The New & Next-Generation Technologies for Proximity Marketing

May 19, 2015    By : Ray

Yes, I know what you are thinking but this is not about beacons. Beacons are already here with over 60 companies leveraging the Bluetooth low energy-based devices to offer a hoard of proximity marketing solutions. There are other technologies which

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Three Biometric Solutions That Work Across Devices

May 15, 2015    By : Ray

The market size for Biometrics is expected to reach $24.59 billion in the next six years, according to Grand View Research. To cope up with this demand, it is necessary that the biometric solutions are made available across the range

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Payment Processing Companies Serving the Government

May 15, 2015    By : Ray

Payment processing companies have been designing next generation solutions for consumer and enterprise oriented services. Increasingly, government agencies are also feeling the need to shift to modern payment processing tools and techniques and leave the traditional formats behind. A number

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Starbucks, The Epitome of Mobile Payments Success, Falls To Fraud

May 14, 2015    By : Ray

Fraud reports have been emerging around Starbucks’ gift cards, rewards accounts and mobile payment systems as reported by CNN Money. Cybercriminals are targeting consumers’ accounts, emptying the stored value in the cards and leveraging Starbucks’ auto-reload function to further target

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PFM App Moven Joins Forces with Accenture to Transform Digital Banking Solutions

May 14, 2015    By : Ray

Moven is one of the world’s first banking services that provides real time behavioral feedback to help customers change their spending habits and save more. The company behind the popular PFM (personal finance management) app has signed a services agreement

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Middle East E-Commerce Market Set To Reach $13.4 Billion By 2020

May 13, 2015    By : Ray

PayFort, a leading online payment gateway and payment solutions provider in the Middle East region, released a new report titled State of Payments in the Arab World at the Ecommerce Show Middle East 2015 in Dubai. The report focuses on

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Don’t Rely Too Much on Robo-Advisors for Wealth Management

May 13, 2015    By : Ray

$15.7 billion is the amount of money managed by online investment platforms dubbed as robo-advisers. By analyzing 11 leaders in the field this December, Corporate Insight has determined that since its last analysis, these robo-advisers have taken more than another

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Can Beacons Enable Payments Or Not?

May 12, 2015    By : Ray

Bluetooth low energy-based beacons indeed mark the future of customer engagement. These low-power devices have been witnessing a large scale adoption in proximity marketing solutions where merchants are putting up beacons to send offers, promotions, coupons, etc. in the form

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LevelUp Further Expands Its Capabilities In The Carrier Billing Space

May 12, 2015    By : Ray

LevelUp is a leading mobile loyalty and payment platform. LevelUp recently partnered with Danal, a premier provider of mobile commerce and mobile identity solutions. LevelUp has apparently added Danal’s Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) service to its payment options. In partnership

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NASDAQ To Test Virtual Currency-Oriented Blockchain Technology

May 11, 2015    By : Ray

The US-based stock exchange, NASDAQ, is apparently testing out the blockchain technology for the NASDAQ private market. This private market is basically NASDAQ’s very own marketplace for pre-IPO trading. The blockchain technology is highly associated with Bitcoin, the popular virtual

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