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Unbundling of the Checking Account

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  February 6, 2014

There has been a spate of services in personal finance from nonbanks, with T-Mobile being the latest entrant. Retailers, technology companies and start-ups are in the fray as well. I...

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Recent Activity in Mobile Payments – PayPal, Apple, Google Wallet, Barclays Pingit and ISIS

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  September 24, 2013

There has been a flurry of activity recently in mobile payments. Here are a few of the key ones: PayPal – New Wallet, BillMeLater, Beacon Device & Order Ahead features...

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Mobile Payments – The Revolution is on Hold?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  September 13, 2013

Smartphones have become wildly popular rapidly. Everyone agrees that mobile payments using these phones will make our plastic cards obsolete. But, this has not taken off. The commonly identified culprits...

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Euro Crisis: What is the Connection between Hypothecation and the Future of Money?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 20, 2011

Contributed by David Furlonger On the weekend, I read a rather alarming commentary by David Stockman European Banking System is on the Verge of Collapse. While this analysis clearly highlights...

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Citi Mobile Trial Success Exaggerated

by Kristin Moyer  |  March 18, 2010

Citi recently completed a mobile payments trial in India that has received a lot of press.  The trial was a 6 month Tap and Pay project that involved 250 merchants...

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Forget Mobile Payments or Mobile Banking – It’s Mobile Financial Services

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 22, 2009

Christophe Uzureau and Stessa Cohen here.  Sybase announced today that it is acquiring Paybox.  Beyond the technology knowhow brought to Sybase via the Paybox acquisition, there is an important potential...

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Five Reasons Bluetooth Mobile Payments Won't Happen

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 15, 2009

Christophe Uzureau and Kristin Moyer here.  Many barriers exist to the more widespread adoption of mobile payments in developed markets, one of them being lack of consumer interest.  Another barrier,...

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