New Wave Solutions for Old Back To School Challenges

September means school is in session for most regions in North America. “Can I have money for…” lunch, field trips, and after school activities are some of the financial requests bound to be discussed between students and parents throughout the school year. As parents complete their school supplies shopping list and...

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Top 8 Most Influential Women in Indian Banking

Arundhati Bhattacharya Chair-managing director of one of the Big Four banks of India, State Bank of India, Arundhati Bhattacharya is a real role model to the women in her country. Forbes listed her as the 36th most powerful women in the world in 2014and the 30th most powerful women in...

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Enabling Technologies

Hong Kong Mobile Network Operator SmarTone Telecommunication is Redefining Retail Space through New 'Kiss' App Using NFC and Beacon Technology

SmarTone Telecommunication, a Hong Kong-based mobile network operator, is planning to launch its new service called “Kiss” this December. Kiss is a platform which allows retailers connect with consumers to help consumers with digital marketing and loyalty programs backed with mobile payments and analytics. Kissco Marketing Services, a subsidiary of...

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Powered by Innovation: Highlights of Africa's Emerging Markets

Africa is showing a strong growth in productivity with the development of mobile capabilities by BotswanaPost in Botswana, accessible electricity in Kenya, and promising results for Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana amongst other micro-enterprises in emerging markets seeking to compete for profit shares. The BotswanaPost released a mobile application for electricity...

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ISVs Integrate Unique All-in-One Mobile Point of Purchase Solution mPOP™ from Star Micronics

Star Micronics is pleased to announce that more independent software vendors (ISVs) have incorporated mPOP™, a unique all-in-one mobile point of purchase solution, into their retail and hospitality software. Designed for the micro merchant, mPOP will be available from September 2015. Combining a 58mm Bluetooth thermal printer with a cash...

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BankTech announces the addition of SOFORT to its payment mix is diversifying its online banking payment method mix by offering SOFORT, an important European payment method, to its e-commerce merchants. Access to this payment method and others is simpler than ever with’s integrated platform. A Strong Local Presence in Europe SOFORT, a popular European payment method, is now...

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TruBeacon, Inc. Developer of Software Solutions for Merchants Joins Hand with Mutual of Omaha Bank

Mutual of Omaha Bank's Merchant Services division has partnered with TruBeacon, Inc.; an Omaha based developer of sophisticated mobile apps for financial institutions and leading retailers, to provide solutions for mid-sized merchants all over US. As a result of this collaboration, Mutual of Omaha Merchant Services will provide TruBeacon, Inc.'s...

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FIS Launches Financial Inclusion Lab in Bengaluru to Extend Banking Services to the Underbanked Population

FIS, one of the world’s largest providers of banking and payments technology solutions, is establishing a financial inclusion lab in Bengaluru, India. The lab will work towards developing innovative ways to extend banking services to India’s millions of underbanked population. FIS offers payment processing and banking solutions, including software, services...

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