The British Retail Consortium has published its latest Payment Survey which shows that credit card spending overtook cash spending in 2018. Debit cards remain the most popular method of payment, accounting for almost three-in-five transactions.
A new “luxury internet” is poised to make the online experience even more unequal than it already is.
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German lawmakers have passed new legislation that would force Apple to open up its mobile payment system to rival providers.
Dave "Identity is the New Money" BiActually, requiring Apple to provide open, transparent and non-discriminatory access to the Secure Enclave would be good for competition, but not only for payment services. The ability to generate key pairs in tamper-resistant hardware has wide applicati…
Our report that Edinburgh City Council has been urged introduce a fully integrated London-style public transport system that allows users to start and finish their journeys with a single ticket prompted a massive response from readers. Here are just...
Dave "Identity is the New Money" BiEvening News readers respond to calls for a London-style Oyster card in Edinburgh buff.ly/33PWcHq let's drag Edinburgh kicking and screaming into the 1990s - oh COME ON I don't use a London-style Oyster card in LONDON I use my credit card or phone like all normal people
Dave "Identity is the New Money" BiThe Birchers. An Everyday Story of Payment Folk. Part 97: Cheques, Mate buff.ly/2NKMu3n There is unbounded joy in the Birch household as remote cheque deposit arrives. Finally Fintech makes a difference to life of an average customer (ie, me).