Enabling Technologies

Thinaire launches the first TAPP STORE mobile wireless commerce system with PCS

With partner PCS Wireless, LLC (“PCS Wireless”), Thinaire Transmedia Network, Inc (Thinaire™) launched its proprietary TAPP STORE® wireless commerce system in early March.  Deployed across bus shelters in select New York metro area out-of-home media locations, provided by AR James Media, the program allows consumers to download select Android mobile...

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Payments

Verifone Partners with Xpient Solutions to Provide PAAS for QSRs and Dining Markets

In May 2013, Xpient Solutions integrated Verifone's customer-engagement acceptance systems with their IRIS point-of-sale (POS) software. Yesterday (19th March, 2014) Verifone announced its partnership with Xpient to provide a class leading payment-as a service (PAAS) solution for quick service restaurant (QSR) and fast-casual dining markets. “XPIENT powers some of the most recognized quick service...

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BankTech

Exclusive Interview with JunoTele CEO, B. Sekhar Rao

Recently, I was able to catch with B. Sekhar Rao, the CEO of JunoTele - a startup whose platform enables carrier billing for micro-transactions in near real-time in a seamless manner. In what turned out to be a lengthy and very enlightening (for me) discussion, Sekhar was kind enough to answer...

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BankTech

12 Cloud and SaaS based Core Technology providers in the Payments space

SaaS and cloud-driven platforms are bringing new online account opening, mobile banking, personal financial management, bill payment and loan origination products to banks. Cloud computing technology has started providing smart and efficient solutions to accounting professionals by providing subscription based Accounting and Tax software using SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) business model. I...

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Payments

Medical Research Charity 'Sparks', Witnesses Mobile Payments via Personalized QR Codes thanks to Barclays and Checkprint

London based Barclays and Checkprint (part of the TALL Group of Companies, the UK leader in the provision of secure paper and payment solutions), have collaborated to bring a unique payments model to 'Sparks', a medical research charity. Checkprint has created as well as applied uniquely personalized 2-D QR codes...

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Blockchain

The Virtual Currency Industry is to be Regulated in Singapore

On 13th March 2014, Singapore's Central Bank announced its plans to begin regulating virtual currency intermediaries such as bitcoin exchanges and vending machines. This move was made in order to address concerns regarding the possible use of virtual currencies for illicit transactions. Singapore follows USA as only the second country...

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