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quinta-feira, 30 de abril de 2015

Jawbone announces UP4 fitness tracker with mobile payment...



Jawbone announces UP4 fitness tracker with mobile payment service, budget focused UP2
gadgetblaze.blogspot.com

Jawbone announced the launch of two new fitness tracker dubbed Jawbone UP2 and Jawbone UP4.

The Jawbone UP4 comes with NFC chip that allows you to tap and pay directly from your wrist. Only American …

terça-feira, 28 de abril de 2015

Apple Pay will heat up European mobile payments battle, mobile...



Apple Pay will heat up European mobile payments battle, mobile operators must respond to stay relevant
Roland Banks, mobileindustryreview.com

With Apple Pay and other mobile wallets gaining momentum, it seems that mobile operators face increasing challenges in staying relevant in terms of our mobile money. After all, would you rather use a payments service from Apple or Vodafone?A new…

CurrentC mobile pay to kick off in a single market mid-year By...



CurrentC mobile pay to kick off in a single market mid-year
By Matt Hamblen, computerworld.com

Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), a group of large U.S. merchants, said Monday it expects to launch an early version of its CurrentC mobile payment app mid-year in an unnamed, mid-sized market.

The …

sábado, 25 de abril de 2015

Your heartbeat is your password John Lorinc,...



Your heartbeat is your password
John Lorinc, theglobeandmail.com

These days, Toronto tech entrepreneur Karl Martin often feels like he’s careening down a highway, looking for the one exit that will take his four-year-old firm, Nymi, to its optimal destination. That destination is a home-run application for…

quinta-feira, 23 de abril de 2015

Get ripped or die mining: How FitCoin can make you a BitCoin...



Get ripped or die mining: How FitCoin can make you a BitCoin fortune at the gym
Sahail Ashraf, thenextweb.com

Last year, we saw cryptocurrencies break into mainstream news media with the launch of the ‘Coinye West‘ Bitcoin. The currency, originally slated for release in January last year, was shuttered after the Kanye West decided it was a copyright…

Wallet Wars: The fight to dominate payments is just...



Wallet Wars: The fight to dominate payments is just beginning
Ralph Dangelmaier, BlueSnap, venturebeat.com

GUEST:

Two weeks ago, I walked into Starbucks and ordered a black coffee – not because I wanted to have an unimaginably awkward enlightening conversation about race relations with the barista, but because Starbucks’ mobile payment system fascina…

Fed Says 22% Of Cell Phone Owners Made A Mobile Payment In...



Fed Says 22% Of Cell Phone Owners Made A Mobile Payment In 2014
Matthew Zeitlin, buzzfeed.com

New data from the Federal Reserve shows that 39% of cell phone owners use the devices for banking services. And more than half of all mobile banking users have deposited checks using an app.

The Federal Reserve and Wall Street agree: More and mo…

quarta-feira, 22 de abril de 2015

Visa, Mastercard in strategic partnerships with AFI for...



Visa, Mastercard in strategic partnerships with AFI for financial inclusion
biztechafrica.com

DEVELOPMENT

Image: By AFI

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) has signed strategic partnerships with Visa Inc. and MasterCard, to enable close collaboration and knowledge exchange within the …

More People In The Developing World Are Getting Bank Accounts,...



More People In The Developing World Are Getting Bank Accounts, But There’s An Asterisk On That Progress
Jonathan Cohn, huffingtonpost.com

Poverty in the developing world can seem utterly intractable – such a big problem, and so hard to address, that it’s not even worth trying. But a new report from the World Bank suggests there’s been major progress in one critical area, even thoug…

domingo, 19 de abril de 2015

Alibaba Now Offers Payment Protection, Financial Lending To...






Alibaba Now Offers Payment Protection, Financial Lending To Buyers

Nicole Leinbach-Reyhle, forbes.com


Alibaba, China’s biggest online commerce company and the world’s fastest growing e-commerce marketplace, unofficially launched their Trade Assurance Program during ASD Market Week, the largest, most comprehensive trade show of its kind that welcom…



sábado, 18 de abril de 2015

Can Apple Pay Work at Sit-Down Restaurants? Cover, an Uber-Like...






Can Apple Pay Work at Sit-Down Restaurants? Cover, an Uber-Like Payments App, Says Yes.

