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Dunkin' Donuts' mobile payments platform | MobilePaymentsToday.com

Dunkin' Donuts' mobile payments platform | MobilePaymentsToday.com | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Dunkin' Donuts introduced a new mobile payments platform, which also allows users to send gifts to friends through texting, email or Facebook.
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interesting. But still too clunky. The payment process should be like a single click. Tap. Zap, Scan - Done!... whatever method used, it has to be simple and very quick.

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sophiedesc's curator insight, August 12, 2013 12:29 PM

I agree with Graeme! :) 

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Dunkin' Donuts' mobile payments platform | MobilePaymentsToday.com

Dunkin' Donuts' mobile payments platform | MobilePaymentsToday.com | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Dunkin' Donuts introduced a new mobile payments platform, which also allows users to send gifts to friends through texting, email or Facebook.
Graeme Lewis's insight:

interesting. But still too clunky. The payment process should be like a single click. Tap. Zap, Scan - Done!... whatever method used, it has to be simple and very quick.

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sophiedesc's curator insight, August 12, 2013 12:29 PM

I agree with Graeme! :) 

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Apple Pay takes a huge step in US digital payment

Apple Pay takes a huge step in US digital payment | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Apple Pay was responsible for 1% of digital payments in the US in November, only a month after its launch
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Google bank would be held back by lack of security trust

Google bank would be held back by lack of security trust | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Consumers trust banks more than tech firms to protect personal details, but companies such as PayPal could form strong competition.
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Rocket Internet-Backed Jumia Raises $150M For Its African E-Commerce Business

Rocket Internet-Backed Jumia Raises $150M For Its African E-Commerce Business | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Rocket Internet-backed online retail Jumia is in the money today, after the Africa-based company announced that it has raised €120 million ($150 million) in..
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Great to see this level of investment in African opportunities. Well done guys.

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Nokia revives with iPad look-alike

Nokia revives with iPad look-alike | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Nokia's new Android tablet, the N1. Finland's Nokia launched a brand-licensed tablet computer on Tuesday which is designed to rival Apple's iPad Mini..
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Nokia is not dead don't write it off.

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Classcraft - Make learning an adventure!

Classcraft - Make learning an adventure! | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Transform your classroom into an immersive game, played with your students throughout the semester or school year.
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this makes school loads of fun! The model opens heaps of business opportunities.

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Why the Heyday of Credit Card Fraud Is Almost Over

Why the Heyday of Credit Card Fraud Is Almost Over | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared in Wired. In 1960, an IBM engineer named Forrest Parry was developing a new type of ID card for the CIA when he had an epiphany: Why not make each card a tiny data storage device in and of itself? He cut a short length of...
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Reddit Plans Its Own Cryptocurrency To Give Back To Its Users After $50 Million Raise | TechCrunch

Reddit Plans Its Own Cryptocurrency To Give Back To Its Users After $50 Million Raise | TechCrunch | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Reddit, the so-called front page of the internet, has raised $50 million in Series B on a $500 million valuation with intentions to give back 10 percent of..
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How Much Better Is Each New iPhone’s Camera? Here’s An Excellent Comparison | TechCrunch

How Much Better Is Each New iPhone’s Camera? Here’s An Excellent Comparison | TechCrunch | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
It's easy to say that the iPhone's camera has gotten better over time — that's pretty much a given. But how much better? Lisa Bettany, co-founder of..
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Mastercard voice and face recognition acheives 98% success rate

Mastercard voice and face recognition acheives 98% success rate | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
A pilot of biometric technologies for payments carried out by Mastercard has revealed a 98% success rate in voice and facial recognition.
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Fraud accusations fly over Nedbank liquidation of guest lodge

Fraud accusations fly over Nedbank liquidation of guest lodge | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
A Johannesburg guest lodge was liquidated by Nedbank this week despite accusations of fraud and perjury. Why would the bank shut down a lodge over a R62,000 debt when its lawyers fees would be more than this? We decided to take a look.
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Here's why you want to use smrtcash to handle your card processing. Had this lodge use smrtcash, our insurers would have covered this card fraud!

 

If you pay with a pre-funded smrtcash wallet, there are No Fees.

 

That's right.

 

No Fees.

