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The publicly listed company’s e-commerce product, SP eCommerce, counts leading retailers as part of its 200 clients The volume of snail mail has been declining for Singapore Post in the past two years but its revenue has grown more than S$150 million (US$190 million) to a current S$628 million (US$494 million) in the three quarters […]
Europe’s antitrust regulator accepts Visa’s proposal to cap its interchange fee Following the European Commission’s competition probes, Visa Europe has submitted a proposal to cut its inter-bank fees. Such inter-bank fees are paid by the merchant’s bank to the cardholder’s bank for every card transaction processed. Is this good news for merchants and consumers? The […]
The focus of modern smart card applications, especially in the electronic identity card landscape, has shifted from an approach purely driven by “forgery protection” to a citizen value-centric approach. As such, the creation of user value is key. This article by NXP, a Gold Sponsor at Cards & Payments Asia 2014, describes the history of […]
Silicon Craft Technology, an innovative designer and supplier in the RFID & NFC industry, has launched a new interactive poster application based on a passive NFC transponder IC with UART and 8 programmable GPIO interface. This product is targeted at the advertising and physical media market. “Interactive Poster” is a new and easy-to-use application for […]
True Banking magazine spoke to Dr. Anees about the burgeoning Islamic banking and finance industry and its potential to flourish even further. As a founder of the world’s premier journal of current awareness on Islam and the Muslim world (Periodica Islamica), along with over 300 articles, book reviews and bibliographies under his belt, Dr Munawar […]
Bank of Thailand has greenlit the country’s top Bitcoin exchange In August 2013, the Bank of Thailand stated that it did not recognise Bitcoin as a currency in Thailand. Following that, all transactions by Bitcoin.co.th were subsequently suspended and Bitcoin trading came to a halt in the region, much to the dismay of Bitcoin users […]
Three French banks will launch national NFC services in partnership with carriers this year, but transforming consumers into active and frequent users will be critical to success. The Association Francaise du Sans Contact Mobile (AFSCM), the French association that has been testing NFC payments, ticketing and other services since 2010, is preparing to offer NFC […]