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Google Maps Has Been Tracking Your Every Move, And There’s A Website To Prove It

Google Maps Has Been Tracking Your Every Move, And There’s A Website To Prove It | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
This is just getting creepy.

Via Bonnie Burns
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what do you expect if you share your location?

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Bonnie Burns's curator insight, August 18, 2014 11:26 AM
You can find that map here. All you need to do is log in with the same account you use on your phone, and the record of everywhere you’ve been for the last day to month will erupt across your screen like chicken pox.

denis binette's curator insight, August 19, 2014 8:03 AM

Public or private? 

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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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The creepy reason banks want us all to have 'tap and pay' cards

The creepy reason banks want us all to have 'tap and pay' cards | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
As contactless cards become the norm it will allow the marketing industry to effectively track us around town as we take the bus, buy a coffee and visit the gym, writes ROSS CLARK.
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NFC on it's own is a step to far without 2FA

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PayPal teams up with TranferTo on mobile top-ups | PaymentEye

PayPal teams up with TranferTo on mobile top-ups | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
PayPal has partnered up with TransferTo, an airtime remittance company, to provide mobile airtime top up in Canada.
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Hackers could pull covers off online cheating website

Hackers could pull covers off online cheating website | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Hackers could pull covers off online cheating website
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Dahabshil CEO Scoops another Milestone for Remittances

Dahabshil CEO Scoops another Milestone for Remittances | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
(Adis-Ababa- Galgalanews)  Members of the Inter governmental authority on Development-IGAD have for the first time acknowledged the vital role played by remittances in filling crucial gaps in economy recovery, especially in post conflict when there are not enough sources of income to provide for the population This consensus follows an IGAD sponsored meeting bringing together…
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PayPal Shares Pop 8.3 Percent Following eBay Split Valuing PayPal At More Than $50 Billion

PayPal Shares Pop 8.3 Percent Following eBay Split Valuing PayPal At More Than $50 Billion | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Everybody expected PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) to be worth more than eBay following its split with its parent company (NASDAQ:EBAY), but not that much. After a short..
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New York's BitLicense in review

New York's BitLicense in review | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
When the New York BitLicense landed last month, it created a massive storm of protests. It brought the debate on virtual currency regulations front and center.
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Uber takes to the water

Uber takes to the water | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
With the towering bridges that span the Bosphorus choked by traffic, a new boat service from Uber aims to capitalise on Istanbul's infamous road conge..
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The Transformative Power of Digital Currency

The Transformative Power of Digital Currency | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Lots of things made of paper that we've known, loved, and used in our everyday lives have been conveniently replaced with better, digital versions of themselve…
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INTERVIEW: Banking Will Follow The Same Pattern As The Newspaper, Phone And Music Industries – NFT Ventures | StrategyEye

INTERVIEW: Banking Will Follow The Same Pattern As The Newspaper, Phone And Music Industries – NFT Ventures | StrategyEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
tarting up last September Stockholm-based NFT Ventures is a young and ambitious venture capital firm. NFT Ventures invests exclusively in fintech startups - a natural fit as Stockholm is home to many of Europe's biggest players in that field including Klarna and iZettle.
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BNP: Blockchains Will Destroy or Rebuild Securities Services

BNP: Blockchains Will Destroy or Rebuild Securities Services | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Blockchain technology will bring either doom or opportunity to securities services firms, according to European banking giant BNP Paribas.
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How secure is biometric technology? (Video) | PaymentEye

How secure is biometric technology? (Video) | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
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"On your own you cannot be uniquely identified...."

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Stripe is now a $5 billion company | PaymentEye

Stripe is now a $5 billion company | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
The digital payments company has secured financial investment from Visa, Amex and other financial giants, raising its valuation to $5 billion.
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Contactless card fraud highlights need for 2FA

Contactless card fraud highlights need for 2FA | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
A Which? report on contactless card fraud highlights the need for multi-factor authentication for payments, say security experts
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NFC alone is a step too far without 2FA

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German Bank Unveils Insured, ‘Express’ Bitcoin Buying, Moves into US Market

German Bank Unveils Insured, ‘Express’ Bitcoin Buying, Moves into US Market | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Despite recent setbacks in the country, a German bank has become the first worldwide to offer Bitcoin trading directly linked to a regular bank account in the traditional banking system.
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Fraud alert over new tap and pay bank cards

Fraud alert over new tap and pay bank cards | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Tests by consumer group Which? show that thieves armed with scanners can capture the numbers and expiry dates on contactless cards during transactions and use them for online purchases.
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BitReserve CEO Halsey Minor on Bitcoin price volatility

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:59 — 30.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS BitReserve CEO Halsey Minor discusses Bitcoin price volatility and what to do about it.
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Texas Launches Gold-backed Bank, Challenging Federal Reserve

Texas Launches Gold-backed Bank, Challenging Federal Reserve | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
The State of Texas is setting up a gold-backed bank that will allow depositors to bypass the controversial Federal Reserve System and its fiat currency. by Alex Newman
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I cannot see the Fed's mates at the HSBC letting Texas have their gold returned. Germany tried to have an audit on the gold the Fed holds for its country and its been refused many times.

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China extends crackdown on illicit funds transfers to Macau -SCMP

China extends crackdown on illicit funds transfers to Macau -SCMP | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
China has launched a freshsecurity drive that allows it access to all transfers throughthe state-backed UnionPay credit card to identify suspicioustransactions in Macau, the latest move in a
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Is Bitcoin going mainstream? (Infographic) | PaymentEye

Is Bitcoin going mainstream? (Infographic) | PaymentEye | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Here is an infographic from the team over at Coupofy that breaks down Bitcoin data to reveal, among other things, where the crypto-currency is most popular and what are the top ten items purchased with it.
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Projections of crying babies on factory smoke protest China’s air pollution

Xiao Zhu is projecting images of crying babies onto the toxic smoke emitted from factories to promote sustainable business and cleaner air.
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now thats clever marketing

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Bitcoin 'Ransomware' Freezes Council Offices Across Italy

Bitcoin 'Ransomware' Freezes Council Offices Across Italy | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Council offices across Italy had their computer files encrypted by a 'ransomware' virus that is demanding payment in bitcoin.
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Interview: Running a Bitcoin business in Kenya

Interview: Running a Bitcoin business in Kenya | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Through BitPesa, users in Kenya and Tanzania can receive Bitcoin from nearly anywhere in the world and exchange it instantly to local currency.
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Some great advice on how to get investors interested in you.

Some great advice on how to get investors interested in you. | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
First and foremost, we must understand what the investor wants from us. This brings me to the first mistake. Often entrepreneurs will spend hours practicing a pitch that does not tell the investor what he or she wants to know.
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