Payments

Mobile commerce is still in a Demand-Supply Imbalance

The value of commerce transactions conducted via mobile handsets/tablets will exceed US $120 Billion by 2017 with 150 Million users. Mobile commerce growth is driven by increasing convenience, value & security available to the consumers via smart devices. But most of the retailers are still not able to figure out...

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Payments

Can this new payment start-up be a success?

Circle Plus Payments provides a simpler technology that could appeal to retailers both big and small. The payments app allows anyone to accept any credit or debit card from around the world without the need for a POS hardware. The app lets small businesses accept payments via a smartphone camera....

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BankTech

Bill Gates talks about Financial Inclusion with India’s PM Narendra Modi

Recently Bill Gates had discussions with the Indian PM regarding the national financial inclusion scheme in India and expressed his support regarding the same. Bill and Melinda Gates appreciated the initiative by the Indian Government and Narendra Modi’s prioritization of financial inclusion. The financial inclusion scheme saw the opening of...

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Payments

One Merchant Acceptance Infographic you can't Miss, Apple Pay vs Others

Despite Apple Pay’s  many great features,many experts believe that Apple Pay needs bigger footprint in terms of merchant acceptance. We thought objective analysis regarding merchant acceptance would benefit readers. Our research uncovered the four most  popular mobile payment systems – Apple Pay, CurrentC (by MCX), Google Wallet and PayPal. The...

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Blockchain

God is a Gamer inspired, movie on Bitcoin

Viacom18, a known movie studio based in India, is looking forward to making a movie on the virtual currency Bitcoin. The studio recently bought film rights for a thriller novel called “God is a Gamer”. The book is based on Bitcoin and has been authored by Ravi Subramanian. The novel...

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BankTech

Turn Any App into a Wallet with APIs

Today most companies understand that having their branded mobile app in a consumer’s smart phone is the closest connection they have ever had with their customers. With time spent on mobile devices rising, companies with a mobile app on a consumer’s phone have a spotlight and opportunity to connect like...

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