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Mobile Academy – Collecting Money – Part 2 Paythru

December 2, 2012

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Here is the entry in the mobile Academy’s programme B4 Col­lecting Money How to get the money in! How do all the dif­ferent cus­tomer payment mech­an­isms compare? How do I work with mobile oper­ators? Sub­scrip­tions vs One Offs? Chris Newell, Russell Sheffield 4/10, 8pm (Thurs) This is the second half of the payment session this time […]

Mobile Academy: Collecting Money – 1 of 2

November 12, 2012

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Here is the description of the session from the programme B4 Col­lecting Money How to get the money in! How do all the dif­ferent cus­tomer payment mech­an­isms compare? How do I work with mobile oper­ators? Sub­scrip­tions vs One Offs? Chris Newell, Russell Sheffield 4/10, 8pm (Thurs) This session was delivered in two parts by a couple […]

New ways to buy coffee – why is it always starbucks ?

November 9, 2012

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  I was at a talk the other day (called “Mobile Money makes the world go round”) where one of the speakers declared that Starbucks has the largest mobile payments platform in the USA. Anyway a couple of new ways to pay for your coffee without using cash have come to light, so lets have […]

Making payments anywhere – iZettle launched in the UK

November 9, 2012

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[There is a lot here, so in short, take payments on your phone using a punters credit card] Izettle is a device that you can attach to your phone which can read credit card details for you. This means that you can, along with their app, take payments just using your phone,  and it’s internet connection […]

Vodafone and NFC payments

November 1, 2012

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At last some movement. Vodafone have decided to launch an NFC payment service on the back of Visa, with Gemalto and Corfire. It will allow for payments at the Visa Paywave compatible Point of Sales. I would like to see that you can import cards into the system,  an then select which card you want […]

(Mobile) Money Makes the World Go Around

October 22, 2012

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Attended a lunch event that forms a part of the Mobile London week. Wednesday, 17 October 2012 from 13:00 to 14:00 (BST) (Mobile) Money Makes the World Go Around Mozilla HQ 101 St Martin’s Lane WC2N 4AZ London United Kingdom Here are my notes taken during the panel session, here is the blurb from the amazing […]

Barclay’s Ping-it live for 100 Days – Infographic

October 22, 2012

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It seems that Barclay’s Ping it is gaining ground,  and getting some use that is worth taking note of (appols for convoluted english) Here is an infographic they have produced after 100 days of the service being live. Here is their blurb that accompanies it The infographic shows that people have been logging in on […]

Isis the m-payments platform is to launch in USA

October 19, 2012

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i don’t like to do me too, news reporting as there are bazillions of sites / blogs that recycle however in this case I will comment on the news today as i think it is important. There are many reports about Isis this week as it prepares a limited launch in test markets. This is […]

Map of SMS Banking in Africa

April 25, 2012

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The Economist has published a map showing the take up of SMS banking in Africa. It’s a great reminder that in large parts of the world the mobile device is the access to the internet,  and as a salient point, these are mostly simple or so called feature phones,  not smartphones.  Which is why SMS […]

Mashup Notes – Mobile Payments

April 24, 2012

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This was originally posted to my internal IBM blog on 16:01 23/03/2012, Steve Devo, mashup, mobile, nfc, payments, Mobile Internet Mashup The mashup are a series of evenings that look at various aspects of mobile technology and culture. run as a not for profit, they only charge enough to cover costs. (£42 squids for this one) […]