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Amazon ditches P2P payment service | PaymentEye

Amazon ditches P2P payment service | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Amazon will be shutting down its free Webpay peer-to-peer payments system from mid-October, having made a low impact in the competitive online payments market.
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Finextra: ANZ goMoney app hits $100 billion in transactions

Finextra: ANZ goMoney app hits $100 billion in transactions | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Australia's ANZ says that its goMoney mobile-to-mobile payments app has passed A$100 billion in transactions since launching in late 2010.
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Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion, Eclipsing Twitter | WIRED

Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion, Eclipsing Twitter | WIRED | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
On Friday, Citigroup raised the valuation of Instagram from $19 billion to $35 billion.
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Why Retailers Must (But Won’t) Succeed In Introducing Mobile Payment Systems

Why Retailers Must (But Won’t) Succeed In Introducing Mobile Payment Systems | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
In the digital age, it’s critical for retailers to collect and manage customer data. This information is the key to providing personalization for any kind..
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Monitise wins £49.2 million investment from Santander, Telefónica and MasterCard | PaymentEye

Monitise wins £49.2 million investment from Santander, Telefónica and MasterCard | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Monitise has had a significant confidence boost after Visa reduced its stake in the mobile payments company. Santander, Telefónica and MasterCard have agreed to invest a combined £49.2 million to accelerate the roll-out of Monitise’s platform.
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BT in talks to buy mobile operator O2

BT in talks to buy mobile operator O2 | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
BT is currently in talks with Telefonica over buying the mobile network operator O2.
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Mobile payments startup Kash raises $2m in seed round | PaymentEye

Mobile payments startup Kash raises $2m in seed round | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Early stage mobile payments company Kash Corp has received $2 million in seed funding to help develop, market and expand its mobile payments solution as it opens to all retailers.
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Use your PHONE to pay for groceries in 2015

Use your PHONE to pay for groceries in 2015 | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Zapp was launched in January and HSBC, First Direct, Nationwide, Santander and Metro Bank signed up to offer Zapp mobile payments to 18 million customers across the UK.
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Hacked photos reveal more info on Facebook Messenger payments | PaymentEye

Hacked photos reveal more info on Facebook Messenger payments | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Facebook Messenger is already set up to allow users to send each other money, but has yet to turn on the feature, according to screenshots released by Stanford computer science student Andrew Aude.
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payments is the *most natural choice for Fb

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There Is No Such Thing As An International Wire — Payments Views from Glenbrook Partners

There Is No Such Thing As An International Wire — Payments Views from Glenbrook Partners | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
As globalization increases, businesses of all sizes buy goods and services from overseas suppliers and turn to new customers in overseas markets to drive growth. As a result, the demand for cross-border transactions steadily increases. The vast majority of these
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we can do this better. ask me how.

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Please help us find these police officers « Lead SA

Please help us find these police officers « Lead SA | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Lead SA is a personal call to every person to make a difference. We all have a responsibility to make the world a better place. It could be as simple as making a stranger smile or as big as fighting to further the rights entrenched in our Constitution. Each act makes a difference. This website tells the stories of people who are making our country a better place.
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A story of human kindness.

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US military logistics arm breached by China-linked hackers

US military logistics arm breached by China-linked hackers | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
A US government inquiry has revealed that contractors to the organisation responsible for deploying troops and military equipment had their systems hacked by groups related to the Chinese government.
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ouch. 

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QR Codes Now the Most Used Mobile Channel for Engaging Customers - ScanLife Official Blog - Global

QR Codes Now the Most Used Mobile Channel for Engaging Customers - ScanLife Official Blog - Global | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
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Good Eggs Raises $21 Million From Index Ventures To Deliver The Farmer’s Market To Your Door | TechCrunch

Good Eggs Raises $21 Million From Index Ventures To Deliver The Farmer’s Market To Your Door | TechCrunch | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Good Eggs wants to change the way people eat, making it easier for customers to buy organic foods produced by independent farmers and vendors nearby. With..
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how to break into saturated markets 101.

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World's first lane mobile phone lane created in China

World's first lane mobile phone lane created in China | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
The world's first lane for mobile phone addicts has been created in the Chinese city of Chongqing. It was set up in response to the growing number of people glued to their phones.
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