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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Sponsor: Virtual Currency Today Summit




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.

Type: White Paper

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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Will Trump's White House embrace the blockchain?

The Trump administration has expressed interest in using blockchain technology. Could this signal upcoming developments in blockchain regulation and government use?

Is blockchain for banking hype or opportunity?

The banking industry has always tended to be conservative and extremely cautious with any kind of experimentation. This is certainly true with blockchain. But it's also true that banks realize the technology does have applicability, and cannot be ignored.

Russians 'have it their way' with Whoppercoin

The Burger King franchise in Russia has rolled out a loyalty program built around the 'Whoppercoin.' It's a cryptocurrency that customers can traffic in online or trade in for free burgers. Could it also be a signal that Russia is softening its hostile stance toward virtual currency?

Mobile Payments Today: July's best reads

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

Bitcoin's place in the fintech conversation

Fintech isn't just the new kid on the block anymore; it's got some serious dough behind it. But does it mean that fintech companies are the future?

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.

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