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In other news … interference, BBM and money

July 24, 2013

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This is a little late being published (like 2 months) due to external pressures,  however thought I should start cathcing up with posts … 4G Radio Interference The company, at800, that are investigating the possible interference issues of 4G radio and TV services are saying that they hae yet to encounter many problems in the london and […]

No need to queue at the supermarket thanx to Qthru

December 17, 2012

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Earlier I  wrote about the sainbury’s research app that lets you scan your goods as you select them,  and then pay for them, all using your mobile phone. Looks like this is an idea that is catching on,  and Qthru are also producing a pretty much identical app. they also require you to have a till from them,  because […]

NFC payments on London Busses

December 12, 2012

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As an oyster user (which is the NFC ticket system in use here in London) I have just had an email to say that I can now use my NFC (Contactess) credit or debit card with the oyster reader on London buses. So now I or anyone can pay for a single fare by just touching your debit card. […]

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 […]