Monthly Archives: March 2015

​Semble transforms Androids into mobile wallets in New Zealand | ZDNet

Semble has launched an app and SIM card in New Zealand that can turn Android-enabled devices into mobile wallets where users can complete tap-and-go transactions at any contactless terminal. Source: http://www.zdnet.com

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Semble launches mobile wallet app – Stuff.co.nz

Snapper joins new mobile wallet app, Semble, which lets your smartphone act as a debit card. Source: http://www.stuff.co.nz

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Mobile Payment Startup MyCheck Raises $5M From Santander’s Innoventures … – TechCrunch

MyCheck, another startup that wants to make it easy to pay your restaurant bill using your mobile phone, has closed a $5 million Series B. However, perhaps.. Source: techcrunch.com

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Vodafone adds bank cards to mobile payment service – PCWorld

The upgraded version of Vodafone Wallet will become available before the end of June Source: http://www.pcworld.com

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Patient Engagement, Medication Adherence & PHR

The RightPatient® smart health platform empowers, entertains, and educates to promote effective patient engagement that improves health outcomes. Source: http://www.rightpatient.com

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Biometrics & Identity: Beyond Wearables

If you missed my SxSW talk on what to expect beyond wearables, slides are below. Contact me directly to get audio of the talk (via email on contact page). Note: this was a joint panel with Dr. Leslie Saxon of…

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Can’t remember your password? – The Durango Herald

The Durango HeraldCan’t remember your password? Source: http://www.durangoherald.com

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FIS adds biometric access to ATMs

FIS said is the first provider to offer fingerprint access to its Cardless Cash ATM application. Source: http://www.mobilepaymentstoday.com

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The Coming Emerging-Market Debt Squeeze – Project Syndicate

The emerging-market debt crises of the recent past could not only happen again today; they could happen on a much larger scale than in the past. Source: http://www.project-syndicate.org

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Deutsche’s Emerging Market Bond Strategy As FX “Drifts” – Barron’s (blog)

Deutsche Bank strategists like currency and bond trades in Mexico and Peru among other emerging nations, and are more favorable on Turkey, as dollar strength will continue to weigh on local currencies. Source: blogs.barrons.com

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