Virtual Currency: The Next Disruptor in Payments

Virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, is the next disruptor in payments. Adoption is on the rise and consumers want places to spend their bitcoin.

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Preparing for PSD2: Exploring the Business and Technology Implications of the New Payment Services Directive

The European Commission’s revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2) was designed to enhance consumer protection and convenience, improve the security of payment services and promote innovation and competition.

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Sponsor: Advapay




Carrier Billing to 2020 – Looking to the Future of Carrier Billing

Carrier Billing has massive potential as a revenue stream for both Mobile Operators and content providers. Carrier Billing is a huge growth market, set to be worth over $25bn by 2020 with no signs of levelling off according to a report by Ovum.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: SLA Digital


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What do financial executives need to know about the blockchain

Blockchain continues to win mindshare among fintech executives. The naysayers' position is starting to soften, and the viability of blockchain as a means to exchange information between untrusted parties has begun to receive recognition from major banks.

The current state of blockchain regulation

With new technologies, it takes a while for regulation to catch up. Blockchain technology is no exception. While we are slowly beginning to see standards emerge, the reputation of blockchain is still marred by the criminal aspects of bitcoin.

Mobile Payments Today: April's best reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.

How Chinese exchanges influence bitcoin

Bitcoin was designed to be free from control by any one institution. But as mining and buying activity become concentrated in China, a country whose government wields absolute power, it's getting harder to argue that bitcoin is decentralized and borderless.

Is the blockchain overhyped?

Major financial institutions such as JP Morgan are finishing up blockchain technology pilot tests and other businesses are starting to jump on board, as well. But is blockchain tech worth the hype?

Mobile Payments Today: March's best reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.

Mobile Payments Today: February's best reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.

How much more will the internet change financial services?

One area that has lagged in innovation is financial services. While money is inherently a conservative market, many predicted that providers would innovate quickly or be replaced.

Mobile Payments Today: 2016 in review

Was 2016 the year of mobile payments?

Can Twitter make bitcoin easier to use?

It is no secret that bitcoin has problems gaining a mainstream audience, but one company has attempted to solve the issue by allowing users to send bitcoin via Twitter.

Bitcoin and mobile payments share some growing pains

Bitcoin and mobile wallets have the same issue essentially. While they are interesting tools, most consumers don't see a reason why they need to use them.

The great debate: Executives discuss the pro and cons of a cashless society

It wasn't Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump, but six payments executives took the stage last week in Chicago at Networld Media Group's Bank Customer Experience Summit to engage in a friendly debate about cash versus electronic payments.

Banks and the blockchain: Do they fit together?

Banking giants are moving toward the blockchain at an increasingly aggressive pace. But, are they right for the blockchain? Will their efforts translate into apps? What does it mean for the bitcoin industry?

March mobile payments 5 for 5: Mobile World Congress in focus

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in March, and what we can learn from them.

What might be ahead for virtual currency in 2016

Bitcoin recently celebrated its seventh birthday. It has come from humble beginnings, but this year bitcoin prices and blockchain tech are ready to explode.

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