“Shmoocon hackers showed over the weekend that with the conveniences that come from moving toward a more digital world, also come new vulnerabilities waiting to be exploited.
Saturday, Kristin Paget, chief Hacker for Recursion Ventures, a consulting and development company, showed in a live demonstration that security features for contactless payment cards can be exploited relatively cheaply and easily.”
Google already offers a way to pay for lunch or groceries using its “Google Wallet” on an Android phone — cell providers and banks aren’t far behind with payment systems of their own….
It is often said that a picture paints a thousand words – well if that is the case, I suppose a good video can write a book. In the early days of mobile banking some crude mobile banking video’s were made – a clear indication that the product specialists could not describe what they wanted to build to the video producers. But since a few years ago, some brilliant little video-clips were produced – either to advertise a new service or to inform or educate stakeholders. Below are some of the best clips that I know of:
MasterCard Emerging Payments Chief Hints Apple Looking Into Smartphone Contactless Payments via @FastCompany
I don’t know of a handset manufacturer that isn’t in process of making sure their stuff is PayPass ready,” says Ed McLaughlin, head of emerging payments at Mastercard….
“The SHAZAM network today announced that it has launched the Adaptive Payments Pentagon mobile point-of-sale (POS) payments application….”
Mobile payments are a revolution waiting to happen
Siri, the voice assistant from Apple, could be doing a lot more for you than just telling you the weather …
In a sign that we are living in a truly mobile world, mobile gift cards are taking off like crazy.During the holidays, grocery store clerks cheered whenever Chris Sweis, the chief mobile office……
With London 2012 set to be the first contactless Games – retailers and banks are finally embracing the technology……
Card.io, the toolkit for mobile app developers which lets users pay for items by holding their credit card up to the phone’s camera, is today launching a consumer-facing app.