Payments

Why is HCE Perfect for Australia?

Mobile payments have been a major talking point in Australia and around the world for a number of years. Hype around trials, joint ventures and roll outs have come and gone and the feeling of frustration that all of this effort and expense has not achieved mass market deployments has grown....

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Authentication & Security

Card.com Collaborates with IDology to Integrate Real Real-Time Identity Identity-Verification and Fraud Fraud-Prevention Solution

On 22nd July 2014, Card.com, a mobile alternative to traditional branch banking, announced a collaboration with IDology, a provider of innovative technology that verifies a person’s identity and deters fraud anywhere in the payments value chain. "We are excited to partner with IDology and help us quickly and easily verify...

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Payments

Emerging Trend: Turn Purchases into Conversations

With Facebook and Twitter integrating payments into their mainstream services, the time has come to leverage social media in the payments and commerce space. With the typical social-media user habitually sharing day-to-day activities, it’s natural for users to share payments on social platforms. Let’s have a look at two companies...

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Blockchain

Dell Partners with Coinbase to Jump on the BitWagon

Recently, we wrote about satellite TV provider Dish Network beginning to accept Bitcoin. It was big news. On 18th July 2014, another huge announcement was made in favor of the digital currency – Dell began accepting bitcoin on their website. “We’re piloting bitcoin, the world’s most widely used digital currency,...

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