Jason Del Rey, recode.net


Shoppers can use Apple Pay to tap and pay with their phones at brick-and-mortar stores. They can also use Apple Pay on their phone to pay for stuff within apps. But what about using Apple Pay in an app to pay at a brick-and-mortar…



EUA se preparam para dar green card para donos de startups de...






EUA se preparam para dar green card para donos de startups de outros países

infomoney.com.br


SÃO PAULO – Quer morar nos Estados Unidos? Ter uma startup promissora é um dos caminhos possíveis graças à uma ordem executiva que deverá ser assinada por Barack Obama, mostra a Forbes. Citando Adeo …



WeChat payment in China As we already mentioned in a post from...






WeChat payment in China As we already mentioned in a post from last week,…

google.com


WeChat payment in China

As we already mentioned in a post from last week, Wechat is becoming a great platform for online payment. But unfortunately there are always uncertainties about online shopping …



sexta-feira, 17 de abril de 2015

‘Car Wallet’ Concept Gains...






‘Car Wallet’ Concept Gains Speed

paymentssource.com


Modern consumer cars may not be as full-featured as the Batmobile or Knight Rider’s KITT, but they are getting closer, and a growing number of financial companies want to put their products under the …



quinta-feira, 16 de abril de 2015

AmEx, Jawbone Team Up to Allow Payments Via Fitness Bands

AmEx, Jawbone Team Up to Allow Payments Via Fitness Bands:

Robin Sidel, wsj.com


Fitness enthusiasts may soon be able to shop while they work out.


In the latest product to marry shopping and wrist accessories, American Express Co. and Jawbone plan this week to announce that AmEx cardholders will soon be able to make purchase…



Mobile wallets more popular in Sub-Saharan Africa than anywhere...






Mobile wallets more popular in Sub-Saharan Africa than anywhere else

Mariella Moon, engadget.com


In Sub-Saharan Africa, mobile wallets are a huge deal. While it’s been that way for years, the World Bank’s latest Global Financial Inclusion database gives us solid details on just how prevalent they are in the region. According to the report, 12…



Can The Banks Save Online Banking From Themselves?...






Can The Banks Save Online Banking From Themselves? [Infographic]

Joshua Steimle, forbes.com


It’s safe to say most people don’t find online banking to be a pleasurable experience. When comparing banking experiences, conversations often tend toward comparing whose bank’s services are the “least bad.” According to The Millennial Disruption…



quarta-feira, 15 de abril de 2015

Banco do Brasil facilitará contratação de empréstimos e abertura...






Banco do Brasil facilitará contratação de empréstimos e abertura de conta pelo celular

Gabriela Valente, globo.com


/ - /BRASÍLIA - Na virada do milênio, o Banco do Brasil designou um grupo de executivos para pensar quais seriam os impactos da internet no negócio da instituição. Após 15 anos, a “turma da internet” assumiu o poder e quer transformar o BB …



Essa é uma tendencia sem reversão!


segunda-feira, 13 de abril de 2015

21 Apps to Boost Productivity, Accountability and Success

21 Apps to Boost Productivity, Accountability and Success:

Sujan Patel, entrepreneur.com


No matter how you work or what type of business you run, being productive is a must. But techniques and strategies aren’t enough if you don’t have the tools needed to implement them. Fortunately, there’s an app for that!


Here are 21 apps that ar…



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Three Scenarios For The Future Of Work Jacob Morgan,...






Three Scenarios For The Future Of Work

Jacob Morgan, forbes.com


Recently PwC released a 30 page report called “The Future of Work – A Journey to 2022” which is actually quite fascinating. In fact, I did a podcast with Toni Cusumano who actually helped create the report. While the whole thing is worth a read I…



sábado, 11 de abril de 2015

6 Mobile Payment Tools You Should Start Using Today Damian...






6 Mobile Payment Tools You Should Start Using Today

Damian Davila, wisebread.com


It’s not just a silly myth from a “Seinfeld” episode — sitting on your wallet can actually cause sciatica problems.When your wallet is ever-growing due to a severe case “credit-carditis,” it’s time to consider alternative forms of payment. Here ar…



sexta-feira, 10 de abril de 2015

Mobile payments raise the age-old question: Convenience or...






