their own mobile payment apps

By Martyn Williams, computerworld.com


Several major national and international banks are planning to launch their own mobile payments apps next year.


The banks would be major competitors to handset makers Apple and Google because unlike ot …



terça-feira, 28 de outubro de 2014

Apple Pay Blocked at Rite Aid and CVS in Favor of QR Code...






Apple Pay Blocked at Rite Aid and CVS in Favor of QR Code Payments

Adario Strange, mashable.com


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.


Accordin…



YO! Taco Bell’s new iPhone app is the future of fast food Alex...






YO! Taco Bell’s new iPhone app is the future of fast food

Alex Heath, cultofmac.com


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

Candy, cabs, and socks: using Apple Pay in the real world

Candy, cabs, and socks: using Apple Pay in the real world:

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...






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…



Brazil?


sexta-feira, 17 de outubro de 2014

Why Brazil needs changeeconomist.com Voters should ditch Dilma...






Why Brazil needs change

economist.com


Voters should ditch Dilma Rousseff and elect Aécio Neves


IN 2010, when Brazilians elected Dilma Rousseff as president, their country seemed at last to be living up to its huge potential. The economy ex …



quinta-feira, 16 de outubro de 2014

This is how McDonald’s will take Apple Pay at the drive...






This is how McDonald’s will take Apple Pay at the drive through

Zac Hall, 9to5mac.com


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…



200 billion card payments worldwide in 2013

200 billion card payments worldwide in 2013:

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…



Five trends in mobile payments worldwide in 2014

Five trends in mobile payments worldwide in 2014:

mobilepaymentstoday.com


Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, examines the key areas in the market as the year enters the final quarter.



quarta-feira, 8 de outubro de 2014

segunda-feira, 6 de outubro de 2014

sábado, 4 de outubro de 2014

A evolução do patrimônio dos deputados federais Da redação de...






A evolução do patrimônio dos deputados federais

Da redação de Época Negócios, globo.com


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…



A evolução do patrimônio dos governadores que buscam a reeleição

A evolução do patrimônio dos governadores que buscam a reeleição:

globo.com


tamanho do texto A- A+


Marconi Perillo (GO), Simão Jatene (PA) e Beto Richa (PR) foram os que apresentaram maior aumento na declaração de bens ao TSE desde 2010



Os candidatos à presidência que mais enriqueceram desde 2010

Os candidatos à presidência que mais enriqueceram desde 2010:

globo.com


tamanho do texto A- A+


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...






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!


Atlas Políticoatlaspolitico.com.br O Atlas Político chegou. Tudo...






Atlas Político

atlaspolitico.com.br


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’s New Fitness App Ditches The Wristband Adriana Lee,...






Jawbone’s New Fitness App Ditches The Wristband

Adriana Lee, readwrite.com


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

10 Useful Data Sources for Measuring Financial Inclusion

10 Useful Data Sources for Measuring Financial Inclusion:

escronce, cgap.org


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

quarta-feira, 24 de setembro de 2014

EU to step up mobile payment regulation

EU to step up mobile payment regulation:

misco.co.uk


As mobile payments gain ground, the EU is stepping in to ensure their safety. The European Union Council of Ministers is planning greater regulation of mobile and digital payments, says Computing.co.u …



Bionym Raises $14M Series A For Its Heartbeat Authentication...






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…



domingo, 21 de setembro de 2014

Expert Explains What Makes the Best Logos So Good Richard...






Expert Explains What Makes the Best Logos So Good

Richard Feloni, entrepreneur.com


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

Mobile Payments: Waiting Is No Longer an Option

Mobile Payments: Waiting Is No Longer an Option:

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...






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…



How to Install the iOS 8 Update Without Deleting a Bunch of...






How to Install the iOS 8 Update Without Deleting a Bunch of Photos From Your iPhone

Alex Fitzpatrick, time.com


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...






7 Skills All Digital Marketers Need to Succeed (Infographic)

BY Graham Winfrey @GrahamWinfrey, inc.com


ONLINE MARKETING


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…



Why Germans pay cash for almost everything Matt Phillips,...






Why Germans pay cash for almost everything

Matt Phillips, qz.com


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...






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 …



4 e-payment trends for the future Apple Lam,...






4 e-payment trends for the future

Apple Lam, marketing-interactive.com


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…



Chart: Alibaba’s Massive Dominance Of China’s Mobile Payment...






Chart: Alibaba’s Massive Dominance Of China’s Mobile Payment Market

Jing Daily, jingdaily.com


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...






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...






Free Food Makes Employees Happy, So Naturally the IRS Wants to Tax It

BY Suzanne Lucas @RealEvilHRLady, inc.com


MONEY


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…



Forget Siri, Fetch Is A Real Personal Assistant, Contained In An...






Forget Siri, Fetch Is A Real Personal Assistant, Contained In An App

Sarah Perez, techcrunch.com


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

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CHART: This Is How People Use Mobile Payments Dave Smith,...






CHART: This Is How People Use Mobile Payments

Dave Smith, businessinsider.com


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…



8 lições de marketing de Philip Kotler Da redação de Pequenas...






8 lições de marketing de Philip Kotler

Da redação de Pequenas Empresas e Grandes Negócios, globo.com


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…



The Most Important Transportation Innovation of the Decade Is...






The Most Important Transportation Innovation of the Decade Is the Smartphone

Eric Goldwyn, citylab.com


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…



People Are Spending More On Venmo Than On Starbucks’...






People Are Spending More On Venmo Than On Starbucks’ Mobile Payments App

John Heggestuen, businessinsider.com


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…



THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS: 2014 [SLIDE DECK] John Heggestuen,...






THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS: 2014 [SLIDE DECK]

John Heggestuen, businessinsider.com


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…



These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America Dan...






These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America

Dan Frommer, qz.com


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.


Tap image to zoom


Some…



Rede, do Banco Itaú, compra gateway para pagamento...






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!


O banc…



Por que vendas de startups no Brasil ainda são casos...






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

Olhar Digital: Do 3G ao 5s: veja como os preços do iPhone...






Olhar Digital: Do 3G ao 5s: veja como os preços do iPhone subiram no Brasil

uol.com.br


Modelo


Preço aproximado em reais


iPhone 2G


Não foi lançado no Brasil


iPhone 3G


1,2 mil (8GB), 1,5 mil (16GB)


iPhone 3GS


1,5 mil (16GB), 2 mil (32GB)


iPhone 4


1,7 mil (16GB), 2 mil (32GB)


iPhone 4S


2,6 mil (16GB) …



Custo Brasil!


domingo, 7 de setembro de 2014

McDonald’s To Launch NFC-Enabled Mobile Payment And...






McDonald’s To Launch NFC-Enabled Mobile Payment And Ordering App: Report

By, ibtimes.com


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 mobile payment app by ANZ reaches $100billion in...






Australian mobile payment app by ANZ reaches $100billion in transactions

mobilepaymentsinsider.com


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, …



As empresas de mobile que entraram no clube dos bilhões de...






As empresas de mobile que entraram no clube dos bilhões de dólares

Startupi, startupi.com.br


Olhe bem para essa pirâmide. Veja cada uma das marcas aí e preste bastante atenção nelas. Todas têm algo em comum e que você, empreendedor, provavelmente também gostaria muito: valem mais de US$ 1 bilhão e são extremamente rápidas.Todas trabalham …



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segunda-feira, 1 de setembro de 2014

Cashless policy: Mobile money transactions record 300% increase...






Cashless policy: Mobile money transactions record 300% increase in 7 mths

sunnewsonline.com


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 …