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May 2016

Finovate Spring 2016 – Day 1 Highlights

By | May 24th, 2016|Categories: Apple Pay, Blockchain, Fintech, Innovation culture, Mobile payments, Payments|Tags: , , |

I've just returned from Finovate's May 2016 Conference in San Jose, where a clear theme emerged:  a combination of digital self service + human interaction + artificial intelligence. From an enormous range of 71 presenters (I think one dropped out) here are a few personal highlights from  Day 1. Payment Data Systems | Akimbo Payment Data [...]

Can Apple Pay help to save Apple Watch?

By | May 15th, 2016|Categories: Apple Pay, Fintech, Mobile payments|Tags: , , , |

Like many people, I’ve previously come to regard the Apple Watch as ugly, inconvenient and pointless. Initially I awaited its arrival with interest.  I trialed it with enthusiasm to learn how this new bit of hardware might help, and maybe even transform, my life. But over time I found that I was using it less and [...]

My contactless payment experience with Australian mobile payment apps

By | May 6th, 2016|Categories: Apple Pay, Cardless cash, Digital wallet, Mobile payments, Payment technology, User Experience|Tags: , , , |

So it was around two weeks ago that I went from being a full-time loyal plastic credit card user to a tech-savvy cardless cash consumer, paying for chocolate bars using a mobile phone from ten different mobile payment applications. I owe this unique experience to a mobile payments research project that I had been assigned on: [...]