Mobile payments raise the age-old question: Convenience or security?

gfi.com


In the past year, there have been major network intrusions at many major consumer electronics companies, retailers, insurance companies, and more. All of these fall under the requirements of various …



Google Wallet now a payment option in Dunkin’ Donuts, Seamless checkout

Google Wallet now a payment option in Dunkin’ Donuts, Seamless checkout:

R Padla, androidcommunity.com


Just the other day, ChowNow added Google Wallet as another payment option in the app. Looks like Google Wallet is becoming widely preferred . Google’s very own mobile payment system is gaining more partners. Prior to ChowNow, Google has partnered…



quarta-feira, 8 de abril de 2015

Facebook’s New Peer to Peer Payment Feature: The Future of...






Facebook’s New Peer to Peer Payment Feature: The Future of Mobile Money

Lynn Whitley, webimax.com


Facebook’s New Peer to Peer Payment Feature: The Future of Mobile Money was originally posted on the WebiMax SEO BlogMillennials have learned to quickly adapt to the way mobile technology fundamentally changes the way simple tasks are performed;…



terça-feira, 7 de abril de 2015

Infographic: Mobile SEO Tips To Help You Survive The Coming Google Mopocalypse

Infographic: Mobile SEO Tips To Help You Survive The Coming Google Mopocalypse:

Search Engine Land Infographics, searchengineland.com


Call it mobilepocalyse, mobilegeddon, mobocalypse or mopocalypse, Google’s big update on April 21 that will reward mobile-friendly pages is coming. If you’re not mobile-friendly, you could find some ranking drops. How to prepare? The folks at Nine…



sexta-feira, 3 de abril de 2015

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Digital Wallets Bryan...






8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Digital Wallets

Bryan Clark, makeuseof.com


Digital wallets are billed in most tech circles as the future of real-world payment technologies. With major players like Google, Apple, Paypal and others jumping on the bandwagon and developing their own mobile-first payment technologies, it seem…



quinta-feira, 2 de abril de 2015

Elo e Amex serão aceitas nas máquinas da Rede e GetNet | EXAME.com

Elo e Amex serão aceitas nas máquinas da Rede e GetNet | EXAME.com:

Aline Bronzati, abril.com.br


Aline Bronzati, do Estadão Conteúdo


São Paulo - As bandeiras de cartões Elo, de Bradesco, Banco do Brasil e Caixa Econômica Federal, e American Express vão passar a ser aceitas nas máquinas da Rede (ex-Redecard) e GetNet (Santander) a par…



15 innovation tips: how large corporations can successfully...






15 innovation tips: how large corporations can successfully engage with startups

Madanmohan Rao, yourstory.com


Innovation, performance excellence and risk management are top agenda items for corporate leaders. Their innovation strategy usually covers ten types of innovation: product, service, platform, structure, process, business model, network, channel,…



quarta-feira, 1 de abril de 2015

Mobile payment statisticsyahoo.com For years we’ve been...






Mobile payment statistics

yahoo.com


For years we’ve been hearing about the promise of mobile payments and how digital wallets will one day make our pocketbooks obsolete. That day is still far off, but consumers are increasingly turning …



What’s Next: The Point of No Return for M-commerce in...






What’s Next: The Point of No Return for M-commerce in Brazil

João Pedro Paro Neto, mastercard.com


Editor’s Note: At Mobile World Congress 2015, MasterCard is participating in a discussion on the future of mobile to learn more about what’s next in digital commerce. We’re hosting a “What’s Next” in mobile series on our blog, inviting others t…



Telecommunications - Brazil - Brazil's m-payment operators 'club'

Telecommunications - Brazil - Brazil's m-payment operators 'club':

Pedro Ozores, bnamericas.com


With TIM’s launch of its Multibank solution, alongside partners MasterCard and federal savings bank Caixa Econômica Federal, Brazil’s top four mobile operators now have an m-money or m-payment solution in their portfolio. The solutions share the s…



Telecommunications - Brazil - Brazil's m-payment operators 'club'

Telecommunications - Brazil - Brazil's m-payment operators 'club':

Pedro Ozores, bnamericas.com


With TIM’s launch of its Multibank solution, alongside partners MasterCard and federal savings bank Caixa Econômica Federal, Brazil’s top four mobile operators now have an m-money or m-payment solution in their portfolio. The solutions share the s…



Charges say crooked feds used Bitcoin as a license to steal By...






Charges say crooked feds used Bitcoin as a license to steal

By Russell Brandom, theverge.com


Yesterday, the bitcoin world got some shocking news. Two undercover agents are being charged with a massive corruption scheme as part of their work investigating the Silk Road. While they were working to catch the Dread Pirate Roberts, they were a…